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April 30, 2004 Volume 7, Number 3

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Business Population Rebounds
  • Break the Habit of Poor Internet Searches
  • Small Business Stats Facts

March 19, 2004 Volume 7, Number 2

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching the Canadian Consumer
  • Think Tanks: Research the Research
  • Small Business Stats Facts

February 13, 2004 Volume 7, Number 1

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching the Renovation Sector
  • Resource Lost!
  • Small Business Stats Facts

December 22, 2003 Volume 6, Number 9

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching the Retail Clothing Sector
  • 2001 Census gets a Face-Lift
  • Small Business Stats Facts

November 14, 2003 Volume 6, Number 8

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching the Food Products Sector
  • Put the U.S. Government on Your Research Team
  • Small Business Stats Facts

September 3, 2003 Volume 6, Number 7

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • How Accurate is Your Business Plan?
  • Will My Business Survive?
  • Small Business Stats Facts

June 26, 2003 Volume 6, Number 6

                     CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Finding out more about your market: Psychographics
  • Canada E-Book
  • Small Business Stats Facts

May 10, 2003 Volume 6, Number 5

                            CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • How well is your web site performing?
  • Small Business Stats Facts

April 14, 2003 Volume 6, Number 4

                            CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Should International Conflicts be Part of Your Business Plan?
  • The Internet has Fallen from Glory but not Growth
  • Small Business Stats Facts

March 7, 2003 Volume 6, Number 3

                     CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Women lead the charge in self-employment
  • Selling to Women
  • Small Business Stats Facts

January 31, 2003 Volume 6, Number 2

                     CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Direct Marketing Should be Direct
  • Survey Basics
  • Small Business Stats Facts

January 8, 2003 Volume 6, Number 1

                     CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching the Security Sector
  • Does Your Market Make New Year’s Resolutions?
  • Small Business Stats Facts

November 29, 2002 Volume 5, Number 10

                    CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching a Craft Show
  • Small Business: Today and Tomorrow
  • Small Business Stats Facts

November 4, 2002 Volume 5, Number 9

                     CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • How to Win at the Census Shell Game
  • Small Business Stats Facts

September 30, 2002 Volume 5, Number 8

                       CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • E-commerce data from Statistics Canada
  • Small Business Growth Across the Sectors
  • Small Business Stats Facts

September 4, 2002 Volume 5, Number 7

                       CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • State of Small Business in Canada
  • How Well Do You Know Your Tweens
  • Small Business Stats Facts

June 28, 2002 Volume 5, Number 6

                         CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Strategic Planning for the Cultural Sector
  • Federal Government Documents Online
  • Small Business Stats Facts

          May 27, 2002 Volume 5, Number 5

                        CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Does Your Market Research Identify Your Market?
  • Small Business Stats Facts

          April 23, 2002 Volume 5, Number 4

                    CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • 2001 Census Tools Online
  • Making Additional Money Online
  • Small Business Stats Facts

March 22, 2002 Volume 5, Number 3

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.com
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching a New Car Purchase
  • Who Works From Home?
  • Small Business Stats Facts


February 20, 2002 Volume 5, Number 2

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching the Private Education & Training Sector
  • They’re coming! Census 2001 Results!
  • Small Business Stats Facts

January 24, 2002 Volume 5, Number 1

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • What can be learned from household spending data?
  • Small Business Stats Facts

December 20, 2001 Volume 4, Number 11

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Polls
  • What’s in store for e-Christmas 2001
  • Small Business Stats Facts

November 17, 2001 Volume 4, Number 10

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Counting Competitors
  • Market Research Handbook 2001
  • Small Business Stats Facts

October 28, 2001 Volume 4, Number 9

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • How to Search the Stats Can Web Site
  • Where Can I Find U.S. Data
  • Small Business Stats Facts

Oct 3, 2001 Volume 4, Number 8

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Canadian Micro Business Profile
  • Quick facts on local markets
  • Small Business Stats Facts

September 10, 2001 Volume 4, Number 7

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • How clear is the Dot Com Crystal Ball?
  • Small Business Stats Facts

June 25, 2001 Volume 4, Number 6

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Target your sales
  • Where do we go from here
  • Small Business Stats Facts

May 26, 2001 Volume 4, Number 5

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • The Antidote for Keyword Searches
  • CANSIM II
  • Small Business Stats Facts

April 10, 2001 Volume 4 Number 4

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • The Internet Autopsy
  • Comparing data sources – who’s right?
  • Small Business Stats Facts

March 13, 2001 Volume 4 Number 3

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Strategis Update
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching a Retail Business
  • Small Business Stats Facts

February 14, 2001 Volume 4 Number 2

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Strategis Update
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Researching a Manufacturing Business
  • Small Business Stats Facts

January 22, 2001 Volume 4 Number 1

CONTENTS

  • Introduction – Editor’s Comments
  • What’s New at www.gdsourcing.ca
  • Strategis Update
  • Statistics Canada releases
  • Should I Start a Dot-Com Business?
  • Researching International Markets for Services
  • Small Business Stats Facts