Sales & Marketing

#320 The Mindset Shift That 4x’d One Designer’s Sales with Alisha Merrick

By Tracy Matthews / October 13, 2021

When you’re operating from the mindset of a starving artist, you could be preventing yourself from being successful without even realizing it. Here’s how starving artist syndrome manifests in your business… Resenting the success of other artists. Feeling…

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#318 Cyber Weekend Promotion Ideas

By Tracy Matthews / October 6, 2021

The biggest sales weekend of the year is almost here, are you ready? I’m talking about Black Friday through Cyber Monday. It’s a great opportunity to generate sales as a jewelry company. If you’re still not sure what…

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#317 How to Navigate iOS Update Changes for the Holiday Season with Maisha Walker

By Tracy Matthews / September 28, 2021

The online world is always changing, and as a small business owner, it can be hard to keep up. I usually try to keep the content I post here evergreen, but Apple just released iOS 15 on September…

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#316 7 Irresistible Holiday Sales Strategies (No Discount Required)

By Tracy Matthews / September 23, 2021

You might think the only reason people love shopping during the holiday season is because of the discounts so many brands offer. But that stereotype is mostly informed by big box stores that can afford to severely discount…

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10 Creative Packaging Design Ideas for Small Businesses

By Tracy Matthews / September 14, 2021

Unboxing experiences are a big deal in the eCommerce world. Small business owners who want to sell their products for premium prices need to think of creative packaging design ideas. Imagine I asked you to pick between two…

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How to Photograph Jewelry and Other Products For Your Website

By Tracy Matthews / September 9, 2021

Every entrepreneur who successfully sells jewelry online knows how to take quality product photos for their website. Websites are a tool for visual communication, so the way you display your products is fundamental to increasing your online sales.…

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#314 From Jewelry Maker to Media Mogul with Vanessa Coppes of Bella Magazine

By Tracy Matthews / September 7, 2021

Knowing how to pitch your jewelry to media publications is key to establishing brand credibility. I got the inside scoop from the CEO and Editor in Chief of Bella Magazine. Vanessa Coppes began her professional journey as a…

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#313 The 5-Step Holiday Sales Prep Plan

By Tracy Matthews / September 2, 2021

Jewelry brands that lean into their holiday sales prep during the summer get far better results than those that wait until October or November to scrape together a plan. I want to help you be fully prepared for…

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#312 How to Use Instagram REELS to Grow Your Business

By Tracy Matthews / August 26, 2021

When my marketing manager told me I need to post more Reels on Instagram I felt… annoyed. I felt stupid dancing on camera, and I thought that’s what you have to do (hint: it isn’t), so I kind…

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How to Create a Website for Your Handmade Jewelry in 5 Steps

By Tracy Matthews / August 24, 2021

If you’re ready to start selling your handmade jewelry online, the first thing you need to know is how to make a jewelry website that converts browsers into buyers. Here’s the cold hard truth about how to sell…

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