Thomas Smale

Thomas Smale

Co-founder of FE International

Thomas Smale co-founded FE International in 2010, growing the business with zero funds from scratch to a seven-figure-a-year business. Specializing in advising and brokering the sale of established websites and online businesses, FE International has completed over 400 transactions. Smale has been interviewed on podcasts, blogs and also spoken at a number of industry events on online businesses, exit strategy and selling businesses.

4 Things Online Business Owners Can Learn From Pokémon Go
Marketing Bootcamp

4 Things Online Business Owners Can Learn From Pokémon Go

Let your business take a lesson from this popular game: Forge a connection between the online and offline worlds.
5 Strategies to Help You Sell Your SaaS Business
Selling your Business

5 Strategies to Help You Sell Your SaaS Business

Most entrepreneurs dream of one day being able to exit their businesses, but SaaS businesses are a special challenge.
5 Important Steps to Exit Planning
Exit Strategies

5 Important Steps to Exit Planning

If you want to sell your online business, you're going to require a strategy.
5 Lead-Generation Tips For Your eCommerce Company
Lead Generation

5 Lead-Generation Tips For Your eCommerce Company

It all starts with a fabulous home page.
How to Market Your SaaS Business
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How to Market Your SaaS Business

Here are 5 strategies to pursue, starting with 'Marketing 101': creating a solution your target customer needs.
5 Must-Have Skills for Running an Online Business
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5 Must-Have Skills for Running an Online Business

You successfully registered your domain. You mastered WordPress. But what about installing a script or fixing your MySQL database?
5 Ways To Boost Your Business' Cash Flow
Business Optimization

5 Ways To Boost Your Business' Cash Flow

First off, are you selling your products for too little? Increasing their price may increase their perceived value.
5 Keys to Building Your Ecommerce Site
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5 Keys to Building Your Ecommerce Site

Your first step: Ignore the eye rolls and decide on your vision.
How to Optimize Your Site for Lead Generation
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How to Optimize Your Site for Lead Generation

Are you doing all you can to entice visitors to take the next step and sign up?
5 Growth-Hacking Secrets for Your SaaS Business
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5 Growth-Hacking Secrets for Your SaaS Business

Give something away for free. Grow your email list. Partner with your competitors. Start today.
What Makes An Affiliate Site Profitable?
Marketing Bootcamp

What Makes An Affiliate Site Profitable?

How portable and evergreen is your particular niche?
How To Find Your Ecommerce Business Niche
Ecommerce

How To Find Your Ecommerce Business Niche

So, you're starting an ecommerce business. Congratulations! Now, the hard part begins.
How to Make Money With Social Media
Marketing Bootcamp

How to Make Money With Social Media

Make connections first, but at some point consider how to leverage the connections you make. Here are six ways.
The 6 Best Advertising Strategies For Small Business
Marketing Bootcamp

The 6 Best Advertising Strategies For Small Business

Caution, lest you create a great product that doesn't meet the needs of your targeted audience.
3 Factors That Distinguish an Actual Business From a Novelty
Buying a Business

3 Factors That Distinguish an Actual Business From a Novelty

Is that website you're looking to buy a smart bet? Do your due diligence first. Here's how.