Sixteen years ago, I had moved from Western NC to Northern California, and was spending my spare time exploring massive (50,000 acre) tracts of private land that I was being allowed to mountain bike on. There was a maze-like network of logging roads that were often overgrown or blocked by landslides, so in order to figure out which ones connected, I used aerial photos and started mapping my exploits with GPS. [Read more…]
Three reasons why business owners should attend WordCamp Asheville
WordCamp Asheville is May 31 and June 1, and here are three reasons why you, the local small business owner, should attend:
1. If your website uses WordPress, you can learn how to manage much of it yourself, without having to pay anyone to do routine tasks; the beginners track is ideal for this. And if you don’t have a website, the May 30 pre-camp will help you get one up and running by the end of the day.
2. It’s on the weekend, so many business owners can attend without having to miss work.
3. WordCamp Asheville is dirt cheap — 40 bucks gets you two days worth of detailed knowledge, lunches and a t-shirt to boot!
Register now. Tickets are going fast and I’m expecting it to sell out.