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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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Evolving Keyword Research to Match Your Buyer’s Journey

Keyword research has been around for as long as SEO in general has.  Search engines built a system that revolves around users entering a term or query into a text entry field, hitting return, and receiving a list of relevant results.As the online search market became a lot larger over time, there was a clear [...]

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You’re Not Ranking for That Keyword: Here’s Why

Matching up a keyword with what Google thinks users want to see for that keyword can seem like magic. But you don't have to be a wizard to figure it out. In this episode of the popular Here's Why digital marketing video series, Stone Temple's Eric Enge explains why understanding user intent is the first [...]

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How to Use the “Keywords by Site” Data in Tools (Moz, SEMrush, Ahrefs, etc.) to Improve Your Keyword Research and Targeting – Whiteboard Friday

In these days of modern-day SEO software, one of the most helpful functions is the idea of a "keyword universe," which is a database of tens of millions of keywords that you can tap into and discover what your site is ranking for.  This sort of ranking data can be crazy powerful, and with this [...]

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Do Organic Keyword Rankings Matter Anymore?

In the world of search engine optimization (SEO), high keyword rankings are not just highly sought after, but they are the most sought after achievement in the industry.  Any small business or brand strives to obtain the first organic listing in search results, since the traffic and lead opportunities that are associated with this position [...]

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Do Keyword Rankings Even Matter Anymore?

To some SEOs and brands, rankings a a very metric to track for SEO success.  But, is this true?  There are sites that rank well for high-volume keywords, but in the end, there isn't any benefits to be gained because the keywords don't meet user intent.  In the end, the user leaves the site since [...]

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A Step-by-Step Process for Discovering and Prioritizing the Best Keywords – Whiteboard Friday

If you're doing keyword research right, you'll know how complex the process can be.  Realistically, it should involve a robust toolkit, a good amount of different sources and a great deal of thoughtfulness to uncover new keywords and appraise their value. In this episode of Whiteboard Friday, Rand Fishkin, will share with us a strategic 4-step [...]

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Can SEOs Stop Worrying About Keywords and Just Focus on Topics?

When it comes to keyword targeting, would you consider dropping it entirely for focusing on broad topics and concepts to satisfy searcher intent?  Well, if you do, you probably know how big of a step it is, and how it could possible hurt your rankings. In this episode of Whiteboard Friday, Rand Fishkin talks about old-school keyword [...]

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Using Your Niche’s Demand Distribution Curve to Improve Your SEO, Social, and Content Strategy – Whiteboard Friday

Now that 2015 is over, and we have all taken the plunge into 2016, it's time to put those New Year resolutions into place, including getting into some new habits regarding keyword research.  Instead of doing targeting blasts focused on the in-demand or the long tail, you've have to be careful about tailoring your tactics [...]

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