Social media marketing is quickly becoming necessary for the growth of most businesses. While you might not initially get the “Likes” or comments you seek, if you use the right strategy, eventually your business will start to gain positive attention. This type of marketing is typically part of inbound marketing efforts, where content and rich […]
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About Chris Burdge
Since 1994 Chris has been leveraging web based communications to build brands & move products for companies like BMW Japan, Kia & Nestle Purina, as well as BC businesses like the Victoria International Airport and Island Savings Credit Union.
In 2009 Chris founded bWEST, a social media consulting firm focused on helping organizations integrate social media with their overall communications. In 2010 Chris co-founded Social Media Camp, Canada's first and largest conference.
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Social Media Camp keynote speaker John Jantsch is well-known for his very practical, no-nonsense marketing presentations that describe how to create a “marketing system” that will save you time, energy and money. Don’t miss your chance to talk to John hear him share his knowledge and experience at Social Media Camp on May 22, 2015. […]
Tip number five in the Shaw TV series from Social Media Camp comes from featured speaker Blair Enns. Blair shares his perspective on perspective and why it is important to alienate and polarize.
Again this year our partners at MediaMiser were tracking and analyzing all the Twitter activity around SMC 2014, and there was a lot. This infographic created by MediaMiser shows the top hashtags, links, tweets and influencers. A couple of past keynote speakers, Chris Brogan and Scott Stratten even got in on the action. If you’re […]
About 35 teens commit suicide in BC every year. This is only the tip of the iceberg in terms of mental health dysfunction with 12% of mainstream BC youth contemplating suicide as an option to their pain and 5% attempting. For the second year in a row we chose NEED2 as our charity sponsor. NEED2 […]
Every year we do a post-conference survey to gather your feedback in an effort to continually improve on the events we produce. This year we received 155 responses, which is about 30% of all delegates (excluding speakers). We appreciate your feedback and in the spirit of transparency we like to provide you with the overall […]