Simon Slade

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Simon Slade is CEO and co-founder of Affilorama, an affiliate marketing training community; SaleHoo, an online dropship and wholesale directory, co-founder of Smtp2Go, an email delivery service and investor in SwiftMed, a virtual GP clinic. Through these companies, Simon provides the education and resources for e-commerce professionals to start their own businesses and achieve occupational independence. Simon regularly comments for Forbes, Fortune SMH and NZ Business.
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3 Ways to Take Your E-Commerce Store from Good to Great

There is no doubt that e-commerce is a rapidly evolving industry. While this keeps things interesting for entrepreneurs, it also requires consistent improvements and constant innovation to ensure success. E-commerce business owners have to adapt...
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4 Traits of Great Business Mentors

There is no sense in going it alone in the startup world. You can reap benefits from a great mentor throughout every stage of your career. That’s one of the most beautiful things about entrepreneurship—there...
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This is Why Millennials Want to Work Remotely

Since 2015, millennials (those born between 1981 and 1996) have made up the bulk of the American workforce. The sheer size of this generational group means that millennials are revolutionizing the way we work. Companies...
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When To Sell on Amazon… and When Not To

Online selling platforms are plentiful these days. E-commerce professionals have a variety of options for where and how they set up their store, from Etsy and eBay to Amazon and Shopify. Amazon is a popular...
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Accountability Tools for Entrepreneurs

I know what you’re thinking: “Oh please, not another article about New Year’s resolutions.” This season can feel so overwhelming with the number of personal development and goal-setting content that appears all over our favorite...
Keyword research
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5 Steps for Better Keyword Research

Effective keyword selection is at the heart of web content management, but many business owners struggle with this process. Using the right keywords makes it more likely that people will find your content and potential...
Video Marketing
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Video Marketing for Beginners in 5 Easy Steps

Providing quality content means providing a variety of content. You need diversity in topics, styles, perspectives and, of course, media. Excellent written content is great, but it’s better when accompanied by stellar images. Even better...
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5 Steps to Improve Conversion Rates

What you need to do to improve your conversion rates 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...
digital marketing
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5 Essential Inbound Marketing Tactics

5 Essential Inbound Marketing Tactics - How many do you do? 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...
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5 Steps to Creating a Content Strategy

5 Steps to Creating a Content Strategy Coupons are great, but they seldom serve as the backbone of a substantial subscriber list. Subscribers want content, so make the commitment to investing in your customers’ education....