About Elaine

Elaine Owen FRSA is a multi award winning digital marketing consultant and coach mentor. She studied executive coaching and leadership mentoring at Level 7 Dip (masters level) with the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Outside of work, Elaine is an inspirational speaker and master class presenter, always willing to share her knowledge and experience including real insight into her business success and start up failures. She regularly lectures on all aspects of Digital Marketing and her speciality is helping businesses make sense of the digital environment and helping them with strategy and skills to use it cost effectively and efficiently for client engagement, customer services and sales.

Elaine believes in doing ‘good’ whilst doing ‘good’ business and is a technical expert in digital marketing & learning and development.

Elaine started her own business, Designated, aged 29, she has 3 children and is a working mum who advocates work life balance.

Elaine’s personal story of overcoming adversity was featured in the book by Antony Stagg "If Can do it – so can you" - View on Amazon


She is the founder and creator of Designated a digital marketing agency and private training provider.

Designated has worked with and for renowned brands such as Google, London School of Economics, Vauxhall Motors, NHS, Lime Pictures, Toxic Waste Candy, The Brain Charity, Wirral Borough Council and University of Greenwich.

Elaine and her team help businesses harness the power of generating high quality leads and gaining brand exposure via affordable and effective web site design, social media and content management solutions combining strong content with natural optimisation and strategic targeting.

Women In Business

She is also the digital engagement director for Women In Business

Women in Business - Help, support and guidance for women in business, women working in businesses and women starting up or considering starting a business.

Women In Business was the first network for women in business in the UK. We are proud of our roots and as the world of business and communications has changed to favour digital and social media so has women in business.

Merseyside Women of the Year

Elaine is one of three organisers of the Merseyside Women of the Year Awards

The purpose of the Merseyside Women of the Year event is to celebrate women’s achievements, to reward the best of the best, and leave a legacy for the next generation of Women. The event has been designed to reward the unsung heroines of Merseyside, for their achievements in just doing what they do best, changing lives, giving that extra meaning to people’s lives across Merseyside.

Search "#MWOTY" if you want to know more.


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