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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?…

Power Women of Asia Taking Over the Business World

Business

Power women in the boardroom There is a common Western belief of being more progressive than the East on many subjects, including the subject of women. However, Asian businesses are now making us question this belief, with power women flourishing in their own business pursuits.  An article in The Guardian stated that there are more men named John at the…

Pokémon GO Tips & Tricks- Gym Guide

Gaming

Growing up in the 90s, it was hard not to be involved in the Pokémon craze of trading cards and playing all the Gameboy games. At the time, this revolutionised the gaming world and yet again, Pokémon has captured our imagination with Pokémon GO. The Pokémon Go craze has set the whole world alight over the past month with over…

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…

IS HARRY POTTER THE BRAND WITH A MAGIC WAND?

Industry

The beauty of the Harry Potter book series isn’t just the way it captivates our imagination, it’s the way it appeals to readers of all ages. Whether you grew up reading about Harry and his adventures in a world of witchcraft and wizardry, or found yourself immersed in the books at the same time as your children, we can all…

POKÉMON GO – MORE THAN JUST A GAME

Industry, Tech

Based on the Nintendo Pokémon franchise of the 90’s, Pokémon Go is a free augmented reality (AR) mobile game. Using GPS technology and your phone’s camera function, the app makes Pokémon appear around you, at which point you throw ‘Pokéballs’ at the pocket monsters to catch them. Users take the role of a Pokémon trainer catching Pokémon monsters by exploring the…

DO BRANDS NEGLECT THEIR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY?

Industry

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has lost its credibility, modern day consumers are not fooled by brands that appear to be doing good, which is why social purpose as an evolution of CSR is the way forward. Consumers’ today have lots of choice, so it takes something special to get their attention. More than simply buying products, they want to be part of movements and…

IS SHORTER BETTER FOR BUSINESS?

Design, Industry

As expressive and creative as advertisers and marketers want to be, they more often than not have to adhere to certain restrictions. Sometimes those restrictions may be imposed on them by a client, it may even be their intended audience but there is one universal restriction amongst modern day creatives. Time. We are fighting a constant battle to do more,…

CAN ANDY MURRAY WIN WIMBLEDON AGAIN?

Sport

Back in 2013, Andy Murray did something Great Britain had been waiting 77 years for. He won the Wimbledon men’s singles title. His straight-sets victory (6-4 7-5 6-4) over Novak Djokovic was greeted by rapturous applause and celebrations from everyone at Wimbledon, as well as across the whole of Britain. His undoubted talent looked as though it could go on…