What’s It About?
A very successful component of Social Media Camp is one-on-one coaching. Essentially, we pair social media folks with the newbies, so the new folks get the most out of their Social Media Camp experience. Attendees of Social Media Camp sign up on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is no extra charge.
Each coach develops a unique program, which may include the following elements:
- Possibly a meeting prior to SMCamp – even a week or two in advance, perhaps in your local area if you are coming from another city.
- Meeting as a group on Thursday, May 1st, right after the group orientation and registration.
- On May 2nd and 3rd, meet as needed, in smaller groups or one-on-one (some coaches offer to answer texts or tweets from people in their group)
- Meet afterwards, back in their local area, for a follow-up.
- One-on-one e-mail or Twitter follow-ups, as available.
Coaches help with specific questions, assist with signing up and configuring social accounts, help direct people to sessions that they feel will be of particular interest, and otherwise be available as a guide throughout the event.
The “Coach Application” form will be opening soon for those of you who would like to be considered for a coaching position next year. In the meantime you can check-out the coaches from Social Media Camp 2013 below.
Thanks to the following folks for volunteering of their time to help make your experience at Social Media Camp 2013 even more rewarding!
Russ Tychonick, Online and Social Media Officer, MGEU
Social media guy for Manitoba’s largest union.
Jennifer Aikman, Community Manager, Diggit Victoria
Nick Kempinski, Social Architect, Diggit Victoria
Nick combines his background in technology, entertainment & communications to help make sense of social technologies. Jennifer taps into her past life as a television writer and web producer to add the sparkles and jazz hands. Her creative style & wit turns “business targets” into content marketing that brings communities to life. These two Diggit Victoria lab rats have a reputation for building strong online presence.
Mike DeWolfe and Cheryl DeWolfe, Partners, Those DeWolfes Creative
Mike is a long time writer and programmer. Cheryl specializes in beginner to intermediate level training in general computing, multimedia, and social media
Sean Smith, Principal, That Social Media Guy
Sean Smith is a Campbell River based Social Media consultant who is all about community. For the past few years he has been working at developing the Social Media profile of where he lives, through educating business owners and non-profit organization in the power of Social Media.
Aaron Alexander, BC BuzZ/Knowledge Network
Aaron has worked for the past 30 years in the entertainment industry. He now celebrates everything British Columbian with BC BuzZ and works with BC’s public broadcaster Knowledge Network on all things social.
Barbara Pender, Social Media Strategist, Blanton Techknowledge, LLC
Barbara is a Certified Scrum Master, Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, pursuing her PMP and Certified Social Media Strategist.
JUHLi SELBy, Social Media Consutant & Coach, JUHLi SELBy Social Media
JUHLi has spent the past 11 years helping self-employed professionals and small business owners use marketing tools to connect with and expand their audience. She specializes in training clients on how to effectively use Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, social video (YouTube/Vimeo), & blogging (WordPress) to build relationships with existing & potential clients.