This is a good question, as it tends to create a conflict that in the sense most of us want to make a profit, yet want to be involved with the business to ensure its proper growth.
How does a person have a piece of the pie and eat it also?
When reading through this forum versus others, i get the sense the members here with hosting services have been able to find a balance between ownership and profits. On another forum i post at it can get to be dog eat dog, but here it feels like Mom and Pop style yet professional and friendly.
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