Makers on the Move (Episode 3: July 2017)

The Indie Business Network is composed of hundreds of very powerful creators, from all walks of life and representing all 50 states. Whether they're enjoying a fun retail gift show, a well-deserved media feature, or hanging out together at a maker show, our members are always focused on making awesome products for their adoring fans. I love bringing you their inspiring stories and … [Read more...]

Makers on the Move (Episode 2: July 2017)

There is no grass growing underneath the well manicured feet of the members of the Indie Business Network, and I bring you proof of that every week. No matter what part of the country you live in, you can be inspired by (and maybe even create some fun new collaborations with) members of the Indie Business Network. Last week, we brought you makers who are moving and shaking in Indiana, … [Read more...]

Going Out of Business Success Story: Bath Nation

Most of our Featured Member articles share the stories of our members who are moving and shaking, growing their Maker businesses, and using them to define success on their own terms. But once in a while, we celebrate a member's decision to move on. Today, I have one such "moving on" story to share with you. This post showcases a husband and father who has decided to follow a new path, and … [Read more...]

Makers on the Move (Episode 1: July 2017)

If you are reading all of the bad news in the media about how retail is dying, you are probably missing out on the good news that handmade is the new American manufacturing. In case you don't believe me, here is some proof. Last week, we highlighted products from our members in Indiana, New York, and Connecticut. If you missed them, you can catch them here. This week, we bring you … [Read more...]

Makers on the Move (Episode 5: June 2017)

The members of the Indie Business Network are like a sun that never sets. They shine their lights from all corners of the nation, offering amazing products and making sure you know that anything is possible when you put your mind to it. Last week, we shared wins from members in Wisconsin, New York, and Michigan. If you missed them, you can catch them here. This week, we bring you excitement from … [Read more...]