Thrive Internet Marketing Blog


About 65% of your YMCA website traffic comes from smartphones. Tuning up your website to be mobile friendly ensures that your members are having a good experience when using the site.

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Why the SSL Certificate Is So Important for Your YMCA

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Today I am sharing a link to a great article from eMarketer.com.

"Too aggressive in following me on every device or browser" was the most common complaint mentioned by 41.7% of those surveyed.

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"The retail industry is no stranger to data breaches, and unsurprisingly, consumers have little confidence that retailers can keep their personal data safe from hackers, according to findings from First Data." 

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The Perfect Day And Time To Send Your Email

Oct 23, 2018 by Jeff Davis


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According to Hubspot, in 2017 there were 3.7 billion email users across the globe. By 2020 that number is predicted to rise to 4.3 billion users. How would you like to know the exact day and time to send your next email that will guarantee the best chance for your message to be seen and read?

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Turning $1,500 Into $50,000

Sep 26, 2018 by Jeff Davis


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For more than a year now, we have used the Lifetime Value Calculator to impress upon YMCAs the need for a website that has the tool kit we call The Membership Machine™. We believe that a website should be seen as a revenue generator, not an expense. We designed these tools to show the YMCA community the value of a single sales lead on their website.

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7 "Lucky" Best Practices For Email

Sep 20, 2018 by Jeff Davis


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Recently I was asked for some "best practices" for email marketing. Email is the only permission based marketing program. Consumers willingly give you their information and permission to market to them, usually because they are engaged with your brand/business.

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Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Michigan launched their new Accrisoft Freedom Website this week.

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I came across something recently that I thought I would share with everyone. Some of our clients are concerned that the menu and menu pricing being displayed on Google Search results are not accurate and Google doesn't disclose where they scrape their information from.

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How Does The GDPR Affect Thrive Clients?

May 23, 2018 by Jeff Davis


Europe (EU) has passed a new law called the GDPR, which has made some significant changes to how privacy & tracking is handled.

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