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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Oversimplifying SEO Is Dangerous: Here’s Why

Even in heaven there are no short cuts. And so it goes for SEO. Google gets more complex and sophisticated with each passing year, and yet many still want to believe that there are "magic bullet" hacks or tricks that are simple ways to get higher search rankings. In this episode of the popular Here's [...]

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Report: ‘Asset Tracking’ Now A Primary Use Case For Indoor Location And Beacons

Unacast, a proximity and beacon data platform has released its Q2 Proximity.Directory report.  This report does more than just talking about marketing use cases.  It looks at how proximity sensors are being deployed for "asset tracking" (people and places) across industries like logistics, healthcare, manufacturing and others. In the report, there is discussion on the ways [...]

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AdWords App-Install Campaigns To Sunset As Universal App Campaigns Take Over

Google's Universal App Campaigns (UAC) was launched about two years ago in order to help developers drive app downloads.  Since its release, UAC and AdWords app-install campaigns have co-existed together. Google is now moving all app-install ads under the UAC umbrella.  According to Google, as of October 16, app-install campaigns will be running as UAC ads.  The current app-install campaigns will [...]

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LinkedIn Adds Analytics, Audience Management & Media Buying Solutions To Its Partner Program

LinkedIn has added 19 more integrations and three new categories - Audience Management, Media Buying an Marketing Analytics to their existing Marketing Partner program. The Marketing Analytics partners integrated with LinkedIn’s Marketing Analytics APIs include Bizible, DashThis, Datorama, Hootsuite, Nugit, SocialBakers and Falcon.io. As an example, the Bizble solution lets its B2B customers track outcomes such as leads, opportunities, pipeline and revenue from LinkedIn ads [...]

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Google Adds 30 Languages To Voice Search & Makes It Possible To Use Emojis With Voice Typing

Google, which is aiming its voice typing technology more inclusive, has added 30 new languages to voice search, bringing the total number of languages support by speech recognition via Gboard on Android to 119. Some of languages that are included are Bengali, Lao, Sundanese, Urdu, Swahili and Amharic.  There is even an ancient language included, Georgian. [...]

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Google Questions And Answers For Local Businesses Now Available For Android

A new feature for businesses has been launched by Google within Google Maps, which answers commonly asked questions from prospects and customers directly over Android devices.  The announcement was made this Friday by Marissa Nordahl of the Google My Business team. Nordahl said, “We’re excited to announce that Google is bringing Questions and Answers to businesses.” This [...]

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The Future Of AI Marketing Applications In Retail

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a big thing in recent years, and has been been transforming e-commerce at a solid and steady pace.  We saw Amazon grow from a book seller to a behemoth that sells practically everything over the last 15 years.  For many reasons, e-commerce has been an area of great AI adoption, particularly [...]

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Breaking News: When AMP Goes Through The Roof

Over the last year, Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) have been growing at a good, steady pace, going single-digit to low double-digit percentages of traffic for a number of websites. Here's an interesting trend - there are a quite a few news publishers, certain viral and breaking stories are now consumed in the AMP format most [...]

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Google (Almost Certainly) Has an Organic Quality Score (Or Something a Lot Like It) that SEOs Need to Optimize For – Whiteboard Friday

Let's pretend that Google assigned a quality score to organic search results, and that it was based off a click data and engagement metrics, as ell as it functioning in a similar way to the Google AdWords quality score.  How would this score work?  What would it be based off of?  How would you be able [...]

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Facebook Debuts Watch, Its Home For Original Shows

Facebook is ready to roll out their attempt at taking on YouTube. On Wednesday, Facebook announced that it will begin rolling out a revamped version of the existing home for videos that caters to the original, episodic shows Facebook has been licensing to make people think of it as a digital video service on par with YouTube, Netflix and Hulu. Facebook's new video [...]

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