BentoBox Media is a digital marketing and content development company in the San Francisco Bay Area.
We offer digital marketing, social media, public relations, content marketing and writing services. Whether you’re a ‘solopreneur,’ small business or large brand, you have a story to tell. We can bring your story to life in a way that gets people talking, engaging, buying and wanting more.
Co-Founder, Digital Marketer, PR Pro, Coach and Consultant
Miiko Mentz is a digital marketer and public relations consultant, coach and strategist, specializing in nutrition, skincare, hospitality, entertainment and lifestyle brands, businesses and projects. Miiko has 15+ years developing, launching and managing numerous PR and social media marketing campaigns and programs.
She helps businesses build brand awareness, visibility and credibility among influencers and consumers alike, and turn fans and followers into customers and brand advocates. Her expertise is in digital marketing, public relations, media relations, social media management, organic and paid social, content marketing, content creation and curation, community management, and blogger and influencer relations.
In April 2010, Miiko started working with The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, a unique luxury resort on the Las Vegas strip. By June 2010 (six months prior to the resort opening), she had developed, launched and was managing The Cosmopolitan’s social media channels. And a year later, Inc. magazine named The Cosmopolitan the “Most Socially Savvy Hotel,” while Masterminds awarded The Cosmopolitan two Sherpie Awards for “Best Use of Twitter” and “Best in Show” for its overall social media strategy. Miiko worked with The Cosmopolitan for more than four years and was an integral part of the social media team. The Cosmopolitan was a client of BentoBox Media.
Miiko has also worked for Katalyst, which was co-founded by Ashton Kutcher and Fast Company named as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in the advertising and marketing space. Prior to Katalyst, Miiko was senior director of New Media and Digital PR at FutureWorks, a Silicon Valley social media strategy and digital PR company founded by author, speaker and analyst Brian Solis. Miiko also produced videos and blogged at Bubblicious, a blog started by Brian Solis that covers the Social Economy. For more about Miiko, visit MiikoMentz.com
Co-Founder, Content Writer
Wylie Wong is an award-winning writer with more than 20 years experience. Because of his broad background in journalism, Wylie has a knack for becoming a fast expert on any subject and writing about it in an easy-to-understand and compelling manner, whether it’s a magazine article, case study, whitepaper or blog post.
He writes regularly for technology solutions provider CDW, which publishes five technology magazines targeted at its customers in business, education and government. Previously, he was a business and technology reporter for CNET News.com, where he covered some of tech’s biggest players, including Microsoft, Oracle and Cisco Systems.
Wylie has won numerous national writing awards. In 2011, his magazine story on the federal government’s efforts to improve cybersecurity won a FOLIO Gold Eddie award. In 2010, his magazine feature on the Dallas Cowboys’ new football stadium won a gold Tabbie Award for best profile. At CNET, he won a national award for investigative reporting by the Society of Professional Journalists and was nominated for a Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.
Wylie has also dabbled in sportswriting. In 2007, he launched the San Francisco Giants blog for the San Jose Mercury News, where he wrote analysis on breaking news for two years. He is also the co-author of “Giants: Where Have You Gone,” a where-are-they-now book on former San Francisco Giants players. For more about Wylie, visit WylieWong.com