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Epsilon Dinner
Posted by Ben Bassi on 10/30/2013
It’s not often that one of our clients takes the whole project team out to dinner at a posh restaurant to celebrate a successful launch. Epsilon was kind enough to give us this treat, and I want to give them a shout-out of appreciation from everyone here at CommonPlaces. We love...
Passing the beer truck test
Posted by Gary on 10/29/2013
We have a little saying in the CommonPlaces office: “Does it pass the beer truck test?”If you got hit by a beer truck on your way home, would someone be able to do your job tomorrow? Would the earth, or at least your company, wobble off its axis because you have made yourself...
Rabbit Meme
Posted by Gary on 10/24/2013
For anyone who spends any time on the interwebs, memes have become a way of life. From Grumpy Cat, to George RR Martin's Game of Thrones, to The Walking Dead, and so many more, there is an image out there with text on it just for you! Feel free to create them, share them,...
Google Apps in the cloud
Posted by Ben Bassi on 10/23/2013
Your IT department doesn’t want to hear this, but Google’s suite of apps for business can’t be matched for the advantages it brings to your company’s ROI. It is time to retire the server email and, along with it, most of your server-based applications.  With everything...
Writing the Press Release
Posted by Gary on 10/22/2013
Anyone in business with something to promote, or with a need to draw attention to a cause, sooner or later will probably be called upon to write a press release. I’ve been writing them for longer than I can remember and, while the basics haven’t changed over the years, certain...