OVER 50 BRANDS
GROWN TO DATE 

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Located in the West Indies, this stunning seven suite luxury hotel has been a pleasure to work with. From rebranding their main hotel, enhancing the al fresco restaurant, managing brand collaborations including American Express, Small Luxury Hotels, Travel & Leisure, Condè Nast, various flim and production crews and much more. Headed the Grand Opening strategy and then continuous marketing efforts afterwards. 

Sunset Reef St. Kitts

A Botique luxury hotel 

MARKETING + PUBLICITY + SOCIAL MEDIA + MERCHANDISING + ADVERTISING + COPYWRITING

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Bertram Yachts needed a quick and seamless marketing transition as the company restructured. Monkey Fist Co. maintained their brand image on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Promoting the new Bertram 61, rolling out the new Bertram 50, and showcasing the Bertram 35. The company is rich in history, and it was our pleasure to help expand the Bertram Empire.


“The reason we chose to have Sonja and Monkey Fist handle our Marketing is simple: we came to them with a problem and they provided a solution - Immediately, with no frills. They get the job done.”
— Tommy Thompson, VP of Sales, Bertram Yachts


BERTRAM YACHTS

AMERICA’S FAVORITE BOAT BRAND

SOCIAL MEDIA +
STRATEGY

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World Premiered their 62ft catamaran at The United States Sailboat Show’s 50th Anniversary. Showcased Again At The Miami International Boat Show. Published Articles In Various Magazines, planned all marketing collateral and merchandise. Went on to World Premier their KC54 the following year as well.

KINETIC CATAMARANS

BUILT IN SOUTH AFRICA

MARKETING + PUBLICITY + EVENT MANAGEMENT + MERCHANDISING + ADVERTISING

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UK Fashion Style Service. "Handpicked Style Delivered Straight To Your Door." Pivotal To The Founders Goals Was A Strong Social Presence In The Months Leading Up To Launch Including Content Creation For Social, Blog Feeds, And PR. Worked Along Side Designers And Media To Establish Collaborations. They Eventually Went To Receive Promotion In Highly Regarded Publications Including Cosmopolitan, Virgin.Com, And Sunday Times Style Section. Then the owner was featured in Cosmo magazine.


STYLE LYRICAL

SOCIAL MEDIA + STRATEGY + CONTENT

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Headed social media curation, publishing, monitoring and growth engagement efforts. Worked with brand influencers and media outlets. Marketed for their new X5 Plus Boat Of The Year Award Winner, and their new solar range for both sail and power catamarans.

Xquisite Yachts

MULTI-AWARD WINNING CATAMARANS

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING + ADVERTISING + ARTICLE COPYWRITING

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North Sails was Sonja's very first client. She was hired as a Marketing Consultant in 2012 just as Ken Read became their president. She was in charge of "global marketing clean-up", social media consultation specifically for Facebook, provided heavy SEO reports and analytics for their website, helped the US clothing line launch and assisted in marketing strategies for their 3Di sails.

NORTH SAILS

SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTING + SEO + ANALYTICS + PRODUCT PLACEMENT + STRATEGY

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THE WORLDWIDE LEADER IN SAILMAKING

For this exceptional company we ran daily social media, analytics, Facebook advertising, and newsletters for a number of years. Priority goal was to get enrollment full before the summer started. With consistent messages and advertising, that goal was completed 1.5 years early. This owner was able to buy out his competition within the first year.


“We have worked with Monkey Fist for the last year and they have absolutely exceeded our expectations. Monkey Fist has played an integral role in the growth of our business. Their knowledge of social media and marketing is first class. I love the fact that Monkey Fist provides unbelievable customer service and are there to meet the needs of their clients.”
— R. Parisi, Owner, Coerver United




COERVER UNITED

THE WORLD'S #1 SOCCER SKILLS TRAINING METHOD

SOCIAL MEDIA + STRATEGY + NEWSLETTERS + FACEBOOK ADVERTISING

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Marine Cooling, Monitoring, And Solar Solutions. Over 7,000 Posts Have Gone Out To Their Growing Fan Base. Client Growth Is At A Steady Pace Month Over Month. Efforts Are Made To Make Their Social Visually Appealing While Blending Nicely With Their Sometimes More Technical Subject Matter.

