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Donna Maria shares the stories of up and coming American Makers and Handmade Entrepreneurs.

Donna Maria shares the stories of up and coming American Makers and Handmade Entrepreneurs.
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Donna Maria shares the stories of up and coming American Makers and Handmade Entrepreneurs.

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English

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Episodes

Maker Stories: Episode 65: Joanne Voelcker of Mt. Airy Lavender [Podcast]

12/12/2018
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Welcome to Episode 65 of the Indie Business Podcast! Today's Maker Story introduces you to Joanne Voelcker of Mt. Airy Lavender in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. Joanne started her lavender business after a long career in the financial services industry during which time she worked in Belgium. It was then that she fell in love with lavender […] The post Maker Stories: Episode 65: Joanne Voelcker of Mt. Airy Lavender [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:43:30

Maker Stories: Episode 64: Michael McPolin of Birch & Main [Podcast]

12/5/2018
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Welcome to Episode 64 of the Indie Business Podcast! Today's Maker Story introduces you to Michael McPolin of Birch & Main in Port Jefferson, New York. Michael has tons of professional experience in the retail world. When you combine that with his passion for shopping (he can't stop), it will be clear why his retail […] The post Maker Stories: Episode 64: Michael McPolin of Birch & Main [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:39:37

Maker Stories: Episode 63: Kayla Fioravanti of Ology Essentials and Work+Shop Create [Podcast]

12/13/2017
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Welcome to Episode 63 of the Indie Business Podcast! Today's Maker Story introduces you to Kayla Fioravanti of Ology Essentials and Work+Shop Create outside Nashville, Tennessee. For many of you, this may be a re-introduction, since Kayla has been a guest on Indie Business Podcast a few years back when her business was going in […] The post Maker Stories: Episode 63: Kayla Fioravanti of Ology Essentials and Work+Shop Create [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:01:06:16

Maker Stories: Episode 62: Valerie Reed of Valana Minerals [Podcast]

12/6/2017
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Welcome to Episode 62 of the Indie Business Podcast! Today's Maker Story introduces you to Valerie Reed of Valana Minerals in Pahoa, Hawaii and San Diego, California. Valerie is the founder, CEO, and lead formulator at Valana Minerals where she creates vegan mineral makeup specifically for women of color. In addition to leading her business, […] The post Maker Stories: Episode 62: Valerie Reed of Valana Minerals [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:55:46

Maker Stories: Episode 61: D’Shawn Russell of Southern Elegance Candle Company [Podcast]

11/1/2017
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Welcome to Episode 61 of the Indie Business Podcast! Today's Maker Story introduces you to D'Shawn Russell of Southern Elegance Candle Company in Raeford, North Carolina. D'Shawn, a teacher by trade, started making candles as appreciation gifts for her co-workers. Everyone raved about them, so she started selling them at the local farmer's market and […] The post Maker Stories: Episode 61: D’Shawn Russell of Southern Elegance Candle Company [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:48:27

Maker Stories: Episode 60: Sierra Zamarripa of Lovewild Design [Podcast]

10/25/2017
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Welcome to Episode 60 of the Indie Business Podcast! Today's Maker Story introduces you to Sierra Zamarripa of Lovewild Design in New York, New York. Sierra grew up in the East Village outside her parents' antique shop. Her entrepreneurial instincts were first honed by keeping herself busy doing things like offering shoe shine services in […] The post Maker Stories: Episode 60: Sierra Zamarripa of Lovewild Design [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:49:34

Maker Stories: Episode 59: Dawn Fitch of Pooka Pure and Simple [Podcast]

10/18/2017
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Welcome to Episode 59 of the Indie Business Podcast! Today's Maker Story introduces you to Dawn Fitch of Pooka Pure and Simple in Newark, New Jersey. While employed as a professional graphics artist nearly 20 years ago, Dawn received a health diagnosis that caused her to change her life. Along with her diet, she decided […] The post Maker Stories: Episode 59: Dawn Fitch of Pooka Pure and Simple [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:52:51

Maker Stories: Episode 58: Lisa Wynne Salvatore of Purely Lisa [Podcast]

10/11/2017
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Welcome to Episode 58 of the Indie Business Podcast! Today's Maker Story introduces you to Lisa Wynne Salvatore of Purely Lisa in Greenwich, Connecticut. Lisa has 9 certifications in the natural arts arena, and her Connecticut-based offices provide in-person services to help women achieve and maintain health from the inside out. Lisa's product business is […] The post Maker Stories: Episode 58: Lisa Wynne Salvatore of Purely Lisa [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:50:28

Episode 57: Danielle Vincent of Outlaw Soaps [Podcast]

10/4/2017
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Welcome to Episode 57 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I'll introduce you to Danielle Vincent of Outlaw Soaps in Colfax, California. Danielle started her business five years ago when she became restless at her job at the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). Restless though she was, she's the first to acknowledged that the […] The post Episode 57: Danielle Vincent of Outlaw Soaps [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:01:00:46

Episode 56: Hassan Sayyed of Haus Urban and Creative Hustle Podcast [Podcast]

