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.

  Responsive Web Design Strategies

Join us for this free workshop!


  Pat Bieser

President & Founder
Northwoods Software

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.


  • Planning your responsive site: 10 things to consider
  • The benefits of responsive web design
  • Responsive vs. mobile optimized & apps – making the choice
  • Why fluid transition between devices is essential
  • The role of content management
  • Budget and redesign considerations
  • Live reviews of responsive sites and more

Who Should Attend

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



Date & Location

Tuesday, June 9
Northwoods Software
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:  Writing For The Web



  Pat Bieser

President & Founder
Northwoods Software

Learn to write for the web and why content marketing is key to a successful online presence.

Are your visitors getting your message?  Are you generating traffic, engaging your users and driving conversions? Want to improve your search engine rankings?

Join us for this interactive workshop and get answers on how to write for the web and avoid common content mistakes that will improve SEO, usability, and much more.

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding the purpose of your website
  • Converting your visitors
  • Good content vs. bad: how to tell the difference
  • 10 tips to increase traffic
  • SEO: improving your rankings
  • Usability: how today’s users think & use the web
  • Effective web writing tips
  • Managing web team stereotypes
  • And much more

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who owns or works on a website. This workshop has been attended by thousands across the Midwest.



Date & Location

Thursday, June 11
Northwoods Software
1572 East Capitol Drive
Shorewood, WI 53211


8:15am - 8:30am
   - Check In / Coffee Selection
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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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

Writing for the Web

Common sense approach to creating a usable and content rich website. June 11

Successful Online Product Catalogs for Manufacturers & Distributors

Join us at this free learning event and find out how to maximize your online potential. June 18

Google Analytics – An Introduction

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

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. June 25 *New Location: Waukesha County Business Alliance, 2717 N. Grandview Blvd., Suite 300, Waukesha, WI 53188

Intranet Best Practices: Strategy & Design

Learn how to improve productivity, cut costs, and implement the features employees and partners need. July 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.July 21

Emerging Trends in Website Design

Fast-paced tour of 2015 website design trends. August 6

Return of the Microsite

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. August 11


"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.