Thrive Internet Marketing Blog

Welcome To The Family!

Jul 13, 2017 by Jeff Davis


On Wednesday July 12th, 2017 Thrive welcomed a new website to the Freedom family! The Toledo Warehouse District This was a total site redesign. ...

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This is the first of a series of posts on claiming social media accounts, starting with Facebook.

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Change Your Password NOW!

Mar 24, 2017 by Jeff Davis


Earlier this week our Support Staff came and pulled me out of a meeting. A client had an important Google Analytics question...

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Does Advertising Work? Yes, But Only Once

Mar 14, 2017 by Jeff Davis


Does advertising work?

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Best Practices For Facebook Posting

Mar 10, 2017 by Jeff Davis


One of the services offered at Thrive is "Social Media Management". We manage the Facebook accounts for a number of businesses. If you would like to hear more, feel free to give us a call at 419-776-7000.

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Do Young Adults Use Facebook?

Feb 28, 2017 by Jeff Davis


Yes.  Any more questions?  I am writing this post on a Monday afternoon after hearing for the 711th time that "young adults don't use Facebook anymore." Personally, I don't care if they do or not. There are not a lot of "young adults" that I need to communicate with. My children are too old to be "young adults" and my grandchildren are too young to know what a Facebook is...

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Welcome Habitat For Humanity

Feb 23, 2017 by Jeff Davis


As you know, Thrive specializes in building mobile friendly, brand compliant websites for nonprofits like the YMCA. Recently we expanded to include websites for Habitat for Humanity. I’ll tell you how we ended up doing work for nonprofits in a minute. So far, we have launched more than 75 websites supporting various non profits.

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Fighting Email Fatigue

Feb 21, 2017 by Jeff Davis


Email is one of the most powerful programs available to marketers today. Think about it. Consumers give you permission to market to them AND they actually expect you to follow up on your promise to send them emails.

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Landing Pages - Best Practices

Feb 14, 2017 by Jeff Davis


What is a landing page?  In the simplest terms, a landing page is the answer to a question.  So one "best practice" is to provide the information promised. If you are running an ad - "Try the Y for free!", then you should take your visitor to a page that shows the visitor - here is all it takes to "Try the Y For Free".

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When Can Asking For A Little Go A Long Way?

Feb 10, 2017 by Jeff Davis


Thrive works with a lot of "Non Profits". YMCA, Habitat for Humanity, Charitable Foundations to mention a few.  So a lot of energy goes into soliciting donations.  In our latest Donations Page, we raised the suggested donation amounts and raised the apparent minimum donation. The idea being that if you raise the minimum donations amount from $10 to $25, revenue would rise. In fact that is exactly what happened.

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