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About Us


Who we are, what we do, but mostly why we love it.

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About Us


Who we are, what we do, but mostly why we love it.

 

CyberClimb is a multi faceted Social Media Strategy and Management team that will come alongside you and your small business or product start-up.  We take time to get to know you, your team, your goals and your story.

Our mission?  Demystifying the field of social media for small or not so small businesses. We can create a consistent, professional and current image on the social media sites that find your target client.

Our website design and development team will create an interactive website that becomes another business tool for your company as well as your clients.  Search engine optimization and analytics are constantly monitored and we can help you make sense of it all.

We love doing all this and more because we love our clients. We believe in creating long-term strategies and building lasting relationships with our clients.

 
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A Note


From Joy, our founder.

A Note


From Joy, our founder.

 
 

A Note From Joy

The evolution of CyberClimb from where it started to where it is today humbles me and also makes my heart swell. I have had some of the most amazing experiences with such positive and gifted clients and professionals since its beginning in 2011. The CyberClimb team members are creative, self-motivated, and committed to excellence both personally and professionally. They bring their “full game” to all that we do and I am grateful. 

For a very long time I have said, “Just once, couldn’t we open the newspaper or turn on the TV in the morning and if there are 300,000 people in our city, could we hear ‘299,998 people BEHAVED last night and the 2 ‘doofies’ who could not, well, they are in jail.” Wouldn’t that be awesome?!  Well, I was making that statement again recently and had an epiphany. CyberClimb is my good news platform! We have the distinct privilege of crafting content that speaks to the very best of what our clients are, do, say, and create. We are privileged as we listen to them tell us their “Why”.  We cheer their successes. We champion their causes. We promote their business goals. We find their target audiences. We tell their stories. 

In such an ever changing and “open 24/7” digital world it is of primary importance that business owners have someone they can count on to keep them on top of their competition and “have their back”. I am thankful for the strength and dedication of the team that also enables me to approach clients and potential clients with confidence that we can produce and deliver what they need for their “CyberClimb.” 

Looking forward to more,

Joy

 
 
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The Team


We are a team, not an office.

The Team


We are a team, not an office.

Joy Christenson, CEO

Joy founded CyberClimb with a passion for telling her client's stories. She loves that her work is  creative yet tangible. While building her team she worked to surround her self with other talented and intelligent creatives. The fast-paced nature of the industry is both challenging and fulfilling. Most of all she loves working with her clients because they are forward thinkers, enthusiastic and learners.

 

Polly Dean, Social Media Strategist

Polly Dean has always been a firm believer in the power of stories. She has proven that if used properly, stories utilized in conjunction with social media platforms can completely transform a business and bring them closer to their intended audience. By meeting clients where they are at, reworking their current strategy, and emphasizing their unique voice and story, Polly is able to make the audience feel connected and invested, and with an audience invested in your story, you begin to see success in a whole new way. Polly is also the Co Founder of a Non Profit called The New Colossus which focuses on the prevention of sex trafficking, through this Non Profit they have made a name for safe social media use among teens. For her work in the community Polly has been awarded with the Larry J Oppold Memorial Award, as well as the EmBe Tribute to Women award. She has been happily married for over 10 years to James. Has 3 kids Kadence, Noah, and Parker, and an extremely overweight cat named Lucy. 

 

 
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Kristi Golden, Media Strategist

With experience at the Federal and State legislative level, Kristi brings practical, effective strategy to your campaign organization. Her expertise in traditional and digital media relations lends additional depth to your campaign's message and delivery, reaching your desired voters. Born and raised in a multi-generational South Dakota family, Golden understands the vast and varied regions of South Dakota and its people. That understanding enables her to craft your political message to reach, resonate and call to action supporters and voters alike. 

 
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Chris Berke, Web Developer + Data Analyst

Chris has been developing websites since he graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2011. During that time he has gained experience building websites for politicians, small businesses, corporations, and even for his own endeavors in sharpening his skills. He wholeheartedly believes that a website does not have to be complicated to both look and feel modern. Simplicity, functionality, and good design are his three keys to staying relevant. When he is not creating content, Chris is an active member in Sioux Falls' car community, enjoys reading and writing, and likes to spend time with his wife, Abby, and his two cats, Henry and Winston.

 
 

Kyle Dump, Copy Writer

Kyle is our wordsmith. He truly understands how big of a role communication can play for our clients. He believes communication is the keystone of a strong society. He loves working with CyberClimb's clients to tap into their potential by helping them connect with their audience in whole new ways.

 
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Dan Ludeman, Ludeman Productions

Dan is a preferred provider with CyberClimb. Dan began his career with a regional production company as a video producer. While there, Dan and the production team created work for local and regional businesses, going on to win 15 Telly awards and 10 Addy awards.

But as requests for Dan’s own work grew, he made the difficult decision to leave the production company and dedicate all of his time and energy to his own company, Ludeman Productions. Dan has a true passion for creating beautiful, cinematic imagery through the power of film making. Dan loves nothing more than spending time behind the camera, capturing the world frame by frame. 

Dan provides video production and photography services for CyberClimb clients.

 

 

Lyndsey Christensen-McKay, Social Media Strategist, CyberClimbNW

Lyndsey has many passions, but they are strung together by a singular noun: excellence. She has committed her life to seeking it, and  believes your social impact should exude and provoke the same excellence as physically walking into your business. She has committed her passions to Social Business Strategy by implementing a combination of the art and science of relevant content that keeps an ‘online relationship’ between you and your audience. She specializes in refining your business’ online presence through optimizing your social sites impact, clarifying and identifying what message the public receives from you and if it lines up with your intention/vision, brand reputation management & networking engagement. Social Media takes intention, consistency & is a choreographed dance between staying on brand & engaging in trend, not fads. It’s her honor to lead, so you can devote your time to running your business.

 
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Kayla Haliski, Encompassed Design, CyberClimbNW

Kayla is a preferred provider with CyberClimbNW. She is the owner of Encompassed Design and is dedicated to providing your business with the elements to accurately portray your brand's story and exemplify your entrepreneurial adventures.