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Andy Hollandbeck
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Editors and That SEO Jazz
It's an understatement to say that a lot goes into creating and maintaining a website that appeals to both search engines and living, breathing humans. But when the separate areas of search engine optimization (SEO) and good content come together just right...
It's an understatement to say that a lot goes into creating and maintaining a website that appeals to both search engines and living, breathing humans. But when the separate areas of search engine optimization (SEO) and good ...
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After National Poetry Month
WARNING: The following post is quite introspective (read self-centered). It was written completely for my own edification and not for my audience. As such, it — and its author — will likely come off sounding, well, querimonious. Plaintive. Grousing. Whiny. ...
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God's Band
You think Clapton's God? Everybody knows that God Plays the clarinet.
You think Clapton's God? Everybody knows that God Plays the clarinet.
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My Super Power
I leap no buildings, race no trains. I use machines to fly. I have no metal claws and shoot No laser from my eye. My brain has not been boosted by Some alien device. I burn if I touch fire and I freeze if I touch ice. A superhero I am not; I'm made from mor...
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Who? What?
When I want strangers To talk to me in the street, I wear Doctor Who.
When I want strangers To talk to me in the street, I wear Doctor Who.
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World Book Day
Photo by Bryan Rosengrant via Flickr I've been to Iowa, New York, And California, too. I've seen Kilimanjaro and Spent time in Xanadu. I've wandered 'round Magrathea Sipped wines in gay Par-ee, And I have seen some brave new worlds In Waldens one through th...
Photo by Bryan Rosengrant via Flickr I've been to Iowa, New York, And California, too. I've seen Kilimanjaro and Spent time in Xanadu. I've wandered 'round Magrathea Sipped wines in gay Par-ee, And I have seen some brave new ...
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Writing prompt: Use the Force
Take a fairly mundane task or experience from our current world and set it in the world of Star Wars. Think light-hearted and funny. Some possibilities: I don't know who created this image, but I would really like to. If you know, please leave info in the c...
Take a fairly mundane task or experience from our current world and set it in the world of Star Wars. Think light-hearted and funny. Some possibilities: I don't know who created this image, but I would really like to. If you...
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The Last Sonnet
Primavera (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) A month of poems posted daily could Seem like success — a cause for celebration. But no — I wasn't writing what I should, These posts a paean to procrastination. This sonnet marks a month of wasted time I could have bett...
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A Walk in the Woods
I took a walk into the woods; My walk became a sit. The ancient bench was cracked and worn, And green moss covered it. My sit became a stay, my feet Had sunk into the ground, Rooted by the scented breeze And nature's calming sound. My stay became a stand, m...
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Sad Piano
(Photo credit: Wikipedia ) This piano plays Only in a minor key. Art imitates life.
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A Friday in Spring
  The beige office walls Shift into prison-cell gray: A Friday in spring.
  The beige office walls Shift into prison-cell gray: A Friday in spring.
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Springtime Weather in Indiana
Image from the Herald Times When springtime comes to my hometown The weather never settles down. The temperatures here fluctuate From 26 to 98, So one day we'll get snow and sleet; The next we'll have a hellish heat. This constant change is hard to bear Bec...
Image from the Herald Times When springtime comes to my hometown The weather never settles down. The temperatures here fluctuate From 26 to 98, So one day we'll get snow and sleet; The next we'll have a hellish heat. This con...
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I was wearing shorts last Saturday, and we've had a frost advisory the last two nights.  I'm sure the dandelions will be fine, though.
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Copy Writer
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Writing, editing, procrastinating, editing some more.
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  • 5MetaCom
    Copywriter, 2014 - present
  • digitalrelevance
    Senior Editor, 2013 - 2014
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Indianapolis
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I read. I write. I edit. If it has anything to do with putting words in order, I'm there. I also do a little canoodling on the clarinet.
Education
  • Center Grove High School
    1989 - 1993
  • Ball State University
    Music Performance, 1993 - 1997
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4ndyman, Logophilius
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