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Category Archives: Website Redesigns

New Pyramid Features

One of the many advantages of working with Radar Hill is that we create a completely custom website to suit your business. We know how important it is to be able to easily manage your website’s content, which is why our Content Management System (CMS), called Pyramid, is an added feature available to our clients. Pyramid enables the user to edit content themselves, which means that there is no waiting to get that latest announcement or picture added onto a website – simply login to the backend and make the desired changes.

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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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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 What was a shiny new website just 5 years ago can now be outdated and leave your business with a huge potential gap in visitors and clients.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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Web Design Trends to Watch For in 2015

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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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Website Redesign: Windcrest Developments

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WindcrestDevelopments.com

For over 30 years, Cam Hayward, owner of Windcrest Developments Ltd., has been building quality homes, incorporating innovation and affordability, in the Victoria area. With extraordinary high standards of construction and customer service, Windcrest Developments has a track record to be proud of and steadfast loyal homeowners who continue to move from one Windcrest Development’s home to another – and refer others! With unmatched dependability, Windcrest would value the opportunity to turn your dream of a new home into a reality. Continue reading

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New Website Launched: Pemberton Holmes Ltd.

Pemberton Holmes Ltd. has been serving Vancouver Island since 1887. With over 250 REALTOR®s specializing in residential and commercial real estate, they offer buyers and sellers sound advice and professional service. Although they’ve had a web presence for many years, it was finally time to refresh and modernize their design, features and information, and cater to their growing mobile audience with a new responsive website. Continue reading

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Website Re-Design: Turner Lane Development Corporation

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TurnerLane.com

Established in 1999, Turner Lane Development Corporation (“Turner Lane”) is one of Vancouver Island’s leading land development and management firms. With extensive management capability in long-term project sustainability and profitability, Turner Lane has become a successful developer and advisor in the regional real estate market. Continue reading

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New Website Launched: Cheryl Bejcar & Associates

Cheryl Bejcar & Associates have been valued clients of ours for over a decade. With years of experience, their award-winning associates pride themselves on making their clients well-educated buyers or sellers in today’s marketplace. Like many realtors, they know the importance of having a streamline website to showcase their real estate listings, and especially one that functions well on all screen widths and mobile devices. This new website does just that! Continue reading

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New Website Launched: Gary Interiors

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GaryInteriors.ca

Linda Gary is a showcase dealer of Hunter Douglas window products, and has been serving the Cowichan Valley since 1986. Linda came to us recently with interest in redesigning her website, to give it a more modern and inviting feel and to better exhibit her impressive portfolio of interior design services. Continue reading

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New Website Launched: Lighthouse Mortgage

Screen captures showing Verico Lighthouse Mortgage website at desktop, tablet, and mobile sizes

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Lighthouse Mortgage wanted a site that conveyed their friendly, personal style of service and gave quick access to their online mortgage application, tools and info, and made it very easy for clients to contact them. Continue reading

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New Website Launched: Roxanne Brass

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Roxanne Brass – Realtor, Victoria BC

Roxanne Brass is a member of the Victoria RE/MAX real estate team, and has been a valued client of ours for several years. Her previous website worked sufficiently for her needs in the past, but when she consulted with us recently about a redesign we were happy to offer her several new features to greatly help showcase her real estate listings and her services as an experienced agent. Continue reading

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New Website Launched: BeasleysFishingCharters.ca

For over 20 years, Darren Beasley has been a well-known fishing guide throughout the waters of Vancouver Island. His company, Beasley’s Fishing Charters, has marketed its services online for years, using a website that was designed about a decade ago. We were delighted when Darren came to us requesting a fresh redesign of his website with responsive capabilities. Continue reading

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