Indie Business Blog

June 2017 Indie Business Book Club: The Introvert Entrepreneur

I am pleased to announce the June 2017 Indie Business Book Club pick: The Introvert Entrepreneur, by Beth Buelow. Thanks to our book club member, Univerze Ramos of Bubbly Moon Naturals in New York for suggesting this book. If you're not familiar with the Indie Business Book Club, you can click here for more information. We start reading the new book together on Monday, June 5. Click here to … [Read More]

Members on the Move (May 2017)

Every week, Indie Business Network members do amazing things, and I remind them of the benefits of being bold and out loud about their achievements. Members are encouraged to brag on themselves, and when they do, it's another opportunity for me to brag on them. Whether it's opening a retail store, or launching a branded Facebook group, or even … [Read More]

Episode 55: Paul Chambers of The Gentleman’s Box [Podcast]

Welcome to Episode 55 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I'll introduce you to Paul Chambers of The Gentleman's Box and The Subscription Summit. A few years back, through his web design company, Paul was asked to design a website for a subscription box company. Seeing more than just a website design gig, Paul offered to design the site … [Read More]

The Personal Care Products Safety Act of 2017

For nearly a decade, this blog has recounted the journey of multiple pieces of proposed legislation designed to amend cosmetics laws in the United States. This post is the latest in that series. Yesterday, Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Personal Care Products Safety Act of 2017. A bill with the same name … [Read More]

Episode 54: Exciting Changes at Indie Business Podcast! [Podcast]

Welcome to Episode 54 of the Indie Business Podcast! This time, it's just me. No guest, and I have something fun and exciting to share with you today. Indie Business Podcast has helped so many people gain the skills and confidence, and enjoy the mentoring, they need to be successful as Makers and Handmade Entrepreneurs. My listeners tell me they … [Read More]