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Outsourcing And Hiring Amazon Freelancers To Scale Your Business With Connor Gillivan Co-founder Of FreeeUp

The Marketplace Expert

"For myself as a business owner, I think one of the biggest benefits is that I more strategically am able to spend my dollars on talent when I'm hiring freelancers."  Connor GillivanIn this episode, we talk about outsourcing. How to find freelancers who are competent and trustworthy. Connor takes us through his journey of online selling and how he worked with numerous freelancers and how the frustrations he faced working them led up to starting Freeeup. We  discuss  the challenges and benefits of freelancersWe go further and talk about finding talented freelancers who will give you value for your money. How hiring several freelancers to handle different aspects of a business is better than hiring one full-time employee. Your business is exposed to less risk and overheads while working with freelancers than working with full-time employees.We further talk about how to build trust with freelancers who are located far away in a different part of the world. How you get to trust someone you have never seen. One of the ways is by understanding they are trying to learn their own business as well. Their purpose is to grow their business and your business in the process.Connor takes us through the process of identifying your ideal candidate and knowing what task you want them to handle. Some important things to look at include personal values the freelancer holds. Personal preferences you may have regarding the location and most importantly your budget the freelancer rate.Finally, we talk about setting up a system of communication. Most freelancers will be based in a different geographical location you. It helps if the system helps in organizing the tasks as well, or you may have one for communication and one for tasks. Key TakeawaysHow hiring talented freelancers to handle different aspects of your business is better than hiring a full-time employee 7:05Challenges of outsourcing: the time it takes to set up a job, interview prospects and make a call on the person to hire 11:20Building trust with freelancers and ensuring they deliver on their work 24:24Leveraging freelancers strengths to build your business and become successful 27:30Identifying your ideal freelancer candidate 30:31Learning to Hire quickly and firing quickly when working with freelancers 36:08Choosing a communication channel that works with for you and your freelancers 38.10Setting clear, measurable, attainable and timebound tasks 40:29Organizing tasks, setting deadlines and following up on revisions 52:33Additional Resources:FreeUp $25 Freelancer Credit--Are you looking to Launch, Grow or Protect your brand on Amazon? Learn more at: https://www.marketplacesellercourses.com/

55mins

17 Mar 2020

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Outsource Amazon tasks – with Connor Gillivan of Freeeup

10K Collective e-Commerce Podcast

Outsource Amazon tasks - with Connor Gillivan of Freeeupwww.Freeeup.com - why did it start?The experience of Scaling their Amazon business. They tried to outsource Amazon tasks and got frustrated.They hired people for Amazon tasks and were unimpressed with existing hiring platforms, like: Upwork Fiverr FreelancerFound amazing people to outsource Amazon tasks to, but frustrated with the hiring process: Too much time posting jobs, interviewing and vetting 20 people Turnover Not supported by the platformsThey thought: in 2015, there must be a better way to do this?Connor Gillivan’s BackgroundConnor is the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) of Freeeup, a platform that exists to help Amazon sellers outsource tasks.Been in the e-commerce world since 2009.Met business partner Nathan Hirsch in college.Scaled business to over $25 million in products and hired over 50 people.What are the Core differentiators between Freeeup.com and the other platforms that help outsource Amazon tasks particularly? Time-saving - 1000s of applications from VAs - vet - top 1% into network Look at needs Intro to one person at a time Customer-service driven after Amazon Amazon measure very preciselyWhat First Roles  Might You hire for when you Outsource Amazon tasks?Customer service is usually the first Amazon task to outsourceScary to some people because it’s frontline If you’ve been running CS for your business, you should have set processes in place Refunds, replacements, cancellations etc.Because: Time-consuming Distractor because it happens all the timeHow do we ensure we don’t get Amazon Account suspension risk if we outsource customer service? Be sure you’re careful who you hire to do Amazon customer service Give them 20-30 common emails and see how they respond Don’t let them on the platform until they are testedCreate email templates for every single CS situation Eg 15 most common situations Canned templateHiring forces you to revisit SOPs, which is very powerful.Other first  Amazon tasks to outsource?Listing products (specialist)If you’re consistently adding products.Someone who specialises in this.Keyword targettingHow to create text Title Bullets Description Back end Check photos/make sure they are good.What’s the best approach to handing off listings to an outsourcer? Perfect it yourself Create a process Have a template Have examplesThen hand it off Eg Freeeup Ask specific Qs and check their knowledge Find the right person Share SOP Ask for their feedback Then have them create 1,2,3 sample listings Give them feedback based on that When it’s better than you, pass it off Set up system and managingHiring Experts for Amazon outsourcingIs it worth getting input from an Expert to get SOPs and patterns better before outsourcing? Yes, it definitely is. It’s pretty affordable because you won’t need to do this often and it won’t take much of an expert’s time to create templates and SOPs for you compared to doing it yourself or creating it with the outsourcers. Amazon specialist Amazon Listings Amazon SEO from the “inside” ie experience Amazon launch from experienceProduct line planning Amazon SEO/keyword ranking from the “inside” ie experience Amazon launch from experience Ongoing ranking and engagementWhat other Amazon tasks roles would you outsource early?PPC managementBecause it’s a specialty that takes time to develop.You can outsource things That take up too much time/below paygrade Areas of business I don’t know enough about and it could be 3-6 months to become expert in that area. You can even learn from the PPC expert over time So you get Optimal use of money Learning

