Patrick Flanagan joined Beacon in 1999 and currently serves the role of Business Development Manager. Patrick’s primary focus is delivering and supporting new business customers with a focus on web development, web marketing and managed hosting services.

2011 eduWeb Conference is coming to San Antonio this year…be there!!

MEET…SHARE…EXPLORE…and LEARN in collaboration with your Higher Education peers

Upcoming Tech Trends..some are fascinating!

a great tagline, “converting cultural shifts into opportunities”

Website Redesign using Cascade Server, March 8th Webinar

Beacon Technologies is very excited to be hosting an upcoming webinar in collaboration with Hannon Hill, makers of the award winning Cascade Server CMS (Content Management Software). Are you considering a Site Redesign in 2011 or 2012?  If so, please join us March 8, 2011 from 2 to 3 pm EST. Redesign projects can be a very challenging and an [...] read more »

Holiday Season Online Spending – Very good news for our industry!!!

Mashable released the 2010 Holiday Season Online Spending Numbers and the results are excellent!   Interesting statistitic…Free Shipping was used in over 50% of all online transactions. Enjoy the article below. Patrick Flanagan, Business Development Manager, 336-944-4187 The 2010 U.S. online holiday shopping season fared remarkably well. Black Friday online retail sales soared and Cyber Monday made [...] read more »

Great 3rd party software for LANL…perhaps!!!

I have been spending a good bit of time the past couple of months consulting Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) on several web initiatives.  We just completed a web design project for them and we are now starting a project that will require the integration of many 3rd party applications.  One of the features we are [...] read more »

Have you been to the BooneOakley website?

I have to share this with you.  If you are reading the Beacon Blog you are likely a customer of ours, an employee, a friend, family member, or perhaps a future customer.  Regardless, you likely have some interest or association with web technology. I want you to visit a website today.  This is the first [...] read more »

Where to Invest…That is the Question that I ask of Thee

Web Marketing encompasses many areas of support including Organic, PPC including Content Networks, Social Media, as well as the very important Conversion Optimization.

Best Designs…

Have you ever visited this site? The Best Designs I have been going to this site for years and I am constantly impressed by the creative ideas that are being developed into websites across the globe. I am artistically and graphically challenged for sure.  One of my brothers is an exceptional artist and designer but I [...] read more »

Conversion Optimization…how big will it become?

For the past 10+ years I have been consulting and advising businesses with their Web Strategy investments.  From Corporate Websites to University/College Re-Designs to eCommerce systems to Web-based Integrated Applications…all projects demand a careful discussion regarding the investment and the possible return on the investment. Very often with our clients, Web Marketing Services is a [...] read more »

Google Chrome is full of S…..

Google Chrome is full of S…..