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Thrive by Design was developed to support designers and makers with business, marketing and lifestyle strategies to help them reach the full potential of their brand.

Host Tracy Matthews loves to share her experiences, success and failures of building a successful jewelry brand. She also really has a blast interviewing major players in the jewelry industry and beyond -- from well-known designers to famous bloggers to store owners and PR mavens.

She’s on a mission to break down the barriers of the tight-lipped jewelry industry and strongly believes in community and collaboration over competition.

Latest from the Podcast

When is the Right Time to Get Coaching For Your Jewelry Business

EP386: When is the Right Time to Get Coaching For Your Jewelry Business

February 3, 2023 |

Everyone looks at the cost of a book, coach, or program. Nobody considers the cost of being in the same place 1 year from now. If you’ve been following me for a while, you may have heard my story about hiring my first coach-sultant, Phil. For years, I’d struggle to figure things out in my…

EP385: Her Jewelry Business Became a Safe Haven From an Abusive Relationship

January 26, 2023 |

It takes a lot of courage to walk away from an abusive relationship. So, when your jewelry business is part of the reason that you’re able to get out, heal and move forward… Well, that’s a true WHY for going all in on it! On the podcast today, I interviewed a very courageous woman, Claire…

EP384: Growing a Jewelry Business in Retirement with Rina Luban

January 19, 2023 |

Imagine it’s 6 months from now and you have a website that’s making sales from people you didn’t know, collections that are sold out, and an increase in overall sales by 30%. If you’re a maker who’s starting your business in retirement,, I think you’d feel pretty good, right? That’s what happened when Rina Luban…