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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…

Inbound marketing: Attracting customers to you

Marketing

Inbound marketing is all about bringing potential customers to you. It is all about your marketing making you desirable, rather than focusing your marketing on fighting for attention. What is inbound marketing? Briefly put, inbound marketing is a strategy which utilises many forms of pull marketing. By creating content that is specifically designed for your audience, there is interest. You can…

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…

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?…

Flexibility Fuels Originality

Business, Design, Industry, Marketing

The success of many small agencies depends on the ability to leverage flexibility and develop fresh ideas. Taking Thump as an example, each team member must be an expert at his or her job but also requires the flexibility to develop additional skills. Being a small agency, we can encourage this personal development as it ultimately leads to development of the…

WHY SMEs NEED INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Design, Industry

Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) is an approach to planning communications that gives small to medium sized businesses the potential to get better results from campaigns as well as reducing marketing costs. By integrating tools such as advertising, direct mail, social media, telemarketing and sales promotion, you provide clarity, consistency and maximise communications impact. Thump has long been an exponent in…