55mins

8 Aug 2019

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Outsource Amazon tasks – with Connor Gillivan of Freeeup

Amazing FBA Amazon and ECommerce Podcast, for Amazon Private Label Sellers, Shopify, Magento or Woocommerce business owners, and other e-commerce sellers and digital entrepreneurs.

Outsource Amazon tasks - with Connor Gillivan of Freeeupwww.Freeeup.com - why did it start?The experience of Scaling their Amazon business. They tried to outsource Amazon tasks and got frustrated.They hired people for Amazon tasks and were unimpressed with existing hiring platforms, like: Upwork Fiverr FreelancerFound amazing people to outsource Amazon tasks to, but frustrated with the hiring process: Too much time posting jobs, interviewing and vetting 20 people Turnover Not supported by the platformsThey thought: in 2015, there must be a better way to do this?Connor Gillivan’s BackgroundConnor is the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) of Freeeup, a platform that exists to help Amazon sellers outsource tasks.Been in the e-commerce world since 2009.Met business partner Nathan Hirsch in college.Scaled business to over $25 million in products and hired over 50 people.What are the Core differentiators between Freeeup.com and the other platforms that help outsource Amazon tasks particularly? Time-saving - 1000s of applications from VAs - vet - top 1% into network Look at needs Intro to one person at a time Customer-service driven after Amazon Amazon measure very preciselyWhat First Roles  Might You hire for when you Outsource Amazon tasks?Customer service is usually the first Amazon task to outsourceScary to some people because it’s frontline If you’ve been running CS for your business, you should have set processes in place Refunds, replacements, cancellations etc.Because: Time-consuming Distractor because it happens all the timeHow do we ensure we don’t get Amazon Account suspension risk if we outsource customer service? Be sure you’re careful who you hire to do Amazon customer service Give them 20-30 common emails and see how they respond Don’t let them on the platform until they are testedCreate email templates for every single CS situation Eg 15 most common situations Canned templateHiring forces you to revisit SOPs, which is very powerful.Other first  Amazon tasks to outsource?Listing products (specialist)If you’re consistently adding products.Someone who specialises in this.Keyword targettingHow to create text Title Bullets Description Back end Check photos/make sure they are good.What’s the best approach to handing off listings to an outsourcer? Perfect it yourself Create a process Have a template Have examplesThen hand it off Eg Freeeup Ask specific Qs and check their knowledge Find the right person Share SOP Ask for their feedback Then have them create 1,2,3 sample listings Give them feedback based on that When it’s better than you, pass it off Set up system and managingHiring Experts for Amazon outsourcingIs it worth getting input from an Expert to get SOPs and patterns better before outsourcing? Yes, it definitely is. It’s pretty affordable because you won’t need to do this often and it won’t take much of an expert’s time to create templates and SOPs for you compared to doing it yourself or creating it with the outsourcers. Amazon specialist Amazon Listings Amazon SEO from the “inside” ie experience Amazon launch from experienceProduct line planning Amazon SEO/keyword ranking from the “inside” ie experience Amazon launch from experience Ongoing ranking and engagementWhat other Amazon tasks roles would you outsource early?PPC managementBecause it’s a specialty that takes time to develop.You can outsource things That take up too much time/below paygrade Areas of business I don’t know enough about and it could be 3-6 months to become expert in that area. You can even learn from the PPC expert over time So you get Optimal use of money Learning

