The Lowdown

21st September '16

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Shropshire creative agency celebrates 25 years in business

A Shropshire creative agency launched by a young woman with just one client – and now boasting an impressive list – is celebrating its 25th successful year in business.

Managing director of Shrewsbury-based Source, Sally Tringham, who is a qualified graphic designer, took the decision to become self employed in 1991, with Classic Furniture of Newport as her only client. She has gradually developed and grown the agency, which today employs a staff of 11.

Sally, commented: “From very humble beginnings my steadily expanding team has helped the firm evolve into an award-winning and highly respected design and marketing company with a huge range of clients, many of whom have also become great friends over the years.

“I have seen technology move forward dramatically over the last 25 years, from the launch of the first Apple Mac to powerful and lightweight laptops and tablets with speeds that we once only ever dreamed of!

“We have always worked very closely with our customers to create brand identities and websites that are truly bespoke to them and properly serve their very individual and differing needs, which has brought great results over the years and continued positive feedback.

“Websites often need to be updated in style and format as more and more people are shopping and viewing them via mobile devices, so the very latest technology is utilised to match this behavioural change and we are fortunate to have experts in this field in our team.”

Sarah Reast, managing director of Dragon’s Den award-winning wooden toy company Timberkits, based in Mid Wales, added: “Source have been instrumental in helping our business grow from a small family firm to a business with much greater scope, ambition and confidence.

“It is going that extra creative mile which sets Source apart; you get the job done … and then some!”

Source has been involved in many prestigious and diverse projects including creating an app for Gleneagles Golf Course, an appointments system for the Hometyre mobile tyre fitting firm, packaging for Timberkits, career websites for Northgate Vehicle Hire and World Duty Free, branding and website for the Marches Growth Hub and more recently the Shropshire Chamber website due on stream in early 2017.

Sally continued: “Having invested heavily in turning an ‘unloved’ building in Frankwell, Shrewsbury, into smart and stylish new offices with room to grow, my dream over the new few years is to develop our digital team and to expand the business to a turnover in excess of £1m, while fully meeting the needs of our valued clients.”

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6th April '16


Source Sponsor a high flyer

Source are pleased to announce their sponsorship of Wing Cadet Warrant Officer Hope Millar (pictured today with Honorary Group Captain Carol Vorderman RAFVR(T)) for part of her fourth coming trip to Canada as part of the International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE) program which links the Air Cadets with the world.

For 15 days every July and August students are exchanged to get a taste of the other’s culture. Scheduled activities often include tours of famous landmarks and cultural institutions, aviation facilities including lectures with local aviation figures and visits to military units. Financially, each nation is responsible for its own cadets, and funds often come from governments, civilian aviation enthusiasts, the aerospace industry, or in this case as a helping hand Source.

Hope has been an exceptional Cadet recently becoming a Qualified Aerospace Instructor and winning the student leadership trophy after rising to the highest cadet rank in the wing, serving as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for Shropshire and gaining both Pilot Navigator and Gliding Scholarship wings are amongst many other honours and achievements.

Well done Hope, Source loves to support talent and drive, wherever it may lie.

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14th March '16


Why Source is a full-service agency

In recent days, we’ve seen a trend of businesses large and small utilising the services of several designers, web agency providers and freelancers to fulfil their marketing and design needs. One can understand the appeal. Shopping around is a good way to make sure you get what you want, and lets you see a range of competing prices, right? Whilst...

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4th January '16

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Introducing Lauren, our new Digital Marketing Executive

Say a big ‘hello’ to Lauren Quayle, Source’s latest addition. She joins us in the capacity of Digital Marketing Executive, where she will supplement our design and technical teams in bringing smart marketing approaches to fruition. Lauren joins Source from a background in SEO, Google AdWords and Social Media Marketing. Mobile advertising is a much more prominent form of marketing...

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14th April '15

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Moving Pictures (or: how to viral)

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think of the value of just a few seconds of video. Source have examined the phenomenon carefully, and we’re here to break down how video can work as a powerful tool for your marketing needs. The advent of viral marketing In the past few years, the Internet has seen the advent of faster...

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23rd January '15

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Positive Moves for Design Agency

Design agency Source is celebrating success following a hat trick of new business wins and the launch of its new company website. The Shrewsbury-based firm believes these latest developments are an indication of how the agency is expanding its services to meet the demands of clients who require a range of marketing services under one roof.   With a positive start...

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16th January '15

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Source unveils stunning new website for 2015

To mark the start of the new year, Source have produced a beautiful new website to display their range of fantastic imagery. The site features a portfolio of work produced for clients, great photography of the team and offices, and a new and improved blog. The design of the new website is minimal, giving full prominence to the stunning imagery...

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30th September '14

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Agency opens doors of new £250,000 home

A digital agency in Shropshire has cut the ribbon on its new home after a major investment. Creative design and marketing agency Source has spent around £250,000 buying and converting a run-down building near Frankwell transforming it into a new home that will allow the business to expand. The refit has included new cladding on the front of the building...

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15th June '14

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Working with your friendly neighbourhood designer…

Whilst we at source aim to take all of the legwork out of developing your website or marketing materials, we will often require information from you to make it all happen. Some images, some text, maybe a video or a database of contacts or other information. Fear not! Supplying this information to us is as easy as pie. Our web...

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