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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

#228 She Hired a Virtual Assistant and Her Business Scaled – Here's How She Did It

December 3, 2019 |

Do you ever feel like you’re trying to do everything at once? That’s not a good sign, m’dear. When you’re trying to run a business and handle everything by yourself, it quickly becomes overwhelming and you end up drowning in the day-to-day tasks that aren’t actually moving your business forward. That’s why the third pillar…

#227 How One Skeptical Designer Doubled Her Sales This Year By Taking Our Advice

November 26, 2019 |

I love it when a skeptical designer enrolls in our program – only to have their business totally transform! That’s exactly what happened to Peggy Houchin, the designer behind Peggy Houchin Jewelry.  Peggy came to us because in her heart she wanted to stay a maker, but she was not getting a return on investment…

#226 The Desired Brand Effect – Here's How to Use It In Your Business

November 19, 2019 |

Not every jewelry designer has the same goals and dreams, but we all want the same things from our business: freedom to live the life you desire, control over your brand, and a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day. These three fundamental desires have led me to develop a guideline for all…

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