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ThriveHive Continues to Lead Charge on Local Search Strategy

February 21, 2019

QUINCY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--ThriveHive, the leader in guided marketing solutions for small business owners (SMBs) has been working with thousands of small businesses over the past month to help them better understand their local presence on Google by offering a free tool that shows how to create, complete, and update a well-optimized Google My Business profile.

Providing businesses with free product offerings is a strategy ThriveHive asserted as a central part of its company growth and strategy in Q4 of 2018 and helping businesses with their local presence via the Google My Business product marks the beginning of a new era of growth for the company.

With the increasing number of consumers finding businesses through search engines, local search continues to grow in importance, and that’s where ThriveHive’s free Google My Business offering is leading the way. “With our free Grader tool, businesses can get an understanding of what’s available with Google My Business to help promote and make their business more accessible to consumers,” said David Mihm, VP of Product Strategy of ThriveHive. “We anticipate the use and adoption of Grader to only increase and will continue to invest in the latest tools to lead SMBs to a better online presence.”

Using ThriveHive’s Google My Business tool, businesses get an analysis of their local presence across more than 15 essential Google ranking factors. Once this information is gathered, businesses are provided with quick and easy steps to update their profile details based on ThriveHive’s recommendations. The core value local businesses receive is a better understanding of how to get found, stand out, and get chosen online.

ThriveHive Grader is free to use and is available online at www.thrivehive.com/grader/.

About ThriveHive: ThriveHive is the leader in guided marketing solutions for small businesses. With more than 10,000 customers, small businesses rely on ThriveHive to get found and stand out online. ThriveHive is part of UpCurve Inc.’s company portfolio within New Media Investment Group. For more information, please visit  www.thrivehive.com.

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CONTACT: Rebecca Pierce, ThriveHive

PR & Events Marketing Manager

(857) 753-9185

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MASSACHUSETTS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE SMALL BUSINESS SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING SOCIAL MEDIA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS MARKETING

SOURCE: ThriveHive

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