Best Practices

3 foolproof practices I used to create FREEDOM in my jewelry business

By Tracy Matthews / April 2, 2013

Author:: Tracy A few years ago, I took off on Vacation during the busiest selling season for jewelry and went to India for a month. Most of my peers thought I was crazy for even attempting to leave…

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Why 20% can make all the difference in business.

By Tracy Matthews / March 26, 2013

In sales there is something called the 80/20 rule. It’s when 80% of your sales come from just 20% of your customer base. Every client is important, but you will always have about 20 percent of your client…

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Why you MUST think like a CEO (even if you have a solo jewelry biz)

By Tracy Matthews / March 19, 2013

“The entrepreneur is our visionary, the creator in each of us. We’re born with that quality and it defines our lives as we respond to what we see, hear, feel, and experience. It is developed, nurtured, and given…

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Tricks To Keep You Motivated & Inspired!

By Tracy Matthews / March 12, 2013

I have a confession to make… I’m a list maker. I write lists for everything! From what I need to buy when I go to the grocery store, to what I need to do if I am getting…

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F&TA Exclusive B-School Bonuses

By Tracy Matthews / February 23, 2013

I have a secret that I want to share with you… ..(well maybe it’s not a big secret…read on…) For the past several weeks you might have seen some emails from us talking about Marie Forleo and her…

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You’re Successful And You Know It!

By Tracy Matthews / February 12, 2013

I’m successful and I know it! Now, say it like you mean it. OK, so maybe you’re not exactly where you want to be in your business, but you’re on your way and one of the most important…

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Hate setting goals? The 3 most common excuses and why they don’t hold.

By Tracy Matthews / January 23, 2013

Guest Author: Caroline Zwick Imagine you had a little genie lamp and one Sunday morning, you happen to rub it on its side and out pops a humongous blue genie with shining gold bracelets around his wrists. You…

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What’s holding YOU back from having a profitable jewelry business?

By Tracy Matthews / January 14, 2013

Here at F&TA we are always telling you about all the ways we can help your business. Whether it be massively increasing profits, expanding your company, finding your perfect customer, or perfecting marketing, we are confident we can…

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Why Joining a Community Will Help You Reach Your Jewelry Business Goals

By Tracy Matthews / January 1, 2013

My alarm went off at 5:15 AM as it does every morning—except Sunday. It’s super cold (35 degrees fahrenheit!) and still really dark, but I get dressed in my workout clothes and head out to meet my friend…

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A Christmas Gift from Flourish and Thrive

By Tracy Matthews / December 25, 2012

In honor of the holiday season, Tracy & Robin are giving away a powerful tool to help give your jewelry business a jump start in the upcoming year. Everyone knows that goal setting is important, but if your…

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