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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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YouTube Gives More Creators Option To Monetize Channels

The number of subscribers YouTube is requiring for access to Channel Memberships to 50,000, which is a reversal from the 100,000 threshold, which was set in June. Originally called Sponsorships, the YouTube Channel Memberships program will let creators offer $4.99-per-month subscriptions to their channels.  This lets paid subscribers have access to account badges, emojis, members-only posts [...]

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Google Tells Congress Approved Third-Party Apps Can Scan Gmail Data

Google acknowledged, in a letter to members of the Senate Commerce Committee, that it allows app developers to scan and compile details from Gmail messages, such as details about purchases, travel and witch people users interact with.  According to Google, as long as apps clearly disclose this collection, they are free to request access to and [...]

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Google floods Webmasters With ‘Mobile-First Indexing Enabled’ Notifications

Since September 14, Google has been sending out notices around mobile-first indexing being enabled for websites to a large number of webmasters.  It appears that this batch of notices is by far the single largest batch of notices seen since they officially began sending these types of batch notifications around the mobile-first indexing change. The following is a screen shot that [...]

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Bing Finally Releases AMP Viewer For News Stories In Mobile Search

On Monday, Bing announced the release of the Bing AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) viewer.  The release of the AMP viewer gives Bing mobile searchers to access AMP-enabled pages from the search results. Currently, AMP pages are available in the news carousel in the US.  It will roll out to other countries in the coming months.  It will [...]

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Google Admits To Using Very Limited Personalization In Search Results

According to what Google has told CNBC, “there is very little search personalization” going on in the Google search results ranking right now.  Currently, the personalization being used is limited to “user’s location or immediate context from a prior search.” Several years ago, Personalized search for search rankings was a big deal.  But these days, we don't really see cases of [...]

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EU Approves Controversial Copyright Directive Aimed At Google, Facebook, Twitter

A highly restrictive copyright directive has been backed by the European Parliament that is intended to benefit traditional European news publishers and copyright holders at the possible expense of user-generated content and U.S. internet companies, such as Google.  Back in July, an early version of the directive was rejected. In order for the new rules to [...]

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Google Responsive Display Ads Roll Out As New Default Display Format

This week, Google announced that responsive display ads (RDA) is going to roll out to all advertisers over the next few months. Advertisers will provide, just like Google's responsive search ads, several inputs and the ads get assembled on the fly by Google's machine learning algorithms. Up to 15 images, five headlines, five descriptions and five logos can [...]

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