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Why do you want to join Black Business Women Online?
networking and fun
What's Your Business?
Indie Business Media, LLC
About Me:
Award-winning attorney, entrepreneur and author Donna Maria Coles Johnson is the founder and president of the Indie Beauty Network, the host and producer of the Indie Business Radio Show and the founder and editor-in-chief of Indie Business Magazine.
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Helping people and having fun while I make money. That's what business is all about.

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Twitter Is The Icing, Not The Cake

Posted on June 14, 2009 at 7:39pm 0 Comments

I am a passionate believer in the power of social networking for small business owners. I have spoken many times at conferences and teleseminars about small business owners can use Twitter to create relationships and expand their sphere of influence.

One of the things I notice in my travels is that there is a misplaced reliance on Twitter as a marketing tool. If I had a dime for every time a business owner told me that he or she had not blogged in months because they had been… Continue

3 People Who Will Destroy Your Business

Posted on November 16, 2008 at 4:01pm 5 Comments

Avoid These Undesirable Business Personality Types

In my work coaching Indie Business owners, I have seen a lot of people make a lot of mistakes. I've made many mistakes myself, so I'm especially good at helping my clients avoid the pitfalls that can quickly destroy their business.

At one time or another, I have been all of the business people I don't want to be, and made all of the business mistakes I don't… Continue

3 Hot Tips To Kick Start Your Business

Posted on October 14, 2008 at 11:34am 3 Comments

Spice Up Your Business In 3 Easy Steps

I have been quite exhausted over the past few months. Don't get me wrong, I am not complaining. However, my fast-paced and ever growing business and family require every ounce of my strength and sometimes, I have to take special steps to fill up my cup in order to continue to make progress on my journey. About this time last month, I began to feel really wiped out. For a few days, my husband…


Perfect Partnering Pitches

Posted on October 11, 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Perfect Your Pitch For Maximum Impact

I love interacting with people. Sometimes, I have the opportunity to be of service, either through one-on-one coaching, this blog, or as a result of connections at social sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and…


Survival of the Fittest

Posted on October 10, 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Darwin Was Right, In Nature and in Business

In his book, The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Charles Darwin penned these words.

[A]s more individuals are produced than can possibly survive, there must in every case be a struggle for existence, either one individual with another of the same species, or with the individuals of distinct species, or…


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At 10:04am on August 1, 2010, Lavada Thompson said…
Congratulations on making the BBWO Top 50!! What an honor!
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At 2:00pm on June 26, 2009, LaShanda Henry said…
Hey Donna, I just responded to your comment. Let me know when you read the message. -LaShanda
At 2:57pm on May 22, 2009, LaShanda Henry said…

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At 5:28pm on March 20, 2009, Rachelle Christopher said…
Hello Donna, hope that God will continue to inspire you everyday.. Also check out a great authors group, called on here you can gain inspiring support from other authors, and poets., etc... Be Bless and have a bless day!
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