Scandle Candles featured on Indie Shopping!

Last Friday night, I hosted another live edition of Indie Shopping Network TV! This time, we featured the body massage candles of our member Christine White-Stanton of  Scandle Candle in Texas. Halfway through the show, we raffled off a pair of ear rings by Pennie Mills of Ladies Blend. You can enjoy the full 30-minute…

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How to be in business with your spouse

Even before the nationwide unemployment rate started climbing dramatically, many married couples were considering combining their talents and gifts to start a business of their own. Now that about 7.2% of Americans are unemployed (and many think the real percentage is far higher), even more people are considering starting a family business. If you or someone…

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Practice anticipation

Donna Maria shares how William H. Swift, a speaker at the 2nd Annual Morehouse Entrepreneurship Conference, recommends that Indie Business owners “practice anticipation” in order to lead their businesses to success in the long term.

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FDA Globalization Act of 2009

As I said last month, it was only a matter of time before a new FDA globalization Act was introduced as a bill. Click here to read the FDA Globalization Act of 2009. I am digesting it over the weekend. Please subscribe to the blog and join us at Indie Beauty’s social media site to remain abreast…

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Time for a change

Donna Maria announces that, on January 23, 2009, all of the content at Indie Business Blog will be exported to a WordPress hosted platform.

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WBO American Dream Launches

Donna Maria shares the exciting news of Margie Zable Fisher’s launch of the WBO American Dream, a new women’s entrepreneur group.

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The end of handmade baby clothes?

Donna Maria interviews Rachele Dressler-Sweetser (text and audio) of Monkey Baby Clothes on her planned class action lawsuit to reform the newly enacted Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.

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Who's next?

Donna Maria shares how the impact of Steve Jobs’ of Apple’s medical leave of absence points out the importance of succession planning for Indie Business owners.

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