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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 Posts Adds Products And Offers

On June 6, Google announced that within Google My Business, two new Google Posts categories are now available.   Not only can you use Google Posts to tell people about all the news about your business or upcoming event, but it's possible to create posts about new products and offers that you want to highlight. “We’ve added 2 new post [...]

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Google My Business Agency Dashboard Has Launched

In an announcement made by Google yesterday, Google My Business My Business Agency Dashboard launched. The Agency Dashboard lets local marketing agencies and local SEOs manage multiple listings in an even more productive and efficient way.  You can register here to access the new dashboard: Here are the features available within the new Agency Dashboard: Manage all your locations [...]

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Google My Business Q&A: What You Could Be Missing

More and more features have been released by Google for Google My Business (GMB).  With things like posts, photos, videos, booking, business descriptions, reviews and more making optimizing your Google My Business listing an important factor for local business or digital marketing agency managing local search strategies. It can be a daunting task to stay on top [...]

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Google Steps Up Efforts To Fight Scams And Fraud Directed At SMBs

To this day, scammers are claiming to represent Google, while preying on small business owners.  They also make threats about removing listing or outrageous claims about ranking improvements.  At times, they will even try charging for things that are supposed to be free on Google. Previously, a number of things have been done by Google [...]

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Google Posts Now Accepting Videos For Local Businesses

A new Google Posts feature has been released by Google that supports the ability to, in addition to  photos, upload videos in your Google Posts.  Previously, Google Posts only worked with photos uploading. A spokesperson for Google confirmed that this video upload feature is rolling out. Google Posts is a feature which lets people and businesses to [...]

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Google My Business Expands Menu Editor To Support Service Menus

Google has expanded the ability for more businesses to add their services to their menus. This includes not just restaurant owners, but other services businesses as well. In order to access this, log in to your Google My Business listing, click on the info tab and select the add or edit services icon: After that, add your services to [...]

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You Can Now Add Your Business Description In Google My Business

In an announcement made by Google on Twitter, it's now possible to add a business description to your Google local listings directly within Google My Business.  The business description can show yup in the local knowledge panel in search or in Google Maps for the business. The feature was seen coming, and it now seems to be [...]

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Google Adding Business Descriptions In Google My Business & Local Panel

Google is considering adding a feature in Google My Business which would allow business owners to add descriptions that appear in the local panel in search results.  Both @deegs20 and @maulikpanchal posted screen captures of this in action.  The feature was removed back in 2016 when they dropped the Google+ support, but it seems to be added back via the Google My [...]

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Google My Business Updates The Directions Heatmap In Insights Reporting

Google My Business has made an update to the Insights analytics tool found in Google My Business.  This update allows business owners to see a heat map of locations from which searchers request directions to their businesses. In an announcement by Allyson Wright, the community manager for Google My Business, Google has "made some changes to your [...]

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