Development

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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Put simply, Thrive is the best profit-building partner you’ll ever have! We are experts in marketing, sales, business leadership, and business efficiency. When you’re ready to do more than just succeed, you need to Thrive!

Google Bringing The Assistant To Tablets And Lollipop Android Phones

Google is rolling out the Assistant to more devices.  Soon, it'll be available on Android tablets that run Nougat and Marshmallow, as well as smartphones running Lolliop. The folks in the US who are running English will be the first to get access.  But, there will be a wide array of Android 5.0 smartphones (Lollipop) getting the [...]

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Investors Anxious About Google Traffic Acquisition Costs, Which Regulation Could Further Increase

Google's traffic acquisition costs (TAC) are climbing.  Both Google's ad revenues and they money they are paying to partners and distributors are growing, and investors aren't really thrilled with this issue. Ruth Porat, the CFO of Alphabet, explained to investor questions recently that Google's increasing traffic costs are part mobile and part programmatic growth.  These [...]

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Gab.ai Sues Google After Removal From Play Store For Hate-Speech Violations

Social site, Gab.ai, which is described as  “digital safe space for the far right” or the “alt-right’s very own Twitter,” is suing Google parent Alphabet for alleged violations of antitrust law. The company filed the suit after their Android app was removed from Google Play. According to Gab.ai's complaint, the app wasn't allowed to appear on Apple's iOS [...]

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Google Reportedly Looking At Buying HTC’s Phone Unit, Expands Android One Program

HTC, the maker of Google's successful Pixel smartphones, has been under intensifying financial pressure for a number of years.  The Taiwanese company has been falling behind Samsung and other handset makers for Android market share. In August, HTC began exploring the idea of a sale of some or all of their business, according to Bloomberg.  DigiTimes has reported that [...]

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Google Adds Trending Searches And Instant Answers To iOS App

Google has released a new search app update for iOS, adding trending searches and instant answers.  This was noticed by TechCrunch on September 1.  With this update, it replicates the previously introduced Android feature, which apparently resulted in an outcry, which caused Google to enable an opt-out. In the “what’s new” discussion in the iOS App Store, Google says: [...]

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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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