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Category Archives: Business Website Tips

Tips and anecdotes on managing a business website, or having one constructed.

Google Partners Connect Event – Video Marketing

 

If you want to get an idea of what exactly happens at one of our Google Partners events, how the room is set up etc., then watch the video! This is just a snippet of the end, after the live stream presentation by experts in online marketing coming from Google offices in California has concluded. Before the live stream, Kendra answers any initial questions and goes over the basics of AdWords. The stream lasts about an hour, and then afterwards there is the opportunity to ask Kendra any new or clarifying questions. There is a lot of information that they pack into that hour, but that is why Kendra there – she is our Google certified Partner. This means that she is also an expert in Google advertising, as Partners are great vaults of knowledge and have to keep up yearly certification.

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A Website By Many Other Names

You’ve probably heard the cliché “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”. But businesses and branding can get a little more complicated than that. Not all names are created equal, and when it comes to websites… yikes. Where do we start?

The answer is the domain. In this post we’ll be going over the different parts of a domain name:

  1. The anatomy and what they can mean for your website,
  2. How to choose the right one
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3D Aerial Video For Real Estate

To use a cliché saying, “location, location, location.” With more and more activity and business happening online it is only expected that the home buying process is hugely digital. People want to know everything about a house before going to view it, and location is a vital aspect of choosing a home. It’s all very well to say that a property is “overlooking spectacular ocean views” or “nestled at the end of a quiet street,” it is another to be able to show that via aerial video. But luckily that’s exactly what you can do now, courtesy of Google Earth and CorkScrew Visuals Inc.

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June 14: Google Partners Local & Classifieds Event

Is your business local?

Join Us For Our Google Partners Connect Event For Local Business

What:

Online advertising can help any business grow. You’re invited to join us for an event, co-hosted with Google, about how digital marketing can help you thrive on the Web.

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Then and Now Part 1: Responsive Websites

Then and Now Part 1: Why Have a Responsive Site?

Radar Hill has been in business for 16 years, and the magnitude of change in the 21st century when it comes to websites is staggering. What was a shiny new website just 5 years ago can now be outdated and leave your business with a huge potential gap in visitors and clients. There are various measurable ways that the World Wide Web has changed in 16 years, and so we are publishing a “Then and Now” blog series to demonstrably show what a website in 2017 requires to stay current.

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May 17 Google Home Services Event: 3 Reasons You Should Come

Marketing booksAbout once a month we will be co-hosting events with Google, about how digital marketing can help specific industries thrive on the Internet. On Wednesday May 17th it is the Home Services industry that we will be focusing on, so if you or anyone you know is interested, please RSVP! It is a completely free talk, and it has the potential to bring in so much business, so really, what is stopping you from coming?

It is a completely free talk, and it has the potential to bring in so much business, so really, what is stopping you from coming?

Here are 3 reasons you should come:

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May 2: Introduction to Google AdWords – in Duncan!

Join us for an introduction to Google AdWords

Do you want to be #1 on Google? Or know someone who does?

But what if you were told that technically there is no such thing?

Google AdWords Work 

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Introduction to Google Analytics Workshop

Join Us For an Introduction to Google Analytics

Do you have difficulty understanding the graphs and numbers on your Google Analytics reports? Do you not even look at them because you don’t know what it all actually means?

Then come to our Introduction to Google Analytics Workshop!

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Why You Shouldn’t Auto-Post from Twitter to Facebook

It may seem like a good idea to connect your Twitter and Facebook accounts, so that when you post to one account it will automatically post to the other. But what seems like a convenient tool for you, actually has a negative effect on your followers. Continue reading

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Email: Are you a Power User?

Email is a significant part of your business. Email has evolved from the free service of yester-year into a critical communication medium. Continue reading

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March 9: Google Partners Connect Healthcare

Radar Hill is a Google PartnerThe Internet gives every business a chance to achieve success. As a certified Google Partner, Radar Hill is inviting you to join us for a free Google event where you’ll hear from digital marketing and advertising specialists about the latest insights into the healthcare industry. Continue reading

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Winter Tips, Tricks & Shiny Stuff

Welcome to 2016 and another exciting year here on Vancouver Island. With the holiday festivities behind us, it is time for this season’s collection of useful tips, reviews, and links of interest. Don’t let the title of this newsletter mislead you. The tips don’t relate to winter, snow, heavy rain or gloom, but hopefully they are of interest to local businesses and our clients. Continue reading

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