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.

Early Bird Registration is Open for Indie Beauty Business Regulatory Boot Camp: January 12, 2013

Have you ever wondered whether your soap and cosmetics products labels comply with FDA law? Have you ever struggled to understand how to make cosmetics in accordance with the Good Manufacturing Practices recommended by FDA to protect your customers and produce safe products? Do you ever think you should label your products to comply with…

Handmade Holiday Holiday Gift Guide: Dropwise Essentials, High Sierra Botanicals, Sweet & Woodsy

This page in IBN’s Handmade Holiday Gift Guide is filled with discount codes, so don’t miss them. Even without a code, our publication is filled with articles and American businesses owners who will inspire and encourage you.. Please join me in celebrating the entrepreneurs featured today: Dropwise Essentials, High Sierra Botanicals, Sweet & Woodsy Aromatherapy.

Handmade Holiday Holiday Gift Guide: Magic Moon SoapWorks, Bella Luccè, Naturally Good Soaps

The holidays are in full swing, and it’s time to introduce you to more of America’s “real” small businesses, featured in IBN’s 2012 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide. Today, I’m pleased to introduce Magic Moon SoapWorks, Bella Lucce and Naturally Good Soaps! Let me tell you a little about these companies.