Testimonials

#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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#308 Key Takeaways from the Expand Your Audience Event

By Tracy Matthews / June 28, 2021

I’m on a high this week, m’dear! Why? Because last week I hosted our Expand Your Audience – Grow Your Sales event, and it was a huge hit! I can’t wait to start hosting in-person events again next…

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#307 From Seasonal In Person Events to Daily Sales All Year Round with Erin Heydenreich

By Tracy Matthews / June 22, 2021

Did you build your jewelry brand on sales from in-person events? Then you probably have a lot in common with Erin Herdenreich of Betina Roza. Erin designs bright beachy jewelry for the rare brave soul. She sells her…

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#306 From All Her Eggs In One Basket to Thriving Online with Meghan Boehm

By Tracy Matthews / June 15, 2021

Let’s start the week right with another amazing success story from one of our Momentum graduates, Meghan Boehm. Meghan is the founder of Meghan Bo Designs, a jewelry brand for multi-faceted moms who want to look stylish whether…

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#305 Growing a Product Lifestyle Brand Where Your Personality is the Star with Katie Seller

By Tracy Matthews / June 8, 2021

Today I am thrilled to introduce you to Katie Seller, the irreverent and hilarious visionary behind Metal Marvels. Katie creates a wide variety of jewelry, apparel, and home goods designed to empower women to be themselves. Her honest…

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