#IndieTakeover No. 7: Cindy Jones of Colorado Aromatics

Welcome to #IndieTakeover Day 7! Today, you'll meet an IBN member who fills me with inspiration. Her name is Cindy Jones, and she is a pretty amazing entrepreneur with a business that has several exciting income streams. Cindy Jones, Ph.D is a scientist and herbalist, and the founder and owner of Colorado Aromatics in Longmont, Colorado. I am pleased to introduce you to a day in her busy … [Read more...]

#IndieTakeover No. 6: Desiree Doucet at The Creative Cajun

Welcome to #IndieTakeover Day 6! One of the best things about my life (or is it my work ... can't tell the difference ...) is that I have the opportunity to serve and become acquainted with people from across this incredible country. I learn from them, I mentor them, I teach them, I admire them. That's what the Indie Business Network is all about. One f the ways we collectively continue this … [Read more...]

#IndieTakeover No. 5: Roberta Perry at Scrubz Body Natural Skin Care

Welcome to #IndieTakeover Day 5, the final takeover day in our week-long series. Today's #IndieTakeover guest is Roberta Perry of ScrubzBody™ Natural Skin Care in Bethpage, NY. In case you haven't heard, #IndieTakeover is a fun new way to share your message with a new audience, and this is our final #IndieTakeover of the week. If you missed our previous #IndieTakeovers this week, you can … [Read more...]

#IndieTakeover No 4: Stacia Guzzo of Handcrafted Honey Bee

Welcome to #IndieTakeover Day 4. I am excited to introduce you to today's #IndieTakeover guest: Stacia Guzzo of Handcrafted Honey Bee in Tehachapi, CA. In case you haven't heard, #IndieTakeover is a fun new way to share your message with a new audience. If you missed our previous #IndieTakeovers this week, you can check them out here, here and here. And now, for a bit about Stacia as we … [Read more...]

#IndieTakeover No. 3: Torrian Denise at Dorneé Natural Body Luxuries

Welcome to #IndieTakeover Day 3. I am excited to introduce you to today's #IndieTakeover guest: Torrian Denise of Dorneé Natural Body Luxuries in Twinsburg, Ohio. In case you haven't heard, #IndieTakeover is a fun new way to share your message with a new audience. If you missed our previous #IndieTakeovers this week, you can check them out here and here. And now, for a bit about Torrian … [Read more...]

#IndieTakeover No. 2: La Shonda Tyree at Nyah Beauty and Soap Coach

Welcome to Day 2 of #IndieTakeover. Today, we'll follow La Shonda Tyree of Nyah Beauty and Handmade Soap Coach in Paterson, New Jersey. In case you haven't heard, #IndieTakeover is an exciting way to help you expose your brand to more people. If you missed our first #IndieTakeover yesterday, with Jennifer Waller of Celtic Complexion, you can check it out here. Here is a little bit about La … [Read more...]

#IndieTakeover No. 1: Jennifer Waller at Celtic Complexion

Iam excited to introduce you to today's #IndieTakeover guest: Jennifer Waller of Celtic Complexion in Raleigh, North Carolina. In case you haven't heard, #IndieTakeover is a fun new way to build community and engagement around your brand. On your #IndieTakever day, you literally take over IBN's Instagram account and share a day in the life your unique entrepreneurial journey. Follow … [Read more...]

Episode 41: Kara Brook: Waxing Kara and The Honey House, Owings Mills, Maryland [Podcast]

Welcome to Episode 41 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this podcast episode, I introduce you to Kara Brook of Waxing Kara and The Honey House in Owings Mills, Maryland. Kara says that entrepreneurship is in her DNA. As you'll hear in the first part of the interview, her business experience includes leading Internet-based startups, but the truth is that Kara has always been an artist at heart. … [Read more...]

Introducing IBN’s New Tracking Progress Worksheets!

Studies show that when you track your progress toward specific goals, you greatly increase your chances of actually achieving your goals. That's why I'm excited to announce IBN's newest member benefit -- our Tracking Progress Worksheets! Using our new customized worksheets, our members can easily and quickly track their progress toward the goals that will help you build your business week by week, … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why Instagram’s Algorithm is Irrelevant

Recently, Instagram announced that it will change the order in which posts are displayed to users. Currently, posts are displayed in chronological order, so that your followers see what you post in the order you post it. While it's not completely clear how posts will be displayed after the change is implemented, it is clear that Instagram will display posts in the order it feels is best, and not … [Read more...]