Author Archives: Thrillworks

Tim Hortons TimmyMe app is running and reloaded!

It is always rewarding to launch a project that is so well received by our client’s customers. But it is even more rewarding to be reengaged by Tim Hortons to create such a well rounded upgrade. Tim Hortons guests are their focus and therefore were ours during the creation of the applications customer experience. The …

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Employer of the Year Finalist – Thrillworks Inc.

The Burlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for its 2012 Business Excellence Awards and Thrillworks Inc is among Burlington’s finest. These awards are based on overall business excellence, leadership, community involvement, employee happiness, innovation and market growth. “The Chamber was faced with some very tough decisions to choose finalists and winners this year” …

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TW Yearbook – Class of 2012

At Thrillworks we are consistently engaged by our extended family of clients to help solve their online woes. Whether it be to: better display their full breadth of services design a more professional online presence address the need to speak to a global, multi-lingual customer base create a transactional or information heavy mobile website We …

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2013: The Year of Review and Revise

The new year always starts off with lists of predictions for what the year will hold. Our new year’s prediction is that 2013 will see brands and their marketers leveraging the new technology and experimentation that took place in 2012 and use the learnings to their best advantage. Cross-“Life” marketing One-to-one marketing has become an …

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Do Your Business Goals Measure Up?

The goals we set in the planning stages of redesigns or new websites, are usually not the same goals we are measuring to a year or two in. By keeping track of the analytics we are able to identify successes and address any opportunities for improvement. We are one of our own best case studies …

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Pinterest Enhances Their Toolset for Businesses

Pinterest has not only acknowledged that businesses are active and thriving on their social site but have also made additions to their service to make Pinning easier for businesses. Be the Business Active businesses don’t have to lose the time and effort they’’ve put into building an existing community, boards and pins. Pinterest offers a …

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Thrillworkers Join Forces to Save World from Zombie Attack

Thrillworkers joined forces to save the world from Zombie attack. Not only did they survive but they prevailed. Andy Patrick, Graham Kennery and Ryan Bruce went up against the flesh eaters in a 5k obstacle race that challenged them both physically but mentally as well. They raced against the clock, as well as dodged hundreds …

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Your business is Google Street View-ed but is it Google Seat View-ed?

Jay Bousada, Thrillworks’ president, didn’t hesitate after reading Google’s official (and quite quiet) launch of a new element to its maps. We were fascinated by how they were not only allowing Street View type experiences indoor major public centers (malls, airports, libraries, etc…) but they are allowing businesses to upload Street Views of inside individual …

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A Vertical Approach to Responsive Web Design

In his latest post, our front-end-obsessed Arley McBlain has shared a different perspective on the ongoing Responsive Web Design conversation. Here he shows the power of approaching Responsivity vertically. In the demo Arley uses the vertical approach to keep calls-to-action ‘above the fold’. While the relevance of the fold to users online is still much …

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Thrillworks Claims Gold and Silver in the 2012 W3 Awards

We’re on the 2012 W3 Winners map! Our talented team’s hard work has paid off once again. Thrillworks claimed a Gold and Silver award in the 2012 W3 Awards on two projects completed for our long-time partner Tim Hortons. TimmyRun.com in the category of General Website Categories – Web   Tim Hortons Mobile Site in …

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Why Should Brands Care About Pinterest?

Pinterest use is on the rise and brands need to take notice. With an ever-growing list of large and small companies creating pin boards, what’s in it for your brand? Here are a few facts about Pinterest that may convince you. Audience Size and Engagement Pinterest is experiencing rapid growth and increased audience engagement. According …

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