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Douglas Howatt
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Writer, editor, B2B marketer. I'm a word guy.
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• Writing and editing for simple understanding of complex products and solutions.
• Reader-oriented copywriting, content development, positioning and messaging.
• Global marketing communications, strategy and execution.
• Agency, consulting and corporate experience in large and small organizations.
• Effective management of professionals on staff and outsourced.

I also follow motorsports, yoga, stone carving and such.
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2012 GDUSA American Inhouse Design Award: Hitachi Data Systems Website Homepage. http://www.gdusa.com/contests/aida13/winners/search.php?e=1052-1053
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None is? None are? Depends. I always struggle with this. Here's the answer.
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Word Guy has a new website! Articles, portfolio, and my pretty face. Oh, and snappy writing too. Word-Guy.com 
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Today's Witboard. Add your comment to this and others at plus.google.com/+WordguyWit/
 
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any device used to clean carpets
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Beautiful sculpture from an anthill.
 
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What? Two boards from +Witboard  in a single day? You bet. This one's MY 4-STORY BARGE IS FOR:
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Really, +Google Analytics? This is how you write help text?: "This value must be non-empty." Sheesh! How about "This value must not be empty."
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That's how I would write it! Actually maybe I would use "mustn't"
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You have to see this x-ray animation of yoga poses. Even if you're not a yogi, you'll love it.
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Been there.
 
An all too familiar scene
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See the newest board from Witboard. Add your own wit and click through to see other recent boards too! 
 
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Hey, you're missing out on all the, um, FUN over on the +Witboard page. Latest witboard: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
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