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Conor Bond

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Conor Bond writes words about stuff on the WordStream blog. He likes to drink coffee, play basketball, and pretend he doesn't care about his inadequate facial hair.

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December 9th, 2019

2019 was a year of memorable events. A not-so-gratifying ending to HBO’s Game of Thrones inspired dozens of memes and weeks of animated office chatter. 17-year-old Billie Eilish attracted the biggest crowd ever in the 65-year history of the renowned Reading Festival. The day before Halloween, the Washington Nationals pulled off an incredible Game 7 comeback to secure the...

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October 25th, 2019

Believe it or not, my work experience prior to blogging for WordStream didn’t include running a publicly traded company that holds a number of subsidiary brands across the globe. (There was a time when Johnson & Johnson wanted me to take the reins, but I was more interested in caffeinating the good people of Hadley, Ma., with halfway-decent cappuccinos.)

As such, I don’t have first-...

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October 1st, 2019

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September 11th, 2019

For the first time since I was four years old, September doesn’t mean back-to-school season for yours truly. Gone (for now) are my days of pens, pencils, notebooks, and fluffernutters.

(Well, I guess there’s nothing really stopping me from continuing to eat fluffernutters for lunch—concerns about my “outward appearance” and “life expectancy” notwithstanding.)

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