Marketing & Strategy for Startups


You build the company. We'll build the brand.

Our mission is to provide a solid communications strategy for startups and small businesses. Inventors aren't always writers. Innovators aren't always communicators. Tinkerers aren't always designers. That's why we're here to help.


We provide the tools startups need to tell their story, communicate their message and reach their audiences.

We specialize in marketing, brand building and identity, but we also belong to a network of resources that includes business consultants, financial experts, VCs, product designers, lawyers and anything else a developing business needs.

Latest DD! News

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July 18, 2015

Founders Find Funding!

DD Client Urban Offsets receives NC Idea Grant

PR Success Story

Female-led Wogrammer hits 12K likes on Facebook

What our clients are saying:

  • Dana’s advice paid for itself tenfold.

    Glenn Sheridan
  • Dana never runs out of ideas or the energy to execute them.

    David Horne
    Magnetic Ideas
  • Dana is one of the few people I have met who can take a disjointed presentation and, within one sentence, sum up exactly what the company doesReally impressed with her ability.”

    Troy Knauss
    Piedmont Angel Network
  • Dana is an idea-generator and team playerFantastic speaking and copywriting skills, accountability, outside-the-box thinking and poise are all in her wheelhouse. She is a natural and charismatic leader and project head.

    Jason Phillips
    VP, Phillips Collection