10 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Ixtapa, Mexico

As you may know, I host the Indie Cruise, an annual retreat for Makers and Handmade Entrepreneurs. This year, in January, we retreated at the beautiful Club Med Resort in Ixtapa, Mexico. If you've never been, here's your chance to take a virtual tour with me. Let's start with this stunning beach sunset. About Ixtapa Situated atop what was once a coconut plantation and mangrove estuary, … [Read more...]

February 2018 Master Class: How to Use Google AdWords to Promote Your Business

Organic marketing is great. In fact, most of us prefer it. But there may come a time when you want to invest financially to attract your target market. Yes, Facebook ads is an option, but let's not forget about Google! If you are interested in learning how to use Google AdWords and AdWords Express to grow your business, then don't miss this Master Class! What is a Master Class? One of … [Read more...]

Introducing Blog Topics

The chief objections you tell me you have to blogging consistently and publishing a newsletter on a regular basis are that you don't have enough time and you cannot think of anything interesting to write about. Yet, you know you should blog, and you really do want to use your blog and email newsletter to attract your target customer. Your pain stops right now. Starting now, each week, we … [Read more...]

Introducing Content Calls

Content Calls are here! Based on conversations with you, our members, I saw the need for a member benefit focused specifically on helping you create the kind of engaging and consistent content that would attract and resonate with your target audience. Content Calls is that service, and it starts right now! After nearly 20 years of steady, consistent content creation via video, podcast, … [Read more...]

10 Action Steps to Grow Your Maker Business This Year

As we wind down to the end of the first month of a new year, you may have already set some specific goals that will level up your business over the next 12 months. But just in case you haven't, or even if you have and you may have missed something important, this list is designed to help you nail down some of the most important things you can do to grow your Maker business this year. Don't … [Read more...]