by Eric Wall | March 14, 2017 | Marketing

Whether you are a small business or a Fortune 500 corporation, when it comes to email marketing, one metric stands out above the others: click rate. A click rate, which is literally the rate at which the people you are sending emails to are clicking on …

by Eric Wall | February 24, 2017 | Business

Small businesses do not have the same resources to invest in technology as large enterprises. Often, there are higher priorities for spending resources than upgrading legacy accounting systems or deploying state-of-the-art servers to host your data. So …

by Eric Wall | February 10, 2017 | Marketing

However ubiquitous the internet is, people still enjoy going to their local stores. Maybe it’s the local comic book store that serves as the nexus of a graphic novel-oriented subculture. Maybe it’s a boutique clothing store that mothers have been takin …

by Eric Wall | January 25, 2017 | Business

One of the most challenging hurdles for many small businesses and startups is increasing visibility and getting found by new customers. Being present and prolific on social media is a smart placeto start, but won’t necessarily guarantee potential clien …

by Eric Wall | January 13, 2017 | Marketing

Brilliant ideas don’t always have grand beginnings. In fact, there are several visionaries who were known for scribbling the first iterations of their genius in notepads or on cocktail napkins and Post-It notes. Robert Metcalfe, who co-invented Etherne …

by Eric Wall | January 5, 2017 | Productivity

The new year is when gym memberships are purchased, sweets and carbs are forsworn, and we strive to reinvent ourselves and redouble our efforts to reach personal goals. Many entrepreneurs and small business owners have similar goals for their business. …

by Eric Wall | December 16, 2016 | Marketing

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half. -John Wanamaker The 2011 film “Moneyball”, dramatizes the story of how Billy Beane, General Manager of the Oakland Athletics, got a step ahead of his competitors i …

by Eric Wall | December 8, 2016 | Legal, Virtual Assistant

For those attorneys who have practiced for more than a decade, it is hard to divorce the role of the paralegal from paper. From maintaining case files to assembling copies of briefs to preparing binders for depositions or hearings, the role of a parale …

by Eric Wall | December 2, 2016 | Marketing

Even in the digital age, business is still fundamentally about personal relationships. Many businesses still rely on word-of-mouth and customer referrals to grow their business. While the need to develop personal relationships cannot be ignored, neithe …

by Eric Wall | November 15, 2016 | Business, Productivity

Moms—whether they are stay-at-home parents, self-employed, business owners, or corporate executives—are entrepreneurs by nature. From chef to chauffer and storyteller to nurse, moms must wear many hats and fill many roles on a daily basis. Mompreneurs, …

by Eric Wall | November 4, 2016 | Marketing

In 2015, 1.4 million businesses and non-profits benefitted from using Google’s advertising tools nationwide AdWords and AdSense, Google’s advertising programs allow businesses to show ads based on keywords that a Google user inputs into the search engi …

by Eric Wall | October 27, 2016 | Business

Even though entrepreneurs and small business owners are their own bosses, the jobs rarely come without their fair share of stress and hard work. As any startup or small business owner can tell you, working hard, staying motivated, and succeeding in you …

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