Thrive Insights

Marketing insights for water-minded brands

Why does everyone keep telling me I need to have a blog?

If you’ve met with any number of agencies, you have definitely been told that you need to have a blog. But why?

Find out what a blog is and how you can leverage one to boost page rank and drive traffic.

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By on August 21, 2015

How Do I Rank Higher with Google (and Other Search Engines)?

One of the early topics that always comes up in discussion about potential website designs (and redesigns) is SEO – search engine optimization. At Thrive, we believe that your website team should also be your SEO team. But what sorts of things do we focus on when it comes to SEO? What will make your page rank higher at the most popular search engines?

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By on July 27, 2015

What Do I Get When I Hire A Marketing Agency?

Hiring a brand design agency feels like a big deal, and that’s because it is! For starters, it shows that you’re serious about your branding and marketing, but that often comes with a price tag to match. It’s a lot of money for small- and medium-sized businesses, so what do you get for that kind of an investment?

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By on July 10, 2015

Reeling It In: Luring the Perfect Customer Is Simple with a Strong Brand

Striving to lure the perfect customer takes some creative chumming of the water, but once you’ve got an established brand, you will reap the rewards with new customers that become lifelong supporters. Reeling in your perfect brand is the best place to start.

Whether you have a new or established business, it’s important to understand that your brand is vitally important. A great brand is similar to the traditional handshake that most value and appreciate. Building your brand does not need to be difficult as long as you are what you represent. Start with building on these four simple elements to build your brand.

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By Susan Rieckmann on May 19, 2015

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Branding for the Recreational Marine Industry

Like to learn how you can make your recreational marine industry brand shine? In this article we break down a few key components to happy sailing.

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By Susan Rieckmann on February 11, 2015

Five Great Wilderness Instagram Accounts

Instagram is fantastic. Every time you open the app, you’ll find inspiration, humor, or just beautiful eye candy. If you don’t have it installed on your phone, go do it now. Then check out a few of our favorites to get you started!

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By on January 30, 2015