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How to Choose the Right CMS for Your Organization


Whether you’re looking to upgrade your existing content management system (CMS), or you’re a first time shopper, the process can be quite overwhelming....Read More

By Kendra Strickler

Why We Chose Mavenlink as Our Project Management Tool


One of the best things about working here at CommonPlaces is our team’s dedication to improvement.  It’s so refreshing to work with a team that is...Read More

By Kami Raleigh

Should You Fix Your Website or Start From Scratch?


Over the past 15 years, we’ve had the privilege of working with a plethora of clients on a variety of projects.  Time and time again we come up against...Read More

By Michael Reich

5 Tips When Choosing Project Management Software


Project management software is the heart of most agencies. It helps to ensure projects are running smoothly by allowing us to assign tasks, communicate...Read More

By Kami Raleigh

Make Your Website a Better Salesperson


What's the goal of your website? To sell a product? To gain registered users? To solicit donations? Regardless of your goal, a great way to succeed on the...Read More

By Kendra Strickler

The Importance of Website Planning


One of the most important stages and often time consuming tasks of building a website is the Planning Phase. If you neglect to plan a project thoroughly...Read More

By Emily Burns

Should I Upgrade to Drupal 7 or Drupal 8?


As Drupal 6 gets dangerously close to its End of Life Date, users currently running on that version are left wondering what to do next. Should you upgrade...Read More

By Ben Bassi

What Makes A Great Website? 10 Website Trends for 2016


Your website is your first digital impression and you want to make sure it’s a great one. It should reflect everything you want potential customers to...Read More

By Kendra Strickler

CIOReview's Most Promising Web Development Providers in 2015


CommonPlaces has been recognized by CIOReview Magazine as one of the 20 Most Promising Web Development and Design Solution Providers in 2015.Read More

By Emily Burns

End of Life Date for Drupal 6 Announced: February 24, 2016


  Last month, the widely used open source website development platform, Drupal, dropped some good news and some bad news. The amazingly good news was the...Read More

By Ben Bassi

What to Expect During a Website Redesign


Your website is one of the first experiences a potential customer may have with your company. It’s only logical that you will want to put your best foot...Read More

By Michael Reich

What You Need to Know About Scope Creep


Scope Creep is when the original plans and goals for a project are in some way altered while in progress. It isn’t an unusual problem, because there are a...Read More

By Michael Reich
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