LaShonda Tyree, the “Soap Coach,” to Speak at #IndieCruise2013

I am thrilled to announce that IBN member La Shonda Tyree, aka “The Soap Coach,” of Handmade Soap Coach in Paterson, New Jersey, will join us on #IndieCruise2013 as a speaker and fellow MasterMinder. The theme for #IndieCruise 2013 is Conceive! Believe! Achieve!, making La Shonda’s topic of How To Make Money Teaching “How To”…

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#HandmadeChat Q&A No. 34: How To Offer Product Customization

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade and creative entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can…

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Featured IBN Member: Shea Radiance is Heading to Africa!

Our members, Funlayo Alabi and her husband, natives of Nigeria, are heading back to their homeland in a few months to speak at the Global Shea Alliance conference in west Africa. Among other things, they’ll be teaching a series of classes on how to make all types of soaps and cosmetics using shea butter. They’ve…

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#HandmadeChat Q&A No. 33: Living Naturally, Inside and Out

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade and creative entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can…

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The Secret of Success

“The secret of success is consistency and purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli ENTREPRENEURIAL COACHING AND MENTORING The best coaching and mentoring for handmade entrepreneurs is at Indie Beauty Network. Click here to connect at our social network.

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#HandmadeChat Q&A No. 32: Herbal Skincare and Cosmetics Safety Testing

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can empower and…

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Top 10 Excuses For Not Attending #IndieCruise

Plans are underway for the next #IndieCruise. You can find out about our next destination and get registration details at this link.I’m stoked, and so are dozens of people who are joining me. But I’m still hearing some interesting reasons why people have decided they cannot join us. (See sad face on me.) I thought…

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Happy New Year Everyone!

Happy New Year everyone! “This is my wish for you: peace of mind, prosperity through the year, happiness that multiplies, health for you and yours, fun around every corner, energy to chase your dreams, joy to fill your holidays!” – D.M. Dellinger ENTREPRENEURIAL COACHING AND MENTORING The best coaching and mentoring for handmade entrepreneurs is…

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#HandmadeChat Q&A No. 30: Boost Your Health To Boost Your Business

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, IBN hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful both personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at business owners who make and sell handmade consumer products, the topics and discussions can empower…

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Katie McKiever and IBN Logo

Welcome Katie, IBN’s New Events Coordinator!

I am pleased to introduce you to IBN’s New Events Coordinator, Katie McKiever (prounounced “McKeever”). Katie is a Charlotte transplant from Memphis, Tennessee, and is one of the warmest and most socially active people I know. No wonder she’s perfect to help us in the events planning and production area! Katie is a multi-talented, stand-out…

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