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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’s John Mueller on Optimizing Images for Search Results

In this installment of Ask Google Webmasters, John Mueller goes over a series of tips on optimizing images for search results. Mueller, before talking about the technical details of image optimization, asks site owners to take a step back and take a look at the larger picture. Basically, don't optimize images just for the sake [...]

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Microsoft Brings Visual Search To Windows Search Bar

On December 16, Microsoft announced that Windows users are now able to initiate Bing visual searches right from the search bar, without having to open a browser. US users will be the first to get the feature during the initial roll out, while international markets will follow shortly after that. Users can submit a full [...]

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Bing Spotted Showing Domain Sources In Image Carousels

A new image carousel feature is being tested by Bing that features a preview of the image accompanied by the page title and domain name on its main search results page. “We’re experimenting with it on a set of image answer queries,” the Bing Images team said. This test was seen by digital marketing consultant [...]

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Google Beats Out Microsoft, Amazon, IBM In Image Recognition Study

Over at Perficient Digital, an image recognition study was released that looked at the accuracy of the respective technologies. The study found that Google Vision beat out the competition, which included Amazon AWS Rekognition, IBM Watson and Microsoft Azure Computer Vision. As you can see below, Google has scored the highest among the technologies: There were [...]

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‘Swipe to Visit’ has arrived on Google Images

Google has launched “Swipe to Visit,” an Images search feature that displays a preview of an AMP-enabled website's header after a user selects an image result. After that, the users can swipe up on the preview to load the images's corresponding web page. Swipe to Visit in action. Source: Google. With visual searches, users can [...]

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Yoast Adds Image And Video Schema With 11.1 Update

With Yoast's 11.1 SEO plugin update, image and video Schema enhancements have been implemented into their service. Even though it won't necessarily improve your ranking by adding Schema, it can at least enhance the way your results appear. Google is showing more images in web search results, which means that if you add the appropriate [...]

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