The Indie Business Podcast Story

This post tells the story of how I got started as a podcaster, and why. I'll also share a bit about why I'm making some big changes to the Indie Business Podcast. Strap yourself in for a journey. I've come a long way, baby! I hosted my first Internet radio show in 2005, just one year after the word "podcast" was ever used. At that time, the only person I knew of who hosted an Internet radio … [Read more...]

New Low Prices on Product Liability Insurance

I am pleased to announce that the Indie Business Network now offers a new lower price on product liability insurance for our members who make soap, candles, jewelry, perfume, and cosmetics! Product liability insurance prices now start at $275, instead of the higher price of $395. Now, you can secure the same product liability insurance for less, and more easily sell your products online and at … [Read more...]

The Makers Summit – Two-Day Summit for Creative Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs crave connection. They thrive on it. They love being together virtually in Facebook groups and on social media sites, but they know that nothing can replace the energy, uplift and inspiration that comes with being physically together with like-minded people who "get" them. That's where events like The Makers Summit come in. One of the best sources I know of for the … [Read more...]

Announcing 2×4 Live: Seattle

Do you ever feel isolated in your business? Like you know you'd benefit from the energy of a community of people to encourage you, but you don't know where to find them? Do you feel like your destination is clear, but the steps to get their are not? Or maybe you crave the company of like-minded entrepreneurs who can give you honest critique and feedback about the direction of your … [Read more...]

Announcing the 2016 Artisan Entrepreneurs of the Year!

I am pleased to announce the 2016 Artisan Entrepreneurs of the Year! Our winners were selected by vote from 14 finalists. The winners received the most votes in six categories. A total of 480 votes were submitted by the finalists customers, peers and friends. If you missed the overview of the Artisan Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, what they stand for, and why they are so important in the Artisan … [Read more...]