On the Hill

Be Strategic With Your Marketing: Online Workshop

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Too often we see businesses that just throw money and resources at marketing and pray some of it will stick, only to see minimal results. They want to sell their services to all people. When we ask, “who's your ideal client?” and we get responses like, “anybody with a house” or “anybody who...

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Health and Wellness Newsletter: Featured Businesses 2023

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A common New Year’s resolution is to live healthier, whether that’s through a new exercise or diet regime or just trying to make different choices overall. But like a lot of resolutions, it’s not one that often sticks. This is why we’ve compiled a list of some of the great health related...

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New Year Resolutions

Christmas 2022 Featured Businesses

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It’s already that time of year once again! So with Christmas just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about what gifts you’re going to be getting your friends and family. Choosing the perfect gift can be a time consuming experience, which is why every year we compile our own gift...

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Christmas presents

Online Scams to Be Aware Of

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When it comes to Internet scams, there are a wide variety of them targeting people and businesses, and they are increasingly more sophisticated. Over the course of our long history of managing websites and the online presence of clients, we’ve seen more than a few of these scams. So here are...

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Scam Alert Signs

7 Reasons To Do A Google Ads Campaign

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When using Google to search for anything—but especially for products, services, and places to visit—you’ll undoubtedly see results that will have the ‘ad’ label attached to them. These are the results of businesses paying for their website to show up in these results through Google Ads....

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Google Search Results

4 Reasons Online Reviews are Important and How You Can Get Them

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One of the main reasons reviews are such an important tool for businesses is that they are one of the easiest and most obvious ways for customers and prospective customers to communicate their feelings about their experience.  Social proof has always been a part of gaining new customers, with...

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Online reviews

Tourism on Vancouver Island: Featured Businesses

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To have a good time this summer you don’t need to go far. There’s so much to see and do right here on Vancouver Island, and we have a number of clients who are a key part of that! Whether you’re planning an extended staycation, or just looking for an enjoyable day out, be sure to check out this...

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7 Potential Reasons Your Website Traffic Has Dropped

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As a service to our clients we send out a monthly Google Analytics report consisting of website traffic and a select few other key data points. These numbers are compared with those for the previous month, and while some fluctuation is natural, especially for seasonal businesses, it can be a...

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8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Web Designer

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It’s hard to understate just how much the world of business websites, and the Internet at large, has changed since we began Radar Hill way back in 2001. When we started out, simply having a website of any kind was a major point of difference for a business.  Fast forward to 2022, and having a...

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Questions to ask website designer