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Joining Renovation Nation in Roanoke’s Historic District

July 10th, 2010  |  Posted in Real Estate by Mike Dame  |  2 Comments

We’re very proud of Valeria’s renovation of a circa 1905 American Four Square home in the up-and-coming Mountain View Neighborhood in downtown Roanoke. The restoration project team partnered with the city’s Architectural Review Board to maintain the integrity of the original structure while adding modern conveniences.


Reaching a ‘Community of One’

March 3rd, 2010  |  Posted in Marketing, Social Media by Mike Dame  |  1 Comment

In this age of oft-times impersonal, shotgun-style marketing, it’s easy to lose sight of the larger goal of making personal connections, one consumer at a time. That will be the topic of my presentation next month in Atlanta at the National Forum on Customer Based Marketing Strategies. I’ll be presenting a case study of my […]


DameCo Inc. launches site for Home Accessibilities

September 8th, 2009  |  Posted in Green Building by Mike Dame  |  2 Comments

This is a bit of a belated announcement, but in late July we launched the Web site for Home Accessibilities, a new residential design firm based in Winter Park, Florida, near Orlando. Home Accessibilities is the brainchild of Karen Kassik, a good friend who has been designing custom homes and remodeling existing homes for over 20 […]


Welcoming our CNR2030 Advisory Board

August 7th, 2009  |  Posted in CNR 2030, Roanoke CCLP by admin  |  15 Comments

Our CNR2030 Advisory Board is gathering next Thursday for its first meeting, and we’ll be sharing news with them regarding Lumenhaus, Virginia Tech’s 2009 entry to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition.


My afternoon with Air McNair

July 6th, 2009  |  Posted in Miscellaneous by Mike Dame  |  10 Comments

In 1994, while on the road covering the Florida Gators’ game at Ole Miss, I took a side trip down the Natchez Trace to report on the biggest story in southern football that season: Alcorn State quarterback Steve “Air” McNair.


  • About DameCo Inc.

    DameCo Inc. provides marketing and interactive media consulting, website development, and real estate management services to small- and medium-sized enterprises.

    Valeria Alphin offers more than 20 years experience in real estate management, business development, sales, marketing, and communications. She holds a real estate license in the state of Virginia.

    Mike Dame offers 18 years experience in online media, marketing communications and strategic planning. His background includes work with Fortune 500 and large higher education and health care institutions.

    We are based in the Roanoke Valley in southwest Virginia.
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