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Welcome to the personal blog, of Eric Corl, where he shares experiences from starting and growing businesses over the last 15 years. was created to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners insight Corl gained because of his personal wins and losses.

Currently, Corl is the President & CEO of Idea Buyer, a company recognized by Inc. Magazine three years in a row on the Inc. 5000.

Eric Corl is currently based out of the great state of Ohio. That’s right, the state mentioned most on TV is also a great place to start and grow a business. Corl moved to Columbus to attend THE Ohio State University and is proud to remain a part of the city’s growing entrepreneurial community.

Eric Corl Photo at Idea Buyer 4140 Tuller Rd. Dublin Ohio Helps Startups and Product Entrepreneurs
Eric Corl, in front of product wall at Idea Buyer, holding gift from manufacturing partner.

Eric Corl’s Achievements include:

    • A 3X Nationally Recognized Inc 500 & Inc 5000 company founder.
    • Small Business Administration Main Street Leader.
    • One of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs in the Country by the White House.

Update 07/10/2019:

To answer an inquiry about investing  in businesses. Corl is open to reviewing offers. Previously, he has invested in companies that need funding to supply the demand they have. Contact him directly at to discuss further.

UPDATE 06/24/2019:

Corl has interest in getting involved in innovative product and app-based businesses with a clear strategy for monetization. If the entrepreneur does not yet have this understanding, then Corl recommend more education.

UPDATE 06/17/2019:

Corl has received a lot of messages asking two common questions; 

  1. Is Eric Corl available for speaking engagements?
  2. Does Eric Corl provide mentoring to small businesses?

Check the FAQ for answers to these questions and more.