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#210 How to Recession-Proof Your Business

By Tracy Matthews / July 16, 2019

Today’s topic is very close to my heart: recession-proofing your business.  If you’ve listened to my story, you know my first business got wiped out by the Great Recession of 2008.  I used to carry a lot of…

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Three Kids, A Home & A Vision: How a Couple Created a 6-Figure Jewelry-Making Business

By Tracy Matthews / July 11, 2019

Today, I’ll share a story about a couple who upgraded a profitable jewelry business into a 6-figure business that supports them, their family and their dreams! One of my goals has been to help 100 designers this year…

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#209 How to Find the Courage to Face Your Fears and Create a Life You Love with Ruth Soukup

By Tracy Matthews / July 9, 2019

I’m beyond stoked about this week’s topic because it’s something the Flourish & Thrive Academy community knows all about… FEAR. Being an entrepreneur by definition pretty much means facing your fears… Putting yourself out there  Taking risks  Doing…

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#208 What it REALLY Takes to Go From $50K to $1 Million in Revenue with Robin Kramer

By Tracy Matthews / July 2, 2019

It’s birthday season here at Flourish & Thrive Academy lately! If you didn’t know, our company is turning 7 this week! And we just passed Robin’s birthday too… In honor of this huge milestone, Robin and I got…

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#207 How to Increase Customer Lifetime Value to Scale Online and Off with Austin Brauwner

By Tracy Matthews / June 25, 2019

Have you felt like you’re ready to scale your business for a while – but every time you think of getting started you just freeze up?? This is all too common… It can feel daunting! Where are you…

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#206 How to Transform Your Website Homepage to Make More Sales with Darian Chavez

By Tracy Matthews / June 18, 2019

Did you know that when someone lands on your website you only have 30 seconds to make an impression? Kinda scary, right?!? After all of the love and hard work you pour into creating a beautiful page, a…

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#205 Where Do Your Diamonds and Gemstones Come From? With Ashkan Asgari

By Tracy Matthews / June 11, 2019

As designers, we’re aware of how much our industry is changing… A lot of jewelry sales is moving online. Wholesale isn’t the same as it used to be. It’s tough these days to find buyers who will buy…

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#204 How to Elevate Your Brand with Packaging with Barbara Whitney

By Tracy Matthews / June 4, 2019

Unboxing experiences are a big deal these days… If you want to sell your product for premium prices, you have to think about packing! When customers open their purchase, they want it to be fun – to feel good.…

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#203 What YOU Need to Know in 2019 About the Current Wholesale Climate with Robin Kramer

By Tracy Matthews / May 28, 2019

This week is Robin’s birthday! I’m so excited to be chatting with her about the rapidly changing world of wholesale… Robin is our go-to girl in this department… She’s our wholesale and sales expert. And in the 7…

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#200 The BEST in Show Celebration

By Tracy Matthews / May 8, 2019

Wow! I seriously can’t believe this week was episode #200 of the Thrive by Design Podcast! I started this show because I wanted to serve the jewelry community in a bigger way. This work means the world to…

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