In a brief twelve years, Social Media denizens Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, (and now including LinkedIn and Instagram), have spread beyond the realm of teens and celebs and leaped into business, politics, and international affairs. With the help of bots, fake accounts, and political rhetoric (sometimes fuelled by intemperate thinking), Internet media influence everything from […]
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About Chris Burdge
Chris is the co-founder of Social Media Camp.
In 2009 Chris founded bWEST Interactive, an online marketing firm focused on helping companies grow their business via strategic online marketing.
In 2015 Chris founded SOHO Summit a series of 1-day conferences across British Columbia, for small business owners, entrepreneurs to connect, explore, network and do business.
Entries by Chris Burdge
The mad rush to understand the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) created panic, jokes, and some hilarious memes across the Internet’s social channels. And just days before May 25th, 2018, the date the regulation was enacted, our inboxes were full of “we’ve updated our privacy policies” as businesses rushed to be compliant. We hadn’t even […]
Every year, for the past 9 years, hundreds of enthusiastic delegates have gathered in Victoria BC, at the beautiful Victoria Conference Centre to attend Social Media Camp. Attendees, many of whom return every year, come from across Canada and the United States from all sectors of the economy – small business, large business, government, education, […]
The 9th annual #SMCamp officially wrapped up last week, drawing in over 500 participants to three conference-related events over three days. Thanks to everyone including delegates, sponsors, volunteers, and speakers for making 2018 an incredible year! Check out the event highlights on our Facebook page to see our favourite photos from the Conference. Every year we […]
Here are just a few of the reasons you need to check out this year’s event! 1 – Learn how to distinguish bots from real people In case you haven’t heard, there’s a whole lot of news about the influence of bots on social media platforms. Luckily, Social Media Camp has a speaker to address just […]
As someone who helps small business owners with their social media strategies and teaches the subject it as a continuing education course at the local college, I know that social media is an industry where you need to constantly be educating yourself. There are moments where it can feel like you are trying to hit […]