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Jordan Lowry

Higher Ed SEO Tips to Power Up Online Visibility

Higher education institutions are beginning to realize the true value of SEO management services. Unfortunately, the SEO landscape is volatile and ever changing. However, there are some best practices which have been fairly consistent over the last couple of years. We believe that these best practices will continue to be relevant throughout 2016 and work [...] read more »

Keana Lynch

Style Guides for Web Design and Development

Developers, designers and web administrators are always looking for ways to improve how they manage the look, feel and complexity when building a web site. This can be difficult when we have multiple team members or new members involved in ongoing projects. So how can we help maintain global branding and development patterns for sites [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

Cascade Server Help and Training Resources

Those that have worked with Beacon Technologies on Cascade Server projects know that our experienced staff is available for “as needed” content management help through our Preferred Client Services department as well as for customized training sessions and user manuals specific to the site designed for your organization. However, did you know that Hannon Hill, [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

Caribbean Green Technology Center microsite launched!

Beacon launched another University of the Virgin Islands microsite yesterday at Like the previously two launched UVI microsites, this site has the main UVI site branding, with its own color scheme and special features like: Developed and maintained in Hannon Hill’s Cascade Server content management system Fully responsive design optimized for desktop, tablet and [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

A Calendar for Your Website

When planning for a calendar on your website, there are a number of factors to take into account.  Each of the bullets below contains examples of calendar projects with which Beacon Technologies has had direct involvement in analysis and design and/or development and integration. Mobile-friendliness– Check your website analytics to determine the frequency in which [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

Holyoke Gas & Electric Redesign Launched!

Beacon Technologies is very proud to announce the launch of the new Cascade site for Holyoke Gas & Electric at! This site is visually a dramatic improvement over the old. BEFORE AFTER It also incorporates the following fantastic functionally: Responsive Design– The new site is a lovely, colorful responsive design, that looks great in [...] read more »

Beacon News

Greensboro Housing Authority Site Launch

We’re proud to announce the release of the Greensboro Housing Authority redesign!  As always, Beacon was right on-time with our deliverables, which is always our goal.  The client chose a soft launch date of December 1, 2011 because they wanted to show the new site to their Board of Directors at their annual meeting that [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

Designing Your Navigation

Here’s a very nice article about website navigation from our partners over at Hannon Hill, the developers of our preferred content management system Cascade Server:  Designing Your Navigation – Hannon Hill Corp. I’ll also add a content matrix template that I use to record a site’s current and redesigned structure during the analysis phase of [...] read more »

Beacon Buddy

Cascade Server 6.7

The following is a list of new features for Cascade Server 6.7 (Source: Recycle Bin – users can restore deleted assets.  Enough said! Cross-site Move and Copy – allows users to re-organize assets in Sites and copy them across Sites Rich Text Editor improvements – newer version of the TinyMCE editor with a re-written [...] read more »

Mark Dirks

Wow – WAW! Exciting stuff ahead for Cascade Server and Google Analytics.

I’m trying to be clever and match my daughter’s use of acronyms.  Yeah, I made it up.  But the first thing that came to my mind was “Wow!  What a Week!” as I sit here on the plane retracing my steps back from San Fran to Atlanta to Greensboro. FIRST STOP:  Cascade Server Conference (Atlanta) [...] read more »