Streamlining Your Business

#161 The Surprising Way to Turn a Profit Every Year (even if your sales are slow)

By Tracy Matthews / August 7, 2018

There’s a difference between having a hobby and running a profitable jewelry business.   Here at Flourish & Thrive Academy, we give you the tools to figure out if you want a jewelry business – and how to…

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create content in less time

#157 How to Create 10x the Content in Half the Time

By Tracy Matthews / July 10, 2018

Creating new content to keep up with your digital marketing can feel like a full time job.   I’m guessing you didn’t become a jewelry designer so you could write blog posts and Instagram captions 24/7?   But…

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#149 How to Know if It’s Time to Lean in or Quit

By Tracy Matthews / May 15, 2018

It’s normal to question your business now and then. I see this all the time when new designers join our community. They say before joining us they were about to throw in the towel and close their business.…

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Make a $50k salary as a jewelry designer

#147 What it really takes to make a $50K salary as a jewelry designer

By Tracy Matthews / May 1, 2018

It’s possible to earn a salary as a business owner. You don’t have to settle for leftovers. In fact, I highly recommend this strategy and I teach designers how to do this in our signature program, Laying the…

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#133 ASK Tracy Q&A: How to Focus (NOT Procrastinate) and Stay Motivated Everyday

By Tracy Matthews / January 23, 2018

So many designers ask me how to focus on what really matters in business. It can be hard, and I’ll admit I used to get distracted super easily and it hurt my sales because I couldn’t stay on…

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#129 The 1 Word That Will Shake Up Your Life and Biz (in a Powerful Way)

By Tracy Matthews / December 26, 2017

I can’t believe it but this is the last episode of this year! So crazy right?! If you want 2018 to be different from your “same old” routine…you gotta find a way to shake up your life! I…

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