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How Web Crawlers Work & Why You Should Care

By Noah Britton | September 22, 2021

There are lots of technical things about websites that business owners don’t need to worry about because they don’t affect their day-to-day operations. But one thing that you should at least have a passing knowledge about is web crawlers. Why? Because web crawlers and the crawling process are key to ensuring that your website is turning up in any search […]

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Six Best WordPress Sitemap Plugins To Use In 2021

By Noah Britton | April 24, 2021

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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The Advantages of Hiring One Agency for Web Design & SEO

By Noah Britton | January 19, 2021

In today’s segmented world, it seems like there are more and more companies offering one, specific service they claim will revolutionize your business. SEO, graphic design, web design, content writers are all out there ready and waiting to help you take your business to the next level. The problem is that, at some point, you will find yourself working with […]

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How to Know When You Need a New Website

By Noah Britton | November 24, 2020

If you clicked on this article, odds are good that you need a new website or, at the very least, a redesigned website. Your website should be easy to maintain and update and do more work than you at bringing in new business. If it’s not meeting these two, basic requirements of a business website, then you have some work […]

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10 Ways to Optimize Your SEO for Maximum Results

By Noah Britton | November 4, 2020

Category: SEO Seattle Search engine optimization, or SEO, is one of the most effective ways to get your business found online. When done well, SEO can get your WordPress website on the all-important first page of Google, and other search engines, for the search terms that lead to revenue for you and your business. But implementing a good SEO strategy […]

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Building Trust & Growing Your Business: Step 5 for Dominating Online

By Noah Britton | October 13, 2020

The number one way to build trust online is through a robust suite of reviews. Not certifications. Not a slick website. Not even a service guarantee. (Although all those things do help.) Reviews. Reviews are the first thing that online consumers turn to when making purchasing decisions. They’re the first thing people see when they Google your business. They’re one […]

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12 Effective Digital Marketing Strategies in 2020 and Beyond

By Noah Britton | October 6, 2020

To paraphrase Madonna, we are living in a digital world. If you are not experimenting with different digital marketing mixes, you probably aren’t reaching all your potential customers. If you are serious about remixing your digital marketing mix, take a look at these 12 strategies. You may recognize some of them but now is the time to consider which ones […]

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6 Things Your Website Needs to Thrive

By Noah Britton | September 24, 2020

“If you build it, they will come” does not work with your website. If you don’t tend to these six areas on a regular basis, you risk losing valuable business for your company. 6 areas to focus your website energy. 1. Website design. Two words: Responsive Design. The average business website will get 40% – 50% of traffic from users […]

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Data Driven Results: How to Dominate Online with Data

By Noah Britton | September 8, 2020

The internet was not made for static websites. If you’re not adjusting your website (and tracking what works), you are just asking for your website to wither and die. Data, data, data. Your website is able to give you all kinds of information if you know where to look. This information can be used to tweak your website to better […]

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How to Add a New Website to Google Analytics

By Noah Britton | August 24, 2020

As helpful as Google Analytics is, it can be one of the least user-friendly tools in your arsenal. It’s even tricky for some experts to figure out all the ins and outs at first.  Thrive’s web design agency has your back. Our step-to-step guide to adding a new website to your Google Analytics will help you ensure that all of […]

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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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Local SEO is Crucial for Service Based Companies

By Noah Britton | November 3, 2019

Category: SEO Seattle 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. Why local SEO is important. Some common […]

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