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Category Archives: Website Launches

Websites created, redesigned, or upgraded by Radar Hill Web Design.

Gifts, Hobbies, and Art – Christmas Featured Businesses

It’s finally coming up to Christmas once again — which means we can all breathe a deep sigh of relief that 2020 is nearly over and that we can begin preparing for what will certainly be an unusual festive celebration.

This year being able to buy and even send gifts online has never been more important.

Whether you’re planning a stay at home celebration in your household or sending out gifts to family members for them to open over Zoom (it really is a strange year), we have you covered with this newsletter roundup featuring some of our amazing clients! 

If there’s a theme for most of our businesses this year, it’s that being able to offer customers an online buying experience has become absolutely crucial.

We’ve seen a number of our businesses transition to offering a full e-commerce experience, and see tremendous success doing so!

This list truly has everything: from delicious food to standout artistic centrepieces to one of a kind personalized gifts.

If you’re looking for the perfect gift this Christmas we’re sure you’ll be able to find something in this newsletter!

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How to Have an Accessible Website

A great website only matters if it works for everyone — but what does that really mean?

For many of us, it’s as simple as reading and clicking, a user experience we presume to be universal.

In reality, there are myriad ways a website can be inaccessible to people.

Whether it’s visual impairment, hearing impairments, neurodivergence, or countless other things — the notion of a universal user experience can be a harmful myth, that prevents everyone from enjoying and using your website. 

To have a fully accessible website there are numerous factors that need to be considered. This post will take a look at some of the examples of how accessibility works in practice, and what can be done to make websites more accessible.

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Why Your Business Needs An E-Commerce Website

For many businesses and customers, Covid-19 has been hugely disruptive and caused many negative effects. However there is one notable exception: online shopping. 

This isn’t an isolated trend, as e-commerce has been an exponentially growing industry in recent years, and as most businesses were forced to move online, that trend spiked. 

Online shopping isn’t something that will go away. In fact, an e-commerce presence is going to be absolutely vital for all retail businesses going forward. Here are a few reasons why. 

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Adapting Businesses: Survival Stories

As the pandemic has unfolded we have had a front row seat to see our various local businesses adapt and change with the rapidly changing business environment. Many Radar Hill businesses were forced to change the way they do business and in some cases, change their customer base.

Below are a few examples of the many unique situations of our clients.

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Why You Need To Review And Update Your Privacy Policy

If you’ve visited a website at any point in the past few months, you will probably have been prompted with a window asking whether or not you want to ‘accept cookies’ or something with similar wording. This reflects the new model when it comes to online privacy and security. 

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Understanding Google Analytics – Workshop

If you don’t know who is coming to your site, then you don’t know how to accurately market to them. You need to know exactly who is visiting your site, and you can do all that and more, with Google Analytics.

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Google Analytics will help you understand your clients
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CRM Information Session

Learn how to organize your clients efficiently.

Join us as we deliver a workshop explaining how to use a CRM (Customer Relations Manager), and how it can help your business. From tracking leads, creating follow up tasks, and storing all emails and files in an effective way, a CRM will make your business run more smoothly, which ultimately means more profit.

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7 Reasons To Upgrade Your Website In 2019

A New Year, a New You. So goes the ritual of the New Year’s resolution, with each of us approaching the year to come with a clear list of goals and a hopeful optimism. Whether it’s going to the gym, saving money, or eating healthier, we always imagine that this is the year things will be different. However, so often what starts well will falter as the year goes.

Make this year a true game changer by simplifying your resolution and give yourself a clear goal with an obvious path: increase the profitability of your business. What makes this goal achievable? By simply updating your website. Here are 7 reasons why you should upgrade.


Make 2019 Your Most Successful Yet
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Social Media Marketing is Word of Mouth Marketing

Can you control what your customers say about you?  A business has dozens of opportunities to take control of the “word on the street” and it is essential that businesses know how to use social media to influence the conversations and turn talk into profit.

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Christmas Newsletter – Featured Businesses

Christmas is a wonderful time of year, but it can be stressful trying to feed and gift everyone adequately. Luckily there are numerous businesses on Vancouver Island that can assist with helping you create the perfect Christmas, so everyone can enjoy it.

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Education and Clubs – Featured Businesses

With summer ending soon and September approaching fast, you may be looking forward to getting back into a consistent routine, which you can thank ‘Back to School’ for. Back to School is not only for kids – below we will show you some of our Featured Businesses that may peak your interest, along with some clubs and societies that could be a fun part of your daily routine!

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Tourism Newsletter – Featured Businesses

Transformative. Relaxing. Memorable. That’s what you want in a good holiday, and we are lucky enough to live in a part of the world where wonderful experiences can be had every day. Whether it’s on the water, good restaurants, or comfortable accommodation, Vancouver Island has got you covered.

In this newsletter we highlight our clients that are in the memory-making business, so whether it’s just an evening or a weekend getaway, you can enjoy everything that this splendid Island has to offer.

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