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Conor Bond


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.

instagram bios
April 9th, 2020

Let’s cut to the chase: Nowadays, a stellar Instagram bio is practically mandatory.

Your Instagram bio is the digital equivalent of that storefront. Everyone who visits your profile is a potential customer. If your Instagram bio is a snoozer—or worse: cringeworthy—you run the risk of throwing revenue out the window.

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banner ad example from nCino
March 2nd, 2020

We all need some creative inspiration now and then—and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. When Julian Casablancas, legendary frontman of the Strokes, was asked about the similarities between the band’s hit single “Last Nite” and Tom Petty’s “American Girl,” he issued a terse response: “Yeah, we ripped it off. Where have you been?”

Although this laissez-faire attitude towards plagiarism is...

pile of presents
December 16th, 2019

Christmas is just days away, my friends. The time for exchanging presents, catching up with loved ones, and marinating ham in eggnog is almost upon us. Needless to say, the temptation to turn on the Hallmark channel and zone out for hours on end is approaching its peak level.

Alas, there’s still work to be done. Unless you sell something that appeals to extraordinarily punctual people,...