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As a jewelry designer or maker, you’re probably interested in moving to online sales. There’s so much upside and flexibility for you, but getting traction in a crowded online space is tough. Next thing you know, you’re not getting enough sales to keep your business going and you’re in frustration station! Totally get it! I’ve [READ MORE]
#133 ASK Tracy Q&A: How to Focus (NOT Procrastinate) and Stay Motivated Everyday
So many designers ask me how to focus on what really matters in business. It can be hard, and I’ll admit I used to get distracted super easily and it hurt my sales because I couldn’t stay on track! Which is why I love doing, Ask Tracy Q&A on the podcast! I’m answering some great questions today (from designers like you) [READ MORE]
#126 10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Have the Best Year Ever
Can you believe it’s already December?? Honestly, I love this time of year! It gives you a chance to reflect on what happened throughout the year, and really envision what you want to create for next year. So today I’m gonna dive into how you really CAN have the best year ever! I’ve got 10 questions you should ask you [READ MORE]
#109 Visionary Series: How to Focus on What Really Matters in Your Business
As a creative business owner, you probably have lots of ideas! It’s easy for you to say “yes” to new projects and fun ways to serve your customers. The trouble is, when you start saying “yes” too much, and you get in over your head! I’ve been there, m’dear! It’s not fun when you realize you need to start sayin [READ MORE]
How To Sell to Retail Stores: The 5 Things You Must Do
As a jewelry designer, I'm asked all the time how to sell to retail stores. You’re ready. You’ve decided selling your jewelry wholesale is right for your brand, but you aren’t sure how to get started. Here are a few tips on how to approach a buyer for a store: (more…) [READ MORE]
#100 Top Insights from The Past 5 Years of Flourish & Thrive
It’s time to celebrate! We love all things birthday here at Flourish & Thrive...and on July 5th we are celebrating F&TA’s 5th birthday! This is also our 100th episode of Thrive by Design, which is super awesome they fall on (almost) the same day!!! Building a business can be really tough (hashtag #thestruggleisreal)... [READ MORE]
#92 How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Your Jewelry Business with Nathan Hirsch
The best part about owning a jewelry business? You get the choose which 18 hours you work each day! But seriously, did you think having your own business would eat up all your time? Truth is, it doesn’t have to. Getting things done (I know there’s a lot) is possible without working 80 hour weeks! Today, I have my fr [READ MORE]
#91 The 7 Stages to Accelerate Jewelry Business Success
Designers always ask me, “Tracy, how did you create a jewelry brand that consistently generates multiple 6 figures and only spending 10% of your working time in it?” Well, it wasn’t because of the 30 page business plan I wrote! That bad boy just collected dust, never to be looked at again. Truth is: There’s no coo [READ MORE]

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