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Strategic digital solutions.

We craft meaningful web and mobile experiences through a unique blend of strategy, design, and engineering.

Elevate your brand experience.

services we provide

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responsive website design

One third of your customers are likely viewing your website on a mobile device. Through custom responsive web design, we can deliver the best experience to your audience on whatever device they choose. A better experience = increased engagement and revenue.

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mobile apps

We take a consultative approach to ensure our planned solution will meet your short- and long-term goals. Our team specializes in native Apple iOS and hybrid application technologies for iOS/Android. Check out Rochester Now and My Travel Health for a few examples of our work.

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Brand perception is reality. In our connected world, standing out from the crowd is essential for success. Being local is no longer a strong competitive advantage. Our marketplace is global. Our brand strategy and design services will help you get noticed for all the right reasons. Better is not believable. Different is.

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custom programming

Our experienced team has an eye for detail and adaptable systems architecture. We have worked in a variety of arrangements and are happy to be part of your internal team or work on our own to craft the code you need. Our primary languages of expertise are HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Java, Perl, Python, C++, Objective-C, and Swift.

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Do you have questions regarding the web, branding, or mobile apps? Are you running an established business? Just getting started on a new idea? We'll listen to your needs, ask good questions, and provide actionable insights. We take a friendly, lighthearted, yet no-nonsense approach to help you reach your goals. If you feel like you're venturing into uncharted waters, we should talk.


I am truly inspired by BrandHoot’s talent. They absolutely amazed me by taking our websites beyond the next level. The service they provide is also exceptional.
I highly recommend them.

— Joe Powers, Owner of Canadian Honker Restaurant and Powers Ventures

About us

We are all about the experience—your experience as a client and the experience of your users. By listening to you and asking good questions, we put our proven expertise to work, creating solutions that are fresh, branded, strategic, creative, and intuitive. Our company was founded in January of 2012 by Nate Nordstrom and has grown through word-of-mouth and great clients. In addition to client work, BrandHoot Labs continues to create solution-focused web products and resources such as our Rochester Now mobile app for Rochester MN.


We were selected as a 2015 Blue Ribbon Award Winner by the US Chamber of Commerce, honoring BrandHoot as a top-100 small business nationwide. Locally, the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce awarded us 2013-2014 Business of the Year. This award was given for outstanding business growth, community engagement, employee development, leadership, service, and innovation. In 2014, Rochester Area Economic Development Inc. selected our founder as a RAVE Award recipient for his entrepreneurial spirit and community impact. Thank you to all those who have supported us along the way. We are committed to creating the highest level of innovation for our clients and community. Want to talk?  Contact us »

Our team

We are an agile, friendly, get-it-done group based out of SE Minnesota with a strong passion for our work. To ensure you consistently receive the best results, we have an extended network of trusted associates which we partner with as needed. Some of our best projects have been created in joint effort with others and we enjoy collaboration. Meet our core team below.

Nate Nordstrom

Nate Nordstrom

Nate’s experience includes ten years of online marketing. He has a passion for quality, learning, and innovation. Nate will be your prime point-person throughout your project, providing creative input, strategy, leadership, quality control, and usability testing. He enjoys helping inspire our next generation of leaders, and is the youngest Board Member at the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce.
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Justin Moreland

Justin Moreland
interface designer

Justin’s experience includes 14 years of design. He is an accomplished front-end web designer experienced in creating detailed, user-centered websites. Justin has experience with small businesses and Fortune 500 companies alike. His tools of choice include Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and WordPress.

Matthew Wingren

Matthew Wingren
systems architect

Matthew has 20+ years of experience in computer programming, analog and digital logic design, troubleshooting, automation, supervision, and administration working for companies such as IBM, the US Navy, Brocade Communications, and Mayo Clinic. His numerous skills include leveraging Swift, Objective-C, PHP, Perl, Python, C++, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and Java to design and deploy applications to efficiently address complex challenges.

Jamie Pfister

Jamie Pfister
applications developer

Jamie has over 15 years of experience in software and web development, working with various design and technical teams serving Fortune 500 companies, most recently with Mayo Clinic. Her skills include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ColdFusion, .NET, C#, Java, and various analytics database platforms to design, develop, and launch award-winning interactive applications.

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14  4th St. SW #201
Rochester MN 55902

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