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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Google Ads Mistakes to Avoid – Whiteboard Friday

It may be hard to believe, but SEO and PPC aren't on the on the opposite ends of the spectrum. There are several different ways the two can work together for benefits all around, especially when it comes to optimizing your Google Ads. In this episode of Whiteboard Friday, Dana DiTomaso explains how you can [...]

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Google Bug May Select Unrelated Canonical URLs, Could Impact Indexing

On April 25, Google tweeted that it may have selected canonical URLs for some pages and that bread crumb trails on mobile could show the unrelated URLs. In some rare instances, Google said that this could even prevent proper indexing. https://twitter.com/googlewmc/status/1121538876126969859?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1121538876126969859&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fsearchengineland.com%2Fgoogle-bug-may-select-unrelated-canonical-urls-could-impact-indexing-316036 The purpose of breadcrumbs is to show the position of a page in the [...]

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Google Buys Expert Community And ‘Answer Engine’ Superpod For $60 Million

Superpod, another "answer engine" has been acquired by Google, predominately for the team, for about $60 million, according to published reports.  Superpod matched both audience questions and expert answers across a broad range of topics. A statement acknowledging the acquisition on the Superpod site said, “We are sad to announce that we will be closing Superpod today as part [...]

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What Do Dolphins Eat? Lessons from How Kids Search

Anybody who has children knows that they will probably do online searches differently than adults.  There are some insights that can be gained from how they use Google that can help deepen our understanding of searchers in general.  There are so many things to dig into, including the comfort levels with specific search strategies and [...]

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Reputation Management SEO: How to Own Your Branded Keywords in Google – Whiteboard Friday

The first experience that your searcher has with your brand happens on Google's SERPs, not your website.  Being able to influence their organic first impression can go quite far towards improving both customer perception of your brand conversion rates.  In this episode of Whiteboard Friday, Rand takes us through the inherent challenges of reputation management [...]

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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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