55mins

8 Aug 2019

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#53 - Connor Gillivan, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer of FreeeUp.com

Good Advice: Do Business Better with Blake Binns

As the Co-Founder and CMO of FreeeUp.com, Connor understands firsthand the pains that come with a company that tries to grow and scale. With entrepreneurship in his blood, Connor tells the story of how he started his first business in high school, and how he and his co-founder, Nathan Hirsch, built a 25-million-dollar Amazon business while daylighting as college students.  Now with FreeeUp, Connor has nailed the formula for partnering organizations with the top 1% of freelancer talent worldwide. In this episode, you'll hear about their vetting process while breaking down the stigmas associated with freelancer culture.  If you want to enjoy a $25 coupon to use FreeeUp.com to find your next great freelancer, use code GoodAdvice25. Show Notes: 3:05 - From School Business on His Bike to a $25,000,000 Brand 12:08 - How High Quality Freelancers became FreeeUp's Competitive Advantage 18:48 - Freelancer Culture and Why Remote Works 25:05 - FreeeUp's Vetting Process to Hire the Top 1% Talent 36:26 - Eliminating Freelancer Stigmas and Creating High Functioning Culture in Remote Teams 48:26 - Why Values Dictate How You Hire

54mins

19 Jul 2019

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Ep. 65 – Friends To Business Partners with Freeeup CMO, Connor Gillivan

Second in Command: The Chief Behind the Chief

Sometimes, having a business partner is a pain, but once you’ve learned how to complement each other’s strengths and weaknesses, it becomes the perfect formula for growth. Our guest today is Connor Gillivan, the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of FreeeUp. As an eCommerce expert and outsourcing guru, Connor is passionate about building profitable businesses … The post Ep. 65 – Friends To Business Partners with Freeeup CMO, Connor Gillivan appeared first on COO Alliance.

39mins

15 Jul 2019

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How To BootStrap Million Dollar Companies | Connor Gillivan  

Screw the Naysayers

Connor Gillivan is the co-founder of FreeeUp.com. He has built two companies to over $10 million in yearly sales within the eCommerce industry, is a leading voice for entrepreneurship and digital marketing, and is the author of Free Up Your Business: 50 Secrets to Bootstrap Million Dollar Companies. Connor started his first eCommerce business, Portlight, drop shipping on the Amazon Marketplace when he was 20 years old and still in college. Together with his co-founders he built a 60 person team located all over the world, partnered with over 1,000 US suppliers, and had total sales of more than $25 million of total. He started his second business, FreeeUp, in 2015 when he and his business partner became frustrated with their online hiring experiences.  They built a 60 person team with freelancers from all over the world, but it took years and endless amounts of turnover to arrive at that team. Just over 3 years into the business FreeeUp has grown their user base to over 15,000 clients around the world. In this episode Connor we dig deep into his journey. Connor Credits his fast start in entrepreneurship to some of the people that surrounded him when he was growing up Shares his thoughts on the importance of exposing children to the idea that entrepreneurship can be a viable career option Talks about the things he learned working in South Africa during his time in College Tells us how 2 College Sophomores built a business that sold more than $25 million on Amazon Explains how frustrations in scaling his first company led to the creation of FreeUp Offers tips for anyone that wants to be a freelancer And so much more. You can contact Connor at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/connorgillivan/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/connorgillivan/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/connorgillivan/ Personal blog: http://connorgillivan.com/ FreeeUp: https://freeeup.com/ My calendar: calendly.com/connor-gillivan My email: connor@freeeup.com Please do not hesitate to reach out to me. I’d love to hear your thoughts, comments, and stories, or just make a connection. Email tim@screwthenaysayers.com Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/stnwithtimalison/ Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/screwthenaysayers/ LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-alison/ Screw The Naysayers- www.screwthenaysayers.com

46mins

15 Feb 2019

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75: Freelance Secrets to Take Your Business to the Next Level with Connor Gillivan

