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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Put simply, Thrive is the best profit-building partner you’ll ever have! We are experts in marketing, sales, business leadership, and business efficiency. When you’re ready to do more than just succeed, you need to Thrive!

SEJ: How to Take Your Website Beyond Fast

Slow sites frustrate consumers. Frustration costs money. To delight consumers, beat competitors, and to please Google, your site will need to load in under a second. And you'll need to get there fast, otherwise, your competitors might beat you to the finish line. Sound impossible? Web performance is no longer an art, but a science. [...]

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There’s A New Speed Report Coming To Google Search Console

During Google I/O, Google announced that they are testing a new Speed Report within Google Search Console that is powered off of CrUX data. This report will give an aggregated view over your web site field metrics. You will able able to drill down into specific issues, as well as see specific examples of those [...]

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Google PageSpeeds Insights Tool Gets A Major Update With More Data From Lighthouse

A new update to Google's PageSpeed Insights tool has been quietly rolled out, which is the first large update since January 2018 when Google began using real user data from the Chrome browser to measure page speed of a site.  With this update brings Lighthouse, a speed tool from Google, as its analysis engine, and also incorporates field data provided [...]

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Google Search Console Is Sending Notices For Slow Loading Pages

Google is sending a new type of notification out to those who have verified properties in Google Search Console.  These messages inform site owners about pages that are really slow and take too long to load. Oliver H.G. Mason posted a screenshot of this message on Twitter: ########## N E W ##########https://t.co/tz1mlmzyuv ########## P O S [...]

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How To Increase Your PageSpeed In WordPress

We've heard about Google's thoughts on PageSpeed, and we all know that as a metric, it's really important from both an SEO and usability standpoint.  Although WordPress isn't the only thing out there on the web, it does power over almost 60 percent (59.3%) of the web.  Google even has dedicated an engineering team to work [...]

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3 Free Tools To Comprehensively Test Page Speed

Fast sites are an important thing to have, since a fast site is rewarded with improved search engine optimization (SEO).  These types of sites have the ability to drive both more visits and ultimately conversions.  The more people who visits your site will lead to more sales, signups or traffic in general. But with the [...]

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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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