Search Results for: Rachael Pontillo

Plan Your Life First! [Indie Method™]

Plan Your Life First is Step 1 of the Emerge Phase of the Indie Method, my step-by-step, entrepreneurial training curriculum that helps you build a solid business foundation, increase your income, and use your business to create the life you love. As a result of leading the Indie Business Network for nearly two decades, I receive a lot of e-mails about how to be successful in business. People … [Read more...]

Handmade is the New American Manufacturing

Everywhere we look these days, we see stories about the state of American manufacturing. Some say it's dead. Some say it's dying. Some say it's alive and well. None of the stories account for the growth in the number of people making products with their hands and selling them to the public as a business -- not a hobby. I call these people Handmade Entrepreneurs, and I believe they are the new … [Read more...]

#HandmadeChat Q&A No. 30: Boost Your Health To Boost Your Business

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 and encourage the growth of any small … [Read more...]

#HandmadeChat Q&A No. 29: How to Run a Handmade Business

Every Thursday evening from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade entrepreneurs sell more products and make more money. While the show is aimed mainly at artisans, crafters and business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can empower and encourage the growth of any small business.Yesterday's chat was sponsored by The … [Read more...]