Quantum Revenue Expansion

Starting up a business can be a daunting task but also a very fulfilling one. Many entrepreneurs have limiting beliefs that hold them back in the startup process - hearing their stories could help you avoid those setbacks. In this interview, Connor Gillivan, the CMO of freeeup.com, published author, and online salesman, will share selling strategies and freelance secrets that could take your business to the next level. Tune into this episode of Double Your Sales with your host, Ursula Mentjes, to see how you can add value to your company.  Show Highlights:  The process of starting up a company  Limiting beliefs about selling and starting a business  Escalating sales for the first time  Recognizing the potential in a company  Strategies that make the greatest impact on a startup  Implementing a referral program  Creating a partnership that creates results  Adding value and developing relationships  Having expectations for employees  Strategies to hire and afford employees  Resources:  www.straighttalkforsmartbusinesswomen.com freeeup.com  connorgullivan.com 

25mins

5 Nov 2018

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327 : Connor Gillivan – Build out your team where and when you need it as your business grows

eCommerce Momentum Podcast

I am sure you have heard the phrase: “People come into your life for a reason”.  I have seen this many times in my own life. Here Connor and his company Freeeup are coming into your life to fill in the gaps you have, it’s okay, we all have them. See now is the time as you plan out your business to have an organizational chart. Then fill in where you want to be and outsource the rest. If you have tried to hire a VA, then you know the drill. Place an ad, get hundreds of responses where everyone is magically qualified and do everything you need plus! Then you spend an enormous amount of time is spent vetting and testing out candidates. The issue is: you are hiring people to help you save time and now you are spending all of your time looking for people to save you time. Connor suggests there is another way, let them hire and vet the candidates for you, oh with a no turnover guarantee. Is it more expensive? Factor your time and then evaluate. You will be surprised. Mentioned: Freeeup.com  – Save 10% (forever) and get an instant $25.00 voucher for your first hire. Connor’s email Sponsors Gaye’s Million Dollar Arbitrage List Solutions4ecommerce Scope from Sellerlabs Tactical Arbitrage – Get an 18 day free trial with code: “Tactical” Freeeup– Save 10% (forever) and get an instant $25.00 voucher for your first hire. GoDaddy Grasshopper Transcript: (note- this is a new tool I am trying out so it is not perfect- it does seem to be getting better) Connor:                                [00:00]                     Yeah, yeah. Another, another popular one is product listing, so, uh, you know, specific to the Amazon marketplace, how you list your product, how you create your bullet points, how you create your descriptions, your title, um, and, and if you focus in on any key words through, uh, you know, from Amazon, search engine, all of those are really important factors and if you’re a seller that just doesn’t know anything about that, then you can find someone who has experienced in that and all they do for businesses is list products and optimize them to, to appear in search results and to convert people once they actually land on the page. So that’s been another popular one for, for clients using us. New Speaker:                   [00:46]                     I’m excited to talk about my sponsors today. Gaye Lisbey’s million dollar arbitrage group. Amazing, amazing group. This is a teacher, this is Gaye, she was a teacher. She is a teacher still you need to learn. This is the type of environment you want to be in because she’s going to help you understand why. And I think that’s the hardest part of this business is understanding why. Why is the red one popular when the green one isn’t? Well, there’s usually a reason, and what Gaye does is probably parse that better than anybody and she’ll explain the reasons for those things. I think that’s really powerful. Yes, she puts out a list. You’re going to get a good use of that list if you get in the group. Now here’s the deal. The group isn’t always open, right? So you get on the waiting list and you can join the waiting list through my link. New Speaker:                   [01:33]                     Doesn’t cost anything to get on a waiting list. And if you like her service, which I find that most people do that, that’s why there’s not so many openings. Um, you’ll be with her for a long time. And so it’s amazing. Freedom Dot com. She’s part of Andy Slamon’s group. Amazing freedom.com. Forward slash momentum. And you’re going to get in the waiting list. That’s all I can get you on right now. You can use my name and see if that gets you anywhere. But what I like about in the, uh, what I like about what they teach in that group or the things that are going on, you know, the current things, I’ve seen a lot of stuff going on about stores going out of business. Well here’s where an opportunity is, here’s why you want to do this. Hey, be cautious about this, you know, with toysrus coming out, you’ve got to think about this and that’s the learning that you need to do. New Speaker:                   [02:16]                     And Gay is better than anybody else I’ve seen. So I’m amazing. Freedom Dot com. Forward slash momentum will get you to the waiting list. Then hopefully I can get you in the group and then you’re gonna. See me in there and we can chat anytime you’re ready. Karen lockers, group solutions, the number for ecommerce solutions, four ecommerce.com, forward slash momentum. It’s going to save you 50 bucks. Karen’s our account manager. We recommend her to everyone because she’s done so well for us. I mean that’s quite frankly the reason we’ve been paying her for last few years, but she’s become an important part of our team. Her and her team are so involved in our account. I just see the emails coming back and forth, hey, we did this for you. I just saw two listings today. I’m like, wait a second. Why did they show up? I didn’t put any listings up. New Speaker:                   [02:58]                     They got a. They got a set off to the side by Amazon and they reactivated them for me. You know what I mean? That’s the stuff that just happens when you have a strong team and I can’t recommend Karen enough if you use my code momentum. Karen pays me. I don’t want to hide that. Of course we all know that, but you’re going to save $50 and it’s a great opportunity to really, really build out your team with somebody you can trust. It’s why I recommend them, so solutions, four ecommerce solutions. The number four e-commerce dot com Stephen:                             [03:31]                     essential medicines has saved me $50. By the way. She’s going to do an inventory. Why is that important piece going up is your inventory number. Here’s what I liked is I get a spreadsheet and it says, Hey, here’s a bunch of inventory. Here’s what we recommend, and Amanda returned on Blah, blah, whatever. It’s just is creating new listings. We do a lot of research themselves. Magically, services solutions, four ecommerce.save 50 bucks. My Code. You save $10 a month every single month. Plus you get that. I think it’s really powerful. I’m so excited. How many people have been joining your focus like Karen and her team are watching? Picks up the skeleton scope, send it along. It’s amazing. I mean, it really is amazing to get this product up and it’s similar to this. Does this accomplished somebody who’s done it right? That’s where you want it. You New Speaker:                   [05:16]                     want to take advantage of that, right? I mean, it’s. It’s fair to see, and so therefore you can take and apply it to your listing and immediately get that same benefit. That’s what scope does for me. Seller labs.com, forward slash momentum. It’s going to save you $50 on the service. Oh, by the way, it’s free to try, so sign up, try it and say, oh, this is how it’s done. Boom, and then you’re going to. The light’s going to go on and you’re going to be like, man, I can get my products out there. I just can’t wait. Can’t wait. So are labs.com forward slash momentum? The other day I bought another domain. Yes, I bought the other domain. It’s almost like A. I’m admitting guilt, but it’s because I had an idea and it was something that was a pretty good idea I think is going to go pretty far and so what do I do? New Speaker:                   [06:06]                     I go to try Godaddy.com forward slash momentum and save 30 percent. So domains aren’t very expensive. You get a few services, it adds up a little bit and I usually buy three years. I usually by privacy, by the way, I recommend that to buy that. It’s not that much money, but when you can save 30 percent it makes it that much sweeter and it makes it easier when you’re buying domains and especially if you buy a bunch of domains. I am a domain collector and so I do tend to do that, but that 30 percent makes it a lot easier and I use godaddy because what I like is I can pop in and address I’m thinking and it’ll say, nope, nope. Could try this version or try this extension and then boom, there it is. Hey, you better hurry before it goes away. And they’re right. New Speaker:                   [06:47]                     You know, and so try go daddy.com forward slash momentum save 30 percent. Also want to mention about grasshopper. Who was that? Just talking to somebody the other day and they were like, Oh yeah, use this company called grasshopper. I’m like, Dude, did you buy it through my link and save 30 percent? Hello? No, they missed that. So save 30 percent. It’s try grasshopper.com. Forward slash momentum. No surprise there, but you’re going to save 30 percent. And what the real cool part about that is they’re using it for their private label business and it gives them virtually a second phone on their current phone without having to get another number. They can make up a vanity number. They don’t have to go and do all the grief and signed loan contracts, pretty easy stuff, and so if you’re creating a brand that you want to identify, you want to look professional, you want to look like a real company. Grasshopper is a great tool. It’s an app you put on your existing phone and boom, you now have a customer service to. You now have a sales department. You have a manufacturing division. You could forward it to somebody else. You can have it go to different voicemails, different departments, and it’s all included. So try grasshopper.com, forward slash momentum. Save 30 percent. Cool voice guy:                  [07:59]                     Welcome to the ecommerce moment, didn’t bond gas where we focus on the people, the products and the process of income are selling today. Here’s your host, Steven Peterson. New Speaker:                   [08:13]                     Welcome back to the ECOMMERCE momentum podcast. This is episode 327, Connor Gallivan and that name you might