EP344 How Emery and Opal Grew Their Handmade Jewelry Business to a Million Dollars

By Tracy Matthews / March 14, 2022

People think that you need a massive team and a complex structure to build a million-dollar company. But what many fail to realize is that if you simplify and streamline your growing company, you can achieve a million-dollar…

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EP343 Create A Simple Plan for Financial Growth

By Tracy Matthews / March 7, 2022

If you want to increase the odds of survival of your jewelry business, you need to learn how to manage your business finances. In today’s episode, I interviewed Melissa Houston, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) of over 20…

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EP342 3 Key Hires You Need to Scale to 7-Figures

By Tracy Matthews / February 25, 2022

When hiring people, bring in leaders who are ready to support and help you instead of people who are doers. Although there’s a place for both types of people in any organization, it’s ideal to look for people…

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EP341 Jewelry Brand Makeover Bootcamp Recap

By Tracy Matthews / February 22, 2022

“If you want to grow your business, but what you’re currently doing isn’t working… then the only path to growth is change.”  Last February 3rd, we officially wrapped up our EPIC Jewelry Brand Makeover Bootcamp. We had such…

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EP340 How to Be Awesome on Camera in Interviews with Kim Rittberg

By Tracy Matthews / February 14, 2022

“I have a couple of tips when you land a podcast or TV feature. Get your message and your sound bites under wraps. If you don’t even know your message or your company, or you don’t have your…

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EP339 How to Create a Benefits Ladder to Sell More This Year

By Tracy Matthews / February 8, 2022

“You’re not selling a product. You’re selling a lifestyle. You’re selling a movement. You’re selling the real feeling why people buy from you.” This is one of the insightful lessons you’ll learn from our podcast guest, Monica Sharma-Patnekar. …

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EP338 The Structure That Helps You Reach Your Goals with Joel Ingwaldson

By Tracy Matthews / January 24, 2022

One of the biggest reasons that creative businesses fail is because they aren’t structured and they don’t have a systematic way to grow their company. And even though they might have gotten some success and sales traction just…

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EP337: Help and Hope for Start Ups and Makers with Full Time Jobs with Candice Eve Padro

By Tracy Matthews / January 14, 2022

“I have so many more options now to grow the business that I wouldn’t have before. So if you want to take it seriously, I would definitely make an investment in yourself and in your business.” If you…

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EP336: From Poverty to Thriving Multi 6-Figure Business Owner

By Tracy Matthews / January 12, 2022

“100% invest in yourself and in your business. Whether it’s $100 or a million dollars. Whatever you’re able to afford. Make it happen.” Quay Flom has always been making jewelry since she was a kid. She was fed…

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EP335: How to Handle Inflation and Pricing Without Creating Price Resistance

By Tracy Matthews / January 11, 2022

Everything is a percentage of your sales price. So if your costs go up, you have to raise your prices to maintain your margins or cut your expenses somewhere else. In this podcast episode, I’ll be interviewing Jason…

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