Author Archives: Mykl Roventine

About Mykl Roventine

Mykl is SMBMSP's Director, an independent web designer, and social media strategist. He frequently speaks about social media, WordPress, and typography. He co-founded and coordinates the activities of Ignite Minneapolis and UnSummit, and runs the local chapter of TechKaraoke Minneapolis. He has a special passion for the social web and its power to educate and inspire.

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

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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
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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

May 2012 SMBMSP Podcast

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Recorded on May 10, 2012
Host: Mykl Roventine (@MyklRoventine) and Meg Knodl (@DotMeg)

This month we take a stroll around town with guests:

Links mentioned:
Minneapolis 81 Facebook page
MSP Street Food Facebook page
MSP Street Food Twitter list of local trucks

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

Music:
“Connected” by StrangerOnEarth, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Continue reading

Video from SMBMSP #45 – Government, Public Service, & Social Media

Video from SMBMSP #45 – Government, Public Service, & Social Media recorded on April 27, 2012 at 514 Studios in Minneapolis, MN. Continue reading

April 2012 SMBMSP Podcast

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Recorded on April 12, 2012
Host: Mykl Roventine (@MyklRoventine) and Meg Knodl (@DotMeg)

Upcoming event:
SMBMSP #45 – Government, Public Service, & Social Media – 4/27, tickets available now

Our guests this month:
Nancy Lyons (@Nylons) & Meghan Wilker (@irishgirl)
Nancy is President/CEO of Clockwork Active Media and  Meghan is the VP, Managing Director. Together they founded Geek Girls Guide and most recently authored the new book Interactive Project Management: Pixels, People, and Process.

Related Links:
Order the book on Amazon.com or Peachpit.com
Geek Girls Guide Podcast #44 (answering questions from SMBMSP#44)
Video from SMBMSP#44

Music:
“Connected” by StrangerOnEarth, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial

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SMBMSP #45 – Government, Public Service, & Social Media

Eventbrite - SMBMSP #45 - Government, Public Service, & Social Media

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

The President is on Tumblr, candidates are on Twitter, and eGovernment is the buzzword that is transforming civil service. Learn from a panel of local communicators about how they use social media with public services and elected officials. There will plenty of time for your questions as well.

Moderator

Meg Gerritsen Knodl (@dotmeg)
Although she spent the first decade of the millennium as a librarian, Meg Gerritsen Knodl is now the Online Community Manager for Hennepin County Public Affairs. Continue reading

Win a ticket to MinneWebCon on April 16!

We’re proud to partner with MinneWebCon: Minnesota’s Web Conference. This year’s keynote speakers are John Moe (host of Marketplace Tech Report for American Public Media, and panelist at SMBMSP#43) and Whitney Hess (an independent user experience design consultant and strategic partner at Happy Cog). The winning ticket will be for Day 1 of the conference, April 16.

To enter simply tweet us @smpmsp with a reason why you deserve a ticket to MinneWebCon. You can enter as many times as you like.

Don’t delay, contest ends Friday, April 6 at 4pm. Continue reading