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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

#264 Pinterest Tips from a Wedding Industry Insider with Jessica Zimmerman

August 11, 2020 |

Get ready for one of the most powerful interviews you’ve heard all year. Meet Jessica Zimmerman, the creative entrepreneur who went from working 16 hour days with no profit to building a 7-figure business with much less demanding hours. Seriously, this woman is amazing. Her journey started when she survived a fatal car accident that…

#263 How to Work With Your Partner or Spouse in Your Company with Jess VanDen

August 4, 2020 |

Is running a business with your spouse or partner a good idea? We brought in an expert.  Jess VanDen runs not one, but TWO different businesses with the help of her husband – Epheriell Jewelry and Create and Thrive.  She sat down with me to spill the tea on what it takes to make a…

#262 From Successful Side Hustle to a 6+ Figure Business in Less Than a Year with Gitti Lindner

July 28, 2020 |

If you’re running a side hustle and wondering – can I really turn this into a full-time business? You need to meet Gitti Lindner… Gitti is a ceramicist and founder of Cinder Ceramics. What began as a side hustle has turned into a business that allowed her to “semi-retire” from her day job as a…