SEO in Dallas: Meet Thrive Internet Marketing

Thrive Internet Marketing is the Arlington-based SEO and web design agency that uses the power of the Internet to grow your business. First starting out as a one-man web design shop, Thrive has grown into a full-service digital agency servicing clients from around the world.

Working with Thrive is a walk in the park because every decision and idea they come up with has your business goals in mind first! A shiny new web site might sound nice, but if it’s something you don’t need then Thrive will tell you, straight up. Looking for a internet marketing agency that operates with integrity and extreme customer focus? Then keep reading below to find out more!

Inside Thrive Internet Marketing

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Location: Arlington, TX

In Dallas Since: 2005 – Thrive, 1981 – Matt Bowman (Founder/President)

Core Services: SEO & WordPress Web Development

# of Employees: 20

# of Four-Legged Employees: 1 – Matt’s dog named Baylor

Company Mantra: “Relationships Matter – Results Matter.” We believe that our key to growth is getting both of these right.


Does your agency have a cool origin story?

The owner of Thrive Internet Marketing, Matt Bowman, grew up in a family of entrepreneurs. He started a small web design company in his spare bedroom designing HTML websites back in 2005. Several years in, Matt realized that his real passion was using the power of the Internet to help businesses grow so he added SEO and other marketing services to the company. Today, Matt runs an established WordPress development and online marketing company that has 20 employees all over the world and serves over 250 clients.

Most interesting physical thing in your office?

Our offices are located on an old dairy farm. We have a barn, a pasture, and a porch swing.


What does #agencylife mean to you?

Working on 20 different projects in the span of one day. Having meetings across four time zones and trying to figure out which timezone the meeting is set for.

“Design matters – people make decisions about your business based on the look of your web site.”

– Matt Bowman, President


Partners in Crime

In 10 Words or Less, What We Do for Our Clients:

Using the power of the Internet to grow your business.


3 Characteristics We Look for in Potential Clients:

  • Ready to grow.
  • Culture fit.
  • Right expectations.

Our Clients Love Us Because:

We genuinely care and want to become a part of their success story. Personal Attention, High Standard of Quality, Big Picture Thinking, Result-Focused Innovation, Exceeding Client Expectations, and Transparency.


Clients We’ve Helped:

Downtown Arlington, City of Granbury, Harwood International, Berryman Products, Austin College, Affiliated Bank, Fort Worth Better Business Bureau, Levitt Pavilion in Arlington, Nationwide Construction, Hollow Hill Event Center



Bigger’n Dallas

The #1 Thing We Love About Dallas:

The people (and the barbecue).


What makes Dallas the best city in Texas?

The diversity of the population.

Most admired local brands in Dallas?

Dr. Pepper

Most admired marketing/digital/design influencer in Dallas?

Bill Hartzer, Chairman of DFWSEM.


What is one thing people don’t know about Dallas that they should know?

The Dallas Cowboys are actually not in Dallas, but in Arlington.

Best Restaurant in Dallas:

Five Sixty in the Reunion Tower


Rank the local colleges with the best creative talent:

The Art Institute of Dallas, University of Texas at Dallas, Southern Methodist University, University of North Texas at Dallas, Dallas County Community College


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The Dallas High Five

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Daniel Kim