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5 easy ways to improve your business presentations

Business

Every business recognises the importance of presentations. To capture attention and truly make an impact, your presentational skills should reflect the standard of the work and your business. These are some of the biggest presentation trends for 2017. Conversational Presenting In a conversation, your brain naturally syncs up and mirrors to your partner. Conversational presenting has proven to be extremely…

5 easy ways to improve your blog with SEO

Business, Marketing

Brand awareness is incredibly important, especially in consideration of how much internet traffic there is in the digital age. Google has over 100 billion searches a month, which can make it difficult to make your presence known. SEO is the main way to improve rankings of your website in search engines. 66% of marketers believe that improving SEO and growing their…

Motivation and not procrastination

Business

Keep checking the time? Tapping your fingers? Scouring the internet? We get it. You’re looking for procrastination, and trying to convince yourself there’s only a few more hours to go until work is over. However, we hope we can change your mind. We’ve got the top tips for you to avoid the procrastination temptation and get on-board the motivation train. Environment…

Apprenticeship schemes- the alternate route to success

Business

As we welcome Charlotte, the new apprentice to the Thump team, it is clear to see that there is an ever increasing number of young people who are turning to apprenticeship schemes. Apprentice schemes are the popular alternative for those leaving school, college or sixth form. Apprenticeship facts and figures Figures released in March 2016 showed that more than 11,000 people…

Email etiquette: How to say goodbye

Business, Marketing

Dear Reader, Starting an email is easy. In the majority of situations, you can use a mixture of ‘dear’, ‘hello’, or even ‘hi’. However, what about signing off? Signing off is the lasting impression you’ll have on the reader, therefore you must think about this carefully. Mostly, consider your relationship with the correspondent, your reason for emailing and in general,…

Thump Welcomes New Business Developer

Business

Thump offers a big welcome to Theresa Bradstreet as our New Business Developer. Theresa has an incredible and extensive experience within sales, stretching across a wide range of industries including travel, computers, cars and advertising. She describes herself as a ‘serial entrepreneur’ and has set up many businesses. What attracts Theresa to this, is the thrill of new start ups…

The Perfect Omni-Channel Experience

Business, Shopping

What is an Omni-Channel Experience? It is estimated that the average adult now spends more than 50% of their time with digital media. Smartphones have become the clear channel of choice, made obvious with over half of smartphone users claiming they couldn’t imagine their lives without their smart phones, according to the Huffington Post. With consumers active on so many digital channels, a…

SSL Certificates- What are they, and why do we need them?

Business

SSL certificates are an absolute necessity for any eCommerce website. Considering the growing onslaught of internet fraud, being safe on the internet is extremely important. Here at Thump Creative, we have developed and manage a number of E-Commerce websites, and we take security measures seriously, which is why we always recommend using an SSL Certificate. What is an SSL Certificate?…