“I don’t know what we would have done without Sonja and the crew at Monkey Fist to create content and manage our Social Media accounts for the last 7 years. Not only do they provide excellent content and stimulating links to other articles and sites, but their endeavors drive measurable traffic back to our website leading to increased sales, brand awareness, and customer satisfaction.”
— G. Krochmal, Co-Founder, Coastal Climate Control




COASTAL CLIMATE CONTROL

SOCIAL MEDIA + ANALYTICS + STRATEGY

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The goal of the new site was easy navigation, clear imagery, and a place to showcase their collective team talent. We used drone photography, custom imagery, and vendor relationships to build them a mobile friendly and clean functioning site.

“Our brand and services divisions finally stand out from the crowded market space competition. We get new clients from the site and learned a lot about how marketing works from Sonja along the way too. Thank you!”
— S. Madden, Owner, M Yacht Services


M YACHT SERVICES

WEBSITE + STRATEGY

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INDONESIA + SINGAPORE + USA

Part Discovery, Part Brand Growth. We Ran All Social Media Globally In Order To Attract New Clients To Their Existing Suite Of Healing Packages. Since The Reinvigoration Of Her Online Presence, You!Healing International Quadrupled Their Client Base, Allowing For The Owner To Offer Her Dream: Free Healing Programs To Children Anywhere In The World, All You Have To Do Is Ask.

“Monkey Fist Co. supported me as I stepped exceptionally far out of my comfort zone! Sonja is like a Queen of the Orient. In a matter of months, our social rose from 1,500 people to over 6,000. Whatever she does, works - AND she has Good Karma.”
— A. Hockett, Owner, You!Healing International


YOU!HEALING INTERNATIONAL

For Empowered Living

SOCIAL MEDIA + WEBSITE CONSULTING + NEWSLETTERS + FACEBOOK ADVERTISING

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“We brought on Sonja specifically because she has a fantastic and modern approach to marketing. Her skills are known and her methods are proven to work. MJM is excited to have her fresh, yet well-trained eyes, on our products to help us expand our brand.”
- Peter Truslow, CEO, MJM Yachts

MJM YACHTS

STRONGER, LIGHTER, FASTER.

SOCIAL MEDIA +
MARKETING COPY

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“The biennial Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean, held at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s clubhouse in the sailing paradise of the British Virgin Islands. The event is organized by Rolex, Nautor’s Swan and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, who have organized the biennial Rolex Swan Cup in Porto Cervo, Sardinia since the early 1980s. The Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean is held in alternate years to the Mediterranean regatta and is open to all Nautor’s Swan yachts”


ROLEX SWAN CUP CARIBBEAN

MEDIA COORDINATION + PRODUCTION + ON SITE SOCIAL MEDIA

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A hydrogen powered zero emissions yacht company built in the USA. Marketing included social media, magazine editorial PR, videography, newsletters, custom branded gifting, in-person client meetings both domestically and internationally, VR tours, and customized event planning.

Special Considerations: Daedalus Yachts wanted selective marketing to individuals for the first year due to privacy and the 80ft yachts higher price point. We won Best In Show at the first boat show attended.



DAEDALUS YACHTS

AMERICA’S 1ST HYDROGEN YACHT

SOCIAL MEDIA + EVENT PRODUCTION + WEBSITE + MERCHANDISING + PUBLICITY

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BuilderGuru. The most award-winning projects in the state. Their portfolio includes: schools, hospitals, yacht clubs, restaurants, LEED projects, banks, and many more categories. We were there when the two brands combined into one, creating a power-house unity in the build industry. With a new website, social media, newsletter, and print marketing, these guys made their mark. They also started to rank on page one of search results in just a few months. This project was literally us flipping through binders from the 1970’s and creating a digital presence out of them. BGC | G&G produces absolutely stunning work each and every time and they were a pleasure to work with.


“Sonja put us on the digital map. She handled all of our social, web, and newsletters. Our visibility went through the roof and our new online discussions helped gain new clients.”
— B. Harries, Owner, BGC | G&G



BGC | G&G

SOCIAL MEDIA + STRATEGY + NEWSLETTERS + FACEBOOK ADVERTISING

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Maryland’s leading general contractor

Portfolio

I Have Worked With Very Diversified Clientele Over My Career. Companies Who Are Full Of Energy And Positivity And Who Want Their Marketing Done Right.

We Are Loyal, Consistent, And Persevere No Matter What The Situation. If That Also Sounds Like You, We Are Probably A Good Fit.

Talk Soon,
Sonja K. Thorsvik, Founder, Monkey Fist Co.





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