Learn How to Personalize Your Web Browser with a New Theme

Most of us use the Internet every single day. And most of us do so using one of the three most popular browsers out there: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer.Each one comes with a host of features and desirable qualities; many times, choosing a browser to use comes down to one’s personal preference. … Continued

Create Your Own Enhanced Toolbar in Minutes

If your company is looking for a new way to advertise or market a product, getting involved in the world of toolbars and browser themes could be a perfect fit. Just about anyone who uses the Internet is familiar with a browser toolbar. Whether it’s a bookmark/browser toolbar or a website toolbar designed for a … Continued

LSFL Browser Themes – BT:Engage for League Promos

Football is big in Texas. It’s the backdrop to Friday Night Lights. It was the driver behind the Longhorn Network. And it’s home to the Lone Star Football League. Midway through its inaugural season, the LSFL is still hustling to ensure a great fan experience. Imagine our thrill when we discovered BT:Engage was used for … Continued

How to Create Your Own Firefox Theme in 5 Minutes or Less

Creating your own Firefox Themes used to be a somewhat daunting task for the average user. The days of slicing and dicing multiple images, logos and other graphics to fit into the browser header as well as accounting for multiple screen sizes were a challenge to Firefox theme makers. Further, an average non-designer who wanted … Continued

Win an iPad 2 – With Your Pictures of Christmas

The Christmas Holiday themes are rolling in for Brand Thunder’s Best Holiday Browser Theme of 2011 Contest. It’s one of the easiest ways to win an iPad 2. Just design your browser theme with the world’s only DIY browser theme creator for Firefox and IE. Here are examples of early entries. You still have plenty … Continued

What is SMB Marketing with a Browser Theme

With brands and large communities that have used browser themes to engage their audience, there’s been a pretty straight forward style – cool graphics with the identifiers your fans associate with and integrated content to facilitate communication with the community. Now that we’ve released BT:Engage, the world’s first DIY browser theme creator for Firefox and … Continued

For Gamers – 4 Game Forum Browser Themes

We should have known how popular BT:Engage would be with the gamer community based on our official browser themes for IGN and Major League Gaming. Especially for Gamers The IGN and MLG browser themes are among our most popular, and just like many of our browser themes from our professional clients – they’re available for … Continued

Christmas Wallpapers and Your Browser Theme

Here’s the best way to decorate your computer for the holidays. Brand Thunder gives you several ways to get ready for the Christmas Holidays whenever you’re at your computer and online with our Chrome, Firefox and Explorer Christmas Themes. You can grab one of our popular pre-made themes (with a trick to brighten your desktop … Continued

Manga Fox Browser Theme Delivers Manga Online

Congratulations to the Manga Fox team for delivering a showcase example of how the BT:Engage browser theme creator builds engagement with its online community. Presenting the Manga Fox browser themes – three different looks to satisfy most any comic fan and capture the visual dynamism of manga artists. These simple add-ons to Firefox and Internet … Continued

Browser Widgets That Increase Web Traffic

Think of widgets as little single-serving pieces of your web content – easy to pull from your web site and put them wherever they can best boost traffic to your web site.  When you first go to create your own browser theme at BT:Engage, you’ll discover a features tab called Widgets.  You’ll also uncover how … Continued

What Content to Put in Your Browser Theme

A browser theme is more than a pretty picture, or it should be. That’s why we call ours “interactive browser themes” and we’ve seen browser themes deliver 6 – 12x more clicks than the average visits to our partner sites. You get this return traffic by utilizing the content you’ve already created for your web … Continued

BT:Engage How To: Make Money Online with Your Browser Theme

Browser themes are great engagement tools and a strong reason they’re popular with online communities. Keeping in touch and driving up visits to your site deepens your relationship with your community. Plus, advertisers love an engaged audience, so you’re already doing yourself and your profitability a favor. There’s even more opportunity and it’s easy to … Continued

Create a Huffington Post, CNN, or Fox News Browser Theme

I talk a lot about using BT:Engage for helping sites and communities deepen their engagement with their online audience. It’s also extremely easy (and fun!) to create browser themes for your own use and pleasure. In the following post and accompanying video tutorial, I’m going to show you how to spin a browser theme that … Continued

3 Tips for Better Backgrounds in Your Browser Themes

It probably seems strange that it’s almost guaranteed the browser theme you create with exacting care in our theme creator will look different once it’s downloaded. I went into some detail on this point in the post BT:Engage How To – Browser Dimensions and Design. Now I’m going to offer up some tips and suggestions … Continued

How to Share Your Brand Thunder Browser Theme

You’ve got to share to win. If no one knows about your browser theme, no one’s going to use it. But, we’ve not given you a lot of tools to work with – what should you do? I’ll offer a few thoughts and ideas about that. And, just so you know, when I write these … Continued

Difference Between Toolbars and Browser Themes

Understanding the difference between a toolbar and a browser theme can be difficult for the average user. Here is one way to think about it: a browser theme can have a toolbar as part of its interface, as a toolbar can be integrated within a theme. The reverse is not possible. It is important to … Continued

BT:Engage How To – Browser Dimensions and Design

The most frequent comment we hear from users new to browser design is “it doesn’t look like it did in the preview” and that’s because 60% of the time it doesn’t. This post will explain why and what to do about it. Key Definitions I’ll admit, we’ve got a long way to go in terms … Continued

Brand Thunder Introduces BT:Engage a DIY Browser Theme Creator for Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer

Instantly create and share a “wallpaper for the Internet” that is part Persona, part toolbar and all engagement for small and medium businesses (SMB), associations, communities, clubs, families and friends COLUMBUS, OH – July 27, 2011 – Brand Thunder LLC (http://www.brandthunder.com), Brand Thunder, the world leaders in browser themes and custom interactive browser themes for … Continued

BT:Engage – Example of Fansite Browser Theme Using Delta Daily

Sometimes a blank canvas isn’t inspiring enough. The first question of “where do I start?” is just too broad. I’m going to present a series of concepts showing how BT:Engage creates browser themes for fans of web sites, while helping sites achieve the goals they need to be successful like increased visits and clicks to … Continued

BT:Engage Browser Theme Platform Roadmap

If you’re part of the BT:Engage private beta, you’re seeing the MVP (minimum viable product) of browser theme creation. If you’re not, what you’ve missed is the first steps in automating browser theme creation by allowing anyone to quickly build their own themes for Firefox and Internet Explorer by adding layered background images, logos and … Continued

BT:Engage Browser Theme Creator

BT:Engage, Brand Thunder’s new browser theme creation platform, is in private beta after long time being a dream. (You can skip ahead and watch this two minute video showing how to build a browser theme and engage an audience.) Brand Thunder is the leader in interactive browser themes. We earned this place by painstakingly building … Continued