About The Indie Business Network
Founded in January 2000 by Chief Executive Indie Donna Maria Coles Johnson, an attorney, author and motivational speaker, the Indie Business Network (IBN) is the first and only professional trade organization offering a holistic suite of meaningful, tangible benefits to Indie business owners whose product offerings that are not only useful and beneficial, but which also embody the Indies' commitment to use their God given talents and gifts to pursue their passions, earn a fair profit and make the world a better place. IBN launched as the Handmade Toiletries Network in 2000. In 2003, the name of the organization changed to Handmade Beauty Network. Today, as Indie Beauty Network, we introduce you to the best products from the world's most innovative and creative minds and we do it for one reason, and one reason alone: because it's fun!
IBN's missions include harnessing the shared energy and vitality of IBN members to address issues of consumer education, regulation, marketing and public relations, freeing IBN members to concentrate on achieving their business goals. IBN's comprehensive suite of member benefits, including our cutting edge member insurance program provides our members with the tools needed to make their businesses driving forces in the competitive global economy. IBN members commit to a core set of principles, including quality manufacture, consumer education and respect of intellectual property.
Since IBN's inception, members have continuously showered us with positive testimonials to the value of their IBN membership. If you are an Indie, IBN is your one-stop shop for business and networking tools that maximize your business opportunities and inspire and encourage you to constantly pursue your bliss as you also make a financial contribution to your family, your community and the world.
You can navigate our different channels using the navigation links to the upper left. You can also keep up with all kinds of informative and entertaining Indie news at the Indie Business Blog.
If you are not yet a member of IBN, you should be. I invite you to explore our website to learn more about how IBN membership can benefit your company's bottom line, and how participation in IBN's myriad activities and programs can boost your visibility where and when it counts.
We welcome your involvement in IBN, and we appreciate your interest in visiting our website. Email us anytime.
Be and Indie, Not an Outie!
Best & Success!!
Chief Executive Indie