Michael Munkvold

Michael Munkvold is a professional writer with a background in journalism, technical writing and copy writing. He has written articles for such publications as Willamette Week, beportland.com and techwhirl.com, and created digital ads for companies such as Beauty and the Beach Swimwear and Northwest Graphic.

He studied journalism at University of Oregon and technical writing at Portland State University.

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DevelopmentNow Director of Business Development Adam Lorts: Everything is Mobile

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
DevelopmentNow Director of Business Development Adam Lorts: Everything is Mobile

  These days, there are so many app development companies selling their own brands of web, mobile and native apps that they’re hard to tell apart. Where most developers stay within the limits of their app specialties, however, Portland-based DevelopmentNow explores – and often breaks – the boundaries of the industry itself. They have an […]

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  These days, there are so many app development companies selling their own brands of web, mobile and native apps that they’re hard to tell apart. Where most developers stay within the limits of their app specialties, however, Portland-based DevelopmentNow explores – and often breaks – the boundaries of the industry itself. They have an […]

Lead generation specialist Sean Ruffolo: Taming the SEO Frontier

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lead generation specialist Sean Ruffolo: Taming the SEO Frontier

In the digital marketing world, search engine optimized lead generation is a bit like the Wild West: unsettled, filled with promise and constantly changing. Within the relatively new realm of SEO, marketers are still learning which lead generation techniques work and which don’t. It’s a brave new world that doesn’t really know what it is […]

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In the digital marketing world, search engine optimized lead generation is a bit like the Wild West: unsettled, filled with promise and constantly changing. Within the relatively new realm of SEO, marketers are still learning which lead generation techniques work and which don’t. It’s a brave new world that doesn’t really know what it is […]

Seen CEO Brian Zuercher: Bringing Brands to Life with Photo-Sharing

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Seen CEO Brian Zuercher: Bringing Brands to Life with Photo-Sharing

Brian Zuercher is the CEO of Seen, a Columbus, Ohio-based marketing agency that, in his words “brings brands to life with visual content”. He is also one of a special breed in the world of brand marketing – an artist and entrepreneur who improves his clients’ brands through a unique blend of social media marketing […]

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Brian Zuercher is the CEO of Seen, a Columbus, Ohio-based marketing agency that, in his words “brings brands to life with visual content”. He is also one of a special breed in the world of brand marketing – an artist and entrepreneur who improves his clients’ brands through a unique blend of social media marketing […]

World Love Foundation founders Tony and Terri-Lynn Kalhagen: Redefining the Non-Profit Foundation

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
World Love Foundation founders Tony and Terri-Lynn Kalhagen: Redefining the Non-Profit Foundation

The World Love Foundation, run by Tony Kalhagen and his wife Terri-Lynn, raises funds to build water wells in Ghana, where thousands of people die every year from drinking unclean water. They then take their donors to the construction site in Ghana, where for a $4,000 fee they can see firsthand how their time and […]

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The World Love Foundation, run by Tony Kalhagen and his wife Terri-Lynn, raises funds to build water wells in Ghana, where thousands of people die every year from drinking unclean water. They then take their donors to the construction site in Ghana, where for a $4,000 fee they can see firsthand how their time and […]

News from the Hip Publisher Stephanie Sandmeyer: Selling the Art of Belly Dance

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
News from the Hip Publisher Stephanie Sandmeyer: Selling the Art of Belly Dance

Stephanie Sandmeyer has been a belly dancer since she was eight years old, and has always dreamed of bringing belly dance out of the confines of “novelty acts” into the mainstream. Two years ago, she made that dream a reality by starting News from the Hip, a quarterly journal about the art of belly dance, […]

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Stephanie Sandmeyer has been a belly dancer since she was eight years old, and has always dreamed of bringing belly dance out of the confines of “novelty acts” into the mainstream. Two years ago, she made that dream a reality by starting News from the Hip, a quarterly journal about the art of belly dance, […]

Ex Novo Brewing Founder Joel Gregory: Non-profit Beer? Better Beer for a Better World

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ex Novo Brewing Founder Joel Gregory: Non-profit Beer? Better Beer for a Better World

  In 2012, Joel Gregory began looking for a new direction. His engineering job at Sharp Electronics no longer fulfilled him, so he started a blog in his spare time about his two passions: beer brewing and non-profit work. The blog was the beginning of a simple, but unique dream: A non-profit brewery that would […]

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  In 2012, Joel Gregory began looking for a new direction. His engineering job at Sharp Electronics no longer fulfilled him, so he started a blog in his spare time about his two passions: beer brewing and non-profit work. The blog was the beginning of a simple, but unique dream: A non-profit brewery that would […]

CafeGive Social CEO Sandra Morris and Marketing Director Alan Robinson: Doing Well, While Doing Good

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
CafeGive Social CEO Sandra Morris and Marketing Director Alan Robinson: Doing Well, While Doing Good

One day back in 2009, Sandra Morris met up with her old friends Laurie Price and Ketan Sempat for coffee and pitched an idea: a company that created Web and social media applications that helped their clients give back to their communities. The resulting brainstorming session put in motion a plan that the three veterans […]

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One day back in 2009, Sandra Morris met up with her old friends Laurie Price and Ketan Sempat for coffee and pitched an idea: a company that created Web and social media applications that helped their clients give back to their communities. The resulting brainstorming session put in motion a plan that the three veterans […]

TMM’s Thoroughly Modern Success Stories: Hannah Meuser, “SEO Yourself”.

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
TMM’s Thoroughly Modern Success Stories: Hannah Meuser, “SEO Yourself”.

  Hannah Meuser is a Social Media Specialist at Anvil Media, a Portland-based integrated marketing agency that specializes in search engine marketing, social media and analytics. She has been working in marketing ever since she moved to Portland from Wilmington, North Carolina, making her name in clientele management and product development for such companies as […]

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  Hannah Meuser is a Social Media Specialist at Anvil Media, a Portland-based integrated marketing agency that specializes in search engine marketing, social media and analytics. She has been working in marketing ever since she moved to Portland from Wilmington, North Carolina, making her name in clientele management and product development for such companies as […]