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Rescue a CEO
October 11, 2016 By Simon Slade
All in all, self-scheduling has been a success for my company. It could be a success at your company, too. Here are some tips for making it work.


Rescue a CEO
October 8, 2016
“Good leaders keep their groups happy and listen well.”
— Simon Slade, SaleHoo
October 3, 2016 By Simon Slade
Higher productivity means you can get more accomplished in the time that you have and also have more time to spend doing the things that you love. If that sounds good, here are some of my recommendations.
September 28, 2016
“There is no substitute for thorough research on industry news and trends as part of the creation process.”
— Simon Slade, CEO and Co-founder of SaleHoo
CMS Wire
September 19, 2016 By Simon Slade
Nothing telegraphs how much you trust your employees than the freedom to set their own hours. And that's exactly what I do in my own company.
September 15, 2016 By Simon Slade
There are a few qualities and behaviors that are major sellers for me and many other business owners. Read on to find out what would make me – and probably most other CEOs – hire you.
Rescue a CEO
September 10, 2016
“One of the best ways to market your company for free is through guest posting. This will cost you nothing but time and it is time well spent if you can get your name and your company’s name in front of a new and targeted audience.”
— Simon Slade, SaleHoo
September 2, 2016
“As CEO and cofounder of SaleHoo Simon Slade can attest, LinkedIn can actually be a very valuable recruiting tool for entrepreneurs – especially if they spring for the Recruiter subscription.”
AugUST 24, 2016 By Simon Slade
Just a few tips and tools can make your keyword research process more effective and ensure you get the best return on your investment.
Marc’s Blog
AugUST 17, 2016
Wondering what blogging tools the experts like to use? I recently contacted 22 experts and got their takes on what the best blogging tools on the web are.
August 15, 2016 By Simon Slade
Soliciting quality guest posts for your small business website can solidify your reputation, expand your sphere of influence, and increase revenue. Here is how to do it.
Small Businesses Do It Better
August 10, 2016 By Simon Slade
Sometimes, the easiest part of email marketing is getting the subscribers on your list. But what happens next?
August 4, 2016 By Simon Slade
The ultimate purpose of your website is to make you money, and that means you have to turn your visitors into paying customers. You can do it with these 6 tips.
July 29, 2016 By Simon Slade
You want your website to have good rankings and authority, and the way to get it is by creating backlinks. These three tips for link building will help you get the best backlinks for your site while staying on Google’s good side.
Website Magazine
July 28, 2016 By Simon Slade
These eight tips will help your website appear professional, inside and out.
Businessing Magazine
July 20, 2016 By Simon Slade
These tools can help you simplify and organize your internet marketing strategies, so use the resources available to you to improve your campaigns and get better results.
B2B Marketing
July 20, 2016 By Simon Slade
To write a successful newsletter — i.e., one that will get you a hefty return on your investment — it’s important to know exactly what makes up a newsletter and how those parts work together.
Businessing Mag
July 7, 2016
Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder of SaleHoo, says simply, “Be patient. It can be easy to feel pressure if you need to fill a certain position and you or your team is having to pick up some slack, but one of the worst decisions you can make as a leader is hiring someone who isn’t a good fit.”
CEO Blog Nation
July 6, 2016 By Simon Slade
Done properly, affiliate marketing can mean exponential growth of your online marketing efforts. Sound good? Here’s how to do it.
June 30, 2016
3. “Don’t worry about being long-winded in your job description. It’s better to have too much detail than not enough.”
— Simon Slade, SaleHoo
Home Business Magazine
June 25, 2016 By Simon Slade
There is nothing worse than knowing you have to create content to be successful, but having zero inspiration. These tips will help you avoid that by stimulating new ideas for your online content and offering some alternative solutions to the content creation grind.
Home Business Magazine
June 3, 2016 By Simon Slade
It’s hard to come up with consistently great ideas and see them through. One thing that makes it much easier? A content marketing strategy.
Startup Nation
May 31, 2016 By Simon Slade
Looking to tap into the video marketing realm, but not sure where to start? This guide is for you.
May 26, 2016 By Simon Slade
The process of finding, hiring and training an independent contractor can seem daunting, but it can also be hugely rewarding. Follow these 6 steps to make sure you get it right the first time.
Camcode Blog
May 25, 2016 By Simon Slade
“One of the best and most effective ways to lower inventory costs is though dropshipping, which eliminates the hassle of maintaining an inventory, packaging the item and shipping it.”
— Simon Slade, CEO and Co-founder of SaleHoo
GetApp Lab
May 19, 2016
According to Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder of wholesale supplier directory SaleHoo, the key to optimizing the delivery of training to gig economy workers is to build a detailed wiki that documents how to perform business tasks.
The CEO Magazine
May 18, 2016 By Simon Slade
Shaping a remote workforce to meet your business’s needs will take time and effort, but it’s possible.
Small Businesses Do It Better
May 17, 2016 By Simon Slade
There are resources that can help you reclaim your time. If you need help creating solid, error-free content that doesn’t take all day, these tools are for you.
Website Magazine
May 13, 2016 By Simon Slade
Video is a powerful medium that instantly personalizes your content and stimulates your viewers visually and emotionally. Here’s how to film, edit and promote a spectacular video for your website.
The Next Web
May 12, 2016
“If you’re just starting a company, it’s unlikely you’ll achieve the name recognition of big brands, such as Apple or Walmart, so a descriptive company name helps potential customers more quickly understand your purpose,” says Simon Slade, co-founder and CEO of SaleHoo.
May 8, 2016
“I love that my businesses, Affilorama, SaleHoo and Doubledot Media Limited, help others to find their own career independence through e-commerce pursuits. Everyone deserves to love their job.”
— Simon Slade, Affilorama
Rescue a CEO
May 3, 2016 By Simon Slade
AffiloTools, when linked with your Google Analytics account, can show you how long visitors spend on each page, in addition to the number of views and the exit rate. This information will allow you to make more productive improvements and understand which formats and designs are most appealing to visitors.
Rescue a CEO
May 1, 2016 By Simon Slade
“The best business advice I ever received is to measure the metrics that matter. We started gathering data at Doubledot Media early in its existence, but we could have started even earlier.”
— Simon Slade, SaleHoo
NZ Business
May 1, 2016 By Simon Slade
Digital marketing is ever-changing and quickly adapts itself to new technology, new attitudes and new behaviours. Here are four digital marketing strategies to keep you relevant.
Rescue a CEO
April 30, 2016
“My favorite business quote is a little cliched, but very important to me. Steve Jobs said, ‘The only way to do great work is to love what you do.’ This advice gave me the courage to quit my full-time job at Hewlett-Packard to pursue a career as an entrepreneur.”
— Simon Slade, SaleHoo
April 27, 2016 By Simon Slade
These time saving tools continue to be integral to my success as the owner of three businesses. If you find yourself wishing for more hours in the day, these tools will help you save time and feel more composed.
CMS Wire
April 21, 2016 By Simon Slade
With 24 of my 29 staff working remotely from all over the world, I’ve worked hard to create a virtual office we can all appreciate. Here are my tips for creating a company culture that extends across oceans.
Work-at-Home Success
April 18, 2016 By Simon Slade
It’s not enough to just have an online presence – that presence has to be recognized as an authority in your field. Here are some tips to help you along.
Carol Roth Business Unplugged Blog
April 13, 2016
“As CEO, I've been able to surround myself with people I trust and appreciate, and that means that I can look to them for inspiration and imaginative solutions.”
— Simon Slade, CEO and Co-founder of SaleHoo
April 8, 2016
In her role as SaleHoo content editor, Melissa Johnson says, "The goal is to educate our customers and help them build a thriving business for themselves. You can't do that without high-quality content.”
Fit Small Business
March 30, 2016
“Create two different subject lines for the same email and test both out to see which works better – the more you do this, the better you’ll become at crafting a compelling subject for your email marketing campaigns.”
— Simon Slade, CEO and Co-founder of SaleHoo
March 20, 2016
“Facebook Live, Periscope, and even the smaller Meerkat, are rapidly becoming more relevant – people want their information in real time.”
— Simon Slade, CEO and Co-founder of SaleHoo
Rescue a CEO
March 15, 2016 By Simon Slade
The fate of your email hinges on the quality of the subject line. Don’t try too hard to stand out in the inbox; instead, use a strategy of simplicity – this is what stands out in the stream of emails people receive every day.
March 14, 2016 By Simon Slade
Are you spending way too much time creating content for your website, blog, social media or marketing campaigns? Here are four great content creation tools that can help you provide better, more engaging content in less time.
Inet Solutions Blog
March 7, 2016
Tip #23: Budget Your Social Media Marketing. Simon Slade, the CEO of SaleHoo, said that doing free SMM is a thing of the past.
The Rich Daily
February 23, 2016 By Simon Slade
The conception and growth of my three businesses — SaleHoo, Affilorama and Doubledot Media Limited — has not been without its speed bumps. Use what I’ve learned to help you move forward by avoiding these four mistakes.
Become the Solution Blog
“Exercising clears my head, so I can return to work in the afternoon completely refreshed and more open to creative thinking.”
— Simon Slade, SaleHoo
February 18, 2016
“In order to have a positive company culture, you need to make time for social engagements among your staff. One of the greatest ways to make your staff feel valued is to take the time to learn about them.” ”
— Simon Slade, SaleHoo
The Rich Daily
February 16, 2016 By Simon Slade
The right subject line will get more of your emails opened and read. More emails opened and read will lead to more conversions for you.
HuffPost Business
February 12, 2016
Simon Slade, CEO of SaleHoo, aptly notes "emails arrive chronologically, which is an inefficient and ineffective organization method. Pull assignments out of emails and add them to a task list."
February 12, 2016
Simon Slade, CEO and cofounder of SaleHoo, told us that Remote is the reason he started hiring virtual workers in the first place: “The authors explore the benefits and challenges of having a remote staff and also provide extensive advice on how to hire and train teleworkers. It really gave me the extra confidence I needed to start hiring remotely. Now, 24 of my 29 staff members telecommute!”
February 11, 2016
7. “New entrepreneurs should seek a mentor with a wide range of experiences – both successful and not-so-successful. One of the best ways to learn is from someone else’s mistakes.”
— Simon Slade, SaleHoo
Career Cloud’s Social Recruiting Blog
January 25, 2016
"You might be an outdated job seeker if you have an incomplete LinkedIn profile. Companies and business owners are seeking good talent and sometimes the only way they can find you is online. If your profile is incomplete, unoriginal or worse, nonexistent, then you might be missing out on some serious job opportunities.”
— Simon Slade, CEO of SaleHoo
Home Business Magazine
January 14, 2016
SaleHoo is meant to simplify that part of the online selling process by providing a directory where each supplier has been rigorously screened and verified as legitimate. Members can search the 1.5 million products by name, brand or category, sparing them all those hours of research I dealt with as a new seller.
Hello Tesla
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Simon had found his idea, but having just graduated Griffith University only two years prior, he knew he would need help bringing his business dream to life. He thought of Mark Ling, with whom he had played squash when they were teenagers. Simon knew Mark’s skillset would complement his own, and after discussing the concept with Mark, they eagerly decided to join forces.
November 18, 2015
Instead, consider drop-shipping and wholesale directories. These middlemen already have relationships and contracts with suppliers in place. They will make your life a million times easier. I prefer SaleHoo because they have tons of recognizable products, both brand-name and generic.
November 4, 2015
9. When you personally know all of your company's Facebook followers.
— Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder, SaleHoo
October 26, 2015
“I schedule meetings first thing in the morning or straight after lunch to minimize time spent stopping and resuming a task. You'll be surprised how much time you save by reducing time spent finding the precise point you left off on a task and time spent acquiring the same mindset as when you left the project.”
— Simon Slade, CEO of SaleHoo
Successful Startup 101
October 15, 2015
Affilorama's and SaleHoo's free video lessons provide prospective customers with a taste of what they can receive by becoming paid members. If they like our free basic lessons, then they will love our premium advanced tutorials.
The Work at Home Wife
October 11, 2015
Simon Slade is an expert at dropshipping on eBay and has created SaleHoo to help new sellers navigate the world of finding reliable suppliers and creating success dropshipping businesses.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
"To be honest…" "Using this phrase implies that you weren't being honest before. Refrain from saying this so that everyone can assume that you're always being truthful."
— Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder of SaleHoo
The Modern Team
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
"Emails arrive chronologically, an inefficient and ineffective organization method. Project management systems allow updates to be made in an organized manner, by project, and employees can review recent posts when they're ready to work on that project, rather than when their inbox dings, interrupting other work."
— Simon Slade, CEO of Affilorama, SaleHoo and Doubledot Media
Small Business Trends
The SaleHoo model is different than other drop shipping companies in that it doesn't offer products directly to its customers. Instead, it gives members access to a directory of more than 8,000 verified suppliers and drop shippers from more than 100 countries around the world.
The Age
AUGUST 31, 2015
Simon Slade, chief executive and co-founder of SaleHoo, says loads of start-up bosses believe that you must be based in the U.S. to succeed in its saturated market. "Granted, it depends on how you define 'success', but I don't think this statement is completely true," Slade says.
AUGUST 30, 2015
"Modern technology nearly eliminates geographic barriers, and if you're targeting the U.S., market proximity can help but it's not essential." Slade points out that many successful companies excel in that market without basing operations in the U.S.
Rescue A CEO
AUGUST 23, 2015
Facebook is the most popular social media site, so customers expect businesses to maintain a presence on the platform. Thanks to Simon Slade, SaleHoo!
Successful Startup 101
AUGUST 8, 2015 By Simon Slade
To eliminate any doubts and clear the other hurdles standing in your way of a sale, be sure to include the following 10 key traits in your sales letter.
My Entrepreneur Magazine
JULY 30, 2015 By Simon Slade
Earning the coveted "authority site" status means ranking at the top of search engines, enjoying a large, loyal fan base, and of course prestige and recognition. People will seek out your website for expertise and industry insight.
Electronic Retailing Association
JULY 21, 2015 By Simon Slade
These strategies, while effective, take significant time, so the question becomes this: Should you add this time-consuming task to your colossal to-do list or should you loosen your purse strings to outsource it?
JULY 16, 2015
SaleHoo is a wholesale directory of 8,000 suppliers. Each one has undergone a rigorous screening process that is unmatched in the industry to ensure their authenticity as legitimate businesses.
The Rich Daily
JULY 14, 2015 By Simon Slade
Prospective clients are inundated with advertising, making them experts at ignoring your flashing banner ad or simply using their DVR to fast-forward through your commercial. Because of this, content marketing has become more important than ever.
JULY 9, 2015
"Basketball's zone defense suits successful employee management. If you use a man-to-man approach, each employee is responsible for just one facet of the business, which discourages collaboration and innovation. Instead, a zone defense allows staff members to apply their talents on a range of tasks, depending on where their skills can best be utilized…"
YFS Magazine
June 19, 2015
If you are willing to pay a bit extra, you can benefit from wholesale supplier directories, like SaleHoo, and source low-cost products to sell. This is a recommended strategy given supplier directories generally list legitimate suppliers and preclude unnecessary dealings with scammers.
JUne 15 2015
Maximize your productivity by tackling the worst job first. Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder of Affilorama and SaleHoo says, "With that exasperating chore out of the way, your mind will be free from the anxiety it brings, and it'll be easier to concentrate on other tasks."
CEO Blog Nation
JUNE 10, 2015
"Our SaleHoo blog covers sales tips, business and marketing advice, product suggestions, industry news, company news and more. In other words, the blog covers everything e-commerce professionals need to be successful…"
The Social Media Monthly
MAY 22, 2015 By Simon Slade
Facebook would love for you to buy advertising and exposure now that Like Gating isn't an option, but first consider the other more cost-effective alternatives: Although you can't mandate users like your Facebook page in exchange for an incentive anymore, you can still require them to join your mailing list in order to access the incentive.
APRIL 27, 2015
SaleHoo, an online wholesale directory of more than 8,000 prescreened suppliers (such as Gap and Playskool), offers a marketplace for those interested in serving as the "middleman" on eBay, meaning you act as the storefront selling wholesale products. The site explains all the details.
Business 2 Community
APRIL 25, 2015
SaleHoo: Another great piece of software that allows you to easily evaluate what's popular and what isn't through it's 'buzz' feature. It's a great way to get an idea of current marketing trends before you start selling on the platform.
Search Engine Journal
APRIL 14, 2015
During his career Jason has worked with brands ranging from Affilorama, Traffic Travis, UPrinting, and SaleHoo. While Jason may not blog everyday, his personal marketing blog Kaiser The Sage is a great resource for marketers in the Philippines and abroad.
My Making Money Magazine
APRIL 8, 2015 By Simon Slade
Many think selling on eBay means selling the junk in their basement and garage. Although people do sell these items, your house offers a finite supply of items and minimal profits. But by working with suppliers, sellers open the floodgates to high-income potential.
My Making Money Magazine
APRIL 8, 2015 By Simon Slade
"Autopilot" sounds incredibly enticing, and it's true your affiliate marketing websites can earn tremendous income without your assistance. But you must first invest the time, effort and money to successfully establish these profit-making powerhouses.
About Money
MARCH 26, 2015
Platforms like Doba and SaleHoo are increasingly automating the sourcing and selling process for many sellers, making it easy to find goods to sell across thousands of categories and manufacturers, and to get them onto eBay and even elsewhere easily.
Yahoo! Finance
MARCH 18, 2015
SaleHoo, an online wholesale directory of more than 8,000 prescreened suppliers (such as Gap and Playskool), offers a marketplace for those interested in serving as the "middleman" on eBay, meaning you act as the storefront selling wholesale products. The site explains all the details.
MARCH 18, 2015
SaleHoo, an online wholesale directory of more than 8,000 prescreened suppliers (such as Gap and Playskool), offers a marketplace for those interested in serving as the "middleman" on eBay, meaning you act as the storefront selling wholesale products. The site explains all the details.
The Work At Home Wife
MARCH 16, 2015
"I recommend new drop-shippers turn to SaleHoo for advice. SaleHoo offers over 50 free video lessons on how to get started, a blog providing the latest industry news and advice, and a community forum for sellers to ask and answer questions."
WP Curve
MARCH 12, 2015
Simon Slade launched SaleHoo, an online wholesale directory of more than 1.6 million products and 50 free video lessons on e-commerce, with the goal of launching the leading destination for eBay sellers to research and source products. It was a big vision that required significant capital to get up and running.
Brazen Careerist
MARCH 10, 2015
"Branding begins with developing a logo and consistent message that you can promote across your communication," says Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder of SaleHoo. "Be able to summarize your company goal in a few words and endorse that in everything your company does."
Business Info Guide
MARCH 9, 2015
At SaleHoo, we have developed a wholesale directory of 8,000 suppliers offering 1.5 million products, which members can search by product, name brand or category. Every supplier has undergone a rigorous screening process to ensure its authenticity as a legit business…
FEBRUARY 11, 2015 By Simon Slade
Your marketing strategy may include social media, traditional advertising, media exposure, affiliate marketing, event marketing and celebrity endorsement, but the only essential method it must include is email marketing...
JANUARY 22, 2015
"When seeking a job outside the U.S., make sure you understand the local customs of the application process, and write your curricula vitae in the country's native language," says Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder of SaleHoo, an online wholesale directory. "For example, New Zealand follows the British English style rather than the American version of English."
JANUARY 19, 2015 By Simon Slade
Driving all the website traffic in the world to your website means nothing for profits if no one is buying, which is why maximizing conversion rates is paramount. Follow these five crucial steps to increase conversions while leaving nothing to chance...
Tech Cocktail
JANUARY 15, 2015
"Everyday, I work out with a colleague. Exercising helps me feel better, provides a release and gives me a mental break from the fast-paced life of running a company." Simon Slade of SaleHoo
PCWorld México
JANUARY 7, 2015
"El rediseño de las páginas web no tiene que ser un reto caro y una pérdida de tiempo", anota Simon Slade, CEO y cofundador de SaleHoo, una plataforma para construir su propia sitio online y un directorio al por mayor en línea de más de ocho mil proveedores seleccionados...
DECEMBER 15, 2014 By Simon Slade
Optimizing your website for search engines is just one way to drive traffic. Don't forget these under-utilized inbound marketing methods because if you leave these platforms untouched, their users will leave your website untouched...
DECEMBER 4, 2014
It's the duty of the CEO to foster a fun and friendly work environment where non-work-related conversation is not only permitted but encouraged. CEOs can jumpstart employee unity by taking everyone on team outings, such as ski trips, wine tours, four-wheeling, boating and hiking...
Ask Simon Slade why he has had such quick success in the web app development market and he'll recite his tried-and-true motto. It goes like this: "Build it, test it, learn from it, fix it. Then rinse and repeat as fast as possible!"
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 By Simon Slade
For each of your medium selected, decide how frequently and when you will contribute content. Be specific and plan the article title if possible, but if not, select the type of content for each contribution. How-to articles, like this one, provide step-by-step instructions...
NOVEMBER 22, 2014
"...It doesn't matter if an employee is doing laundry in between writing blog posts or checking Facebook. All that matters is that my employees complete their work on time."
- Simon Slade, CEO and Co-founder of SaleHoo...
NOVEMBER 14, 2014 By Simon Slade
Part of choosing whether to personalize or automate lies in customers' expected response time for that medium. When a customer makes a phone call, for example, the customer expects the call to be answered with an immediate response and immediate results...
Griffith University
"My goal is to empower, teach and provide the resources to help others be successful online. Whether they want to earn enough money to quit their current job or just earn some extra spending cash, SaleHoo can help them sell better online and Affilorama can teach them to affiliate market. Helping others achieve financial freedom is an extremely rewarding profession..."
Tech Cocktail
OCTOBER 31, 2014
But developing a company after working all day forced me to either take the plunge into entrepreneur uncertainty or put my start-up dreams on hold. I decided to quit and start SaleHoo with only $500 of my own money and $500 of Co-Founder Mark Ling's money. It took eight months before I started earning a profit, but it was well worth the risk...
Billion Success
OCTOBER 30, 2014
Success is exceeding your own expectations. For one person that might be selling enough online to afford that extra vacation, but for another, that might be earning six figures through affiliate marketing and covering the cost to quit your full-time job and pay off your debt...
Website Magazine
AUGUST 26, 2014 By Simon Slade
To check the indexing status, go to Google or Bing and search for "site:" immediately followed by the domain name. The results will show which pages have been indexed. If not all the website's pages appear, it's time to follow these five steps to get all the pages indexed...
The Global Dispatch
AUGUST 7, 2014
SaleHoo discusses some of Amazon's customer service protocol that you should follow. Having a good customer service will guarantee that customers will come back to you for repeat business.
JULY 22, 2014
"Web redesign doesn't have to be a time-consuming and expensive challenge," says Simon Slade, CEO and cofounder of SaleHoo, a platform for building your own online store and an online wholesale directory of over 8,000 prescreened suppliers. "For less than $500, you can make over your entire website using one of the following methods…"
New Zealand Entrepreneur
JULY 17, 2014
Mark Ling and I each contributed $500 to a company bank account to start SaleHoo. The majority of our initial expenses, including Web hosting, office space, Internet fees, etc. - we either begged, borrowed the money or promised an "IOU"...
Tech Cocktail
JULY 17, 2014
Toast and Marmite, a yeast extract spread native to my hometown of Christchurch, New Zealand" - Simon Slade, cofounder and CEO of Affilorama and SaleHoo
The Price of Business
JUNE 12, 2014
SaleHoo's customers include two main groups: small businesses and consumers. Our small business customers include both online and offline retailers that have between five and 30 employees on average. These customers tend to have established product lines but are looking to expand them further, which is where SaleHoo steps in to help them connect with new suppliers...
JUNE 10, 2014
For many, breaking free of the 8-5 grind means freedom to manage your own schedule and be your own boss. Simon Slade, CEO and co-founder of SaleHoo, helps more than 100,000 members worldwide achieve this goal by connecting them with prescreened suppliers of over 1.5 million products to sell online...
MAY 27, 2014
After receiving multiple inquiries about how I find suppliers, I realized the need for an outlet for online retailers to shop for trusted suppliers. I then joined forces with Mark Ling, an Internet marketing entrepreneur, to create SaleHoo Wholesale Directory, which reached 10,000 members just eight months after its creation...