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5 tips to improve Google PageSpeed Insights score

5 Tips to Improve Your Google PageSpeed Insights Score

By Noah Britton | April 28, 2021

What’s the first thing you notice about a website? It’s not the company logo, the header image, or even the main call to action. It’s how fast the page loads. (Speed matters.) Users don’t want to wait long to get the information they’re seeking. However, after clicking through 900,000 ads, researchers from Google discovered that the average mobile post-click landing […]

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Website Design Conversion Optimization: 9 Ways to Use Web Design to Improve Conversion Optimization

By Noah Britton | March 26, 2021

You rely on your website to generate business in some form or fashion. Depending on the type of website you have, that may be through generating new leads, raising your profile and perceived authority, or processing sales. If your website isn’t accomplishing any of this, it’s time to take a look at your business strategy and incorporate steps to optimize your site’s […]

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14 Easy Ways to Keep People on Your Website

By Noah Britton | January 27, 2021

We talk to our clients a lot about the importance of creating sticky websites. A sticky website is one that keeps people around longer than other sites. When people stick around, the odds of converting them from a visitor into a customer increase. Sticky websites also rank better across search engines. If your website is sticky, your “average time on […]

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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 Improve SEO

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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Why Is My WordPress Website Slow

Top 10 Reasons Your WordPress Website is Loading Slow

By Noah Britton | January 28, 2020

It seems that “need for speed” isn’t just a movie title, but a general way of life these days. Not only do people expect speed, but they make decisions at lightning speed as well. Did you know, it takes less than 3 seconds for a person to decide if they like your website? So if you want people to stick […]

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WordPress Website Hosting

Why We Host Our Clients’ 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 Bad Guys Want to Hack your WordPress website

The Bad Guys Want to Hack your WordPress website. Protect Yourself with these 7 Essential Tips!

By Noah Britton | July 6, 2018

Websites are hacked by autonomous machines these days… not by humans hacking individual sites. These machines (aka bots) search the internet for vulnerable websites day and night. We get calls every month from people whose websites got hacked. If you own a WordPress website, I have some very specific things you can do to protect yourself. Protect yourself and your […]

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The Magic Wand and Your Primary Call To Action

What is the #1 Goal of Your Website

By Noah Britton | January 1, 2018

If you could wave a magic wand and have your website’s visitors do one thing on your website, what would it be? That’s called your primary call-to-action. You may not have a magic wand, but here are some “spells” you can cast on your website to drive users toward this action. How to use a call-to-action. What is a call-to-action? […]

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