The Budget Is No

Just two event professionals dreaming about ways to make impact in and at your events when...the budget is no.

About the show

Katie and Elizabeth are in the business of connecting people. We want to dive deeper into how other industries, organizations and individuals connect with people resulting in a lasting, meaningful experience. We talk about coming up with ways to do this when there's limited resources...and the budget is no.

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Episodes

  • Taylor Swift 2.0

    November 14th, 2019  |  21 mins 7 secs

    Yes... it's that time. Katie and Elizabeth talk about Taylor Swift again and the release of her new album, Lover. While they warn their non-Taylor Swift fans to maybe skip this episode, there are some good takeaways for the non-Swifties!

  • Memorable Event & Educational Experiences

    October 31st, 2019  |  30 mins 24 secs

    What do you remember most from the last event you attended? We bet it was memorable to one of your senses. Elizabeth and Katie talk about designing event and educational experiences to make the most impact.

  • Chatbots

    October 10th, 2019  |  20 mins 57 secs

    Elizabeth and Katie discuss how a trip to Australia led to an interesting find on how to use chatbots and the three different versions to fit within your budget.

  • Content Curation

    September 26th, 2019  |  20 mins 27 secs

    Elizabeth and Katie talk about curating content through crowd sourcing and delivering it in interactive ways.

  • Minisode: Instagram Stories

    September 12th, 2019  |  5 mins 46 secs

    Katie and Elizabeth both spend way too much time on the internet and talking about all the cool stuff they see out in the wild. So they have decided to "minisodes" where they will talk about all these cool things to give you ideas on how you can connect with your audience at your next event! First up... Instagram Stories!

  • Watches, Hotels and Detroit

    August 29th, 2019  |  18 mins 13 secs

    Watches, hotels and Detroit... find out what all three have in common and how this American-made story can inspire your brand even when The Budget Is No.

  • Bad A$$ Ladies of DFW

    August 15th, 2019  |  16 mins 29 secs

    Katie and Elizabeth attended the Behind the Mic podcast panel presented by the BadA$$ Ladies of DFW. Find out what they learned about podcasting, partnerships, missions and being committed to your goal and your audience on this weeks episode of The Budget is No.

  • See a Penny, Pick it Up

    August 1st, 2019  |  14 mins 59 secs

    Pennies are more more valuable than you think! We discuss how a simple game with coins can lead to a lasting impression and help connect your community together.

  • Minisode: Snapchat

    July 25th, 2019  |  4 mins 40 secs

    Katie and Elizabeth both spend way too much time on the internet and talking about all the cool stuff they see out in the wild. So they have decided to "minisodes" where they will talk about all these cool things to give you ideas on how you can connect with your audience at your next event! First up... Snapchat.

  • Amazon Prime: Box of Surprises

    July 18th, 2019  |  23 mins 36 secs

    We have a box of surprises for you on the next episode of The Budget Is No. It’s a little bit different and it’s got a little something for everyone as we talk about this ecommerce giant's approach to celebrating their own holiday of deals.

  • Coca-Cola: Sip, Scan and Experience

    July 4th, 2019  |  17 mins 41 secs

    Nothing accompanies the long summer days better than an ice cold bottle of Coca-Cola... well, except maybe a shot to win an exclusive summer bucket list experience. Plucked from the shelves of a gas station fridge (literally), we explore Coca-Cola's summer marketing campaign in real-time to see if we'll be jamming on the beach or visiting the World Cup finals courtesy of this mega company.

  • Building Your Community One Rep At A Time

    June 20th, 2019  |  28 mins 15 secs

    Fitness studios are becoming more prevalent than the Starbucks on every corner. What are they doing different than the classic gym? How do they manage to keep people coming back? Listen as we take a look at two boutique gyms and how they build their customer experience.

  • The Leaf Rakers Society

    June 6th, 2019  |  25 mins 3 secs

    What's your go to Starbucks order? Are you more of a drip coffee or a iced carmel machiatto extra whip no foam kinda person? We talk to our first guest (!!!) about the secret society and community of Starbucks loving individuals. We submit this episode for the approval of the Leaf Rakers Society.

  • I See It, I Like It, I Want It... I Spotify It

    May 23rd, 2019  |  20 mins 14 secs

    We like to jam out to Ariana and Taylor on Spotify but after a chance encounter with a Spotify code in the shampoo aisle at Walmart, we discovered ways to help crowd source your event playlists.

  • The Event Swifties

    May 2nd, 2019  |  18 mins 33 secs
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    Look no further than the greatest - Taylor Swift - when looking for the most recent events inspo. We take a look at Taylor's debut single, the rollout strategy, and how it reminds us to craft an experience not to be forgotten by our attendees and event goers.

    It's our inaugural episode, so, we're new at this.