The Big Boom Blog

Below you can find blog posts that cover a multitude of topics. Each week we strive to bring you recent company news, plugin updates, client site launches, WordPress tutorials and much more. If you'd like to see a particular topic covered on this blog, please feel free to fill out the form at the bottom of the page. Thanks for visiting.
WordCamp 2015 Organizer Group Photo

WordCamp 2015 Organizer Group Photo

Time lapse Video by: Boomer Sassmann For more videos visit the Big Boom Design YouTube channel I'd like to give a big shout out to all the awesome 2015 Asheville WordCamp organizers. This little time lapse was made from 157 still shots that were taken on my GoPro....

Asheville PreCamp 2015

Asheville PreCamp 2015

Are you new to WordPress (or know someone who is) and want some hands-on support in setting up your website? PreCamp is designed to take you from a blank slate to a fully functioning website before you walk out the door.

WordCamp 2015 Ticket Sale!

WordCamp 2015 Ticket Sale!

Tickets for WordCamp and PreCamp Beginner's Day + WordCamp will go on sale at 12pm today. Tickets for WordCamp are $40 and includes a t-shirt and lunch both days (Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26). Pretty sweet deal, huh? Friday’s PreCamp is a hands-on workshop...

Make Your Website Mobile and “Thumb-Friendly”

Make Your Website Mobile and “Thumb-Friendly”

Worldwide, more and more consumers are buying and using smartphones. It’s a new staple in our modern culture. Of course, it’s still essential for your business to have its own website and social media presence in order to be successful. However, the next hoop you...

A Tutorial for Working with Joomla Modules

A Tutorial for Working with Joomla Modules

This video shows you how to locate a particular module position using the handy ?tp=1 function as well as create a new Custom HTML module and place it on a certain page. This addition will be done to a SOBI Business Directory Category page.

Basic Joomla Tutorial for Beginners

Basic Joomla Tutorial for Beginners

This video walks through the new Apparo website that was built using Joomla 3.0. The video shows the basic edit/update process to login, identify an article, find this article on the admin side, make a basic text edit, link text, upload an image, etc.

Asheville Small Business Week

Asheville Small Business Week

The small business center on the AB Tech Enka/Candler campus is offering a free expo and seminar week: Asheville Small Business Week, which runs April 21-25, which is an amazing opportunity to meet with others in the business world to connect, learn, and engage.

Boomer teaching in Ashe and Wilkes county this week!

Boomer teaching in Ashe and Wilkes county this week!

It is that time of year: spring cleaning, revising strategies, revamping dusty old plans...what better way to pair that than with a fresh new insight and clean look for your web presence? And for free! Boomer will be teaching free classes in Ashe and Wilkes county...