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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 Q1 Revenues $36.3 Billion But Miss Wall Street Expectations

It has been reported by Alphabet, Google's parent company, that its Q1 earnings Monday that its shares are sitting at $11.90. The shares exceeded analyst expectations, but the revenue fell short. Alphabet reported an overall revenue at $36.34 billion, which was just short of the expected Wall Street amount of $37.33. The shares were down [...]

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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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DuckDuckGo A New ‘Default Search’ Option For Chrome, Is It Time To Start Paying Attention?

It has been reported that Google has introduced new options into the list of possible "default" search engines available to Chrome users.  One of the most notable possible search engines includes DuckDuckGo. It's true that in the past, users could manually add alternatives to the existing choices, but the overwhelming majority of Chrome users don't [...]

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Google Enables ‘Join Waitlist’ For Restaurants

A "join waitlist" button has been added by Google to selected local restaurant profiles pages. Canadian SEO Sergey Alakov spotted the new functionality, which is provided by DineTime.  In order for the restaurant to participate, they must have a DineTime account. You'll find the button in the same location as "reserve a table."  It isn't clear if there [...]

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Google Tests Ads In Assistant Results

It seems that Google is testing the delivery of ads in Google Assistant results.  Gennaro Cuofano, who performed a search on an Android phone, shared a screen shot that shows an ad for an Executive MBA program in Italy.  On Twitter, he added that the organic results were below the fold and, “The answer on the voice [...]

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Clicks Plummet When Images, Article Info Stripped From News Results In SERP

Google ran an experiment last month “to understand what the impact of the proposed EU Copyright Directive would be to our users and publisher partners.”  In the news search results, you could see links, but there wasn't any descriptions or images, and there were incomplete story titles and site titles without any context. The experiment previewed changes in the [...]

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Google Has Added Voice Input And Spoken Results To Mobile Web Search

Google has added a microphone to the Google.com search field on Android phones to enable mobile voice search.  With this addition, it begs the questions as to why add this at all since users had the ability to do voice search on the mobile web, with the Android keyboard microphone. Below are screenshots from Search Engine Land [...]

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Google May Be Headed For Victory In EU Right-To-Be-Forgotten Indexing Appeal

It seems Google is poised to win an appeal of the 2015 decision of French privacy watchdog decision that data can be removed from Google's EU index under the “right to be forgotten” (RTBF) couldn't remain in the Google index.  Anywhere. The Commission Nationale de l’informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), the French data-protection authority, demanded Google delist [...]

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