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The problem with social media content
Posted by Gary Locke on 09/04/2014
How many followers do you have on Twitter? A hundred? Eight hundred?  Twenty five thousand? More? It really doesn’t matter, because the content that continuously flows out of the Twitstream (copyright pending) is always the same! If variety is the spice of life, then most...
5 more essential multimedia tools for marketers
Posted by Gary Locke on 09/02/2014
A few weeks back I offered a quick survey of some of the multimedia tools that I use in my capacity as the content editor and multimedia specialist here at CommonPlaces. Now, let’s take a look at a few other tools, a couple of which might cost a little money, but offer great...
Posted by Michael Reich on 08/28/2014
I’ve learned to be careful when I ask a question to my developers. For instance, if I ask someone if a widget has been added to a site and the response is, “Yes, it’s all done,” I shouldn’t assume that done means DONE. It might very well mean that it has been set up in the...
Word of mouth marketing
Posted by Owen Andrew - Guest Blogger on 08/26/2014
As the internet increases in size and capability, businesses are given a growing number of tools to manage and promote sales and branding. While it might seem like traditional methods of promotion would be left behind in the wake of technological growth, the internet is now...
Posted by Gary Locke on 08/21/2014
Sometimes it pays to check out the competition. We like to peek at what other businesses are doing, locally and nationally, mostly just to see what’s trending. It can be inspiring, motivational, and enlightening. We’ll look at blogs, check out social media feeds, and even...

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