CommonPlaces Awarded One of the Best Places to Work in NH

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Web design and development company chosen amongst 6,000 entries to receive highest distinction

Hampstead, NH, August 18, 2011 – CommonPlaces e-Solutions, a web design and development company based north of Boston, has recently been recognized by the International Academy of Visual Arts (IAVA) with an Award of Excellence for work on ‘- the safe, secure, ‘kids-only’ social network that teaches positive online behavior in a non-bullying community. The Award of Excellence is the most prestigious prize handed out as part of the 17th Annual Communicator Awards, a competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations, and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio.

CommonPlaces developed for ‘tweens’ ages 7-13, and is compliant with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Built using Drupal content management system, and utilizing biometric facial recognition software, creative video solutions, and other innovations such as grade-based separation technology, ensures a safe, age-appropriate environment where kids can learn and practice online social networking skills.

‘This Communicator Award is a fine reflection on the quality of work that CommonPlaces delivers to our customers every day,’ stated Ben Bassi, President and CEO of CommonPlaces. ‘Not only is our team pleased to be recognized with such high honors, but we’re very glad to share this distinction with’

The 2011 Award of Excellence marks the first Communicator Award CommonPlaces has received. The award finds itself in good company alongside several other honors the Southern New Hampshire web design company has achieved during its 13 years in business.

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About CommonPlaces
CommonPlaces e-Solutions is a full-service web design and strategic planning firm focused on helping businesses achieve their online goals. Learn more by visiting

About (Beta): (Beta) is the safe, secure ‘kids-only’ social network for kids ages 7 to 13 (‘tweens’) utilizing biometric facial recognition technology, human moderation, grade-based separation and kid-friendly features in a ‘no-bullying allowed’ community. Compliant with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), (Beta) fosters an age-appropriate, empowering environment that teaches positive online behavior, Internet safety and related life skills. At its free Parent Resource Center parents obtain expert advice, podcasts and information on cybersafety for children. More information: or Join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @WhatsWhat_me. Media Contact: Jeanie Ryan at or 603-235-5266.

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