Donna Maria is an entrepreneur mentor, the founder and CEO of the Indie Business Network, and the host of the Indie Business Podcast and the Indie Business Retreat. She has been recognized as one of the most trusted voices for Makers and Creative Entrepreneurs. Her coaching and consulting enterprise trains thousands of new and evolving entrepreneurs every day.

August 2022 Indie Business Book Club: YOU-NICORN: 30 Days to Find Your Inner Unicorn and Live the Life You Love

Our August 2022 Indie Business Book Club selection is YOU-NICORN: 30 Days to Find Your Inner Unicorn and Live the Life You Love by our Indie Business Network member, Danielle A. Vincent. YOU-NICORN is a 30-day, step-by-step program to help you get a better perspective on your thoughts, improve your relationships, clarify your goals, and find…

Book Review: Get Different

For the March 2022 edition of the Indie Business Book Club, we read Get Different:  Marketing That Can’t Be Ignored! by Mike Michalowicz. The book drives home the point that “different sells.” This article provides a summary of what we learned. If you’re not familiar with the Indie Business Book Club, you can click here for more…

Meet Stephanie Hendricks: Indie Business Network 2Q 2022 Maker Scholarship Winner

Introducing Stephanie Hendricks of Stephanie’s Scents in Gloucester Massachusetts. Stephanie is our 2Q 2022 Maker Scholarship recipient. Stephanie’s makes candles with soy wax and cotton wicks, and she sells them at her website and on Etsy. Current popular scents include Pineapple Sage, Tomato Leaf, and Peppermint Mocha Soy. Here is Stephanie with her husband and…

Indie Business Book Club February 2022 Book Review, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us, by Seth Godin

Book Review: Tribes

For the February 2022 edition of the Indie Business Book Club, we read Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us, by Seth Godin. The premise of the book is that every business owner can and should bring together like-minded people to create and lead a tribe, or a community, around their brand. If you’re not familiar…