Author - Vangie Beal

  • Vangie Beal is the Managing Editor of Prior to joining Webopedia, she covered small business marketing, social media and technology for numerous online and print publications. A small business owner herself, Vangie owns and operates a seasonal fish market, located along the Minas basin in Five Islands, Nova Scotia.

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