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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

#271 The BIPOC Open Letter with Angely Martinez

September 29, 2020 |

The BIPOC Open Letter is making waves in the jewelry industry, and I got to interview the inspiring designer who organized it – Angely Martinez. Born in the Dominican Republic, Angely Martinez is an award-winning jewelry designer and maker based in New York City. She got the idea to write the letter shortly after the…

#270 3 Ways to Test Your Black Friday Offer Before Cyber Weekend

September 22, 2020 |

The weekend of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is probably the most important weekend of the year for small e-commerce business owners. We’re nearing the end of September right now, which means it’s time to spring into action and get ready to pull off an epic Cyber Weekend promotion. It’s possible you’re thinking, “Tracy, isn’t…

#269 From the Streets of Soho to Scaling Online with Lorraine West

September 15, 2020 |

What do Beyonce, Erykah Badu, and Zendaya have in common? They all love Lorraine West’s Jewelry. And you’re gonna love her, too! Lorraine and I met at NYC Jewelry Week’s Here We Are event, and I knew right then that she would be an awesome guest for the podcast. She’s been in the industry for…