COLUMBUS (February 16, 2010) — Brand Thunder LLC (http://www.brandthunder.com), the browser customization specialists, announced today its relationship with Microsoft Corp.’s Bing to integrate their web search into all Brand Thunder interactive browser themes.
Interactive browser themes are like an extreme makeover for the web browser. With an easy-to-install browser add-on, end users transform their drab web-browser into an immersive experience. The theme features official logos, colors, images and style, plus content and functionality that extend browser’s capabilities and can include video, music players or other Internet widgets. Bing is now central to the experience as the default search engine included with all Brand Thunder products.
The growing list of company’s leveraging the communication power of an interactive browser theme includes leading Internet news sites, The Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/firefox) and The Daily Beast (http://www.thedailybeast.com/browser-theme), leading sports teams like
NHL’s 2009 Stanley Cup Champions Pittsburgh Penguins (http://penguins.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=56396) and the 2009 SPL Champions Glasgow Rangers (http://www.rangers.premiumtv.co.uk/page/RangersOfficialBrowser/0,,5,00.html), colleges and universities including the University of Cincinnati Bearcats (http://www.gobearcats.com/ot/browser.html), corporate clients like Comcast and Mercedes Benz and many more. The full list of active custom browser themes can be found at http://brandthunder.com/gallery/.
“Bing is an innovative new search product and we’re looking forward to working together to address the core need of search,” says founder Patrick Murphy. “Brand Thunder uses brand affinity and strong design to attract users to our product, but it’s the integrated content and functionality, like Bing, that helps keep them there.”
About Brand Thunder:
Formed in April 2007, Brand Thunder creates extreme makeovers for the Internet browser. Brands enjoy a persistent connection to their Internet consumer driving more website visits and increased revenue. Through a software installation, end users change the drab Internet browser into an immersive experience from their favorite sports team, entertainment franchise or Internet site. The interactive browser themes feature official logos, colors, content and functionality, and can also extend capabilities including video, music players or other Internet widgets. Current business partners and clients include Bing, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Major League Soccer, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL and Universal Music. Samples found at http://brandthunder.com/gallery/.
Patrick Murphy, CEO
Brand Thunder, LLC