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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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How To Build A Stronger, More Effective PPC Team

Frederick Vallaeys has been doing PPC for a while now, since 1998 to be exact, when every setting was manual.  He knows from experience that it was slow and painful to manage everything by hand.  But, doing it like this does tend to help a person learn the ins and outs of PPC.  In the end, [...]

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India’s Competition Regulator Fines Google $21.1 Million For ‘Search Bias’ In Travel Results

On February 8, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) fined Google $1.36 billion rupees (roughly $21.1 million) for “abuse of its dominant position” in search.  The specific finding made by CCI surrounded Google's treatment of flight search results.  The decision was 4 to 2 against Google. According to CCI, Google "allocated disproportionate real estate" to the box [...]

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AdWords Express Launches Notifications For Calls From Search Ads

AdWords Express, the simplified ad platform designed for small business,  which was launched in the platform last year, is is adding support around calls to a business with two types of call notifications. After the call received via a search ad ends, the advertiser will receive a notification on their phone to leave feedback about the relevancy of the call.  [...]

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Google Begins Enforcing Certification Process For Event Ticket Resellers On AdWords

Google, in an effort to make sure users aren't getting misled or scammed in buying event tickets through third-party resellers advertising through AdWords, is instituting a certification process before these businesses can advertise through AdWords. This was announced back in November, the new restriction goes into effect globally today. “Unfortunately, some ticket resellers provide limited transparency in their [...]

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Google EU Shopping Rivals Complain Antitrust Remedies Aren’t Working

With the $2.7 billion European Commission antitrust fine against Google that happened last year, the search company opened up product listing ads (PLAs) to rival to rival comparison shopping services.  Google even pledged to operate Google Shopping as if it was a stand-alone entity and to provide "equal treatment" for rivals. When Google implemented the program, it [...]

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Google dropping Merchant Center feed integrations with BigCommerce, Magento, PrestaShop

Just a head of the 2016 holiday shopping season, Google enabled integrations between Google Merchant Center and three e-commerce platforms.  Those integrations will be coming to an end soon. These integrations allowed merchants using BigCommerce, Magento or PrestaShop to directly connect their product catalogs to Google Merchant Center.  Emails from Google began to circulate to customers who [...]

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It’s 2018. Are Your Google Shopping Campaigns Ready?

2017 has been quite a year for Google Shopping. During 2017, how did your campaigns fare?  Was it great, okay, or not so good?  When it comes down to it, the simple fact is, it's now 2018, which means a renewed sense of opportunities to do better than last year. However, you're probably already hard [...]

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Google Adds Keyword Functionality To The AdWords App

Although news about the AdWords app hasn't really been talked about much, there is a new update released on January 18 that makes the app even more useful than before. Advertisers are able to add, edit and remove keywords from their campaigns using the AdWords app. You can now add, edit or remove keywords on [...]

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3 AdWords Features You’re Probably Underutilizing

One of the great things about AdWords is that everybody has their favorite ways to utilize it.  Everybody has their own favorite report and feature, and they have their own personal preferences for how they like to build and manage their campaigns. But, that means that they're also prone to getting stuck in their own [...]

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