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Yes Social Media Will Help Your Business

There has never been such a widely used form of communication that has such a low cost. Why wouldn’t you take advantage and maximize its potential for your business? There is little risk and the rewards are huge. Social media is ubiquitous, with the vast majority of people use at least one platform, the major ones being Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, although there are many more.

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Why You Shouldn’t Auto-Post from Twitter to Facebook

It may seem like a good idea to connect your Twitter and Facebook accounts, so that when you post to one account it will automatically post to the other. But what seems like a convenient tool for you, actually has a negative effect on your followers. Continue reading

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May: What’s Up on the Hill?

Celebrating 14 Years - Radar Hill's 14 year anniversary (with a cupcake and candle)On April 15, Radar Hill celebrated fourteen years in business. We have grown from the original three owners of Shawn, Roger, and Dan, with a small handful of clients, to eleven staff and a wide range of business and non-profit clients. We are now one of the largest and most stable website design and development companies on Vancouver Island. Thank you for your support! Here is an update on the past couple of months. In this issue:

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You are invited: An Introduction to Social Media for Real Estate

Are you in real estate or in a high-referral personal services / personal contact industry, and curious about doing social media for your business? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the flood of options but don’t know where to start? Start by joining us at this event to cover: Continue reading

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Running A Legal Social Media Contest

Contests on social media networks are pretty ubiquitous these days — and with good reason. Contests are a great way to build a social audience, expand your existing network of followers, namedrop your brand, and even direct people to your website. Despite that, the rules for running social media contests aren’t as easy or straightforward as you might think. There are tons of businesses out there that run social contests without ever reading the Terms of Service that they agreed to follow beforehand, which can result in unintentional violations… and even getting banned from the social network in question.

You don’t want to be one of those people! Luckily, running a profitable, legitimate contest on social media isn’t too hard, so long as you make sure you’re well-versed in the rules of your chosen network before you start building. To make this a little easier, we’ve complied a list of the current contest rules for the most popular social networks: Continue reading

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Workshop Invitation about Twitter; Radar Hill 2012 Open House; Hiring; Great Websites Launched

In This Issue: Workshop Invitation: Introduction to Twitter, for Beginners; Radar Hill Open House Nov. 22; We are Hiring; Great Websites Launched for Great Clients. Newsletter Volume #3, Issue #5: November 12, 2012.

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Workshop Invitation: Introduction to Twitter, for Beginners. Nov. 15 in Duncan, & Nov. 16 in Victoria

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Twitter for Developers And Everyone Else

All social media is meant to be is an engagement between yourself and an audience. Picture yourself at a cocktail party with a room full of fantastic people. Some you know. Some you’ve never met. Obviously, your objective is to participate in a conversation with as many of those people as possible. The term is “engagement”. Continue reading

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Improving your Internet Marketing

This is from our February 24 workshops on Internet Marketing, for the busy business owner who wants to know effective strategies for increasing traffic and conversion rates for their websites. Continue reading

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Invitation to our Friday January 13 Talk: Introduction to Twitter, for Beginners

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I’m being Impersonated on Twitter

A friend of Radar Hill, and a highly recommended, effective social media consultant, Jose Albis (@josealbis) of Albis Consulting Group, tweeted to us that we were being impersonated. Continue reading

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Upcoming Talk Sept.16 at Radar Hill with guest speaker Terri Davies: Embracing Online Marketing

 Since January 2010, over 100 small business owners have completed the Embracing Online Marketing series with Terri Davies in Victoria, BC. Terri keeps up with the rapidly evolving online marketing landscape to deliver the latest information in each of her seminars, while at the same time ensuring that the material is relevant to small business, easy to understand, and delivered in a fun and motivating atmosphere.

Join us in the Radar Hill boardroom for a chance to hear Terri speak about the opportunities available to you when you bring your business into the world of social media and blogging. You’ll find out how other small business owners are succeeding with online marketing, and learn about the upcoming Embracing Online Marketing courses.
Date: Friday September 16th
Time: 11:00 am
There is no charge for this talk. An RSVP is required as seating is limited. If the session is full we will add your name to the waitlist.

If you are interested in attending Terri’s Embracing Online Marketing courses later in September and October, here is the Registration form and be sure to use the special promo code RADAR to receive a discount of 15%. You can book the seminars individually, or choose several to attend.

Learn more about the Embracing Online Marketing courses, including dates, location, and pricing, on the Sociability.ca website.

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