Donna Maria shares the most recent article on her Small Biz Trends blog.
Donna Maria shares 10 of her most popular small business articles of 2012.
Donna Maria announces the January 2013 #HandmadeChat lineup!
Happy New Year everyone! “This is my wish for you: peace of mind, prosperity through the year, happiness that multiplies, health for you and yours, fun around every corner, energy to chase your dreams, joy to fill your holidays!” – D.M. Dellinger ENTREPRENEURIAL COACHING AND MENTORING The best coaching and mentoring for handmade entrepreneurs is…
Donna Maria announces the new Indie Business Book Club format.
Donna Maria shares a delicious recipe for decadent Spinach, Bacon and Swiss Cheese Quiche.
Donna Maria announces a new design for the Indie social networking site!
On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful both personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can empower…
I am pleased to introduce you to IBN’s New Events Coordinator, Katie McKiever (prounounced “McKeever”). Katie is a Charlotte transplant from Memphis, Tennessee, and is one of the warmest and most socially active people I know. No wonder she’s perfect to help us in the events planning and production area! Katie is a multi-talented, stand-out…
Donna Maria shares the recipe for a Johnson family holiday favorite: Honey Pots.
A Merry Christmas wish from Donna Maria and the Indie Beauty Network!
Donna Maria shares thoughts on the meaning of “adventure.”
Handmade Holiday Holiday Gift Guide: Ritual Waters, Herbal Body Blessings and Essential Body Pleasures
As we wind down the holiday shopping season, we are excited to feature three more Indies from our 2012 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide. Products from these ladies can keep you wrapped in handmade goodness all y ear long. Allow me to Ritual Waters, Herbal Body Blessings and Essential Body Pleasures.
Have you been bitten by the DIY bug yet? If not, give it a few months and you will be. I was bitten over a decade ago when I learned how to make my own soap, and look what happened! Not only a passion for making soap and cosmetics for myself, but also, a whole…
Just a few more shopping days left! You can still get some goodies from the handmade entrepreneurs featured in IBN’s Handmade Holiday Gift Guide… Today, we’re spotlighting Senica Naturals in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Waimea Body Essentials in Kamuela, Hawaii.
One of the hallmarks of a well organized business is a logical corporate structure. A solid corporate structure makes it easier for you to keep track of expenses, follow up on outstanding invoices and pay taxes in a timely fashion. Join me tonight as I interview Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet.com, to learn the ins…
Donna Maria shares her ideas and experiences with newsletter publication days.
Today, everything is red and luscious and Christms-y! I just love the background designs that showcase our featured products. How is your shopping going? I hope you’re having fun discovering handmade products from across the nation. Today, we are celebrating Anna’s Potions and Lotions and Zhi Bath and Body.
Have you ever wondered whether your soap and cosmetics products labels comply with FDA law? Have you ever struggled to understand how to make cosmetics in accordance with the Good Manufacturing Practices recommended by FDA to protect your customers and produce safe products? Do you ever think you should label your products to comply with…
Donna Maria shares an IBN member’s Beauty In Haiti IndieGoGo campaign to empower women through entrepreneurship.
Donna Maria announces the 2012 12 Handmade Holi-Days Multi-Media Celebration!