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 #51: Mobile Video

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Friday, November 16, 2012
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
514 Studios, Minneapolis

Business Insider reported last month that "Mobile video is quickly becoming a mass consumer phenomenon, much as digital photos were earlier in the smartphone adoption cycle." The landscape keeps changing: from connection speeds to content considerations, from social integration to interactivity, not to mention the sheer variety of devices available. Our panel will explore the benefits, challenges, and possibilities of this exciting medium.…
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Video from SMBMSP#50: Music & Social Media (+ A Very Special Celebration)

Video from SMBMSP#50: Music & Social Media (+ A Very Special Celebration) recorded on October 26, 2012 at Concordia University in St Paul, MN.…
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Celebrating 50 Breakfasts Video

Over the course of the last four years, Social Media Breakfast - Minneapolis/St. Paul has covered many topics and been to many venues but what hasn't changed is our focus on providing meaningful in-person connections. This video debuted at SMBMSP#50 on October 26, 2012.

Warning: you WILL be moved. Have a tissue handy.…
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SMBMSP#50: Music & Social Media (+ A Very Special Celebration)

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Friday, October 26, 2012
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Concordia University, Buetow Music Center, St. Paul

Fifty breakfast events! It's quite a milestone. Join us for a look back at nearly four years of SMBMSP events. Some of the highlights of the celebration include:

  • Live music by Steve Clark
  • A visit from SMBMSP Founder Rick Mahn
  • Chances to win incredible prizes
  • And a few surprises!

But wait, there's more:

We've assembled a rock star panel …
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Winners of Our Share-Your-Sever's-Corn-Maze-Experience Contest

We had a great time at our Second-Annual Family Tweetup at Sever's Corn Maze last Saturday. Attendees were invited to share the experience on the social network of their choice for a chance to win tickets to an upcoming SMBMSP event.

Although not officially in the running, I have to share a video of my family's experience.

And the winners are...


Hiding from Dad (@coreydonovan) at the #SMBMSP tweetup at Sever's Corn Maze!
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Video from SMBMSP#49: Tech Trends & Predictions with Julio Ojeda-Zapata

Video from SMBMSP#49: Tech Trends & Predictions with Julio Ojeda-Zapata recorded on September 28, 2012 at Guardian Angels Church in Oakdale, MN.…
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Member Discount – 25% off She's Geeky Twin Cities

October 19-20, 2012
The Science Museum of MN

She’s Geeky convenes to inspire women for the future, providing a gathering space to create enduring communities that foster collaboration and innovation, while promoting initiative and leadership among women tech professionals.

This third Twin Cities She’s Geeky event promises to be the best yet.

SMBMSP Member Discount: Save 25% on single or two day registration with promo code "SMBMSP"

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SMBMSP Family Tweetup at Sever's Corn Maze

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It's time for the second-annual SMBMSP Family Tweetup!

Join us at Sever's Corn Maze and Fall Festival in Shakopee for a one-of -a-kind experience.

There will be no central meeting location. Your free admission is good anytime between 10am and noon (stay for as long as you wish). Just mention Social Media Breakfast upon entering.

Take part in a variety of activities:

  • the corn maze
  • straw bale maze
  • giant corn pit
  • exotic petting zoo
  • the

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Video & photos from SMBMSP After Hours: An Evening with Erika Napoletano (RedheadWriting)

Video & photos from SMBMSP After Hours: An Evening with Erika Napoletano (RedheadWriting), September 13, 2012 at Stanley's Northeast Bar Room in Minneapolis, MN.…
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Member Discount – Save $40 on Local University: Twin Cities

September 28, 8am - 5pm
Deluxe Corporation, Shoreview, MN

Attend “Local University: Twin Cities” –a day-long workshop about Internet marketing for Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area businesses.

The MN Search Marketing Association is bringing in some of the nation’s leading online marketing experts for an intensive day-long crash course in Internet marketing that will help you navigate the possibilities for marketing your business on the web. You’ll learn Search Engine Optimization tips and techniques …
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