Digital Experiences for Remarkable Brands

Our Clients

Meet Our Team

The Storyware team, based out of Charlottesville, Virginia, creates inspiring, effective, and feature-rich digital products and experiences.

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Defining Achievable Ideas

We want to know the story you have to tell. Our purpose is to transform ideas into a digital product that your audience will interact with. We collaborate with you throughout the project to accomplish this by:

  • Gathering Requirements
  • Outlining Content
  • Determining Metrics of Success

Designing Engaging Experiences

We've designed for Fortune 500 brands, start-ups, and small businesses in a variety of industries. Our own products are used by hundreds of thousands of customers across the globe. Our design team focuses on:

  • Responsive Websites
  • Web Applications
  • Mobile Experiences

Developing Flexible Applications

We focus on creating scalable and browser-compliant web applications that can be modified easily as your business and goals change. We are currently building on top of:

  • Laravel for Custom Applications
  • Wordpress for CMS
  • Tumblr for light CMS, Social, and Community

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Client Stories

Charlottesville’s Business Bullpen Selected as ‘A-List’ Tumblr Partner
Business Bullpen is a preferred vendor for designing and developing Tumblr themes 
Charlottesville, Va., November 13, 2012- Today Business Bullpen, a design and development company that helps clients get more out of the web and mobile, is excited to announce that it has been selected as an A-List Partner by Tumblr, a leading social blogging platform which hosts more than 80 million blogs enabling brands to create extraordinary Tumblr experiences and connect with the community, Business Bullpen is one of a select few premiere technology, advertising, media, and creative agencies chosen by Tumblr.
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Being part of Tumblr’s A-List Partnership Program gives Business Bullpen unparalleled access to and support from Tumblr staff, brand strategists and an API team, allowing the company to design and deliver the ultimate Tumblr experience for clients. 
“We are thrilled to be chosen as a preferred theme specialist for Tumblr,” said Todd Wickersty, founder of Business Bullpen.  “For our clients and their brands, we use Tumblr to create beautiful and highly-customizable sites.  This partnership allows us to create a one-of-a-kind, feature-rich experience on Tumblr that will enable brands to take full advantage of the Tumblr platform.”
Business Bullpen has worked with the Tumblr platform since 2009. Business Bullpen released its first Tumblr theme, Single A, in April of 2011 and since its launch, Single A has been installed on close to 100,000 Tumblr sites.
In addition to designing and developing themes for Tumblr and for brands, Business Bullpen will also provide Tumblr customer support and training so clients can get the most out of the Tumblr platform. 
"We couldn’t be happier with the early success brands have had using Tumblr to tell their stories, and we’ve been honored to work with some of the most creative and talented agencies around the world," said Rick Webb, Marketing and Revenue at Tumblr. "We’re so excited to step up our service and to offer these great partners another level of the tumblr experience." 
Full list of A-List Partners

Agencies:
· AKQA
· ALLDAYEVERYDAY
· BBH
· Carrot Creative
· Deep Focus
· Droga5
· Horizon Media
· Poke
· Social@Ogilvy 
· Watson Design Group
· We Are Social
· 360i
Theme Specialists:
· Business Bullpen
· Designed Memory
· MetaLab
Technology Providers:
· Percolate
· Union Metrics

More information about Tumblr’s A-List Partnership Program can be found at: 
a-listpartners.tumblr.com    
For more information about Business Bullpen’s Tumblr Offering, go to businessbullpen.com/tumblr  
About Business Bullpen:
Since 2005 Business Bullpen has been creating well-crafted digital experiences for a wide variety of clients. Our team of web designers and developers specialize in Tumblr themes, WordPress development, and the mobile web. Business Bullpen is co-owned by Graham Blevins and Todd Wickersty and located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
About Tumblr:
Founded by David Karp in New York City in 2007, Tumblr is a social blogging platform that allows individuals to post and share anything effortlessly, including text, photos, quotes, links, audio and video. A top 15 US network, Tumblr now hosts over 80 million blogs, 35 billion posts, and 150 million unique visitors, according to Quantcast, fulfilling its mission as the premier publishing and distribution platform for creative individuals and for all people to “Follow the World’s Creators.”
Contact:
Todd WickerstyFoundertodd@businessbullpen.com
 Katherine BarnaTumblr Communications Liaisonkatherine@tumblr.com

Charlottesville’s Business Bullpen Selected as ‘A-List’ Tumblr Partner

Business Bullpen is a preferred vendor for designing and developing Tumblr themes 

Charlottesville, Va., November 13, 2012- Today Business Bullpen, a design and development company that helps clients get more out of the web and mobile, is excited to announce that it has been selected as an A-List Partner by Tumblr, a leading social blogging platform which hosts more than 80 million blogs enabling brands to create extraordinary Tumblr experiences and connect with the community, Business Bullpen is one of a select few premiere technology, advertising, media, and creative agencies chosen by Tumblr.

