Indie Business Podcast Archives

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Donna Maria began podcasting in 2005. This page will eventually host Donna Maria's podcasts from 2005 to September 2014 when she began Season 01 of Indie Business Podcast. It will take us some time to add hundreds of dM's podcasts, so please be patient. For now, enjoy the first episodes of the Indie Business Podcast, which originally launched in 2005 as The Lifestyle CEO Show.

October 31, 2005: Bob and Melinda Blanchard

“Live What You Love!” Today's guests are Bob and Melinda Blanchard, authors of the book Live What You Love.” Have you and your spouse ever wanted to move on a dream, but you didn't know where to start and how to handle the unexpected? Married for 30 years, the Blancards have created eight businesses, each born of their determination to live what they love — without compromise.

October 24, 2005: Peter Montoya

Peter Montoya is a personal branding expert, one of the financial industry’s most sought-after speakers, best-selling author of the books: The Brand Called You, The Personal Branding Phenomenon, and the mastermind behind MarketingPro, Inc. He and Donna Maria discuss how you can use your personal brand to grow your business and expand your personal sphere of influence.

October 17, 2005: Janice Cox

Janice Cox is the author of Natural Beauty At Home, Natural Beauty From the Garden, and Natural Beauty For All Seasons. Janice and her writing have been featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine, the Herb Companion, the Herb Quarterly, Family Circle Magazine and more. On this episode, she and Donna Maria talk about how Janice got started making her own beauty products, and how she converted her hobby into a lucrative writing career that spells income for a lifetime.

October 10, 2005: Nicole Balaam and Erica Massenburg

These ladies started Home Spa Luxuries after being life-long best friends. Along with one of their consultants, they discuss the benefits of the home party and network marketing business model and how they keep things together as wives and busy moms.

October 3, 2005: Hannah Keeley, Kim Lutz Isenhour, Julie Breaux

Hannah Keeley, mother, publisher and author of “Hannah's Art of Home,” shares some of the tips and strategies she used to get her book published and how she manages it all with 6 children and another one the way! Additional guests include two upstart cosmetics manufacturers: Kim Lutz Isenhour and Julie Breaux, who describe some of the steps they took to launch their brands.

September 21, 2005: Pilot Episode

This is Donna Maria's very first podcast! The episode features Donna Maria sharing the story of how she left her job as an attorney at a Fortune 500 company to start her handmade business and open a retail store, then she interviews mompreneurs: Tamika McKim Neblett, Amy Oliver and Denise Jacobs.