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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 Adds Dynamic Callout Extensions In AdWords

Just over a year ago, Google launched callout extensions that gives highlight site benefits in AdWords text ads.  Now, a dynamic version of the callout extensions has begun rolling out. What does dynamic callout extensions do?  They'll automatically pull information about the business and products from your website and right into search text ads.  If you already [...]

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France Trying To Force Disclosure Of Google Algorithm, Wants To Regulate the SERP

In regards the the European Commission’s Statement of Objections (antitrust charges) issue, it seems that France has a case of not wanting to wait for it to resolve.  France is taking action to regulate Google's search results, as well as compel revelation of its search algorithm. According to TechCrunch, a bill is being reported to be making it's way [...]

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Troubleshooting AdWords Conversion Tracking For Non-Techies

So, you're in the online marketing business, and you're going to be launching a PPC campaign.  As far as you can tell, everything is good to go, everything on your end is done and running smoothly.  You've finally published your campaigns and now you are just waiting to see what happens. But what happens?  Nothing. [...]

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YouTube Shares Performance Stats On Google Preferred’s First Year

Google has shared results from the first year of their upfront program for YouTube advertisers that they are calling Google Preferred.  This program features campaigns on the channels of top-performing content producers.  Google said that the program's debut has sold out. When 30 traditional TV advertisers tried out the program, it was reported that they not only [...]

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Everything You Need To Know About The Google-Twitter Partnership

Back in February, there was news that Google and Twitter had reached an agreement that will provide Google full access to Twitter’s stream. As stated in the previous post written by Search Engine Land, the Twitter stream is commonly called the "firehose", and was announced during Twitter's earnings call by the CEO of Twitter, Dick Costolo. [...]

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Yahoo Loses Market Share As Some Firefox Users Return To Google

comScore has released the February US search market share numbers and it looks like some of the gains that Yahoo made since November since their default search deal with Firefox has been lost.  This is because some of the users that went over to Firefox has since decided to return to Google.  In all honestly, I'm not shocked by [...]

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How Big Is Google’s Mobile-Friendly Algorithm?

So I'm sure that many of you have heard about the upcoming  mobile-friendly ranking algorithm that launches on April 21st.  Zineb Ait Bahajji, a Googler from the Webmaster Trends team said that this new update will have greater impact on Google's search results than the Google Panda and Google Penguin updates did. This new mobile-friendly ranking algorithm is [...]

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Google Appears To Be Ready To Take On Retail Stores

It looks like there is something large brewing underneath the surface of Google (when isn't there?) and it's pretty ambitious.  Google seems to be working on their own retail strategy. Even though Google has done "pop-up stores" during the holidays, as well as branded areas within stores such as Best Buy, Google is considering opening [...]

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