• StoryManager

  • Biz Modeling

  • Brand Development

  • Web Communications

  • Social Strategy

  • Analysis & Insight

Growing Your Business Story

About

Your Story Team

We're a boutique consulting firm passionate about the art of the business story.

  • Steve Sue
    Biz Guy

    Steve parlayed an oddly-matched education in art and law into a business-making career that spans entertainment, real estate, hospitality, foodservice, corporate & retail branding and software development.

  • Rob Bertholf
    Brand & Social Guy

    @Rob’s backstory is steeped in software development, but he has emerged as a social media, SEO and conversion analysis super hero. he's also an awesome brander and web expert who has built over 1,000 websites in Hawaii alone.

  • John Leblanc
    Web Guy

    John was an early web prodigy who created websites for scads of cool companies including two CBS affiliates (WBZ, Boston & KPIX, SF). He's also a wickedly talented guitarist, which comes in handy for creating original scores and being a real rock star.

  • Page Wood
    UI/UX Designer

    Page is a User Interface Designer with a knack for bringing Blue Sky down-to-earth. He's also a superb photographer and awesome surfer who shoots all the North Shore breaks.

  • Anne Panlilio
    Production Manager

    Analyn is vastly experienced at web development, loves efficiency and relishes total task completion. She lives in Manila and enjoys breeding and running packs of huskies.

  • Phelmar Canada
    CSS Developer

    Phelmar, is experienced in all aspects of front-end web development and excels at creating seamless experiences across browsers. He's also quite the ladies man.

Recent Blockbusters

Kualoa Ranch
Waikiki Trolley
Paradise Cove
Roys Restaurants
Visitor Video
BizGym

Capabilities

Perfect Pitch

Orchestrating all the themes of business

Vision
Biz-Making

We build businesses from scratch and offer b-coaching. We also publish BizGym.com b-planning & financial modeling app.

Brand
Brand Dev

We build brands. Both at company and product line levels including naming, logos and tonality & use standards.

Communications
Comm Strategy

We direct communications. We have deep backstory in integrating a wide variety of traditional and new media.

Web
Web

We build on Wordpress, Magento (e-commerce) and various booking engines. We also offer hosting, maintenance & monitoring. See also our sister company SaaS Ventures app development.

Social
Social

We're social media experts. We're also the publishers of the SurroundsMe social advocacy app and L8tr.co social messaging scheduler App.

Analysis
Analytics

We provide insight and vision through web-based analytic feedback and reporting systems.

VALERIE KING, VP MARKETING, KUALOA RANCH

We have been growing web sales by double digit increases since the new site was published and the direct business market has been climbing faster than any market segment. It has been a real pleasure working with you two high energy (but low maintenance) guys - truly top in the field.
2014-04-15T21:52:23+00:00
We have been growing web sales by double digit increases since the new site was published and the direct business market has been climbing faster than any market segment. It has been a real pleasure working with you two high energy (but low maintenance) guys – truly top in the field.

Sheldon Reiffenstein, President Marin Singers

The Choral Singers of Marin Board of Directors would like to extend our sincere thanks to you for giving your time and energy facilitating our Board retreat. Your expertise in business and gaining visibility in the community educated us about our own organization and your relaxed style of running a workshop helped bring out the best ideas from our group.
2014-05-25T19:47:30+00:00
The Choral Singers of Marin Board of Directors would like to extend our sincere thanks to you for giving your time and energy facilitating our Board retreat. Your expertise in business and gaining visibility in the community educated us about our own organization and your relaxed style of running a workshop helped bring out the
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Maki Kuroda, President E Noa Corporation

Our waikikitrolley.com website is just gorgeous and our orange trolley is wonderful. I am so thrilled to have StoryManager on our team. No words can express my gratitude. Thank you, thank you and thank you!
2014-05-25T19:52:35+00:00
Our waikikitrolley.com website is just gorgeous and our orange trolley is wonderful. I am so thrilled to have StoryManager on our team. No words can express my gratitude. Thank you, thank you and thank you!

Dick Morris, Fox News Commentator, Author & President Clinton’s 1996 chief campaign strategist.

Steve, I really enjoyed getting to know you.  I have a short list of people brighter than I am and you’re on it!  It was great learning from you.
2014-05-25T19:46:25+00:00
Steve, I really enjoyed getting to know you.  I have a short list of people brighter than I am and you’re on it!  It was great learning from you.

Lee Blitch, Former President & CEO SF Chamber of Commerce

StoryManager ranks among the smartest strategic partners I’ve worked with in almost 40 years of marketing dynamic companies. I give them my highest recommendation.
2014-04-15T21:54:35+00:00
StoryManager ranks among the smartest strategic partners I’ve worked with in almost 40 years of marketing dynamic companies. I give them my highest recommendation.

Bob Leppo, San Francisco Venture Capitalist

I recommended StoryManager (BizGym.com) to the 29 CEOs of my venture investments. Several of them are using it to evolve their business plans and improve their market message. I predict a bright future for your firm as my ventures were all easily able to capture and create superior articulations of their unique visions.
2014-05-25T19:45:41+00:00
I recommended StoryManager (BizGym.com) to the 29 CEOs of my venture investments. Several of them are using it to evolve their business plans and improve their market message. I predict a bright future for your firm as my ventures were all easily able to capture and create superior articulations of their unique visions.

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