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Susan Ward
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The latest About Small Business Canada newsletter features 7 Tips for Avoiding Computer Viruses, How to Calculate the Home-Based Business Deduction, 5 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete With Online Giants and more.

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Heartbleed is a real wake up call; we need to do what we can at our end to keep our personal and business data safe.

http://sbinfocanada.about.com/cs/management/qt/avoidvirusts.htm
Don't be a computer virus victim! Here's a list of precautions to take to keep your computers secure.
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Exelent , helo Susan Iam PazkualP ,from San Diego Cal. and its grate for me  understand all this about home bisnes 'marketing' ...tankyou..
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Feel that online competitors are killing off your small business?
Read this to learn how to compete:
http://sbinfocanada.about.com/od/marketing/a/How-To-Compete-With-Online-Businesses.htm
Having a hard time competing with people using online storefronts to sell similar products and services? Here are five ways your small business can compete with online businesses.
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I think you're right, Susan - being a presence in the community can make a huge difference.
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The latest About Small Business Canada newsletter features How to Ask for Referrals and Get More Clients, 18 Pet Business Ideas, Two Things You Need to Know if You Haven't Filed Yet and more.

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Ever think of translating your love of animals into a profit-making venture?
http://sbinfocanada.about.com/od/businessideas/a/petbusinessideas.htm
Because North Americans are so willing to put their money where their hearts are, a pet business can be a very profitable small business. Here are eighteen pet business ideas.
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Feeling let down and left out by your social media efforts? Here's some good advice from Social Media Examiner.
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Really happy to run across this article because my gadgets do really need cleaning! What about yours?
While our mobile devices and computers endure plenty, their screens and exteriors can be damaged by the abrasives and ammonia in many cleaners. Joanna Stern looks at the best products to use on your electronics.
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The latest About Small Business Canada newsletter features What’s It Really Like to Be an Entrepreneur?, How to Find and Sell to Your Target Market, 10 Best Small Business Ideas for Students and more.
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Your round-up of last week's new articles, blog posts and updates on About Small Business Canada so you can catch up with anything you've missed!
http://sbinfocanada.about.com/b/2014/04/14/about-small-business-canada-weekly-roundup-apr-8-to-apr-14.htm
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Are you a Twitter user? Here's a summary of the coming changes.
http://smallbiztrends.com/2014/04/new-twitter-profile.html?tr=amag
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    About Small Business Canada, 2000 - present
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    Freelance writer, 2012 - present
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Writer & Editor of About Small Business Canada at About.com.
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Winner of a Small Business Influencer Award in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
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  • University of British Columbia
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