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. Thanks for visiting.
Top Three Tips for Vetting a Web Design Firm
Three great tips to follow when selecting your web design firm.
A Look Behind the Curtain – WordCamp Presentation
Catch the highlights from Boomer’s WordCamp presentation, A Look Behind the Curtain. The talk was a very transparent look at how Big Boom Design has grown over the past 8 years.
Asheville PreCamp 2015 Presentation Notes
Check out Big Boom Design’s PreCamp PowerPoint presentation on how to setup a WordPress blog.
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....
The WordCamp Schedule is Here!
Check out the Asheville 2015 WordCamp schedule.
Asheville Design and Marketing Symposium – Technology and Business Presentation Notes
The course was presented three different times and each presentation was slightly different based on the participants in the room. I’ve attached my presentation as well as the handout that was used for note taking during the class.
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!
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”
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
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
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.
A Simple Explanation of the Google Adwords Page Rank System
Video: Understanding the ranking system based on Google’s Quality Score can save you lots of time and money when attempting to gain a higher position on a Google Search results page.
Big Boom Design featured in Capital at Play
Capital at Play, a publication which features entrepreneurs in WNC, featured the BASE at AB Tech, illustrating the value of a small business center incubator. The magazine was able to get to the roots of BBD’s beginning and what we have evolved into at the BASE.
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!
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...