Do-it-yourself growth capital

Fraser, Jill Andresky
July 1999
Inc.;Jul99, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p100
Provides strategies for entrepreneurs regarding cost control in small growing companies. Advice from Art Allen, who built Allen Systems Group; How Internet use can help reduce cost; Ways of auditing significant operating expenses; Tips in keeping hiring costs low.


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