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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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Google Updated Guidelines To Say Spam Reports Are Not For Manual Actions

In an announcement by Gary Illyes on the Google webmaster blog, Google wants to clarify that spam reports are only to improve Google’s spam detection algorithms. The mention of manual actions were removed from the Google webmaster guidelines since these spam reports are going to lead to a Google employee reviewing a site and manually penalizing [...]

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Avoiding Google Penalties

In this video, we'll get ideas from SEMrush on how to discover and disavow toxic backlinks to avoid Google penalties, and find and recover lost backlinks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iOiRg_CKIk

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Why Did Google Drop Bing Discover Pages From Its Index

In early July, Google dropped a subset of Bing's website from its index. The Bing Discover pages were dropped out of Google's search results completely, resulting in a lose of millions of pageviews from Google searches for Bing. The following screenshot is of Google showing no results from Bing Discover for a site:bing.com/discover command. SEMrush is [...]

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Some April Google Search Console Data Lost, Manual Actions Disappeared

Google has been able to fix the Search Console data bug that delayed with most reports supposedly because of the de-indexing bug. But now, it seems that data from April 9 to April 25 was completely lost and filled with April 26 data instead. This impacted reports found in Google Search Console with the exception of the Performance report. [...]

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Once A Google Manual Actions Expires, Algorithms May Handle Some Of Those Site Penalties

In regards to Google's manual actions, there are real people who will apply penalties to website that don't comply with Google's Webmaster guidelines.  In 2013, Google released a manual actions viewer in Google Search Console to communicate human-added penalties to your website. On September 7, Google webmaster trends analyst, John Mueller, said on Twitter that sometimes manual actions can be replaced [...]

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Google Sent 45M Notifications Through Search Console, 6M Of Which Were Search Spam-Related

Juan Felipe Rincon, the global search outreach lead of Google has shared some updated metrics on Google’s spam-preventive measures over the past year.  Compared to last year, Google about 3 million fewer manual action notices this year. Last year, Google said that it had sent 9 million web spam notices through Google Search Console.  That number dropped this year [...]

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With A Rare Google Confirmation Of On-Site Penalty, Natural News Returns To Google’s Index

Google, in a rare move, confirmed that a publisher by the name of Natural Links was penalized and deindexed by the major search engine over a webmaster guidelines violation.  It was stated by Google's John Mueller that the site was using sneaky mobile redirect, and once that is “cleaned up, the site can submit a reconsideration request through [...]

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Natural News Was Not Banned From Google Over Fake News

According to Wikipedia, a controversial alternative medicine website called Natural News has been delisted from Google.  The news site confirmed being removed from Google and recently claimed that the search engine banned them due to the site was pro-Trump. But according to Google, the site wasn't removed for its politicall views, but because of a webmaster guidelines violation. [...]

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Google Studying Ways To Deal With Offensive Search Suggestions & Results

Recently, Google came under fire when search suggestions came up, such as "are women evil" or actual results that question if the Holocaust even happened.  Luckily, there are folks at Google who are not ignoring the issue.  They're taking time to figure out the best and most comprehensive response. Last week, Danny Sullivan met with a number of [...]

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