Donna Maria showcases products made in the USA by members of the Indie Beauty Network: MJ’s Herbals (New York), Grapeseed Company (California), The Bead Dreamer (Virginia), Aromaleigh (South Carolina), Hill Country Haiku (Texas).
Donna Maria shares tips for getting more rest, based on research conducted by Matthew Edlund, MD, the Rest Doctor.
Donna Maria introduces IBN member Tammy Brodbeck of Milk and Cookeez in Hudson, Ohio!
Donna Maria coins “consumer business owner,” a term describing a new type of American entrepreneur.
Donna Maria thanks the companies and business leaders who sponsor her mission to inspire and encourage women and families to maximize their potential through small business ownership.
Donna Maria shares advice she heard from a military man seeing his sons off to recruit training.
Donna Maria shares details from her impromptu in-flight mentoring session of an aspiring woman entrepreneur.
I have observed several parallels between running a business and running for fitness. When I run in the morning, I enjoy seeing different types of people at the track. Obviously experienced runners breeze around, passing me two and three times before they’re done. Other runners (especially newer ones like me) are slower and more measured…
As the founder and CEO of the Indie Beauty Network, I am confirming that IBN opposes the bill named, “H.R. 5786: The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (SCA or H.R. 5786). If you have not already done so, please read and sign our petition opposing the bill. As of the publication of this post, over…
Except for periodic posts that fit well at both blogs, today will be the last day I will publish a post at this blog that deals directly with H.R. 5786: the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (SCA). The post that follows this one today summarizes the reasons for the Indie Beauty Network’s opposition to the…
Donna Maria acknowledged Indie Business Blog readers and sponsors.
Donna Maria announces the new collaborative small business website: Oppose The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010!
This is a link to the printer friendly version of the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010. This is a link to the PDF version of the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010.
The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 Has Been Introduced Yesterday, I told you in this post to brace yourself for the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics’s (CFSC) latest effort to scare everyone into thinking that cosmetics are contaminating them with cancer causing chemicals. As I suspected, the video they are circulating today is filled with misinformation…
Earlier today, I told you about the Personal Care Products Council’s newly announced proposed cosmetics legislation. This post shares a teaser for a video entitled, “The Story Of Cosmetics,” that is slated to be released tomorrow by the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics. As you watch this teaser, and the full-length video that will be released…
Donna Maria shares commentary on the contributions of industry trade groups, and how the smallest companies benefit from representation geared specifically toward them.
Donna Maria thanks her readers and sponsors for the amazing journey they are taking together!
Donna Maria shares the story of how one determined mother provided for her children one day, and ended up starting a business.
Recently, Dr. Greg Henley, director of the Herman J. Russell Center For Entrepreneurship at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga, interviewed me for his “NexXt Entrepreneur Day In A Life Video Series,” sharing the stories of entrepreneurs in all 50 states. I’m excited to share his video interview of me. It’s 28 minutes long, and…
Donna Maria shares personal thoughts and commentary on how to nurture and preserve life’s most important relationships.
Donna Maria borrows a few lines from a Jeep Cherokee commercial to underscore the need for laws that enable America’s small and family businesses to thrive and grow on a level playing field.