News 2017-09-06T12:52:26+00:00

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A Birthday Wish. Let’s Make It Come True.

Special Message from Beacon CEO, Mark Dirks As I blow out the candles on 57 years today, I have a bigger-than-normal wish. Over these years, I’ve had the great fortune of becoming friends and business partners with many, many people. One of my character traits (or flaws) is to constantly push forward with new [...]

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: Beacon News|Tags: , |Comments Off on A Birthday Wish. Let’s Make It Come True.

Weaving Hope: A New Venture Aims to Build School in Rwanda

Weaving Hope, a new philanthropic partnership between NC-based Beacon Technologies and Georgia-based burton+BURTON®, is targeting the educational and nutritional needs of Rwandan children.  Through the Hope on A Thousand Hills mission of the Anglican Church in Rwanda, the initiative aims to raise funds for a new school through the sale of authentic, African baskets. [...]

By | August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Beacon News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Weaving Hope: A New Venture Aims to Build School in Rwanda

Beacon is Going to edUi 2018

Beacon is going to edUi 2018 in Charlottesville, VA. If you're a web professional who works with colleges, universities, libraries or museums, you should, too. In fact, we'll help you get there. Register here and receive $100 off the registration fee. Or just apply the code "Beacon" on the regular registration form to access [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Beacon News, Higher Education, Web Development|Comments Off on Beacon is Going to edUi 2018

GDPR: What Is It? Does It Apply To Me? And So What?

If you work in digital marketing, you probably couldn't help but notice the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) mania sweeping the internet earlier this year. Indeed, before the new regulations became enforceable in May 2018, there was breathless anticipation and countless "What You Need To Know" blog posts promising the low-down on all the [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: Beacon News, Ecommerce, Google Analytics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on GDPR: What Is It? Does It Apply To Me? And So What?

Hannon Hill Introduces an Accessibility Plugin

As if security and dependability were not reason enough to use Hannon Hill’s Cascade CMS, its newest, innovative plugin makes it a must for Higher Ed, business and content creators of all kinds. Teaming with Siteimprove, Hannon Hill has introduced a great new plugin that checks for content and accessibility issues as part of the [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Beacon News, Cascade CMS|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Hannon Hill Introduces an Accessibility Plugin
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