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sweet texts

photo mnms and other US candy barsI write a lot of website content and every now and then one of my colleagues starts something new online to which I am more than willing to contribute. Marco de Zeeuw builds super websites and has now started a web shop of his own selling US sweets, candy and cookies: sweetcorner.nl.  My contribution: a little content and texts for online adds.

Additionally, I gave feedback on the site's overall feel and customer-friendliness and the way things were arranged. Oh, and I got to taste some of the good stuff, of course, because it is essential to know what you are writing about. Rest assured, it all tasted great. I got to know (and thoroughly appreciate) new M&M varieties and am now a big fan of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

 

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