Meet the Author: Beth L. Buelow

If you have hung around the Indie Business Network for a while, you know that I believe that great readers make great business leaders. To that end, I am pleased to announce our first Indie Business Book Club Meet the Author event, Wednesday, June 21 at 12pm ET. Our guest will be Beth L. Buelow, author of The Introvert Entrepreneur, our June 2017 book club pick. If you are not a part of the Indie … [Read more...]

Book Review: Blue Ocean Strategy

This month, we read Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne in the Indie Business Book Club. While the book is aimed primarily at large, traditional businesses, our book club members managed to scale some of the advice to fit our needs. Before I get to the review, let me just encourage you not to automatically dismiss business and personal development books that are not … [Read more...]

June 2017 Indie Business Book Club: The Introvert Entrepreneur

I am pleased to announce the June 2017 Indie Business Book Club pick: The Introvert Entrepreneur, by Beth Buelow. Thanks to our book club member, Univerze Ramos of Bubbly Moon Naturals in New York for suggesting this book. If you're not familiar with the Indie Business Book Club, you can click here for more information. We start reading the new book together on Monday, June 5. Click here to … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Fortune Cookie Principle

This month, we read The Fortune Cookie Principle by Bernadette Jiwa in the Indie Business Book Club. The introduction to this book reminds us that your business will fail if you do not think through and clarify your brand story. It's not enough to have an awesome product. It's not enough to have awesome product photos and a great website. All of that is important, but it's not enough. You … [Read more...]

May 2017 Indie Business Book Club: Blue Ocean Strategy

I am pleased to announce the May 2017 Indie Business Book Club pick: Blue Ocean Strategy, by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne. Thanks to our book club member, Andrea Laurence of Catalyst Body Coaching in Sydney, Australia, for suggesting this book. If you're not familiar with the Indie Business Book Club, you can click here for more information. We start reading the new book together on Monday, … [Read more...]