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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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Instapage Launches First Landing Page Platform With AMP

This week, Instapage is announcing that it is the first landing page platform to offer Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) as an option. The company said that it worked with Google to offer the format for mobile landing pages.  With this being backed up by Google itself, AMP is an open-source project that creates faster landing speeds for webpages and [...]

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How Do You Optimize Content For A Voice-First World?

The use of voice search and voice assistants that answer questions have been on the rise for years now, and according to Google, 20 percent of all mobile search queries are voice search, and that number will only go up. These days, the technology behind voice recognition has been getting better and better.  As an example, [...]

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Google Removes Tappable Shortcuts From Search App

Google has chosen to drop the tappable shortcuts feature the search engine had released about a year ago in the Google search app.  That feature was aimed at giving users a quick and easy way to access Google features without having to search for them. Andy B. from the Google Search & Assistant team wrote in a Google [...]

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Google Dedicates Engineering Team To Accelerate Development Of WordPress Ecosystem

Much has been invested by Google in regards to shaping the architecture of the web, working with developers, the open-source community and the SEO community to ensure adoption of technologies and practices as part of its mission “to contribute to the prevalence of a healthy, flourishing, and vibrant web.” Google recently partnered with open-source content management system [...]

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Google’s Page Speed Update Does Not Impact Indexing

With Google's Page Speed Update, you won't have to worry about it impacting how Google indexes your mobile or desktop content.  It will affect only how the mobile pages are ranked in the Google mobile search results.Keep in mind that indexing and rankings are two different things, as Google explains in the How Search Works portal. There [...]

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Google Bulletin: Hyperlocal News, Nextdoor Competitor Or Both?

There is a new local service that Google is testing named Bulletin, and is described as  “lightweight app for telling a story by capturing photos, video clips and text right from your phone, published straight to the web.” Currently, this service is available only in Nashville, Tennessee, Oakland and California.  For Google, it is envisioning this as [...]

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It’s 2018. Are Your Google Shopping Campaigns Ready?

2017 has been quite a year for Google Shopping. During 2017, how did your campaigns fare?  Was it great, okay, or not so good?  When it comes down to it, the simple fact is, it's now 2018, which means a renewed sense of opportunities to do better than last year. However, you're probably already hard [...]

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Report: Google Exploring Sale Of Zagat Reviews

In a report that appears in Reuters, Google’s parent Alphabet, has been considering a sale of reviews publication Zagat.  The company was purchased back in September, 2011 for a reported $151 million after a failed deal to acquire Yelp. At the time of purchase, Google needed local reviews content to better compete in local search with rivals, like Yelp [...]

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