About Us

Mike Atkinson's Bio

Work history

06.99 - present
La Mesa, California

  • Private business providing innovative and effective Internet solutions for organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit
  • Developed over 35 websites (designs and redesigns), including events, organizational, personality, small business, university, camps, publishers, associations, and more
  • Services include consulting, website design & redesign, user testing, and more - in both Unix and .Net environments, leaning heavy on standards-based development, utilizing CSS, XHTML, PHP, MySQL, SSI, and more
  • Owns daily humor email list—Mikey's Funnies—sent every weekday to nearly 25,000 subscribers, since 1996


01.06 - present
Graphic Business Solutions
Internet Marketing Director
El Cajon , California

  • Directs email marketing campaigns for three brands
  • Oversees and directs seven company websites
  • Project management
  • Product development
  • Customer research


04.92 - 05.04
Youth Specialties
1992-1995: Periodical Director
1995-1997: Operations Director
1995-2004: Internet Director
El Cajon, California

Read this interview with Mike from 2000 at Free Youth Ministry.

  • Responsible for the overall Internet-related vision and direction; created efficiencies and cost-savings through technology; built loyalty, customer base, and generated online sales; formed multiple alliances and partnerships; and responsible for all departmental plans, budgets, and reports
  • Managed up to four team members; coordinated activities with other departments; and provided leadership, direction, and oversight for multiple projects, many at the same time
  • Developed nearly 50 websites (not including multiple redesigns) in nine years, including ecommerce applications, email lists, complex, customized applications (both public and private), with extensive content development and deployment and search engine optimization


03.91 - 02.92
Living Epistles
General Manager
Klamath Falls, Oregon

  • Oversaw and directed reorganization of operations and marketing of this company with $10 million annual revenue
  • Reported directly to board of directors; established management team
  • Oversaw 150 employees in sales (direct & retail), marketing, manufacturing, distribution, finance, and operations
  • Developed Community Sales Reps and Custom Printing programs, and opened a Factory Outlet Store
  • Assisted with the development of new sales/marketing/distribution relationship


04.82 - 01.91
Al Menconi Ministries
Executive Director
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California

  • Responsible for this not-for-profit's business, staff, marketing, publishing (print & video), periodical, and seminar development
  • Pursued and developed partnerships with Nashville music companies
  • Launched and grew bimonthly periodical
  • Oversaw staff of five and $250,000 annual budget
  • Produced and hosted radio program