#HandmadeChat No. 44: Bath, Body and Natural Hair Care Business Success, with @oyinhandmade

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade and creative entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful at the intersection of life and business. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the…

#HandmadeChat No. 43: Tips for making money at farmers markets, with @dirtybeautyskin

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help artisanal entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful 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 and…

Let’s understand the patent application process, with @BreastChekKit

Did you know that simple things we do every day without thinking can form the basis for a multi-million dollar income stream? Consider my friend, Linda Lewis, inventor of Breast Chek Kit, a patented seamless breast self-exam shirt that makes it easy for women to conduct and track monthly self-breast examinations comfortably and privately. Who…

#HandMadeChat No. 42: Customizing Your Skin Care Regimen with @JackieBernardi

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade and creative entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can…

Welcome IBN’s Local Director: Maia Singletary @AstridaNaturals: Chicago

I am thrilled to introduce you to Maia Singletary, IBN’s new Local Director in Chicago! Maia is CEO of Astrada Naturals in Chicago, where you can get “Freshly handcrafted skin care & fragrances customized with natural ingredients.” Maia has been an active and enthusiastic participant in the Indie Social community since 2010. She decided to…

#HandmadeChat No. 41: Melody Bockelman @PrivateLabelTip on Scaling Up A Handmade Beauty Business

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade and creative entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can…

Welcome IBN’s Local Director: Christine Laureano @CELaureano: Long Island, New York

I am thrilled to introduce you to Christine Laureano, IBN’s new Local Director in Long Island! Christine is the founder and Chief Formulator at Ba6 Botanicals. Christine has been connected to the Indie community for years, going back nearly a decade when she led a company called Good Ground Botanicals. I am so pleased to…

#HandmadeChat No. 40: Sheri Lee Pierce @ParadiseHerbal’s Herbal Lifestyle Business

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade and creative entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can…