Durham, NC – Come out this Sunday, February 21, to see the first ever Niko Cup against Cancer, a soccer tournament organized by local players to support fellow player and friend, Niko Harlan, in his battle with brain cancer. The Tournament will feature eight six-player teams, competing on the Duke campus, hoping to raise donations that will contribute to Niko’s costly medical expenses. Teams participating in Sunday’s event have already raised over $4,000 in support of his treatment.
DesignHammer representatives Kosta Harlan and Caroline Silver joined in the ProductCamp conversation, presenting on “Usability Testing as a Method for Ensuring Marketing Success.”
August 25, 2009, Durham, NC – Recently the fourth annual BarCampRDU conference was held at the Red Hat World Headquarters in Raleigh. DesignHammer’s Managing Partner, David Minton, participated in Saturday’s events by leading a session on “The Intersection of Usability, Accessibility, and SEO.” Sponsoring the event for the second year in a row, DesignHammer was also a Gold Level sponsor of this year’s conference.
May 28, 2009, Durham, NC – DesignHammer has recently joined the Meetup trend and is sponsoring a group supporting further education of local web professionals in the Triangle. The phenomenon of Meetup has become a great social networking tool for communities to gather offline and explore a wealth of personal and professional interests. With over 5.7 million members worldwide and nearly 900 groups organized in the Triangle, Meetup is a great online community that is gaining ground as a professional networking resource.
DesignHammer Media Group LLC Managing Partner David Minton has been appointed to the Orange County Buy Local Task Force. DesignHammer contributed the website for the Orange County Buy Local campaign, and Minton will work on the Task Force to help leverage the capabilities of the online business directory.
DesignHammer, a Durham-based full-service web design and development company, is organizing and hosting a meetup on search engine optimization (SEO). The meetup will take place on January 20, 2009. A "meetup" is a social gathering that focuses on one of a wide variety of topics. Meetups are organized through Meetup.com.
On Saturday, August 2, 2008, Red Hat hosted the third annual BarCampRDU conference, with DesignHammer providing sponsorship, as well as lending Managing Partner David Minton to host one of the conference's dozens of participant led sessions.
According to the conference website, “a Bar Camp is an unconference where... rather than having scheduled speakers, everyone pitches sessions the morning of the BarCamp. Those sessions are put on a schedule, and lots of little groups form for intense group learning. Everyone is expected to teach, to talk, to participate.”
Raleigh, NC — The Asheville based marketing company Sidhe Communications, LLC and Durham based web site design firm DesignHammer Media Group, LLC will present the first in a series of organic search marketing classes. The class on writing for the web will take place on May 17th, 2008 at the Raleigh School of Communication Arts Digital Circus from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.