9/27/2017
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Welcome to Episode 56 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I'll introduce you to Hassan Sayyed of Haus Urban and Creative Hustle Podcast. As you listen to Hassan share his story, it's easy to see how he is a natural fit for a career in the performing arts. You'll also get the sense […] The post Episode 56: Hassan Sayyed of Haus Urban and Creative Hustle Podcast [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:36:06

Episode 55: Paul Chambers of The Gentleman’s Box [Podcast]

5/17/2017
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Welcome to Episode 55 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I'll introduce you to Paul Chambers of The Gentleman's Box and The Subscription Summit. A few years back, through his web design company, Paul was asked to design a website for a subscription box company. Seeing more than just a website design gig, […] The post Episode 55: Paul Chambers of The Gentleman’s Box [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:40:24

Episode 54: Exciting Changes at Indie Business Podcast! [Podcast]

5/9/2017
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Welcome to Episode 54 of the Indie Business Podcast! This time, it's just me. No guest, and I have something fun and exciting to share with you today. Indie Business Podcast has helped so many people gain the skills and confidence, and enjoy the mentoring, they need to be successful as Makers and Handmade Entrepreneurs. […] The post Episode 54: Exciting Changes at Indie Business Podcast! [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:10:19

Episode 53: Briar Winters of Marble & Milkweed [Podcast]

5/3/2017
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Welcome to Episode 53 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I introduce you to Briar Winters of Marble & Milkweed in New York City. Briar launched her business in 2010 after a career as a pastry chef in a Manhattan hotel. The tagline for Briar's business is “analog beauty,” a mindset that very […] The post Episode 53: Briar Winters of Marble & Milkweed [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:42:33

Episode 52: Nieves Rathbun of By Nieves [Podcast]

4/12/2017
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Welcome to Episode 52 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I introduce you to Nieves Rathbun of By Nieves in Petrolia, California. Nieves's business started out of an unexplainable passion for skincare products and perfume. She describes her brand as a kind vintage, but also modern, and she's done an exquisite job of […] The post Episode 52: Nieves Rathbun of By Nieves [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:41:28

Episode 51: Mike Neustrom of Prairie Lavender Farm and US Lavender Growers Association [Podcast]

1/18/2017
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Welcome to Episode 51 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I introduce you to Mike Neustrom of Prairie Lavender Farm in Bennington, Kansas, and of the United States Lavender Growers Association. Mike's lavender business is an outgrowth of a promise to his wife to settle wherever she wanted, after he ended a distinguished […] The post Episode 51: Mike Neustrom of Prairie Lavender Farm and US Lavender Growers Association [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:31:08

Episode 50: Meagan Sincock of Wildly Natural [Podcast]

10/26/2016
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Welcome to Episode 50 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I introduce you to Meagan Sincock of Wildly Natural in Bennington, Kansas. Wildly Natural is a fun and fairly new mineral makeup company run by a woman who loved makeup so much that she talked her mom into becoming a Mary Kay consultant […] The post Episode 50: Meagan Sincock of Wildly Natural [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:35:41

Episode 49: Ronda Porter-Altema of Soude Haiti [Podcast]

10/19/2016
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Welcome to Episode 49 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I introduce you to Ronda Porter-Altema of Soude Haiti, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping the people of Haiti build self-sustaining businesses and become more economically empowered. I recorded this interview just a few short days after Hurricane Matthew left a path […] The post Episode 49: Ronda Porter-Altema of Soude Haiti [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:42:11

Episode 48: Toushonta Hogan of Scent_sa-tional Soaps [Podcast]

7/28/2016
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Welcome to Episode 48 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I'll introduce you to Toushonta of Scent_sa-tional Soaps in Los Angeles, CA. As you'll hear on this episode, Toushonta has had two phases of her business. The first was a warmup phase, which ended when she worked through a bit of an entrepreneurial […] The post Episode 48: Toushonta Hogan of Scent_sa-tional Soaps [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:44:00

Episode 47: Andrea Hence Evans, Esq. of The Law Firm of Andrea Hence Evans, LLC [Podcast]

7/14/2016
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Welcome to Episode 47 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, I'll introduce you to Andrea Hence Evans, Esq. of The Law Firm of Andrea Hence Evans outside my fabulous hometown of Washington, DC. (Sorry for calling it episode 46 in the podcast recording.) As you'll hear on this episode, as a former practicing […] The post Episode 47: Andrea Hence Evans, Esq. of The Law Firm of Andrea Hence Evans, LLC [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:42:42

Episode 46: How I Put the I-N-D-I-E in the Indie Business Network [Podcast]

6/29/2016
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Welcome to Episode 46 of the Indie Business Podcast! This episode marks a bit of a milestone: it's the first ever in which I am not interviewing a guest. I am not changing the things permanently. I will continue to bring you the best inspirational stories of Makers around the nation, but I am changing […] The post Episode 46: How I Put the I-N-D-I-E in the Indie Business Network [Podcast] appeared first on Indie Business Network.

Duration:00:16:07