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  • Beacon for Higher Education

    Attract more students and improve engagement. Almost all higher ed websites focus on showcasing their campus, promoting the college experience, and providing lots of information. However, the good ones also focus their energy on reaching the right students, growing qualified traffic, and engaging visitors. We'll help you get there.

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  • Beacon for Google Analytics

    Our team stays on top of the latest Google feature offerings, leveraging each so that you get more and better data from which to make your business decisions. As one of a select few Google Analytics Certified Partners (GACP) in North America, our clients benefit significantly from the close, active partner network.

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  • Beacon for Ecommerce

    Grow your online sales with our proven ecommerce web development services. Our goal at Beacon isn’t to simply launch an online store. Just like you, we are proud of what we create. It's important for us to see our strategy, designs, development, and marketing delivering on your strategy and goals.

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  • Digital Marketing Services

    At Beacon, we believe a comprehensive, data-driven approach to your digital marketing strategy is essential. It starts with a well thought out strategy including SEO and PPC (Paid Search). And Google Analytics collects the data for smarter marketing. You provide the goals, we'll help you achieve them.

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  • Web Design and Development

    Rest Easy. We've seen all kinds of websites, heard all kinds of ideas, and worked with all kinds of businesses. We focus on clearly understanding your needs before entering into costly development. Projects run smoother, quality is higher, and cost is minimized with our approach to web development.

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  • Web Strategy

    Finding a partner with “Brains, Beauty and Brawn” is rare. You have found one with Beacon, where strategy, marketing, and web technology are carefully interwoven into our solutions. Taking the time to define your goals and plan will produce better results, particularly when you base the strategy on user experience and data. Creative design, custom development, and technical choices will flow much easier as well.

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About Beacon

NO ORDER TAKERS. NO EGOS. JUST PARTNERS.
Since 1998, Beacon has helped over 600 organizations in 42 states and 5 countries market smarter through the collision of creative ideas and powerful web technology. Whether it's through website development, digital marketing services or web hosting, Beacon's approach has built trusted relationships and competitive advantages for its clients. Learn Who We Are
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Years in Business

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Websites Built

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Active Clients Across 42 States & 5 Countries

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Featured Work

burton and BURTON

Burton and Burton (formerly Flowers, Inc. Balloons) is the world’s largest balloon and coordinating gift supplier with an international customer base and over 15,000 different products.

Beacon was selected in 2001 to help develop Burton and Burton’s initial wholesale ecommerce website solution. The objective was two-fold, to provide an easy-to-use 7x24 storefront to its existing clients across the country and to obtain new retailers. This has been a true partnership since day 1 with commitment to continuously grow and improve the website – which has made b+B a leader in the online wholesale balloon and gifts space.

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Bassett Furniture

As one of the most recognizable furniture brands in America, Bassett (NASDAQ: BSET) has been in the furniture business for more than a century and now operates over 100 retail locations across the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.

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Bassett Furniture
Lees-McRae is a private, four-year residential college situated on 450 acres in the beautiful mountain valley of Banner Elk, North Carolina. Founded in 1900, Lees-McRae offers more than twenty diverse degree programs, strong NCAA Division II athletic programs, and expert faculty guidance to over 1,000 students.
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  • by Zedric Myers | November 16, 2017

    Need to remove the aria-described by tag if no control dots are needed? Try this: This allows Slick Slider to pass accessibility testing. Change “.slide-title” to your respective class name. $('.slide-title').each(function () {    var $slide = $(this).parent();        if ($slide.attr('aria-describedby') != undefined) { // ignore extra/cloned slides        $(this).attr('id', $slide.attr('aria-describedby'));    }}); Sources: https://github.com/kenwheeler/slick/issues/2020

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  • by Kent Dickinson | November 15, 2017

    In a recent survey, 51% of those between the ages of 18 and 29 said they could not imagine living without a smartphone. In a separate survey, 78% or high school students said that websites influence their perception of a school. This accentuates the changing landscape and hints toward the future of marketing in the [...]

    Digital Marketing
  • by Keana Lynch | November 09, 2017

    The success of your redesign depends upon how thoroughly you understand your audience.  Your results are only as good as your preliminary research. Before you begin, ask the experts – the end users. Getting the right input may be the most important part of the redesign process. Know Your User(s) Many organizations have several audiences. [...]

    Higher Education
  • by Kent Dickinson | October 26, 2017

    There are prospective students in virtually every age group. Each has unique needs and wants. This should be reflected in your social media content strategy and PPC advertising. Your message needs to be specific to be effective. For the sake of discussion, we’ll break this down into three main groups or demographics. There are those [...]

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  • by Keana Lynch | October 18, 2017

    You have genuine feelings for your website, but you’re not entirely sure you’d call it love. Or, maybe your digital relationship has been less than fulfilling and you’re starting to wonder… is this a relationship worth saving? Take this quiz to find out if it's time to get more serious about a website redesign. Question [...]

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  • by Kent Dickinson | October 10, 2017

    More than likely, you’ve installed the required Google Analytics tracking code on your website. You already peruse the monthly totals for visits, session duration and bounce rate. You have an idea what pages are most popular with visitors. However, unless you’ve set up the right conversion goals, you don’t really know which pages lead to [...]

    Digital Marketing

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