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Noah Britton

Noah Britton is the founder of Thrive with 18 years of experience in the web industry and 10 years with WordPress.

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4 Places to update your customers about Covid-19 business adjustments

By Noah Britton | March 27, 2020

If your business is providing their services differently, has temporarily closed, or has pivoted in any way in response to COVID-19 there are 4 places you must put this information. In this video, I’ll show where and how to update this information. Control what you can control, stay safe, and come out of this ready to go back to business.

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What is the difference between web design and web development?

By Noah Britton | March 20, 2020

Source We live in an era where technological know-how and digitalization is the key to promote any business online. Online portals such as websites and blog posts are essential to increase your customers and make your presence known in the online marketplace. They are imperative to connect to your audience and convey your thoughts to them in the most efficient […]

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What Is A Lightbox In Web Design?

By Noah Britton | March 13, 2020

A Lightbox is a type of popup used to emphasize a piece of content including newsletter signups, PDF downloads, sitewide sales, and important announcements. This window appears on the top of your website (as a popup), that blocks and dims the background while disallowing users from interacting with the content in the background while the popup is

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How To Select The Right Web Development Company

By Noah Britton | March 1, 2020

If you have established your business and are now looking forward to building a website, you are going to face one of the most challenging parts about web development, which is finding the best web designers for your project. With many options out there, finding the one that is perfect for you may become tiring. This is a critical decision […]

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Six Best WordPress Sitemap Plugins To Use In 2020

By Noah Britton | February 25, 2020

Question: How do you know the content you publish online is getting indexed? That it is showing up in Google? That’s where a sitemap helps. A sitemap is a map of your website. It shows search engines where all the information about your website is available. And it is the sitemap that shows search engines that you have something new […]

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Why Is My WordPress Website Slow

Top 10 Reasons Your WordPress Website is loading slow

By Noah Britton | December 21, 2019

People nowadays take the movie title “need for speed” quite literally in their lives. It takes barely 3 seconds for most people to decide whether they want to stay on a website or hit the back button.  I guarantee that a customer won’t learn that your service is a perfect fit for them if they don’t stick around to find […]

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Why WordPress Represents 90% of Hacked Content Management Systems And What You Can Do To Protect Yourself

By Noah Britton | November 24, 2019

Today there are about 60 million WordPress websites. WordPress commands a 60% market share of all content management systems crushing their 5 competitors who combined have a market share of 16% (Joomla, Drupal, Shopify, Wix, and Squarespace). As with Windows (with a 78% desktop OS market share), this popularity comes with a price. Those zombie computers across the interwebs are searching for vulnerabilities day […]

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Local SEO is Crucial for Service Based Companies

By Noah Britton | November 3, 2019

Local SEO is a set of techniques used to get you more traffic in your local area. This is the most important type of SEO for services that target a specific area for their services such as plumbers that service Bellevue, Redmond, and Kirkland or Construction companies that only service Seattle. Some common Local SEO techniques we employ include Facebook, […]

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WordPress Website Hosting

Why We Host Our Client’s Websites

By Noah Britton | September 8, 2019

There are many, many hosting options for your website and Thrive is one more. Hosting companies run the gamut in cost, service levels, and customer service. It’s hard to know which to choose, and which features or services benefit you the most. When you know what we offer in comparison to all the others, though, we’re confident you’ll agree we […]

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The Sane Alternative to Using Email/Text to Schedule Meetings

By Noah Britton | July 18, 2019

Tired of trying to wrangle 10 people to agree on a time and date for a conference call? Do you have a lengthy, but necessary, intake form that makes scheduling an appointment with your business a seemingly onerous task? Or maybe, you’re so busy scheduling appointments that you’re actually getting in your own way, unavailable to meet because you’re actually […]

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How to get more reviews online

Looking for More Business? Hidden Gems through Online Reputation.

By Noah Britton | May 10, 2019

Your online reputation matters. It can make the difference between someone taking a chance on your business, or taking a pass. But, how do you know what your online reputation is? And, once you have an idea of your reputation online, is there anything you can do about it? To be clear – we’re talking about the reviews your customers […]

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