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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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EU Commissioner: Two Remaining Antitrust Cases Against Google ‘Advancing’

Although Google's appeal of the 2.9 billion (€2.4 billion) fine imposed by the European Commission in 2017 is moving forward, EU Competition Commissioner Magrethe Vestager told colleagues that the other two antitrust cases against Google were “advancing.” This is based on a report from Reuters. The two cases are exclusivity provisions in Google AdSense agreements and app-install requirements in Android-OEM contracts. Although the "search [...]

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Mobile Speed Case Studies: Push For Faster Page Loads

Recently, Google announced a new mobile ranking algorithm, which is being called the "speed update."  According to the search engine, the speed update is will “only affect pages that deliver the slowest experience to users and only affect a small percentage of queries.” It's important to state that speed is already a big part of the mobile [...]

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You Can Now Send Money Via Google Assistant

Starting this week, you'll be able to send money through Google Assistant. Utilizing Google Pay, the virtual assistant will now be used to send or request funds. As of March 22, it works for Android and iOS phones. It will be available for Google Home “in the coming months.” If you haven't signed up for Google [...]

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With Game Apps In Mind, Google Announces Universal App Campaign & AdMob Monetization Updates

Google has announced a number of app promotion and monetization initiatives for game app developers on March 15.  The announcements were made before the Game Developer Conference, and included updates for Universal App Campaigns, new rewarded ad experiences and a monetization test for apps on AdMob, which is Google's in-app ad network. The company said [...]

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Europe To Tech Giants: Remove ‘Illegal Content’ Within One Hour

Early on March 1, The European Commission (EC) issued guidelines and recommendations for the rapid removal of “illegal content” from websites accessible within Europe.  Even though it wasn't the only content, targeted, the move was aimed primarily at terrorist propaganda. For the EC, they want to see illegal content taken down, following notifications to tech companies, within [...]

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New Forrester Report Lays Out Priorities For Mobile Marketers

Last week, Forrester found that mobile marketers are increasingly dazzled by an increase of new technology to the point that it could be hampering their intended mobile strategies. In the report, The 2018 Mobile and New Technology Priorities for Marketers: Why Marketers Must Keep Their Mobile Basics, it was found that emerging technology, like chatbots, AI and the [...]

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The 7 Biggest Trends Driving Customer Loyalty

According to 3Cinteractive, 64 percent of brands are reporting an increase in loyalty program membership over the last year.  Lately, programs have be become more sophisticated, moving beyond the traditional spend-and-get model.  They've evolved into omnichannel and multichannel programs that recognize customers for each interaction they have with a brand.  Smart marketers are capturing and leveraging loyalty data to understand their customers [...]

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Facebook Will Disable ‘Like’ Button In Third-Party Mobile Apps

Three years ago, Facebook rolled out a version of its “Like” button for developers to feature in their mobile apps, and now, the company is shutting it down. On February 6, 2018, the native "Like" button embedded in third-party iOS and Android apps will no longer work.  The news was announced to developers earlier this week Because [...]

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