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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

getting featured by bloggers

#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 –…

blockchain responsible jewelry sourcing

#175 Blockchain + Responsible Sourcing to Tell a Better Story

November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Blockchain isn’t just about BitCoin.   In fact, cryptocurrencies were made possible because of Blockchain technology!   So what does this have to do with the jewelry and fashion industry?   Blockchain helps give a digital papertrail of each step in the manufacturing and sourcing process of a piece of jewelry.   So this means…

#174 Fresh off the Runway: How the NYT T Magazine Editor Finds Brands

November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Want the inside scoop on how fashion editors discover new brands?   I’ve got you!   Sometimes editors feel impossible to reach because you put them on a pedestal.   They’re people just like you and me – and they use the internet to research brands.   I’m excited to introduce and welcome Angela Koh…

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