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Finding the Time to Blog
Posted by Gary on 11/26/2013
“Every writer I know has trouble writing.” Joseph Heller  It’s a busy life, isn’t it? Sadly, there are still only 24 hours in a day, and you really need to sleep during some of that time, preferably during consecutive hours. Eating is also highly recommended, and you...
Mobile design challenges
Posted by Michael Reich on 11/20/2013
The web design and development industry tells us that websites need to be created with mobile first. Start with your smartphone, designing for the mobile format, then move on up in platform size and scale to the desktop. At CommonPlaces, we have found success with both...
Mobile marketing
Posted by Gary on 11/19/2013
Google recently announced that mobile devices now make up 40% of YouTube’s traffic. That’s a 15% increase in mobile traffic from 2012 – and a 34% increase from 2011, when mobile devices made up just 6% of YouTube’s visitors.YouTube’s not the only one growing in mobile. In 2012,...
Using the Holidays to Reach Your Market
Posted by Gary on 11/14/2013
The holidays are a wonderful time of the year, aren't they? The camaraderie, spending time with family members you may not be able to see regularly, and the gleam in a child's eye for all the amazing wonder surrounding them more than compensates for all the gifts of fruitcake....
Double Midnight Comics
Posted by Gary on 11/12/2013
The people at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester and Concord, NH are more than just comics. They have marketing savy to match their entrepenurial skills. In the first of several vlogs, we explore modern marketing and promotion in the business world. First up - Meet Chris...