Development

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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iOS 14 Is Getting Apple Ratings. Will It Be Disruptive?

With the impending approach of iOS 14, things will be changing a bit. Currently, Apple Maps uses Yelp and TripAdvisor regarding reviews for local businesses and business related content. According to 9to5Mac: "As of the latest iOS 14 beta, it appears that Apple is looking to remove dependencies on Foursquare and Yelp as sources of [...]

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How Do You Optimize Your Google Local Knowledge Panel?

So what happens if your local business has a presence in search results? More potential customers will be able to see you, allowing them to learn about the products and services that you provide. Being able to be visible to a big number of people on Google (or any search engine for that matter), being [...]

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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 Tests ‘Curbside Pickup’ Badge For Local Shopping Ads

One area that Google can dangle over Amazon is Local retail. Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, Google has been giving local businesses more messaging options, including: Special store hoursPickup and delivery options More in Google My Business.  Google has now enabled "Curbside pickup" badges for Local Inventory Ads. The "Curbside pickup" features has been piloted for [...]

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Local Businesses Can Solicit GoFundMe Donations Via Bing Places

In an announcement made on April 20, Bing and GoFundMe have partnered up in order to facilitate donations made to local businesses that are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The owners of Bing Places for Business accounts can set up fundraisers through GoFundMe and Bing will display a donation button within its local listing page. The [...]

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