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Ben Locker
Works at Ben Locker & Associates
Attended University of St Andrews
Lives in Colchester
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Going to try this out - won't let me unless I share it.
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If you're interested in local democracy & social media and don't like politicians taking the piss when it comes to keeping their activities under wraps, please sign this petition http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/counciltransparency and ideally join this Facebook group too http://www.facebook.com/NoToCouncilCensorship 

Much appreciated. Thank you.
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Self promotion. Shameless. But if you're a copywriter, join this new network today.
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Copywriters: what's your creative stimulant? 20+ copy experts have shared theirs already: http://www.benlocker.co.uk/copywriters-whats-your-creative-stimulant/ 
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The original killer copywriter - who wrote himself out of jail. Fascinating and almost-forgotten tale from the early days of 20thC advertising.

(This has been the most visited post I've written in a long time...)
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What an astonishing story. We hear about John Caples and Claude Hopkins, but never Louis Eytinge, the original "killer copywriter." Nice sleuth work, Ben.
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I've written a blog every working day for the last 7 days... you can catch up with the latest posts here.
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This is the must-attend conference for copywriters, marketers, PR professionals and similar experts in the UK. Book now and you qualify for an early bird discount (limited to 50 - so be quick. They're selling fast): http://www.procopywriters.co.uk/2013/06/pcn-conference-2013/
Reserve your place at the first PCN Conference today and qualify for an Early Bird discount. Speakers include Dave Trott, Dee Blick, Andy Maslen and David Shanks.
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Can't wait to see you there Sarah! It's going to be a stonking day.
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Jesus, you're right. How creepy is that?
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What's the funniest word you know?
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Poo.
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Why can't I post an update when I'm viewing my own profile page. Surely that's a major design flaw Google+ ?
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Noticed that myself. Does seem a bit silly - hopefully they'll pick up on it.
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Colchester copywriter
Introduction
I'm a Colchester-based copywriter.
Education
  • University of St Andrews
    Mediaeval History, 1993 - 1997
  • University of East Anglia
    Teaching, 1997 - 1998
  • Stamford School
    1985 - 1990
  • Stamford College
    1990 - 1992
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Work
Occupation
Freelance Writer
Employment
  • Ben Locker & Associates
    Copywriter, present
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Colchester
Previously
St Andrews, Scotland - Dalkeith, Scotland - Norwich, Norfolk - Stamford, Lincolnshire - Hackney, London - Acton, London
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Kristin Heimark at Stoke Newington Chambers offered to represent me when one of my political opponents reported me to our council's Monitoring Officer for a tweet I had made in a personal capacity. When the matter was referred to our Governance Committee, Kristin put together a watertight case which demonstrated on multiple fronts that there was no case to answer. Throughout the process she was fearless, incisive and a truly inspiring guiding light. If you work with her, you will soon be reassured that - with such a talented barrister behind you - that if you are in the right, you have nothing to fear. I can't thank her enough. Cllr Ben Locker, Colchester Borough Council
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reviewed 9 months ago
Amazing pub - it's my local. Excellent Adnams, great staff, good line in conversation from the locals. A real lesson in how to run a top-flight community pub that pulls in custom from miles around.
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reviewed 3 years ago
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