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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

#211 Taking Responsible Sourcing to the Next Level with Meri Geraldine

July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

I am so thrilled about this week’s guest, you guys! She’s the kind of woman who talks the talk and walks the walk. Before getting into jewelry, Meri Geraldine worked as a sustainability consultant. But after having her daughter, she wanted to be able to work from home. That’s how her jewelry company, Gardens of…

#210 How to Recession-Proof Your Business

July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today’s topic is very close to my heart: recession-proofing your business.  If you’ve listened to my story, you know my first business got wiped out by the Great Recession of 2008.  I used to carry a lot of shame about it until a good friend of mine made me see the light. I didn’t fail…

Three Kids, A Home & A Vision: How a Couple Created a 6-Figure Jewelry-Making Business

July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, I’ll share a story about a couple who upgraded a profitable jewelry business into a 6-figure business that supports them, their family and their dreams! One of my goals has been to help 100 designers this year cross the $100K mark in sales or personal salary. I get so pumped and inspired when I…

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