Small Business Center

Build a website with WordPress

Build a website with WordPress

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 greatly. Laptop recommended but not...
Build a website with WordPress

Build a website with WordPress

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 greatly. Laptop recommended but not...
Understanding Google Analytics for Business Owners

Understanding Google Analytics for Business Owners

A wise person once said, “If you can’t track it, it doesn’t really exist”. Google Analytics is a free tool that lets us track website traffic and make decisions about how to move forward with content and design. Boomer Sassmann (owner of Big Boom Design) will be teaching a free Google Analytics class today (February 23rd) at the Enka/Candler AB Tech Campus. The class will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 and no registration is needed. The class is meant for people who do not have experience with Google Analytics and are interested in learning the basics of how to track their website...
Big Boom Design featured in Capital at Play

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...
AB Tech Small Business Center’s Annual Jumpstart

AB Tech Small Business Center’s Annual Jumpstart

The A-B Tech Small Business Center will be having its annual Jumpstart event, sponsored by Asheville Savings Bank, at the Haynes Conference Center at the College’s Enka site on Thursday, April 25.  For those of you who may not be aware, Jumpstart is a business-to business trade show that is geared towards entrepreneurs and small business people who are looking to connect with those who may have a product of service that can assist them in taking their business to the next level.  Product and service providers will have booths on-site and make themselves available for questions that attendees may have regarding their business. This event, which typically draws around 200 visitors, is FREE to those who would like to attend.  Hope to see you there! Thanks again to Asheville Savings Bank for sponsoring this great event! Please visit our “Events” page at the following link or contact Duane Adams (7951) for more info. Schedule: 3:00 – 3:30 PM:  Booth Set-Up – Booths will be assigned 3:30 – 4:00 PM: Vendor Networking – NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 4:00 – 6:30 PM: OPEN TO PUBLIC Check out Big Boom Design’s time lapse of last year’s AB-Tech Jumpstart Event...