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Feeling more confident about Social Media

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debbie Alcazar Aug 14, 2011. 4 Replies

All of you at Indie have been wonderful in answering questions about business.  My background is in Mental Health and School Counseling.  As a result, I have a way with people; however, was…Continue

Tags: Blogs, Social, Media, Link, Beauty

Bamboo Jade Bath & Body

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debbie Alcazar Jun 12, 2011. 2 Replies

Hi, I've been an Indie for over a year now.  I am a School Counselor and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor living in Japan.  We launched Bamboo…Continue

Tags: Announce, Yourself, Goals, Education, Business

Easy to put up Canopy-custom order

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrianne watts Jun 9, 2011. 6 Replies

Hi,I've been asked to do several events outdoors.  I typically rent my canopy which usually has walls that don't match the color of the actual canopy and does not match my color schemes.Has anyone…Continue

Tags: custom, made, logo, events, outdoor

Need direction for business in Malaysia interested in becoming the sole distributor of my products in Malaysia

Started this discussion. Last reply by Natalja Millsap Dec 8, 2010. 2 Replies

Hi everyone!!I am hoping for some suggestions.  I do plan on speaking with someone to seek some legal advice and wanted to know what I should look for.Yesterday, while marketing in Tokyo, Japan, a…Continue

Tags: Marketing, Legal, Sales, International, distributor

 

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Debbie Alcazar replied to the discussion 'Helping vs. Empowering'
"Well stated dM!!  There is a definite difference between helping and empowering.  It's similar to directing someone to the answer as opposed to handing someone your business plan.  Sometimes, it sounds a little selfish; however,…"
Oct 31, 2011
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Introduction To European Union Cosmetics Regulation at online

October 27, 2011 from 12pm to 1:15pm
ALL TIMES ARE EST. This is an IBN members only event. To participate, click here to join IBN today! If you want a reminder email before the call, please be sure to RSVP on this page!As the Internet continues to shrink the geographic barrier between North American and Europe, IBN members are enjoying an increasing number of inquiries from retail stores and consumers in the European Union. So that IBN members are…See More
Oct 24, 2011
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60-Minute Business Planning, Part 2 at phone

October 25, 2011 from 8pm to 9:15pm
All times are EST! This is an IBN Member and INDIE Protégé event. For information on joining IBN or becoming a Protégé, click here.Be sure to RSVP if you would like a reminder email the day of the call.(This is a continuation of Part 1.)In Part 1, not only did we review the basic components of a solid business plan, but we also used…See More
Oct 24, 2011
Debbie Alcazar commented on the group 'Indies On Twitter'
"Tweet with me @bamboojadebb I'm just now getting the hang of things :) Debbie"
Oct 7, 2011
Debbie Alcazar replied to the discussion 'Lookin for portable displays'
"Hi Tieast, I'm not sure if this is the answer you're looking for.  However, I buy some counter displays from Displays 2 Go.  I've also gotten real creative by using really nice material to decorate my tables.  Under…"
Sep 4, 2011
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HOW TO: Use Direct Mail To Boost Holiday Sales at Online

September 6, 2011 from 8pm to 9pm
All times are EST! This is an IBN Member and INDIE Protégé event. For information on joining IBN or becoming a Protégé, click here.Did you know that people are far more likely to click on a search link for a company if they’ve received a piece of mail from them? Yes, times have changed and direct mail has changed with them, including allowing you to take advantage of targeted household addresses so you can sell more of…See More
Sep 2, 2011
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Aug 25, 2011
Debbie Alcazar replied to the discussion 'Feeling more confident about Social Media'
"Thank you Susan, Ginger, and Mary. Ginger, I am now "liking" and "following" you :). Mary, send me your twitter and facebook links. I really appreciate it ladies. Susan, I see all your helpful comments and support. How do you…"
Aug 14, 2011
Mary Humphrey replied to the discussion 'Feeling more confident about Social Media'
"Hi Debbie -   Such a wonderful pouring out of your thoughts there!   You know, my opinion of social media is this:  be yourself.  You are who you are, and you will be very much treasured for being genuine and open, trusted,…"
Aug 14, 2011
Ginger Moore - Neos Creations replied to the discussion 'Feeling more confident about Social Media'
"Hi Debbie!  I understand totally.  It's hard to step into the word of high tech and social media. I did so out of necessity and now I have fun with it.  I've learned that it's a great way to connect and you can be…"
Aug 14, 2011
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Feeling more confident about Social Media

All of you at Indie have been wonderful in answering questions about business.  My background is in Mental Health and School Counseling.  As a result, I have a way with people; however, was intimidated by actually posting something on the internet regarding my business initiatives as well as my blog writing skills (I'm always questioning my grammar, spelling, using of terminology, etc).Since I work with Middle School Students, I totally recognized it was a confidence issue, lack of knowledge on…See More
Aug 14, 2011
Debbie Alcazar commented on the blog post 'Back... But A Little Scared'
"Welcome back Shermaine!! Don't look at the past as a "failure".  You said it yourself, you learned from the past!!  It was a learning experience and now you have the tools to move forward.  Do you know how many times I…"
Aug 12, 2011
Debbie Alcazar replied to the discussion 'New Site Updates Coming Soon!'
"OMG..How AWESOME!!  I can't wait to try some of these features.  I -Debbie"
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Managed by IBN Local Director Jennifer Hardaway of KleanSpa, this is your one-stop shop for all things INDIE in the greater LA  area, especially how to participate in IBN sponsored LA area events.Have fun!See More
Aug 11, 2011
Debbie Alcazar replied to the discussion 'ok NOW I need your advice!'
"Wow...Congratulations Grace!!  This is wonderful. Jeanne...Congratulations on the 82nd Academy Awards.  Did you notice an increase in sales?   Debbie"
Jul 23, 2011

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From Japan: There is a possibility we may have to evacuate Japan

Posted on March 17, 2011 at 1:30am 32 Comments

I live on a Military Base in Japan.  My business, Bamboo Jade Bath & Body, which is under Bamboo Jade Candles, LLC was created here.  I'm not sure if it's the media coverage or the need for us to take care of paperwork in case we evacuate.  However, all my products and supplies are in my house: wax, carrier oils, essential oils, fragrance oils, packaging, labels, salts, powders, etc will be left behind in case we have to evacuate.  I will be unable to take it with me.  My business has…

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At 9:01pm on March 20, 2011, Sharon C Bishop said…
prayer is with you! Hoping all your family is safe and alright. take care. I have relatives in Japan. On my mother's side of the family. they are in Fukushima and fathers is in Nigata Sendai. Don't know them much.But they are my people.
At 8:19am on March 17, 2011, Eleanor Watson said…

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this time!!  We are praying!!

Eleanor Watson

At 7:47am on March 17, 2011, dM, CEO said…

Debbie,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you deal with the situation in Japan. As your fellow family leaders and small business owners, please know that we are here to support you in whatever ways we can. Please let us know how we can help -- as a group, there may be something we can do.

Even if it's to call relatives for you, or whatever, please let us know.

Sending our INDIE love,

dM

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