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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 What was a shiny new website just 5 years ago can now be outdated and leave your business with a huge potential gap in visitors and clients.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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Holiday Treats, Gifts and Accommodations

‘Tis the Season of Giving and Receiving!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we are here to help you keep it that way with our annual Christmas gift guide. You’re sure to find something for everyone on your list, leaving more time for you to relax and enjoy this joyous time of year! Continue reading

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Newsletter: Local Christmas Shopping List 2014

Christmas Tree with Blue and White decorationsThis is the special edition Radar Hill newsletter where we bring you our Christmas Shopping Suggestion List for shopping local this holiday season. Some of these great clients have retail storefronts in Greater Victoria or Duncan and the Cowichan region, while others are strictly online, or sell their products through retail outlets. If you want to support local companies on Vancouver Island, please consider shopping at these fine businesses. Continue reading

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Shop Local this Victoria Valentine’s Day

When Valentine’s Day rolls around it can be tempting to just grab some chocolates or jewellery from the nearest big name department store. But there are benefits to shopping locally — it strengthens Victoria’s economy while keeping our communities healthy and happy. Here’s a list of some of our favourite ~*~romantic~*~ local offerings.

Pristine Gemstones

photo of a 14k white gold and diamond ring set with a green emerald

Pristine Gemstone’s website is sparkling with images of their beautiful jewelry and gemstones, available through their online store.  Rogerio Graca, gemcutter and wholesaler of 20 years, offers wholesale loose gemstones and finished jewelry to the public.

What would Valentine’s Day be without a little bit of flash and glam? Pristine Gemstones offers a wide selection of gemstones and jewelry, either pre-made or custom sculpted to order. Shop online or give them a call at 250-661-0967 to arrange a viewing.

You might be interested in: Wedding bands, Engagement rings, Cocktail rings, Pendants & necklaces, Earrings

(Pristine’s selection doesn’t carry quite what you’re looking for? Try Fortner custom jewelry or Susan Koch’s beach glass collection.)

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Christmas Shopping Newsletter 2013

Android plushie with a Santa hat sitting in front of the table in our waiting area, with a mini Xmas tree and lightsThis is our special Christmas Shopping Suggestion List from Radar Hill. Continue reading

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Health & Fitness

It’s a few months into the new year and time to take a look at those health and fitness New Years resolutions! Need some help getting back on track? Keeping it going strong? Starting them up? Or going to the next level? Our clients below can help…

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Christmas Shopping Newsletter 2012

Accent Inns Santa rubber duck sitting in a mini Christmas tree with lights and presentsHappy Holidays! This is our special Christmas Shopping Suggestion List. Some of these great clients have retail storefronts, others are strictly online, or sell their products through other outlets. If you want to support local companies, please consider shopping at these fine businesses. Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping Newsletter 2011

Happy Holidays! This is our special Christmas Shopping Suggestion List. Some of these great clients have retail storefronts, others are strictly online, and some are both. If you want to support a local company, please consider shopping at these fine businesses. Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping Newsletter 2010

Kendra hanging up red garland on the board room bar, with a Santa figurineIn This Issue, Christmas Shopping: Books; Local Retail; Online Retail; Art, Antiques, & Collectibles; Personal Services & Fitness; Food & Beverage; Flowers & Decorating ; Holidays.
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