Tracy Matthews

#264 Pinterest Tips from a Wedding Industry Insider with Jessica Zimmerman

By Tracy Matthews / August 11, 2020

Get ready for one of the most powerful interviews you’ve heard all year. Meet Jessica Zimmerman, the creative entrepreneur who went from working 16 hour days with no profit to building a 7-figure business with much less demanding…

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How to Start a Jewelry Line – 12 Steps to starting a profitable jewelry business from home

By Tracy Matthews / August 3, 2020

You’ve got a talent for jewelry design and making. Now you’re thinking about starting (or may have already started) a jewelry business. Awesome! Now, you might be thinking about turning your side hobby into a money making business.…

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#262 From Successful Side Hustle to a 6+ Figure Business in Less Than a Year with Gitti Lindner

By Tracy Matthews / July 28, 2020

If you’re running a side hustle and wondering – can I really turn this into a full-time business? You need to meet Gitti Lindner… Gitti is a ceramicist and founder of Cinder Ceramics. What began as a side…

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How a Jewelry Business replaced in-person revenue with online sales

By Tracy Matthews / July 26, 2020

Today I’d like to introduce you to one of our Momentum superstars, Karina Harris of Waffles & Honey. Karina’s an amazing designer from San Francisco––and you won’t believe her story! Karina came to us six years ago when…

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This Designer Finally Niched Down, Smashed Her Sales Goals, And Took Control Of Her Business

By Tracy Matthews / July 22, 2020

Today I’d like to introduce you to Wendy Hively of Charliemadison Originals. Wendy designs meaningful bracelets to provide everyday reminders of the military and first responder heroes in your life. Before she joined Momentum, Wendy felt super overwhelmed.…

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How Alex scaled her jewelry business to sell out collections within minutes

By Tracy Matthews / July 22, 2020

I’d like to introduce you to one of our superstar jewelry designers, Alex Camacho of Acid Queen Jewelry in Idlewild, CA. Alex specializes in making one-of-a-kind jewelry collections that go live every month, and her business has skyrocketed…

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This Successful Designer Revamped Her Systems, Said Goodbye To Overwhelm, and Hello To An Extra $18K/Month

By Tracy Matthews / July 22, 2020

Meet Jennifer Dawes of Jennifer Dawes Designs. Jennifer creates sustainable, ethically-sourced fine jewelry in rural Sonoma County, California. Jennifer has been designing jewelry for 20 years and her business has been very successful. But when she came to…

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#261 Visionary Habits that Create Quick Momentum

By Tracy Matthews / July 21, 2020

Do you have a clear vision of what you want out of your business? We creatives tend to dream big – and contrary to popular belief, that’s actually a gift in business, if you know how to use…

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#260 3 Key Metrics to Supercharge Your Online and E-Commerce Sales

By Tracy Matthews / July 14, 2020

What would it take to make at least one sale on your website every single day? Nearly every designer I know wants to increase their online sales. Especially now! But I’m tired of seeing designers busting their butts…

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#258 Birthday Episode – Change Your Story with Jason Ayers

By Tracy Matthews / June 30, 2020

Happy Birthday to Flourish & Thrive Academy! 8 years ago Robin and I committed to demystifying the jewelry industry and helping designers find their spark and build businesses that support their creativity. Since then, F&TA has undergone a…

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