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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

#178 The Epic Online Promotion Strategy that Brought in $8200 in 4 Days

December 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m often asked: what does it really take for an emerging jewelry brand | designer | maker to successfully sell jewelry online?   It requires 4 things:   Strategy Resourcefulness Creativity A Can Do Attitude   Here’s why: There’s a lot of strategy “conversion nuance” involved in getting customers to actually buy from your jewelry…

Spring Trends 2019: Fashion Month Recap with Delia Folk

November 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following trends with your new collection is a great way to get inspired for Spring 2019.   No matter what kind of jewelry you create, you can show these trends in your designs.   It’s always fun to see how other designers are applying trends to their work!   I’m excited because Delia Folk is…

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#176 How a “Mystery” Blogger Selects Product to Feature

November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Think you can’t keep a secret?   The blogger behind A Thousand Facets has hidden her identity for almost 9 years on her blog!   It’s so cool because she’s a big time blogger, but no one knows the woman behind the words.   Or maybe I should say, the woman behind the website –…

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