About Us


We get it. There are dozens of agencies to choose from today. The services are similar, the client lists are broad, and the fees are sky high. We're different. ABD is a highly focused digital agency specializing in hotels, restaurants, retail, and branding. We are authors, restaurant owners, foodies, and travelers ourselves.


We speak hospitality and marketing.

We've been in your shoes. Our first hand experience developing marketing strategies for hotels, restaurants, and travel brands makes ABD the right fit for your business. 


We drink the Kool-aid.

We are avid travelers with our roots firmly planted in Bend, Oregon. We keep and conquer bucket lists. We stay in the world's best hotels and the world's worst vacation rentals. We dine in the country's best restaurants and at the most underestimated food trucks. We (still) read travel magazines, Pin recipes on Pinterest, and believe life should be a story worth telling.


Amy Belasen Draheim, Founder

A published author originally from upstate New York, Amy graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada with a BA in English. She eventually traded pen and paper for steaks and spas, leading the digital marketing team for an independent hotel group of 12+ hotels, resorts, and restaurants coast to coast. Amy has traveled to 15 countries and dined at many of the best restaurants in the world. She is also the creator of the online course, The Published Author, helping first time authors get published. Amy lives in Bend, Oregon.