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.

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

We are proud to be a media sponsor for the launch event of Lee’s new book. Continue reading

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:

Interactive Project Management: Pixels, People, and Process (Book Review)

Our own strategic planner, Missy Berggren, has reviewed Interactive Project Management: Pixels, People, and Process, the new book by Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker. The book and it’s charming authors were the focus of SMBMSP#44 – Interactive Project Management & More! A Conversation with the Geek Girls Guide.

Read the review on Missy’s blog
More about the book and ordering info Continue reading

SMBMSP #46 – Career Planning

Eventbrite - SMBMSP #46 - Career Planning

Friday, June 29, 2012
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room, Minneapolis

Most of us are so busy doing our job hour by hour and day by day. We rarely get a few moments to think about what is next for us, to ponder things like:

  • Preparing for a yearly review
  • Asking for a raise
  • Looking for the next new job internally/externally
  • Exiting the “safety” of full time employment to become a consultant
  • Having a network in place when it is needed

We’re pleased to have Paul DeBettignies back on the SMBMSP stage for a 3rd time. Continue reading

We’re giving away two Ignite Minneapolis 4 tickets!

SMBMSP members: You could win one of 2 tickets to the sold-out Ignite Minneapolis 4 on May 24 at the Heights Theater!

Just tweet us at @smbmsp before 5pm on Monday, 5/21 with a reason you deserve one of the hottest tickets in town. Use hashtag: #ignitempls. Enter as many times as you like.

Winners chosen at random and announced on Tuesday, 5/22. Continue reading