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Nick Usborne
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This is such a great idea. After you wipe the tears of joy from your eyes, please press SHARE and get this project some attention and love, okay? 
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Wow, that's wonderful. Thanks
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It's what I use for my own site...
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The story of my trip home from Austin, TX

My flight from Austin was as 2:20pm.

Just lining up at the gate when we were told the flight was canceled because of a mechanical problem with the plane.

Waited 3 hours for next flight.

On landing at Chicago we stopped short of the gate because there was no crew there waiting for us. Sat there for about 40 minutes, by which time my connecting flight had left.

Found a crappy hotel and got an alarm call at 3:30am to get to my 6:00am flight to Montreal.

Flight left on time, and landed on time.

But…my baggage didn’t arrive. Right now it’s still in Chicago.

Crap.

So I walk to the parking area, and slide exhausted and pissed off into my car. Turn the key…and nothing happens. Flat battery.

Oh….and as a welcome home gift, we had about a foot of snow last night!

With that much in the “bank”, I don’t anticipate any travel problems for the next 5 years!
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The week can only get better & better, I would think! 
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Taken during my early-morning walk in Austin this morning...
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Sorry I'm going to miss you this year Nick. I'm sure you'll be great. Cheers!
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Finally coming up for air after spending weeks on writing a single sales letter... #copywriting  
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My latest post for online copywriters... #copywriting  
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Good post ....I hadn't thought of it that way 
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My latest post on writing online sales pages...
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The search engines and social media put pressure on us to create more and more new content, at an ever increasing rate. I'm opting out of that race. Thoughts? Comments? #contentmarketing  
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An all too familiar scene
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Love this – very funny!
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Sad news. Where is next? (I used to live in Turkey and have a great deal of affection for the country and its people.)
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Ugh.. bad news.
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    Web copywriting, web content writing, author and coach., 1981 - present
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All about writing for the web, and freelancing...and coffee.
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I have been earning my living as a freelance writer, copywriter and speaker for over 30 years.

During those years I have worked as a freelance copywriter for Citibank, Apple, Chrysler, Franklin Mint, TV Guide, Diners Club International, J. Paul Getty Trust, MSN.com, Encyclopedia Britannica, New York Times, Reuters, WebEx, and many others.

As an expert on writing for the web, I have spoken at numerous conferences and have conducted in-house seminars and training sessions for many companies, including: Yahoo!, Intuit, Walt Disney Attractions, Association of American Publishers, Novartis Pharma, John Deere, National Cancer Institute and Merck & Co.

And I'm the author of ‘Net Words: Creating High-Impact Online Copy'. Published in 2001, it’s still a good and valuable read today.

In recent years I have morphed slowly from being a freelance writer and copywriter to becoming a teacher and coach.

I now write programs and books to help other online writers and copywriters, and do an increasing amount of coaching.

Outside of my mainstream work, I also have a thing for coffee. Hence my site for coffee lovers, Coffee Detective. On the business side I offer coffee writing and consulting services through ZeroDecaf Marketing.

I live in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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