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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.

Top 10 Things Every Website Needs

By Noah Britton | August 18, 2020

Every website is different. An e-commerce site is not a landing page is not an authority building page.  But. (And this is a big but.) There are certain essentials that all websites need to have in order to be successful and achieve your business goals.  The website essentials you should be focusing on. As you peruse this list, you may […]

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How long does it take for website to show up on Google

How Long Does it Take for a Website to Show Up on Google

By Noah Britton | August 14, 2020

Many marketing pros and small business owners dread facing the Google algorithm, the Internet monster that places websites in its organic search results. If your web designer just finished your new website, and you’re wondering how long it takes for a website to show up on Google, follow these pro tips to turn the monster into a supportive friend. Making […]

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The 6 Best CSS Frameworks for 2020

By Noah Britton | August 7, 2020

In business, more than money, your best assets are time and efficiency. And the best way to improve both with your web development and search optimization is by using a CSS platform. Why CSS is important. What is CSS? CSS means Cascading Style Sheets. To simplify, CSS is a web design tool that speeds up how fast your site loads […]

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How Do You Announce a New Website Launch

By Noah Britton | July 31, 2020

When you’re about to launch a new website, you can feel the buzz of anticipation, but how can you build excitement in your target audience? It’s all in a launch that creates excitement and arouses intrigue, followed by the big announcement, a lot of sharing, and compelling reasons to visit the website your web designer worked so hard on. Excitement, […]

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how to move your website to a new host

How to Move Your Website to a New Host

By Noah Britton | July 25, 2020

Moving your website to a new host is like moving your family into a new house. Make sure you understand your options before you start your move to make the process as stress-free and efficient as possible (or leave it to the experts at Thrive Design). The moving process. Decide on Your Movers. Sometimes you might have to move because […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Redesign a Website?

By Noah Britton | July 20, 2020

When you look at your website, do you feel that it’s flat or outdated? Are you thinking it could benefit from a redesign? There are many factors that go into redesigning a website, so it’s important to think about your needs and vision before you make any decisions. A web designer at Thrive can help you through the decision making […]

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5 Essentials For Keeping Your WordPress Website Safe

5 Essentials For Keeping Your WordPress Website Safe

By Noah Britton | July 13, 2020

The safety and efficiency of your website are paramount to how well online traffic can find you, and what you have to offer. But how do you know if you are doing enough to keep your internet presence running smoothly? The quick and dirty answer is, you don’t. But don’t despair. With everything moving so fast these days, it is […]

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How to Get Web Design Clients

By Noah Britton | July 8, 2020

We’re not going to surprise you with this insight: Lead. Generation. That’s how you get web design clients. But there are good ways and bad ways to conduct lead generation. And here’s where we blow your mind. There is no one best method for lead generation for web designers. Here is how to get the best web design clients It […]

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what is modal web design

What is Modal Web Design

By Noah Britton | July 5, 2020

Fun fact: the pop-up windows you encounter on websites have an actual name. They’re called modal windows, and all reputable web designers know there is a right way and a wrong way to use them. Everything you need to know about modal windows. What are modal windows? The term “modal window” refers to any box that pops up and interrupts […]

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how javascript is used in web design

How JavaScript is Used in Web Design

By Noah Britton | July 2, 2020

If you are at all familiar with web design fundamentals, you’ve heard of the holy trinity of coding languages: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. JavaScript is the language programmers use to energize your website’s design. It’s the language that takes your website from just text and links to the robust, interactive websites you know and love. Web design and JavaScript How […]

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What Is Padding In Web Design?

By Noah Britton | June 24, 2020

Padding is something that makes your life more comfortable. A well-padded chair is much nicer to sit on than one that does not have padding. A well-padded bank account puts your mind more at ease than one that is lean. A well-padded website, like the ones we create at thrive.design, is easier to read and nicer to look at. Wait. […]

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Why Privacy Policy and Terms of Service Pages are No Longer Optional

By Noah Britton | June 19, 2020

Litigation against websites that do not properly disclose their policies is at an all time high. If you don’t have proper and up-to-date pages for your privacy policy and terms of service, you are putting your business at risk – and is an essential part of any Thrive website build. Why privacy policies and terms of service pages are important […]

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