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We love herb businesses and herbalists. These are people who really believe that plants offer themselves for food, medicine and just about everything and we only have to learn the plants' secrets. And often herbalists are so involved with the plants that they need some help in showing themselves off. So we help. We help our members grow herbs, market herbs and herbal products and be an herbalist successfully. We know you can help your clients. But we all need help promoting ourselves.
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We're in the last third of summer. And we should have all our plans on fall and the holidays. Hard to think about when the weather hits 90 but making plans now, makes the last quarter breeze by.
Are you spending 30-60 minutes a day on social media? And I don't mean chatting on Facebook. Are you making your tribe a raving fan base? And that time can consist of finding useful information which engages your clients and shows you are an expert in your field. Do your followers refer their friends to you? Do you have fantastic classes lined up to engage your customers this fall? This useful information you find not only means your have posts, but new material for classes and ideas you can use for your clients.
For people just getting into an herbal business you'll find out that the business end of your new enterprise isn't as easy as your school made it out to be. Regulations change constantly. Governments much rather regulate natural products because Big Pharma is more willing and able to donate to political parties. We're into herbs because we don't feel health care should be out of reach for people.
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***************We're got The Herbal Green Pages Online up and running. Stop in and see what types of herbal businesses are out there. **************
It will always be a work in process but it's useful now. It's one of the best resource guides available and is a unique way to find herbal products. We try to list as many herb businesses as possible. I'm always looking for new people to add. If you're an herb business, drop us a line and we'll tell you how to get listed. If you have a suggestion on what you'd like to see, we'd love to hear it. Use it now, feel free to go ahead. It's exciting.
Our online publication, the Bu$iness of Herbs is one of the benefits of membership in our network. If you'd like to sample us, we're allowing everyone to have access to 4 free issues (mixed group). We're hoping you'll find enough material to make an impact on your business and want to join us. Just drop me an email and we'll send you links to four of our recent issues. Click here. Remember, this will not tell you how to start an herb business. You'll find that in our shop. It's information on marketing, latest research on herbs and articles on other herb businesses. Actually, it's a lot of info on marketing.
We also have a listserve for herb business folk at well. It's usually limited to association members but we've found it's a great way to help increase the networking experience for all. So give it a shot....join us by going here and signing up..
We're starting an herb business group on Google+ and if you're on there, I'll add you on and we'll have Hangouts. I'm not an expert but it's surprising what I'm constantly learning and am quite happy to pass on. Drop me a note All you need to join Google+ is a gmail account.
What kind of businesses are members? If you check out our featured businesses this month, you'll see a wide variety....growers to manufacturers to retail shops.
We're always open to comments and suggestions, so feel free to write.
Interested in being hosted by us? Or in having us help you promote your herb site?. We love herb folks and have the experience to help your site grow.
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Who we are.....
The Herb Growing & Marketing Network is the largest trade association specifically for the herb industry with around 900 members in existence since 1990. We are an information service for our members offering material on anything related to being in an herb business (except for those pesky statistics....there are no good ones so don't ask). But that's just the beginning......click here for our online secure order form.
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Have you used our Herbal Exchange? You may find just the product you're looking for.
Herbal Green Pages Online|
This is just the tip of the iceberg regarding our resource guide. Here we list all herb businesses but members have much longer listings, larger type, thumbnails of their websites and more.
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Maureen Rogers, Director
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