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Posted by Michael Reich on 01/15/2014
As we begin a new year, it is time to contemplate New Year’s resolutions and how to improve ourselves.  It made me think of all the ways we at CommonPlaces make the company better and the value our employees provide. The vast majority of CommonPlaces’ value is in our...
Posted by Gary Locke on 01/14/2014
The FAQ page was long thought to be as necessary to a website as the ubiquitous Contact Us page. Recently, though, I’ve observed that many of these pages seem tossed together without any real thought or consideration of their content, as though hastily assembled by someone who...
Drupal Commerce vs. Magento
Posted by Ben Bassi on 01/09/2014
In a previous blog, Michael Reich, our Vice President of Operations, presented an overview of Magento, the robust ecommerce platform that we believe is one of the best options available. This seems like a good time to compare Magento with another framework that many may be...
Make the Switch to Universal Analytics
Posted by David Brown on 01/07/2014
Google Analytics is one of those services that we frequently set and forget on our websites. That is, if we’re receiving the tracking data, then we don’t worry too much about how it is configured. After all, if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it, right?You’ve probably missed Google’s...
How Content marketers Should Begin Each Day
Posted by Gary Locke on 12/31/2013
My workday begins at 8:30 am. I plunk my tea on my desk, start up the laptop, curse Java for insisting on an ever so vital update, and open my email. I probably have skimmed the highlights already, glancing at my phone earlier that morning in hopes of learning that overnight I...