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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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#315 Hypnotherapy and Overcoming Mental Roadblocks for Artists with Elliot Roe

By Tracy Matthews / September 16, 2021

I think we can all agree that growing a jewelry business isn’t easy. It’s part strategy, part talent, and part mindset. The last “part,” mindset, may be the thing holding you back from reaching your goals as a…

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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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#311 The 3 Pillars of Online Sales with Megan Auman

By Tracy Matthews / August 19, 2021

Selling your jewelry online is how independent designers thrive in today’s market. I met Megan Auman many years ago at a jewelry event. We immediately hit it off because we have so much in common. Megan is an…

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#310 What to Do When Someone Blatantly Copies You

By Tracy Matthews / August 12, 2021

If you’ve had someone blatantly copy your work before, you know how frustrating it can be. There are a million questions running through your head, but the biggest one is “What do I do?” This problem is all…

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#309 How to Use Pinterest to Get More Traffic to Your Site, Grow Your Audience, and Make More Sales with Andrea Li

By Tracy Matthews / August 10, 2021

The other day, I logged onto Pinterest for the first time in a while. We’re going through some marketing team changes over here at Flourish & Thrive Academy, and I wanted to check up on our Pinterest presence.…

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