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Category Archives: Products & Services

Information and updates about Radar Hill products and services.

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 What was a shiny new website just 5 years ago can now be outdated and leave your business with a huge potential gap in visitors and clients.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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Tourism Newsletter – Featured Businesses

Have a lovely local vacation with these featured businesses

Instead of going abroad for a vacation, why not stay local and holiday on Vancouver Island? Thousands of people come here every year to marvel at the fantastic nature, architecture, and cuisine here, so take a break and enjoy this fantastic island from a tourist’s perspective.

This is Radar Hill’s local tourism newsletter, featuring our clients who cater to visitors and residents of this lush island. Treat yourself to a “staycation,” whether it be a full week in a hotel/B&B or just a spa day, take a break and experience the West Coast in all its beauty. Continue reading

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February 23: An Introduction To Google AdWords

Radar Hill is a Google Partner

Do you want to be #1 on Google?

Or know someone who does?

What if you were told that there’s technically no such thing?

Despite what some SEO “experts” might tell you, the top of the first page on Google is a nebulous, shifting target, and while natural techniques to improve your ranking might work, sometimes you just don’t have the time.

But there is a way to achieve immediate visibility for your business on Google, putting your company in front of potential customers when they’re ready to buy what you have to offer:

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3D Aerial Video For Real Estate – Grab Homebuyers’ Attention

Radar Hill and CorkScrew Visuals Inc. have partnered to provide Victoria REALTORS® with a new service. Get 3D aerial videos of your real estate listings — without the hassle of hiring a drone!

A dynamic flyover of your listing and the surrounding area will be created using 3D data from Google Earth. The final product is high definition video with your branding and contact information, ready for use in your websites, emails, digital brochures and social media. Continue reading

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Renovation Season is Here!

School is out and it’s time to tackle those summer projects. The summer months can be busy with vacations and visitors. It’s a good time to hire a professional to finish your projects so you can relax and enjoy the sunshine. 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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Autumn Tips, Tricks & Shiny Stuff

leavesThe Halloween festivities are over, ghosts, goblins and ghoulish ghouls are creeping and crawling back into their crates, and it is time for this season’s collection of useful tips, reviews, and links of interest.
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