Classes

Our goal from the beginning has been to simplify the overly complicated world of web design and tracking. We want to help bridge the gaps in your understanding of what the internet can do to innovate, connect, and improve the way you do business. Our founder Boomer Sassmann teaches over 40 classes a year on various topics related to the internet and small business development. These classes and a calendar can be seen below.

Even those who make their living working online have a hard time keeping up with the million-mile-a-minute pace of the Internet. The truth is, though, that while the Internet is growing more complex, it’s also providing resources to make our life easier, and we want to educate you on how to use these tools. Asana for task management, Google Drive for storage, Harvest for time tracking and how to connect all the dots between these systems. 

Classes are primarily offered in or around Asheville. We try to keep an accurate calendar of upcoming classes (shown below) for quick reference on our site. 

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May 2018

Blogging with WordPress

May 17
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One event on August 7, 2018 at 12:00am

AB Tech Small Business Center, 1465 Sand Hill Rd
Candler, NC 28715 United States
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Free

Perhaps you have heard that WordPress is an easy way to post progressive dialogue about your business on the Internet...but how do you get started? Join Boomer Sassmann, owner of a local website company (Big Boom Design), to learn how to get your content, photos and voice onto the Internet. Using WordPress is a great platform for blogging that is constantly updated, produces new features and integrates better ways to import photos, videos and links.

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June 2018

An entrepreneurs guide to bridging the digital divide

June 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on June 6, 2018 at 3:00pm

AB Tech Small Business Center, 1465 Sand Hill Rd
Candler, NC 28715 United States
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Free

Get information on web-based resources and tools to streamline day-to-day operations and alleviate stress from the digital world. This class will help business owners understand the Internet as it continues to evolve and integrate into optimal business performance. Topics covered include: website tracking using Google Analytics, Search Engine Optimization, blogging platforms, WordPress, social media basics, and many web-based applications that are free to use online.

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Build a website with WordPress

June 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on February 15, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on February 22, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

AB Tech Small Business Center, 1465 Sand Hill Rd
Candler, NC 28715 United States
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Free

Having a web presence is critical for any business. Learn how to build your business’ web platform with WordPress, one of the most popular website publishing platforms on the open source market. This course will offer a thorough overview of the background, install process, setup, and build out process of a WordPress website. Topics covered include: initial setup, adding content, selecting templates, selecting plugins, optimization, and security. This class is great for beginners, but advanced WordPress users will also benefit…

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August 2018

Blogging with WordPress

August 7
|Recurring Class (See all)

One event on August 7, 2018 at 12:00am

AB Tech Small Business Center, 1465 Sand Hill Rd
Candler, NC 28715 United States
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Free

Perhaps you have heard that WordPress is an easy way to post progressive dialogue about your business on the Internet...but how do you get started? Join Boomer Sassmann, owner of a local website company (Big Boom Design), to learn how to get your content, photos and voice onto the Internet. Using WordPress is a great platform for blogging that is constantly updated, produces new features and integrates better ways to import photos, videos and links.

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Thank you! Your class was informative, inspiring, well organized, and well done!

Your energy and passion for what you do shined through and has reignited my inner passion for owning my own business. What that business will be has yet to be determined, but my "I can do this!" attitude has been brought back to life!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! (I feel like that was a lot of exclamation marks...more than needed, but very necessary!)

Looking forward to attending more classes!

Maria Petersen 

This class was cutting edge excellent. I feel like I can go out and apply this knowledge immediately and start improving my site. This class unlocked a ton of mysteries. The class went at a good pace and provided a good amount of information. I highly recommend taking it. I would like to see this offered with eight half day classes instead of all four full days. It would be beneficial to offer an advanced WordPress class.

 

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We can set up classes just for you and your team on topics ranging from time management to the finer points of Google Analytics dashboards. Contact us today to set up a time and location that works for you!