February 2018 Master Class: How to Use Google AdWords to Promote Your Business

Organic marketing is great. In fact, most of us prefer it. But there may come a time when you want to invest financially to attract your target market. Yes, Facebook ads is an option, but let's not forget about Google! If you are interested in learning how to use Google AdWords and AdWords Express to grow your business, then don't miss this Master Class! What is a Master Class? One of … [Read more...]

January 2018 Success Call: Blog For Success in the New Year and Beyond!

Who wants to blog for success in the new year? So you know it's true. A blog can help your business grow in almost too many ways to name. Among them: driving traffic to your site (and therefore, your shopping cart), serving as a living journal about the growth of your brand, and providing anyone in the world with access to you and your offerings all day every day, 365 days a year. So, what's so … [Read more...]

Indie Business Network: 2017 Year In Review

Happy New Year everyone! As we coast into 2018, I am pausing to reflect on the magnificent blessing I have to serve thousands of Makers and Handmade Entrepreneurs all across North America. It is an honor and a privilege, and frankly, a whole lot of fun! 2017 was a year of great fun and forward progress for the Indie Business Network. We introduced several new member benefits, watched our … [Read more...]

Artisan Product of the Year 2017: Winners

I am pleased to announce the 2017 Artisan Products of the Year! Our winners were selected by our six amazing Influencer Judges: Patrice Grell Yursik, Lisa Douglas, Jade Huang, Jennifer Moreau, Melinda Emerson, and Ally Loprete. If you missed the overview of the Artisan Product of the Year Awards, what they stand for, and why they are so important in the Artisan and Maker communities, you can read … [Read more...]

Introducing Influencer Lisa Douglas: The Mom in Chaos Blogger

Recently, I announced the open call for entries for the 2017 Indie Business Network Artisan Product of the Year Awards. Our winners will be announced soon. In the meantime, I'd like you to become acquainted with our panel of curated Influencer Judges. Earlier this month, I introduced you to Patrice Grell Yursik, Jade Huang, Jen Moreau, Melinda Emerson, and Ally Loprete. Today, I'm excited … [Read more...]