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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

3 Reasons Why You Aren't Attracting The Right Customers

Episode #462: 3 Reasons Why You Aren't Attracting The Right Customers

February 22, 2024 |

What if you’re not attracting the right customers? If the people walking up to you or meeting you online aren’t your ideal customers, it’s important to understand how to reel those dream ones in.  Because if you’re in a sea of the wrong customers and trying to sell to those people, your messaging and everything…

The Power of In-Person Events for Small Business

Episode #461 The Power of In-Person Events for Small Business

February 15, 2024 |

Today we’re talking about the power of live events and how impactful they are for growing your small business!  For years, one of my favorite things to do was host events at Flourish and Thrive Academy because of the life-long relationships I made!  That’s how some of my best connections and friendships were formed! I…

Building a Community of Ethical Makers with Ethical Metalsmiths

Episode #460: Building a Community of Ethical Makers with Ethical Metalsmiths

February 8, 2024 |

In today’s episode, we’re diving into some incredibly important topics about ethical and sustainable jewelry production, making, and sourcing! This is a hot topic that everyone wants to talk about and learn about, so we’re also going to explore the Ethical Metalsmiths Organization.  I’ve been on their advisory board for a couple of years, and…