Author Archives: Mykl Roventine

About Mykl Roventine

Mykl is SMBMSP's Director and the Digital Platform Development Director at BringMeTheNews. He designs engaging web experiences, and speaks about social media, WordPress, and typography. He co-organizers the Minnesota Blogger Conference, co-founded and coordinates the activities of Ignite Minneapolis and UnSummit, and runs the local chapter of TechKaraoke Minneapolis. Mykl has a special passion for the social web and its power to educate and inspire.

Video from SMBMSP #47 – What’s Next for Nonprofits & Social Media

Video from SMBMSP #47 – What’s Next for Nonprofits & Social Media recorded on July 27, 2012 at 514 Studios in Minneapolis, MN.

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Member Discount: Attend Explore Minneapolis for $200 Off

Explore Minneapolis
A Social Media Explorer Event
Aug. 16-17, 2012
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Park Place
Minneapolis, MN

Explore Minneapolis is a two-day, intensive learning conference offering insights, advice and learning from some of the top thinkers and practitioners in the social media marketing and digital marketing space. Topics include the latest social media and digital marketing research, social media strategy, selling social media across the organization, mobile marketing innovation, content marketing strategy, influencer identification, branding in the digital realm, email marketing strategies and panel discussions on public relations, B2B social media and brand case studies. Continue reading

July 2012 SMBMSP Podcast


Recorded on July 23, 2012
Host: Mykl Roventine (@MyklRoventine) and Missy Berggren (@MarketingMama)

Our guest:

Tickets still available for our next event on July 27:
SMBMSP #47 – What’s Next for Nonprofits & Social Media

Links mentioned:
Optimize Book site
Order the book
TopRank Online Marketing
Marketing Insights and Inspirations blog

Thanks to our episode sponsor:
Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room

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SMBMSP #47 – What’s Next for Nonprofits & Social Media

Eventbrite - SMBMSP #47 - What's Next for Nonprofits & Social Media

Friday, July 27, 2012
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
514 Studios, Minneapolis, MN

More than ever, nonprofits are finding new ways to harness the power of the web and social media to further their cause. Come learn from three individuals well-versed in using social media and analytics to drive engagement, support and advocacy for the missions of their organizations. We’ll discuss how to make strategic decisions using data, how to interpret and use engagement metrics and touch on how social media is being used to further fundraising campaigns and drive deeper support. Continue reading

Slides from SMBMSP #46 – Career Planning

I’ve been meaning to post these for a week.  Thanks to Paul for sharing them. Continue reading

Join us at the Optimize Minneapolis Book Launch Event with Lee Odden

July 25 at Aria at The Jeune Lune

This free event will include fun, fresh appetizers, drinks and great networking. Lee will be sharing a glimpse into his new book with a special presentation. As a bonus, thanks to the event sponsors, each registered attendee will receive a complementary copy the book — Optimize: How to Attract and Engage More Customers By Integrating SEO, Social media, and Content Marketing.

Limited Tickets – Register Today »

**UPDATE 7/13, 3:00pm:
This event is sold out

**UPDATE 7/17, 1:00pm:
A batch of $35 tickets have been added

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Video from SMBMSP #46 – Career Planning

Video from SMBMSP #46 – Career Planning recorded on June 29, 2012 at Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room in Minneapolis, MN. Continue reading

Tweet stream from SMBMSP #46 – Career Plannning

Thanks to Paul DeBettignies (@MNHeadhunter) for this. Continue reading

We need your input! Super quick survey for SMBMSP #46

A request from Paul DeBettignies, our SMBMSP #46 speaker:

Hey Friends,

I want to give you some options for how we do the Career Planning session this Friday. There are some things I think you need to know and I want to incorporate your questions into this too. So please help me out by taking this quick survey.

I am excited for this and look forward to seeing you in a couple of days.

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June 2012 SMBMSP Podcast


Recorded on June 19, 2012
Host: Mykl Roventine (@MyklRoventine) and Meg Knodl (@DotMeg)

Our guests: