SaleHoo is an online directory of verified wholesalers, manufacturers, liquidators and dropshippers, created to serve the needs of eBay sellers and other online traders looking for goods to sell.
SaleHoo is also a community hub for online retailers with a public forum and free Seller Training Center that teaches new retailers what they need to know about selling online.
The online wholesale buying industry is ridden with scams. SaleHoo provides a platform for retailers to meet only trusted wholesale suppliers that have been verified as being safe to deal with, preventing them from falling victim to a scam.
Since SaleHoo Wholesale Directory launched in 2005, our product range has expanded to include:
The Market Research Lab comes free with SaleHoo Directory memberships and is a research tool that allows users to unearth profitable product markets and prevent money lost on over-saturated ones.
SaleHoo Stores offers an easy to setup and simple to manage eCommerce store for retailers who want to move away from eBay, or complement their eBay sales.
SaleHoo Stores makes it easy and affordable for anyone to own their own online store.
Our video training course that reveals proven selling tactics that help sellers stand out from their competitors. We made Online Selling Tactics following the saturation of the eBay marketplace when the number of sellers exceeded the number of buyers. Consequently, eBay sellers were looking for ways to make more sales and beat their competitors.
Founders: Simon Slade, more details here. Mark Ling, more details here.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 300,000+
User Demographics: Over 60% of users are located in the US. UK, Australia and Canada follow behind the US in the top four user locations.
Number of Suppliers Listed: 8,000+
Better Business Bureau Online (BBBOnline) Reliability Program since June 2006
eBay Developer's Program Member since 2005
Deloitte Fast 50 2010 - 44th fastest growing company in NZ: The Deloitte/Unlimited Fast 50 index celebrates the innovation, growth, and success of growing businesses in New Zealand. In 2010 Doubledot Media was ranked the 44th fastest growing company in New Zealand. This was our second year in the index.
Air New Zealand Cargo Canterbury Export Awards 2010: Nominee for Exporter of the Year Awards - The Air New Zealand Cargo Canterbury Export Awards celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements of exporters in Canterbury. We were a finalist in the Small to Medium Export category.
Champion Canterbury Awards 2008, 2009: Global Operator Finalist - The Champion Canterbury Awards, celebrate business excellence, passion and success recognizing the contribution both small, medium and large enterprises make to the vitality of the Canterbury region. We were a finalist in the Global Operator category.
Vero Business Awards 2009 - Finalist: The Vero Excellence in Business Support Awards 2009 recognise excellence in the field of business support. The Awards honour those entities and individuals who make real contributions in providing quality products and services, making life easier for business owners. We were a finalist in the one to many category.
AmCham Export Awards 2008 - Exporter of the Year Finalist: The AmCham-UPS Awards celebrate success and innovation in the import, export and investment sectors between New Zealand and its second largest trading partners the US.
Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2008 - Winner: The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific program recognizes technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of annual revenue growth in Asia Pacific during the past three years.
SaleHoo is making headlines with its impressive supplier directory, a platform for creating custom e-commerce stores, comprehensive training on effective sales tactics and launching a business, and market research software. Click here to find out why SaleHoo is so newsworthy.
CEO & Co-Founder
Simon Slade is CEO and co-founder of SaleHoo, an online wholesale directory of over 8,000 prescreened suppliers; Affilorama, an affiliate marketing training portal with over 100 free video lessons; and their parent company Doubledot Media Limited, which provides seven different training and software applications to over 500,000 customers worldwide. Through these companies, Slade provides the education and resources for e-commerce professionals to start their own businesses and achieve occupational independence. Simon can be followed on most major social platforms including Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn and regularly comments for Forbes, Fortune, SMH, NZ Business and CEO Blog Nation.
In his spare time Simon enjoys playing squash, snowboarding and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Mark Ling is co-founder of SaleHoo, an online wholesale directory of over 8,000 prescreened suppliers; Affilorama, an affiliate marketing training portal with over 100 free video lessons; and their parent company Doubledot Media Limited, which provides seven different training and software applications to over 500,000 customers worldwide. Mark can be followed on Twitter, Facebook and through the Affilorama blog.
In his spare time Mark enjoys reading business books and spending time with his partner and two sons.
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