About Joe Scarpetta

Joe is the architect of the systems that The Scarpetta Group develops. He started working with FileMaker over 20 years ago, helping businesses streamline their companies’ processes and creating applications to make them run more effectively.

Contextual Mode Shifting – Update

Contextual Mode Shifting - Update This is an updated version of the original blog to show you where we are today. So what is Contextual Mode Shifting? It is changing modes in Claris FileMaker and selecting a panel on a slide control by object name to enhance the user experience. This also extends [...]

2024-06-06T17:21:51-04:00By |

How to build a winning sales funnel

The concept of sales funnels is nothing new, still surprisingly many organizations either don’t have a clear funnel they adhere to or their funnel simply isn’t working for their specific customer base. We’ve talked before about how important it is to have every member of your team on the same page, moving towards the [...]

2021-04-22T09:46:06-04:00By |

Networking Online – What’s the Etiquette?

Whether you’re just starting your business, or you’ve been established for quite some time, you’ll likely understand that networking plays a huge role in the success of your business. It’s also likely you can think of at least one professional relationship you have that has had a positive impact on your business. The term [...]

2021-02-17T06:18:38-05:00By |

Business Trends for 2021

Business Trends 2021 Wow, 2020, just wow! So many changes in the world and very obvious changes to the way in which businesses operate. How long will these changes last? Has the way in which we work changed forever? With so much uncertainty, it’s comforting to know that predictable emerging trends will see us [...]

2020-12-17T02:43:04-05:00By |

Christmas Gifts for Tech Geeks

It’s hard for those of us who aren’t in the know, to buy for those who are… so with Christmas 2020 just around the corner, we’ve compiled our top 8 favorite Christmas gifts for the tech geek in your life. Starting off with something super relevant, it’s the UVC Sterilizer Box with Wireless Charger. [...]

2020-12-16T09:49:45-05:00By |

What are your customers’ pain points?

If there’s one thing that can stop a sale dead in its tracks, it’s an objection. There are always going to be reasons your potential customers hold back from purchasing from you, and you can be one step ahead if you figure out these possible objections beforehand and address them in your website FAQs. [...]

2020-11-25T04:33:27-05:00By |

Know your audience

All businesses have a target audience they want to reach, that much is obvious, but why it’s so important as well as how to define your target consumer, may be less so. Whether you’re offering a product or service, as a business owner, you’re going to want to make the most out of your [...]

2020-11-25T04:24:48-05:00By |

5 Top tips for working from home

Many of us are still unable to venture back to the office, or we’ve come to an agreement to work from home on a temporary to permanent basis. For some, this is fantastic news as working from the comfort of your own home is a gift to more than a few. But, as with anything [...]

2020-10-28T07:40:41-04:00By |

Getting the best from your team

A study by economists at the University of Warwick found that happiness led to a 12 percent boost in productivity, while unhappy workers were 10 percent less productive. The research team stated, “We find that human happiness has large and positive causal effects on productivity. Positive emotions appear to invigorate human beings.” We’ve all [...]

2020-10-01T04:52:30-04:00By |
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