Now that F&TA Live is over…there is only one thing I’m thinking about….
The big debate….
No, not the presidential debate last night (not going to get political here)….
But the debate about the new changes in Instagram and how that’s going to affect holiday sales.… READ MORE
Who do you turn to when you have a question about your jewelry biz?
When I was first starting out as a designer, I turned to my friend Suzi, who was a sweater designer. She had been in the fashion industry for a few years and she had great advice, but unfortunately it wasn’t always super relatable to my jewelry business.… READ MORE
There is nothing more frustrating than feeling like you have nothing good to say (or write)!
Let’s get real darlings…we’ve all been there before.
How many hours have you spent staring at a blank google doc on your computer trying to think of something clever to say?… READ MORE
Orlando Bloom…Felix the Cat…Lucky Magazine.
Kinda Random topics for a jewelry blog…but they were the topics I chose during my first month blogging back in 2008.
Like many of you who are new to blogging, I wasn’t really sure what to write about so I ended up writing about a bunch of random stuff with no strategy behind it.… READ MORE
The most successful jewelry businesses are born out of what we love to do.
Right? I am sure you can relate.
So what would it take to grow your business in alignment with your dreams?
When I started Tracy Matthews Designs, I was working full time at Nordstrom and jewelry was a side hustle for me.… READ MORE
Curious, have you ever heard about how Robin & I met?
Well, you might have heard this story before but we met at a trade show in 2006 called the ENK Accessories Circuit Show.
You could even say that Flourish & Thrive Academy was born at a Trade Show.… READ MORE
Either you have it or you don’t…
…it’s not one of those things that you can fake.
In business, confidence is the key to skyrocketing sales.
If you believe in yourself and in your brand then other people will naturally begin to follow suit.… READ MORE
Before we get started today, find your pulse.
Really, do it…feel it beat for a few seconds.
What your pulse is for your body, sales are for your jewelry biz.
Sales are the lifeblood of your business.
If you don’t have sales, you have an expensive hobby…not a business.… READ MORE