If you have a vegan business, you have found your tribe

Here to support and inspire you to build a successful vegan business. Create a free account to get access to our weekly content – or join our paid monthly membership to get access to our full support community and online events.

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Online course

How to market your vegan business

Are you struggling to find customers?  Are you looking for advice that has been specifically created for vegan businesses by vegan experts?  You have found your perfect course!  Study online at your own pace with support every step of the way.

Online course

How to market your vegan business

Are you struggling to find customers? Are you looking for advice that has been specifically created for vegan businesses by vegan experts? You have found your perfect course! Study online at your own pace with support every step of the way.

 

The Vegan Business Tribe Podcast

Here to support and inspire you every week. Listen on Spotify, iTunes, Google Play or wherever you get your podcasts!

The Vegan Business Tribe Podcast

Here to support and inspire you every week.  Listen on Spotify, iTunes, Google Play or wherever you get your podcasts!

 

Join our next live event

Networking, business clinics & seminars. Come join your fellow vegan entrepreneurs!

 

Get help & support

The forum is where members can engage with our vegan business experts Lisa & David about whatever help you need with your business.

 

Free content

Interviews, articles, videos and guides to help you build a successful vegan business.

See our members in Vegan Food & Living magazine

Every month we feature one of our members in our business column in Vegan Food & Living, the UK’s best-selling vegan magazine:

Does any of this sound familiar:

This is why we built Vegan Business Tribe.  We were frustrated seeing so many great vegan businesses, just like yours, not able to get access to the advice they needed from people who understood why they had a vegan business.  But it’s not enough just to have a vegan business.  You cannot help us to move towards a vegan world unless you have a SUCCESSFUL vegan business.  Well, don’t worry – you have now found your tribe.

Latest from Vegan Business Tribe

Watch back (and join in with!) our group goal-setting workshop: Make it happen!​

What’s the one thing you want to achieve to move your business forward this month? Join Lisa each month to MAKE IT HAPPEN. If you missed the live workshop session with Lisa, you can now watch back (and join in with!) the session on our website. Paid members can take part with the goal-setting and accountability session live each month.

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Behind the scenes with Viva La Vegan

If you have visited a vegan fair there’s a good chance you will have seen a Viva La Vegan clothing stand. Or you may have seen a number of animal activists proudly wearing the Viva La Vegan brand. Lisa talks to founder Jay Charlton about how she created a brand that embraces fashion as activism.

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How To Get Funding For Your Vegan Business

Recorded live at VegfestUK online, David brings together three experts in funding to answer all your questions about how to fund a vegan business. Are you wondering how to raise finance for your business? Should you launch a crowdfunding campaign, should you get a bank loan, or maybe you should try and attract an investor? Our expert panel answers all these questions and more.

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Introducing the Vegan Business Tribe Podcast

Now you can listen to great vegan business advice whilst you are walking the dog, doing your workout, catching up on the ironing, on your commute, cooking or practising yoga! Listen to a new episode every week on Spotify, iTunes, Google or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Watch back December’s Vegan Business Clinic​

This is where all the magic happens at Vegan Business Tribe!
At our vegan business clinics, we spend an hour with a small group of members to talk about what problems they have in their business right now – and usually, as a group, we solve them! Watch back November’s clinic where we were joined by Emma from Vegan Adventure Holidays, Ellie from Vojo, Dr Laura from Plant Based Health Online and Adam from Green Beets Kitchen.

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How Tina Newman self-published her own vegan children’s book series

The link between the food on a child’s plate and the animal that it was is often hidden (do we even need to mention dinosaur meat and unicorn nuggets?) and finding positive children’s characters that talk about veganism is hard.  Tina has made the perfect book for both vegan and non-vegan children, and in this interview she shares all her experience of self-publishing – from finding an illustrator to how she has dealt with opposition from non-vegan parents.

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Vegan Business Spotlight: Humane Wildlife Solutions

As vegans, we are looking for a better balance between ourselves and the animals we live alongside. But what does that mean when some of those animals take up residence in your home or business? Lisa speaks with Kevin Newell, founder of Humane Wildlife Solutions, about how he created a business that is a vegan alternative to ‘pest control’.

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How to find more customers for your vegan business, even during a pandemic.

Recorded live as part of VegfestUK online, in this video David gets right back to basics of how to find customers. 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 – we all rely on people giving us their money and to have a successful vegan business and we all need to get better at finding them!

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Looking for MORE support?

Are you looking for more support, mentoring, or to be part of a wonderful community of fellow vegan business owners?

Get support and advice from our experts

Join our regular online vegan business clinic or ask a question 24/7 in our mentorship forum for Lisa & David (and our wider community) to answer.

Study our course to become a vegan marketing ninja!

24 in-depth modules to work through at your own pace. Including written content, videos, downloads and templates to make you a vegan marketing expert!

Network with other vegan businesses

Join our monthly Zoom networking sessions to make connections with other vegan business professionals and maybe make a few new friends along the way!

Who are our vegan business experts Lisa and David?

Vegan Business Tribe was founded by Lisa and David from Promote Vegan – a vegan consultancy helping high street brands and large food companies better understand the vegan consumer.  Lisa and David also write the monthly business column for the UK’s biggest Vegan magazine, Vegan Food & Living as well as being the official UK agents for The Vegan Society’s Vegan Trademark.

We launched Vegan Business Tribe at the start of 2020 as a place to offer support for vegan businesses – but then the Covid-19 pandemic hit, and we simply had to do everything we could to make our main content free and accessible to as many vegan businesses as possible. 

We’ve succeeded!  And the amount of success stories and new friends we’ve made along the way has been phenomenal!  Read our full story here >

 

“I just wanted to thank you for helping me get featured in Vegan Food & Living magazine, it’s like a dream come true.”

Beth Hart
Sutured Specimens

“Wow thanks David. What great insight and lots of information I didn’t think of before. This gives me a great plan of action!”

Amanda Nathaniel
Thrive for Live

“I’ve had much greater interaction with my business since taking on Lisa & David’s advice – thank you both!”

Jan Greatbanks
V-Eco Food Wraps – Handmade in the UK

“Your course has given me an amazing intro to marketing.  I’m now going through it a second time to do all the exercises!”

Dr Laura Freeman
Plant-Based Health Professionals

“The reason I’m in the Guardian newspaper today is because they found me through Vegan Business Tribe.”

Tracy Baker
Your Vegan Bookkeeper

“You have made me look at my business and my product in a whole new way – thank you.”

Victoria Carpenter
Happy Carrot Skincare