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What’s Happening at Radar Hill May 2010: Upcoming Social Networking workshops, and more

We have two upcoming workshops with Social Media guru Chris Burdge, to help you understand and leverage social media to grow your business:

  • Thursday June 3, 9 am – 12 noon. Audience: Business
  • Thursday June 10, 9 am – 12 noon. Audience: Real Estate agents

To learn more about Chris, read his testimonials…. Price for a workshop is $99 + gst, with a discount if your assistant accompanies you. For details read more…

We welcome Crystal Rothwell to our team as Graphic Designer. Crystal has been building websites since 2000. After attending the Visual Arts Program at Vancouver Island University, Crystal graduated from Camosun College in Web Design. Along with innovative and organic website designs, Crystal specializes in website accessibility for non-visual users and WordPress blog themes.

Websites Launched

New Website and Design: ICForum.info – As this is the UN’s International Year of Biodiversity, the International Conservation Forum was established by Dr. Keith Martin, Member of Parliament, to enable experts in the environment and conservation to share their ideas on how people can work together to save planet Earth. For the website, we installed WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS) and blogging platform. The default theme was modified to create a unique look for the site. Learn more at ICForum.info… and check back regularly as the website grows, or register and offer your solutions.

Content Management System: WestShoreProjects.com – The West Shore Projects website of Valley View Estates was a static website, so whenever they wanted it updated they had to contact us to make the changes. We took that existing site and applied our CakePHP Content Management System (CMS). It looks exactly the same on the outside, but now pages that require frequent updating — such as news, maps, features, documents, and photo galleries — can be updated by the owners at their leisure, giving them more control over content and a more powerful website. On top of this, all Valley View site URLs are now SEO-friendly. Plans are in progress for an automated listings feed that will allow them to choose and display listings on their site, and a new website design.Visit the site….

Links Of Interest

From The New York Times: Apple Passes Microsoft as No. 1 in Tech – Apple, which had been given up for dead a decade ago, is now the world’s most valuable technology company.

24 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed – If we had to choose one word to sum up this week’s essential resources, it would have to be business.

Thanks and talk to you next week,
The Radar Hill Team

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About Shawn

Co-owner and one of the founders of Radar Hill, Shawn is an award-winning public speaker who publishes our newsletters and organizes our monthly workshops. He loves working with business owners, and tries to keep up with marketing trends.

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