Vegan Business Academy

With Vegan Business expert David Pannell

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It doesn’t matter if you sell a physical product or if you offer a vegan service (or even if you are a charity looking for donations) you rely on people handing over their money. So how do you REALLY find more customers for your vegan business? It's time to go right back to basics.
How do you build up a mailing list? How do you get people to give up their email address? In this episode, David looks at how to take your mailing list from a couple of hundred subscribers to several thousand.
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Lisa talks to Laura about how her work with Primary Veducation is creating a vegan-inclusive education system. Learn how Laura is empowering vegan children, parents, teachers (and herself!) to help revolutionise how schools recognise and cater for veganism.
We talk a lot about success, but what about the taboos in business that EVERYONE goes through but few talk about? Business failure, debt, mental health pressures, hidden disabilities... We bring together three successful vegan entrepreneurs to have an honest discussion.
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From mice in your kitchen to foxes in your garden, Kevin Newell will have the solution to solve the problem with the least impact on the animal. In this interview, Kevin shares how he views the animal as his clients as much as his human customers and tells David how he built a successful vegan alternative to 'pest control' with a strict no-kill and humane capture policy.
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Andrea Learned has carved out her place on the social platform as a climate change leader and influencer, focusing on the benefits of vegan and plant-based activities.
If you are a vegan business, how do you compete with the big brands launching products into the vegan marketplace?
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In 2021, we took 20 of our members through a group crowdfunding programme with Crowdfunder UK. Watch back this second support meet-up where we catch up with our cohort to help them with their campaigns.
‘Vegan’ is not just an industry sector, it’s a movement. There are lots of ways you can collaborate with other vegan businesses to create a bigger story (or sometimes a bigger mission) for both of you.
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Jecks Stone runs Persona Abode Interiors, a vegan interior design company. Lisa talks to Jecks about how ethical interior design and veganism go hand in hand, and how she uses this knowledge to create ethical wellness spaces.
How do you find, approach and work with a vegan influencer to promote your business? And what will they want in return?
Animal-derived products and ingredients are cheap, they are gruesome and often they are hidden - and it's your duty to make sure they don't get into your products.


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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