Entries by Chris Burdge

Social Media Is Here To Stay But Beware of Bots and Illusions

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 […]

Social Media Camp – why people keep coming back

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, […]

2018 Attendee Feedback

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 […]

5 Reasons to Come to Camp

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 […]

35 Reasons To Attend Social Media Camp in 2018

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 […]