Monkey Business


Close up of unrecognizable hipster businessman with smartphone standing on subway station
07 Mar 2017

Text Messaging for Financial Advisors

We have had lots of success with Hoptree in the past 3 weeks. Consistent with our approach to keep adding features and growing the software, we released version 1.1 yesterday with lots of new features. One major feature set was to make Hoptree available for financial advisors, a market struggling with the ability to text and manage texts. We are excited to announce that Hoptree...

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Hoptree is Live
11 Feb 2017

Hoptree is Live

A friend of ours had a problem. Their office staff used their personal phones to text customers when customers requested text. The model they traditionally worked off in which all customer contact would happen over phone or email was broken. Having one phone number and one email address for 5 office staff wasn’t reaching customers in the way they wanted. Their customers want to text. Launching...

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Heading Technology in Digital Engagement
29 Sep 2016

Heading Technology in Digital Engagement

Years ago my grandfather made a living as a television repairman. Back then running such a business required three things: a toolbox, technical know-how, and a telephone. These days a repairman still needs a toolbox and technical know-how. The telephone, however, has been replaced by the smartphone. The technology with smartphones has completely changed the way businesses and customers engage and interact. Customers no longer use the yellow...

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Starting with a New Vision
26 Sep 2016

Starting with a New Vision

This is a very exciting time for us. Since the end of July, we have been sprinting to start our new company, Monkey Bread Technologies. We have a vision, an office, and are moving forward quickly into the space. I am excited to share more with you about what Monkey Bread Technologies is. Our vision is split across who we are and want to be...

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Little blue monkey eating baobab fruit, Kenya
26 Sep 2016

Naming a Digital Engagement Firm

On the coast of West Africa many years ago, villages were built around large shade trees to escape the heat.  Roads were built from one shade tree to another. Today, those shade trees are older and even larger but are still the center of these villages. Social interactions as well as commerce surround these areas. Tables put out under their great shade to sell products...

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