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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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What Email Marketers Should Know About Alexa’s Latest Feature

It is now possible to check your email on your Alexa device. On December 10, Amazon announced some new Alexa capabilities.  One of the big capabilities was the ability to read and delete email.  Amazon also enabled location-based reminders and routines (which is tied to the smartphone Alexa app), as well as other incremental local search [...]

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How To Navigate Amazon’s Sponsored Brand Ads Updates

Recently, Amazon announced a number of updates to Sponsored Brand Ads (formerly Headline Search Ads) additional placements on desktop and mobile, expanded bidding capabilities, and enhanced reporting insights. The intentions behind these updates are simple - to increase reach, efficiency, and overall performance of an already lucrative, albeit highly competitive, ad type. This could possibly be a really good [...]

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Survey: People Plan To Use Amazon 3-To-1 Over Google For Holiday Shopping

Take all surveys with a grain of salt, as there is a gap between attitudes or responses and actual behavior.  With that being said, there is a new holiday shopping survey from CPC Strategy is any indication, Amazon is becoming more and more of the go-to destination for holiday shoppers. The survey was conducted by Survata among 1,500 U.S. online [...]

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Some Large Search Budgets Are Moving To Amazon, Say Agency Executives

In a CNBC survey of several advertising execs, it was found that there are some advertisers who are shifting large percentages of their Google search budgets over to Amazon.  According to two executives, some advertisers that are selling are selling on Amazon are moving 50 percent or more of their search budgets to Amazon. Amazon has been [...]

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Demystifying Amazon’s Search Engine Ranking Algorithm

Understand how the Amazon algorithm works exactly. Join this sponsored SEJ ThinkTank webinar as they bring in Pat Petriello, former Amazonian and CPC Strategy’s Head of Marketplace Strategy, to debunk common misconceptions and answer questions that brands have around Amazon SEO and unpack the A9 ranking algorithm.

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Amazon Now 3rd Biggest Digital Ad Seller In US

According to the latest prediction from research firm eMarketer, Amazon is set to surpass Oath and Microsoft to becoming the third largest digital ad sell in the U.S., just behind Facebook and Google.  eMarketer is also predicting that Amazon's ad growth is going to more than double this year. The research firm notes that the change [...]

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Amazon Streamlines Ad Products Under New Amazon Advertising Brand

On September 5, Amazon announced that it is unifying its disparate ad products and systems under on brand - Amazon Advertising. The brand says that Amazon Media Group (AMG) for managed display and video services, Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) for seller ads on Amazon and programmatic solution Amazon Advertising Platform (AAP) are all retiring. This move [...]

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Twitch To Monetize Its Twitch Prime User Base

On August 21, Twitch, the livestreaming video platform for gamers, announced that it will no longer an ad-free experience for Twitch Prime members. The company, who re-evaluated the Twitch Prime benefits, will start displaying ads on September 14. According to the Twitch company blog, the decision to monetize its Prime membership was driven in part to support creators [...]

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