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I'm Elizabeth, and simply put, I design brands and websites. I mix in marketing strategy, personality galore, and tons of fun to create custom brands, custom websites, and website templates. These designs convert lookers into buyers and take the headache out of the design process. I believe your brand should be a knockout. I'll help you create a captivating + profitable online presence! Join me, won't you?!

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what makes a great website

What makes a great website? What makes a dud? Besides all the obvious things like don’t make your text too small, don’t use 1,000 fonts at once and things like that… What are the major keys?! No matter what you do in your work, if you have a website, you should ask these questions. Today […]

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3 of My VERY Strong Opinions About What Makes a Great Website

November 22, 2022

I’ve got a quick tip for you today about your sales page and one thing you should probably stop saying on yours. This thing you’re saying might be hurting the potential customer experience and is a lazy marketing habit. It’s a simple change — it will take you just minutes, but will make an impact in […]

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Stop Saying THIS on Your Sales Pages

November 15, 2022

Today’s interview with Angela is fun, inspiring, and full of wisdom about life and business. So, friends, meet Angela Brown — she’s a talent brand and portrait photographer based in Brighton, Michigan. She was a wealth advisor for 25 years before doing a 180 on her career to become a photographer — proving it’s never […]

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From Wealth Manager of 25 Years to Building a Successful Business as a Brand Photographer with Angela Brown (Photography Business Tips, Showit Templates, and More!) 

November 8, 2022

This blog post is the short encouragement that maybe you need today, and it is the encouragement I’ve needed a lot in my season of business. And that is that it’s OKAY not to be growing your business. It’s ok to stay put. It’s ok to even “go backward.” It’s ok to say no to […]

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Real Talk: It’s Ok to Not Always Be Growing Your Business

November 1, 2022

Today I’m chatting with Katelyn Dekle from Launch the Damn Thing. Katelyn and I first connected when she heard me on James Wedmore’s podcast, and she sent me the world’s sweetest email. This was BEFORE Booked Out Designer even existed, but later, when I created the course, she joined and has been an essential part […]

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From Side Hustling with a 9-to-5 to Her First $10k Month as a Web Designer with Katelyn Dekle

October 27, 2022

I’ve been thinking about unpopular opinions lately, as I asked a question about this to guests on my podcast, and now I’ve been like, “hmmm… what are my unpopular opinions about different aspects of business?” So, here I’m sharing 3 of my unpopular opinions about branding and website design businesses. So whether you’re a Showit […]

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My 3 Most Unpopular Opinions About Branding/Website Design Businesses

October 25, 2022

Today I’m chatting with a friend and member of my Booked Out Designer community, Stephanie Duke! We first connected in 2019 before I made Booked Out Designer because she was one of the people I “interviewed” about what they needed help with in their business. Since then, she’s been a long-time podcast listener, and eventually […]

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From Multiple Part-Time Jobs to Going Full Time as a Brand and Website Designer (+ Increasing Her Income Every Month!) with Stephanie Duke

October 24, 2022

If bookings are slow for you — whether you’ve been in business for years or weeks, I’m sharing with you four important questions to ask yourself as you examine the situation and strategize what to do next in your business! Three of the questions are strategic, and the final one (worth reading to the end) […]

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4 Questions to Ask When You’re Not Booking Clients

October 21, 2022

Today you get to hear from Katy Boykin, who is an incredible brand designer and WordPress designer. My goal with this interview is to show you what’s possible in your business. Katy has built a business with young kids at home, had multiple career pivots, dealt with imposter syndrome, and is such a prime example […]

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From Quitting Her Job with No Plan B to Building a Super Successful Design Business with Katy Boykin (Imposter Syndrome, Selling a Blog Business, Following God’s Calling, and More!)

October 20, 2022

CONTRACTS…OMG. Do they make your heart beat faster? Maybe you wrote yours yourself, and that makes you nervous. Or, maybe your contract is so confusing that you yourself don’t even understand what you’re saying or how to enforce it if needed. Or, the worst… maybe you don’t have a contract at all, and you’re just […]

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2 MUST HAVE Contract Clauses For Designers (Shhh..These Special Clauses Will Help You Make More Money!)

October 18, 2022

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I'm Elizabeth, and simply put, I design brands and websites. I mix in marketing strategy, personality galore, and tons of fun to create custom brands, custom websites, and website templates. These designs convert lookers into buyers and take the headache out of the design process. I believe your brand should be a knockout. I'll help you create a captivating + profitable online presence! Join me, won't you?!

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