Vegan Business Academy

With Vegan Business expert David Pannell

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Why do so many of us absolutely hate selling and why does it feel like we’re trying to force our business on someone? Being vegan, we’re not usually afraid to push a cause – but promoting ourselves, our businesses or making money from the vegan sector seems to make some of us feel really uncomfortable! How do you get over that for the success of your business?
Investors won’t give you money just because you've got a vegan business or idea. David takes a look at what investors are actually looking for in a business and when you do get to talk to one, what should be in your pitch deck.
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Going live on social media scares a lot of people, but it can be such a powerful tool for your business and influence that it’s a fear well worth overcoming. Join Stephanie Redcross West, renowned marketing expert and founder of Vegan Mainstream,to find out how to do it.
David takes a look at the real reasons that we all struggle with time and how you can create systems and change your mindset so that you spend more of your time working on the things that will move your vegan business forward.
For some companies, vegan fairs are one of their main routes of selling their products to the public. Others do it to build an audience. But one of the main reasons to do your local fair is to get real one-on-one engagement with customers that you won’t get anywhere else. It doesn't matter if you sell a product or a service, let's look at how you can make the most from taking your business to a vegan fair or market.
Within 6 months of launching, Better Nature had their tempeh products in 50 retailers. Within a year they were in 100. Just two years after launch the company is valued at £5.5m. We talk with Chris Kong to find out how they did it.
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When Keith Lesser's family accountancy firm Lesser & Co gained a new vegan café as a client, Keith would never have guessed that six months later he’d be vegan himself and on his way to acquiring Vegan Accountants as a new department. Lisa talks to Keith about how his veganism encouraged him to align his personal ethics with his professional goals and how he helps vegan businesses.
David brings you his notes and thoughts from Plant Based World's first European conference and expo.
We are joined by three vegan podcasting legends to get their advice, stories and tips on how to run your own successful podcast.
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How do you have a successful podcast? How do you find high-quality guests and how do you use a podcast to connect with more potential customers? To celebrate our 50th episode of The Vegan Business Tribe Podcast, David brings together three vegan podcasting legends to find out.
We’re all familiar with the slogan ‘why love one type of animal but eat another?’ but Molly decided to take that one step further and launch a website that parodied family-owned meat farms.
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We’re all familiar with the slogan ‘why love one type of animal but eat another?’ but Molly Elwood decided to take that one step further and launch a website and social media page that mimicked family-owned meat farms to highlight their hypocrisy.


New video course

How to get customers

Is getting new customers the main problem holding your business back? Join David in this intimate 8-part 4-hour video course as he goes right back to the basics of understanding how people buy, how to set up a sales and marketing funnel and how to take a customer over the line.

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