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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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Facebook Starts Testing Ads In Search Results

On December 11, Facebook announced that it is now testing ads in its search results.  The two places that the test will run is in both the platforms primary search results and in Marketplace search results. For Facebook, search is one of the few untapped inventory sources that remain for the social platform, which has [...]

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Facebook Passes Key Hurdle In MRC Viewability Reporting Audit

Facebook is aiming to prove its ads are viewable, and they have just taken a giant step forward in doing so.  The Media Rating Council (MRC), which is the industry standard keeper for media measurement, has signed off on Facebook's process for providing data to third party for verification. The MRC has been in the [...]

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Why Businesses Are Relying On Facebook Groups To Build Engaged Audiences

When 2018 first started, Facebook Facebook switched up its algorithm in the attempt to "fix" the News Feed by promoting more posts from friends and family, and demoting content from media, brands and businesses. But because of this move, it ended up distancing brands from their followers on the platform by limiting exposure to organic content posted by [...]

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Instagram Takes Out Fake ‘Likes’ Tied To 3rd-Party Apps

Beginning Monday, November 26, Instagram is going to start removing inauthentic engagement with accounts that use third-party apps to grow their follower count and engagement on the platform, which is a practice that violates the app’s community guidelines and terms of use. Even though Instagram influencers are an important part of brand-consumer relationships on the app, [...]

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Instagram Introduces New Hashtag Search API For Businesses

A new hashtag search API was rolled out by Instagram on Wednesday that allows businesses to search for up to 30 hashtags within a seven-day period. The new hashtag search API replaces the hashtag search feature that is currently part of the Instagram Platform API.  The old feature will cease to exist after December 11, 2018. The [...]

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Facebook Messenger 4 Will Make It Easier For Users To Connect With Brands

A new version of Facebook's Messenger, called Messenger 4, that promises a more "simplified" experience.  Among the updates, the messaging app is reducing the current number of tabs from nine tabs down to just three, which now include: Chats tab People Tab Discover Tab Other features will include the ability to personalize chats using customized color [...]

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Facebook Attribution Now Available To All Advertisers

In March 2017, Facebook began bet testing an attribution solution for marketers to analyze the impact of their campaigns both on and off Facebook.  On October 19, company released Facebook Attribution out of beta to all advertisers. It also introduced a new “data-driven attribution model.” The Facebook Pixel powers the free tool and can report on campaigns across Facebook, Instagram, [...]

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Facebook Introduces Retention Optimization Option For App Advertisers

Facebook has introduced a new retention optimization feature and four new app retention metrics for app advertisers on Thursday. The reason why app advertisers should care about this latest feature is because it was designed to boost retention among new users.  When used with app install ads, the retention optimization option allows advertisers to optimize [...]

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6 Effective Tips for Writing Facebook Lead Ads That Convert

Facebook Lead Ads have been around for a few years now, and their use is becoming more and more important as consumers continue adapting mobile-optimized solutions. Facebook Lead Ads solve two specific problems for advertisers: Conversions from mobile devices tend to be low. Most users don’t use Facebook to shop for products. Facebook's lead ads [...]

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