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Posts Tagged ‘PR’

How to Stay “Top of Mind” to Editors (and Bloggers)

Woot, I am super excited because I am interviewing some awesome people today for our Thrive by Design podcast that’s launching this Fall! One of those people is Danielle Miele of Gem Gossip! She is absolutely one of my favorite jewelry bloggers and totes adorable..isn’t she? Last week, on a call for our Diamond Insiders…

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Summer PR Resources

Last week, we mentioned that we are taking a few weeks off of blogging so that our team can take a little break. We all need a break at times… However, we will be sending you some inspiration and great reading/listening while we are away + we wanted to give you some resources to help make…

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6 Things You Need to Know Before Pitching Press

Are you confident about reaching out to editors to get your jewelry designs featured in major magazines and influential blogs? When I first started out, I was really intimidated and anxious to reach out to editors. Then I got a call from a local editor who requested to feature my jewelry and I realized pitching…

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Summer PR Resource Roundup

You guessed it! Right now magazine editors are winding down their search for product for Holiday Gift Guides, Holiday and Resort Issues. But you still have a chance to pitch. Robin & I are taking a summer break from the blog to feature some of our best PR posts from Flourish & Thrive Academy. For…

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The Formula for a Stellar Press Pitch Letter

Did you know that getting your jewelry in the media not only increases exposure and brand awareness, but can also increase your sales too? It’s true! During the Tracy Matthews Designs days, my jewelry was frequently featured in magazines and TV shows. A few placements in Lucky Magazine and InStyle back in the day brought…

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Designer Spotlight: Sarah Russ

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT I’m drawn to metalworking in simple and family inspired designs. HOW DID YOU GET INTO JEWELRY DESIGN? In April of 2006, I was struggling to find gifts for mother’s day, I walked the aisles of the craft store until I found myself in…

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Designer Spotlight: Amy Jennings

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT I currently make wooden, electroformed copper and hybrid (wood & electroformed copper) rings. For most of my twenties I struggled to realise what I wanted to do with my life but I did know that I didn’t want to spend 5 days a…

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Designer Spotlight: Amy Kanka Valadarsky

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT People would say I create jewelry pieces, I want to think I can make dreams come true. There is nothing like watching the delight of a customer putting on my ‘walk on the beach’ ring on her finger for the first time and…

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Designer Spotlight: Deborah Ross

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT I started making memory jewelry after my grandmother’s funeral I received a memory bracelet from her funeral flowers and knew I could do a better job. I played with materials, processes and techniques until I developed what I think is one of the…

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Designer Spotlight: Susan L. Goldstein

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT In June of 2009 my mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  I decided to make bracelets and give them to the women in my mother’s life who wanted to honor and support her during her 3 1/2 month battle. I realized that cancer…

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