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How to make your clients successful.
Posted by Stanley Tremblay on 04/03/2014
I think that it is a no-brainer that client success should be a driving factor for any company. One desired result, for example, is repeat business and customer referrals. So, what can you do to ensure that you are making your clients successful? Let's take a look.1. ...
Will the Internet remain impartial and free?
Posted by Ben Bassi on 04/01/2014
Did you ever wonder who controls the domain names and the Internet?  It’s not GoDaddy like most people think. It’s actually the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a Los Angeles based independent body. On March 14, the National Telecommunications...
Can your content be trusted
Posted by Gary Locke on 03/27/2014
Manipulation is a game played on so many different levels today that most cynics seem to have stopped looking for it. When it comes to media and journalism, the blur between advertising and the news runs the risk of crushing any faith the public has in whatever information they...
The dilemma of estimates
Posted by Michael Reich on 03/25/2014
What do clients want from us, or from any digital agency that they are looking to hire? In making estimates, CommonPlaces strives to be transparent, honest, and professional; but this often means that we won’t be the lowest bidder. While we have to assume the best case scenario...
social media, branding, and your employees
Posted by Gary Locke on 03/18/2014
Whatever the size of your company, every employee has access to social media. Some may not have accounts, but even they have seen a YouTube video and know what Twitter and Facebook are. Others juggle multiple accounts and can’t stay away from their phone and/or desktop feeds,...