10 Ways To Grow Your Business, Despite The Economy
How can other small businesses thrive in this economy? Differentiate yourself: "Web developers can be a dime a dozen," said Leila Johnson, founder and COO of Rio Rancho, N.M.-based Data-Scribe, a website solution company launched in 2003 that has experienced steady growth each year and now has 20 employees (up from 2 at its inception). Grow Naturally: "It is important to grow at a pace that you can keep up with," said Zander. "If you jump in and grow as fast as possible and you are not a good manager with good systems in place, you will go insane or the business will go under, or both."