Hi, I'm Amanda.

A designer and strategist revolutionizing the world of design with strategy by building beautiful, one-of-a-kind brands with strategy and custom web design. 

Professional Bio

Designer, strategist, marketer and speaker, Amanda Shuman is an expert brand strategist and designer for creatives. She's the founder and CEO at Carrylove Designs, a fully-remote digital marketing agency for creative small businesses. With over 100 success stories, her team of designers and copywriters help creatives craft a brand that stands out from the crowd so they can make more doing what they love.

Known for her 'strategy-first' way of thinking, she's had the opportunity to appear on dozens of podcasts, virtual summits, and stages for creatives around the nation and supported entrepreneurs including Heidi Thompson, Maria Bayer, and Brandee Gaar.

At Carrylove Designs, she’s committed to providing services and education to support creative small businesses, so they can get paid more to do what they love while working less.

A strong believer in the power of intentional branding, Amanda knows pairing a beautiful brand aesthetic with an intentional website strategy is the cornerstone for success and booking clients effortlessly.

This is a peek into Creating a brand message that books

– Brandee Gaar, Wedding Pro CEO Summit

Amanda was a joy to work with as a speaker! Her content was actionable and practical and out attendees walked away with a clear plan for how to level up their brand. Amanda was warm and engaging and I would highly recommend her for any event!

– Heidi Thompson, Evolve Your Wedding Business

"Amanda is one of those speakers that I love to invite back to my events time and time again. Attendees always tell me that Amanda's presentations are incredibly helpful and help them actually do something with what they've learned. I would highly recommend Amanda for any event for creatives!"

The Signature Talks

The 4-Phase Strategy for Creating Brands that Resonate

Your brand is more than just a pretty logo. We dive into our 4-part strategy that includes brand strategy, design, website and how it relates to your marketing.

  • How branding is different than marketing
  • Case studies from CLD clients so your audience can relate
  • Why strategy is more important than design to grow your business

Make Your Website Stand out and book

How to craft a high-converting website that gets found in search engines and generate more leads.

  • What is the '3 Second Test' and how your website can pass it
  • Reframe your thinking from 'freelancer' to 'CEO' and how it applies to your website
  • Walk away with several immediately applicable strategies to create a higher-converting website

Crafting a Brand Message that books

How to craft a brand message for your business that helps you stand out in a saturated market.

  • What are the 3 key elements your brand needs to succeed
  • How to identify your next level ideal client and speak directly to them
  • Real life marketing examples and how we can apply what's working to our business

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Press Assets

Amanda Shuman is a brand designer and marketing strategist specializing in the wedding & creative industries. As the founder of Carrylove Designs, she's helped hundreds of creative service-based businesses reach six figures and beyond through intentional branding. Her marketing efforts have helped her clients change their lives by quitting their full-time jobs to pursue their passions, buying the homes of their dreams, and scaling their teams. She is passionate about design and believes pairing a beautiful brand aesthetic with an intentional website strategy is the cornerstone for success and booking clients effortlessly. As a native Texan, she enjoys warm days with a cold drink in hand while exploring new places with her husband and their two kids.



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We’re revolutionizing the world of design by placing strategy before design. 

We definitely love ourselves some pretty, but what we’ve learned is that ‘pretty’ alone doesn’t book clients. That’s why we take strategic steps from start to finish with the final goal of helping our clients make more money.