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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

#240 How to Polarize to Magnetize Through Your Branding with Re Perez

February 25, 2020 |

Jewelry designers are a kooky lot. We know how to embrace the weird that makes us unique in a world that would often rather stifle it. My friend Re Perez is someone who knows a thing or two about embracing his weird. Re is a branding ace who got his start in traditional employment but…

#239 How to Use Snail Mail to Grow Your Sales with Miriam Schulman

February 18, 2020 |

When was the last time you got a fun surprise in the mail from a brand you like? The truth is, not a lot of companies aren’t sending out snail mail anymore… which makes it the perfect opportunity for you to stand out! Allow me to introduce Miriam Schulman, founder of Schulman Art and host…

#238 Ask Me Anything: Questions From Our SOS Students

February 11, 2020 |

What kind of questions are successful, in-demand jewelry designers asking about their business? Today, we’re going to find out – and answer them! I get Insta DMs all the time with questions about everything from sales to social media, to protecting your creative energy. I think it’s about time I answer some of the most…

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