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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

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…

EP383: From Soul-Sucking Day Job to 23 Wholesale Accounts in 1 Year with Rosie Harris

January 12, 2023 |

If you have one of those “soul-sucking” day jobs with no opportunity for growth…. Or you just want to be inspired by another jewelry maker doing big things… You’ll love this story! Whenever I hear a good “I-quit-my-full-time-job-to-pursue-my-jewelry-biz” story, I have to learn more – especially when that designer doubled her online sales and now…