Today, I’m pleased to share that the Indie Business Network is featured in the “Shop Talk” section of The Charlotte Observer. Along with me, our members Curtis Durham of Bath Nation and Jennifer Devlin of Celtic Complexion and their products are also featured. My favorite thing about this article is that the journalist chose to…
The holidays are in full swing, and it’s time to introduce you to more of America’s “real” small businesses, featured in IBN’s 2012 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide. Today, I’m pleased to introduce Magic Moon SoapWorks, Bella Lucce and Naturally Good Soaps! Let me tell you a little about these companies.
I am pleased to announce that IBN member Lela Barker of Bella Luccè in Columbia, South Carolina, will join join me and dozens of other Indies on #IndieCruise 2013 as a speaker and fellow MasterMinder. The theme for #IndieCruise 2013 is Conceive! Believe! Achieve!, making Lela’s topic of How To Get More Retail Stores To…
Donna Maria shares commentary on the choice of turning a hobby into a business.
Donna Maria announces the new State Cosmetics Laws FaceBook Page.
Donna Maria shares the exciting roundup of INDIE Business Bloggers for the week ending July 1, 2011.
Donna Maria shares the video from this week’s #SmallBizRollCall, featuring her co-host Lela Barker of Bella Lucce.
Donna Maria announces June 13 #SmallBizRollCall co-host, Lela Barker of Bella Lucce.
Donna Maria showcases products made by members of IBN.
Donna Maria announces a Cookie Tweetup, and interviews entrepreneur Teri Pringle, founder and CEO of Blue Flour-Best Baked Goods in Columbia, South Carolina.
This week, IBN member Lela Barker, owner of Bella Lucce in Columbia, SC, is launching an exciting new non-profit venture. From Morocco, With Love offers wonderful products imported from the beautiful nation of Morocco. I have seen this venture unfold from the time it formed as a seedling in Lela’s mind, so this week’s launch…
I am pleased to announce that, on December 3 and 4, I’m leading another delegation to the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The purpose of my visits is to share small business perspectives on pending cosmetics legislation, and also on current rules, regulations and current events affecting the cosmetics industry. This is my second…
Donna Maria shares a collage of photos from the 2009 Conference of Handcrafted SoapMakers.
Donna Maria shares plans to launch the Indie Shopping Network in January 2009!
Donna Maria shares some of the story of indie beauty entrepreneur Lela Barker of Bella Lucce.