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Category Archives: Web Design

Mobile Websites Are Still Dead

ClosedApril 2012 I wrote about a blog post “Mobile is Dead” detailing the death of mobile only websites. These are the websites that replicate the desktop version of a website for display on a phone. This type of website is SO dead now I cannot believe they are still being sold.

Don’t Waste Your Money

A mobile “friendly” website is not what you want to buy. The reasoning is obvious – it’s only meant to display professionally on a phone! Responsive web design (RWD) is where you want to make your investment – a responsive website is capable of SO much more and is the only product professional web developments companies should sell you. Check out the good reasons to invest in RWD: Continue reading

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Invitation: Responsive Websites with The Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce

Invitation: Lunch & Learn on Responsive Websites

In a multi-device, multi-screen world, websites must be optimized to look and function on every device: desktop computer, tablet, smartphone, e-reader, game console, and more. The Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Lunch & Learn, with presenter Shawn O’Hara of Radar Hill Web Design. Join us to find out more about: Continue reading

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Meeting with your Website Designer: How to Prepare

So, you’ve hired a website designer – yeah! Are you wondering what a meeting with your website designer will be like? We will ask you a lot of questions about your business and your vision for your new website. Be ready by preparing ahead of time. This will save you time and money (and score you big points with your designer)!

Know Your Business

Website designers want to know all about you and your business! The more we know about your business, the better your website will be. Radar Hill has a Client Planning Document that should be filled out before your meeting with the designer. Your project manager can walk you through the questions if needed. Continue reading

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Web Design Trends to Watch For in 2015

2015 - Happy New Year!

During 2014, the key trends that emerged in web design focused around minimizing pizzazz and cleaning up layouts to help maximize clarity and turn visitors into customers. After all, websites don’t exist solely to look pretty; they serve a purpose – to capture the attention of prospective clients and help generate revenue.

With online competition growing for every product under the sun, you need your website to get to the point quickly. With more and more websites being viewed from mobile devices, the need for a clean, uncluttered, responsive website layout is extremely important. Continue reading

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