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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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Google Will Shutter CallJoy, Virtual Agent For SMBs, On July 22

It seems that CallJoy, a model for fee-based services for the small business market that was launched in May 2019, is shutting it down on July 22. Acording to a Google spokesperson provided the following statement: “Like all projects from Area 120, CallJoy was an experiment. We’re proud of the team’s work and achievements, and we [...]

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Google My Business Update: Add More Hours for Specific Services

Google is now allowing businesses to add more hours in their Google My Business (GMB) listing for services that aren't offered at all times of the day. If hours for particular services are different from regular business opening hours, this information can now be displayed for customers to see. Businesses can include additional sets of [...]

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Google My Business Offers More Flexibility With Business Hours

A new feature has been launched for Google My Business, giving local businesses more flexibility with their business hours that reflects ways they are adapting for social distancing as they begin reopening. It's now possible to set up "more hours" in Google My Business with special time for different things, such as seniors, pick up, [...]

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Google Adds Website Links To ‘Call Ads’

Google made an announcement that markers are now able to add website links to Call Ads. Consumers will have another way to contact and engage with the business during a time when call volumes are high and wait times might be long, which would risk bad customer experiences. Below, the mock-up shows a traditional Call [...]

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Google Reviews Coming Out Of Quarantine

A few weeks ago, Google Google shut down the publication of new reviews and Q&A as part of its coronavirus response and reduced support. It seems though that Google has re-started publication of reviews and review repolie. On this page Google says: “Review replies are now available. New user reviews, new user photos, new short names, and Q&A will [...]

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Google Introduces New COVID-19 And Telehealth GMB Links For Healthcare Providers

Google has been in the process of rolling out COVID-19 updates and advice to local businesses regularly. Specifically in an update for health and medical professionals, the ompany introduced some new links in the Google My Business (GMB) dashboard. These two links were first discovered by Erica Paige and picked up by Mike Blumenthal. New “info links” available in [...]

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Google Posts, ‘Temporarily Disabled,’ Now Back

Due to the recent Google My Business (GMB) policy changes, limited support and a lot of the confusion surrounding the coronavirus crisis, there are many local SEOs have had problems with listings updates and other GMB features. Posts is a critical GMB tool whose performance has been a bit uneven. According to Google, Posts are working [...]

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Businesses Should Limit, Not Disable, Their Sites During Temporary Closures, Google Says

Due to the ongoing pandemic that is coronavirus, businesses continue feeling the fallout, while there are some that are forced to temporarily shut down. In order to help businesses owners preserve their visibility in Google Search, Google published recommendations on how to properly limit your site’s functionality if you need to pause operations. If you disable your [...]

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