Being part of Tumblr’s A-List Partnership Program gives Business Bullpen unparalleled access to and support from Tumblr staff, brand strategists and an API team, allowing the company to design and deliver the ultimate Tumblr experience for clients. 

“We are thrilled to be chosen as a preferred theme specialist for Tumblr,” said Todd Wickersty, founder of Business Bullpen.  “For our clients and their brands, we use Tumblr to create beautiful and highly-customizable sites.  This partnership allows us to create a one-of-a-kind, feature-rich experience on Tumblr that will enable brands to take full advantage of the Tumblr platform.”

Business Bullpen has worked with the Tumblr platform since 2009. Business Bullpen released its first Tumblr theme, Single A, in April of 2011 and since its launch, Single A has been installed on close to 100,000 Tumblr sites.

In addition to designing and developing themes for Tumblr and for brands, Business Bullpen will also provide Tumblr customer support and training so clients can get the most out of the Tumblr platform. 

"We couldn’t be happier with the early success brands have had using Tumblr to tell their stories, and we’ve been honored to work with some of the most creative and talented agencies around the world," said Rick Webb, Marketing and Revenue at Tumblr. "We’re so excited to step up our service and to offer these great partners another level of the tumblr experience." 

Full list of A-List Partners

Agencies:

· AKQA

· ALLDAYEVERYDAY

· BBH

· Carrot Creative

· Deep Focus

· Droga5

· Horizon Media

· Poke

· Social@Ogilvy 

· Watson Design Group

· We Are Social

· 360i

Theme Specialists:

· Business Bullpen

· Designed Memory

· MetaLab

Technology Providers:

· Percolate

· Union Metrics

More information about Tumblr’s A-List Partnership Program can be found at: 

a-listpartners.tumblr.com    

For more information about Business Bullpen’s Tumblr Offering, go to businessbullpen.com/tumblr  

About Business Bullpen:

Since 2005 Business Bullpen has been creating well-crafted digital experiences for a wide variety of clients. Our team of web designers and developers specialize in Tumblr themes, WordPress development, and the mobile web. Business Bullpen is co-owned by Graham Blevins and Todd Wickersty and located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

About Tumblr:

Founded by David Karp in New York City in 2007, Tumblr is a social blogging platform that allows individuals to post and share anything effortlessly, including text, photos, quotes, links, audio and video. A top 15 US network, Tumblr now hosts over 80 million blogs, 35 billion posts, and 150 million unique visitors, according to Quantcast, fulfilling its mission as the premier publishing and distribution platform for creative individuals and for all people to “Follow the World’s Creators.”

Contact:

Todd Wickersty
Founder
todd@businessbullpen.com


Katherine Barna
Tumblr Communications Liaison
katherine@tumblr.com

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Creating Digital Experiences Since 2005

We are passionate about our work.

Our Specialities

  • UX Design
  • Visual Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Front-End Development (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Application Development (PHP, Laravel)
  • Theme Development (Tumblr, WordPress)
  • Digital Strategy
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Product Management

How Might We Help You?

We help companies in a variety of ways and also build our own web products. Here are a few examples.

  • You own a start-up and need help getting your product to market, but don’t have the resources. We have provided design, development, and strategy assistance to many start-ups.
  • You are in charge of a social media campaign and are seeking to integrate Tumblr, but need help using it to its fullest. We’ve done it countless times and are officially endorsed by Tumblr as one of their A-List partners.
  • You want to do more with your web and mobile presence than just produce an online brochure. You’ve got ideas on how to expand your business online, but need a partner to transform those ideas into reality.

Storyware Tumblr Timeline

Our Tumblr Themes

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Metropolis

Single A