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.

Vault Episode #87: Q&A with Donna Maria [Podcast]

The Vault is an archive of my first podcasts so there is a record for you to enjoy. Welcome to the Vault Episode 87 featuring my interview with a special Q&A episode with Donna Maria. This is packed with a random assortment of comments, concerns, and questions from Indie Makers for Donna Maria, enjoy! Stream…

Suck It Up Princess!

Cut The Excuses To Look Your Business Best The guest on today’s Indie Business Radio Show was Kim Duke, the Sales Diva. The audio won’t be ready for download for a few days, but in the meantime, I wanted to share something Kim said on today’s show that I thought was wonderfully instructive.     …

Vault Episode #86: Kim Duke [Podcast]

The Vault is an archive of my first podcasts so there is a record for you to enjoy. Welcome to the Vault Episode 86 featuring my interview with Kim Duke, the “Sales Diva”, and author of “Tickled Pink: The Secrets to Attracting Delightful Customers”. In the world of sales, many people experience negative feelings like fear…

Vault Episode #85: Edwin Gaskin [Podcast]

The Vault is an archive of my first podcasts so there is a record for you to enjoy. Welcome to the Vault Episode 85 featuring my interview with Edwin Gaskin, a financial planner at Gateway Capital Financial. Edwin specializes in working with families and small businesses, helping them navigate the complexities of financial planning and make…

Vault Episode #84: Suzanne Phillips [Podcast]

The Vault is an archive of my first podcasts so there is a record for you to enjoy. Welcome to the Vault Episode 84 featuring my interview with Suzanne Phillips, the “Real Coupon Queen” as Donna Maria affectionately refers to her. In this episode, Suzanne shares her expertise on savvy couponing, teaching Indies how to save…

Fall: The Season Of Me

It’s Fall. Hibernate. Take Time For You. Recently, it occurred to me that the Indie Business Blog is all about business. That’s as it should be I suppose. However, for people who don’t know me personally, it may look like I eat, live, sleep and breathe nothing but business. Guilty. Sort of. Well, except when…

Craft Gossip

Check Out The Latest Indie Beauty Gossip I love gossip — craft gossip that is. But with two young’uns, a radio show and a growing business, there’s not much time for crafting (or gossip) unless it’s done with safety scissors and crayons. But I can live vicariously through Craft Gossip. Former Indie Beauty Network member…

Vault Episode #83: Mark Sanborn [Podcast]

The Vault is an archive of my first podcasts so there is a record for you to enjoy. Welcome to the Vault Episode 83 featuring my interview with Mark Sanborn, an international best-selling author and renowned authority on leadership, team-building, and customer service. In this episode, Mark enlightens us on how to use passion to…

The Coupon Queen

How Couponing Is Changing My Life For The Better Last night, a friend I’ll call "Jim" dubbed his wife the "Coupon Queen" because she saved $700 on groceries last year by clipping coupons. No offense, Jim, but your wife’s coronation is a fraud. My next door neighbor, a stay at home mom named Suzanne, is…