Learn at Northwoods

Join us at our free website development and website design workshops held several times each month at Northwoods Software. We cover useful, relevant and current web topics.  Our free workshops have been attended by thousands in the Milwaukee area, businesses across Wisconsin, and throughout the Midwest.

SEO - Planning Your Strategy

Join us for this free workshop!


Jim Brophy



SEO - Planning Your Strategy

Not sure where to start with search engine optimization?

Let our experts show you the steps of the SEO process. We’ll take you on a tour of our SEO analysis and share how some of our clients achieved their goals through a solid SEO strategy.

What You'll Learn

  • The objectives of a SEO Baseline Analysis
  • What search engines are looking for and how to optimize your pages
  • How Google's algorithm updates affect your rankings
  • Why social media & social mentions are important
  • Results and case studies
  • 5 things you can do to get started


Free ($5 optional lunch)

Date & Location

Tuesday, March 31
1572 East Capitol Drive
Shorewood, WI  53211


11:30 am - 12:00 pm
     › Register / Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 pm
     › Workshop / Q&A

Coming Soon:  Planning Your Website Redesign

Join us for this free workshop!


  Pat Bieser

President & Founder
Northwoods Software

Planning Your Website Redesign

Ready to redesign or update your website?

Join us for this learning event. We will arm you with insights and inspiration to create a web strategy that will satisfy visitors and increase conversions.

You’ll Learn:

  • Why the top websites on the planet are wildly successful
  • How to create a step-by-step redesign strategy
  • How to balance time, budget and resources
  • What your users want
  • The secrets of SEO
  • What free online tools are available
  • How to throw social media in the mix
  • How to increase your visits : leads : customers ratio
  • Skills & roles needed for success

Who should attend:

  • Business owners, directors, managers
  • Marketing directors & marketing teams
  • Anyone who owns, manages or works on a website



DATE & location

    Thursday, April 9
    1572 E. Capitol Drive
    Shorewood, WI 53211


    8:15am - 8:30am
       - Registration / Coffee
    8:30am - 11:00am
       - Workshop / Q&A


Finding Northwoods

Northwoods - specializing in web design and software - is located just west of Shorewood High School, on East Capitol Drive in Shorewood, WI. 

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About Northwoods Software and Web Design

Northwoods presents workshops free of sales pitches. You want to learn.  We want to earn your business. The best way to accomplish both is to offer useful information you will value. 

Like what we teach? Then call and ask us to introduce our products and services.

Still not sure? Ask any of the 3,000 people who have attended one of our workshops in the past five years.

Northwoods Software and Web Design is the developer of Titan Content Management System (CMS) which offers powerful, yet user friendly, web authoring and editing for non-technical users. Our Titan CMS blends high functionality with superior usability and ease-of-use.

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SEO - Planning Your Strategy

Not sure where to start with search engine optimization? Let our experts show you how to break down the steps of the SEO process. We’ll take you on a tour of our SEO analysis and share client examples from the starting gate to proven results. Mar 31

Planning Your Website Redesign

Our strategy team will engage seminar attendees to discuss existing strategies, examine current web sites and provide high-level answers to common web site related questions. April 9

Social Media - Doing It Right

Learn how to focus your time and resources on the media choices that will support your business goals at this learn workshop. April 16

Titan CMS Overview

Titan CMS is a full featured yet flexible and intuitive content management system. We will show you how Titan CMS can help you. April 21

Writing for the Web

Common sense approach to creating a usable and content rich website. April 23

Emerging Trends in Website Design

Fast-paced tour of 2015 website design trends. April 30


Leverage your website investment by building microsites to help promote and market specific products and services. We will demonstrate the opportunities for search engine marketing and measuring the effectiveness of online and offline promotional efforts. May 5

Successful Online Product Catalogs for Manufacturers & Distributors

Join us at this free learning event and find out how to maximize your online potential. May 14

Responsive Web Design Strategies

Responsive design is the best way to ensure your website looks good on any screen size - smartphone to desktop. This fast-paced workshop covers key strategies for successful responsive design projects. June 9

Google Analytics – An Introduction

Google Analytics (GA) is a powerful website tracking tool that helps measure your online marketing and website effectiveness. June 23

Intranet Best Practices: Strategy & Design

Learn how to improve productivity, cut costs, and implement the features employees and partners need. July 16


"Just a quick note of thanks for helping me increase my downloads by 25%!  I made changes to my landing page based on what I learned at your recent  workshop and my downloads improved from 7,000 a month to over 8,700 a month in less than 30 days.  Thanks!"

Charles Rathmann

B.Sc. l Marketing Communications Analyst l Marketing

"I’ve been extremely pleased with our selection of Northwoods to provide the software development and maintenance for our website!
We continue to get rave reviews about the website and numerous hits as well.  Entrepreneurs are using the site for assistance in growing their business."  

Daniel J. Steininger
BizStarts Milwaukee Board Member



Questions about a Learn @ Lunch or Workshop? Send an email or give us a call at 414.914.9115

Northwoods Software
1572 E Capitol Drive
Shorewood, WI 53211


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NORTHWOODS SOFTWARE provides web design and development, custom software development and the Titan CMS content management tool to companies in Milwaukee, the Midwest and nationwide. Visit the Northwoods corporate site or call Rick Fessenbecker at 414.914.9102 for more information. © 2014 Northwoods Software Development, Inc.