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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

EP359: Holiday Sales Visibility; How Visibility Relates to More Sales (yep, even in a product-based business) with Brenna McGowan

June 23, 2022 |

People don’t just wake up and decide to buy something. They need time to think about a purchase and get excited for a new product. So, if you want to get more visibility for your upcoming collection launch or holiday sales, you must have a pre-launch strategy.  Not sure what a pre-launch strategy is? Keep…

EP358: How to Build Your Email List Using Etsy

June 17, 2022 |

Having an Etsy shop is not the same thing as having a jewelry business. I’m not trying to be harsh here, m’dear. Lots of designers get their start on Etsy, and it can be a great platform for growing your brand – if you use it strategically. The problem with third-party platforms like Etsy is…

How to Deal With Inflation and Uncertainty (and Still Have a Thriving Jewelry Business)

June 14, 2022 |

When you feel uncertain, overwhelmed, and stuck in a downward spiral, you’re not operating from a place of power. I wanted to record a bonus episode for you this week, m’dear. While I’ve been batching podcast content well in advance, some things have come up in our lovely community here at Flourish & Thrive Academy…