Indie Business Blog

Announcing the Artisan Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards


I am excited to announce the Artisan Entrepreneur of the Year Awards! If you are ready to nominate yourself or another Artisan Entrepreneur, click here to do so now! The Artisan Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards allows artisans and their customers and clients to nominate and vote in six categories that uniquely reflect the creativity and innovative spirit of the artisan entrepreneur: • … [Read More]

Alana Rivera Spotlights San Francisco Etsy Team Indie Holiday Emporium


Our member, Alana Rivera of Etta + Billie, was interviewed this past weekend by the host of KTVU in Oakland, California, about the San Francisco Etsy Team Indie Holiday Emporium which took place over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Watch the video here. As Alana shares in the interview, the event featured over 200 brands of handmade and … [Read More]

Maker Mastermind Recap: November 2016: San Francisco


To register or request Maker Mastermind in your city, click here. Masker Mastermind San Francisco was fantastic! Twenty engaged and determined creative entrepreneurs joined together for two days of Masterminding, goal setting and fun. After I delivered a presentation designed to help everyone plan their businesses for long term success, … [Read More]

Shaquille O’Neal and Kendrick Lamar Love Handmade!


We've known how awesome handmade soap is for decades, but some people are just now figuring it out. Check this video of rapper Kendrick Lamar and NBA great Shaquille O’Neal finally "getting it." How fun is that? This video is part of American Express's Shop Small initiative, where card holders can earn rewards when they shop at qualifying … [Read More]

November-December 2016 Indie Business Book Club: Living Forward by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy


I am pleased to announce the November-December 2016 Indie Business Book Club pick: Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want, by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. Click here to join the club for free on Facebook. If you're not familiar with Indie Business Book Club, click here to learn more about how to … [Read More]