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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Yahoo Small Business Is Back With New Investments From Verizon

Before Facebook, before GoDaddy, before Google My Business, Yahoo Small Business was the top webhosting, e-commerce and marketing platform for small businesses.  It was neglected for years as a kind of cash cow without much investment.  It was even going to be spun out as Aabaco Small Business. But, Verizon agreed to acquire most of Yahoo in 2016 and the [...]

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Moz Acquires STAT Search Analytics

Moz, who is based in Seattle, has acquired STAT Search Analytics for an undisclosed sum.  This acquisition is the most recent in a year that has several boutique firms sell to larger search marketing industry players. For almost a decade, Moz has been a leader in the SEO tools space, with its business model based largely on inbound marketing and [...]

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Why Engineers Make the Best Business Owners

It is the nature of the engineer to believe they can do everything better than everyone else. Unfortunately, thanks to their inherent skills, training and experiences, that belief is often true. Engineers’ logical mindset compounded with their technical expertise make them excellent problem-solvers, which is highly applicable to nearly every field. Yet, besides engineering, the [...]

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Facebook Rolls Out New Security Features For US Political Candidate Pages

Facebook will launch a pilot program to give US political candidates and staff, as well as staff members and representatives from federal and state political party committees, more tools to secure their Pages. Security options will include two-factor authorization and a monitoring process to block potential hacking threats. Campaign marketers and staff will have new [...]

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Google’s Political Ad Transparency Report & Library Offers More Accountability Around Election Ads

More transparency is being built into the political ads and advertisers running campaigns on Google's ad networks.  After updates were made to its political ad policies in May, which enforces new ID requirements for anyone purchasing political ads, the company is now sharing its first transparency report focusing solely on political ads, as well as a [...]

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Tweetbot & Twitterrific Remove Features No Longer Available As Twitter Rolls Out API Updates

Last December, Twitter announced that it would be deprecating access for app developers to its site stream, user stream and some direct messaging features. This week, updates have been rolling out this week, which impacts functionality of apps like Twitterific and Tweetbot. According to MacRumors.com reports, Twitter timelines, now without the ability to connect to streams in real [...]

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Stone Temple Consulting Has Been Acquired By Perficient

The Boston-based SEM firm, Stone Temple Consulting, which is managed by Eric Enge, has agreed to be acquired by St. Louis-based Perficient, a digital consulting firm with revenues of upwards of &480 million based on data from 2016.  According to the press release that was released at the time of this announcement, Stone Temple Consulting is [...]

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Twitter Is Removing Locked Accounts From Follower Counts

In their ongoing mission to improve the health of the platform, the Twitter says that it is removing locked accounts from follower counts globally this week. The company's current policy is to lock an account any time it detects unusual behavior, like tweeting out large numbers of unsolicited replies or mentions, sharing misleading links, or if an account [...]

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