have seen lately I, I referenced that I’m, and I tease them a little bit because you’re seeing. I’m just about everywhere. As much as you see the name, Nathan Hirsch, Conran Nathan own a company called free up with threes, right? So we all know who free up is. They’re everywhere. Nathan has been everywhere. Well now connor has come out of his office and he’s out there in front of us talking about the company and it’s very cool to hear his perspective because he’s been back there building out the infrastructure, right. Doing a lot of the behind the scenes stuff. A lot of us can relate and so he’s now out here talking about things and I think his perspective is good. I think some of his work history, you know, you’ll sit there and say, wow, he was working in landscape or his mom did this, but that perspective, when you see problems, right? New Speaker:                   [09:03]                     Think about your own business. Think of the pinch points in your business. Next time you see somebody else having them, you have advice for them because you know what not to do because you don’t like it in your business. And so it’s pretty cool and then you apply that on your business. It really gets cool. And so I just think it’s very neat that he’s made those connections. I’m really neat, neat guy and I love their company. I mean, I use them and they’ve been sponsoring my show now for a couple of years and, uh, again I look for continuity and I addressed that in this, in this conversation, but I looked for continuity over time. Again, I’m, I’m going to give you a pro tip at the end of this because Steve needs this same pro tip for himself and he’s doing it and spend the money, um, spend their money and I just think it’s worth it. Let’s get into the podcast. Alright. Welcome back to the ECOMMERCE momentum podcast. We’re excited about today’s guest because we’ve never met yet. I know his team. I’ve used his team for years now and what’s fascinating to me, he was in the shadows and now he’s out of the shadows. Connor Gilligan. Welcome Connor. Connor:                                [10:09]                     Thanks for having me out today. It is going great. You are out of the shadows lately. I mean, it’s like a conservative. Now I’m making this point. I noticed, I would say within the last three or four weeks, something’s changed because you’re out there, nate hirsch from free up with three e’s, a counter in NATO partners, but you guys are everywhere on every feed, every place, and it’s always him because he’s at every event. He’s such a great guy. He’s at every event, but you, you. It’s like you’re cotillion. What happened? How did you get out of the, out of the office? What happened? Yeah, of course. So when we first started the company three years ago, we were mainly focused on having an apb the face of the business. We spent a lot. He’s not the prettiest. You could have done better than the previous. Connor:                                [10:56]                     We set them up as the CEO. I’m at my skill set is more, you know, building the website, creating our content, setting up the seo of building partnerships. So I was really focused on a lot of that for the first couple of years where we position nate as, as the face to go out and make relationships and be the face for the clients and the freelancer. So he, he’s really been doing all of that stuff, going to conferences, doing podcasts, but um, over the past year. So we kind of thought, you know, let’s, let’s bring connor into this a little bit as well and uh, bring a new personality to the brand and to the business and hopefully that will help get, uh, get us more exposure everywhere. New Speaker:                   [11:36]                     I think it’s very smart because I’ve seen some other groups. I always use andy and Lauren in nate. The three of them split up a lot. Like, uh, Leroy was just at asd. He probably saw it run in AISD and Andy’s here dealing with something and his nephew nate is dealing with, just had a new baby and so it allows to still function. Right. And it still gets your name out there. Um, as Jeff Cohen says, if you’re not there, your competitor will be there. So it’s really important. So I just think it’s really, I think the other thing I think is very cool is it’s another face to talk to because my bed is sometimes, you know, and I guess it’s with me people see the same person or like, oh, he has nothing new to say. You’re nothing new to say and, and, and that’s not true, but, you know, we’re especially since we’re guys we have that, you know. Um, so I think it’s really smart and I think it’s a, it’s a great move on you guys’ part, but it’s absolutely noticeable. Um, and it’s very cool and it’s very cool because I saw some comments about, I think nate asked a question like what’s the value you get from the service, you know, and it was a whole list of different and people were like, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. It was, it was pretty cool. That’s gotta feel really good for you. Connor:                               

59mins

6 Aug 2018

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CONNOR GILLIVAN: Being A Serial Entrepreneur, Hitting A Million Dollars Multiple Times, And Investing In What You’re Passionate About

GSD Entrepreneur

Connor Gillivan is no stranger to GSD’ing. As a lifelong entrepreneur, he knows that success takes hard work, creative thinking and lots of hustle. In his own words, he’s a freak for building businesses, reading entrepreneurship books, emulating entrepreneurial icons, and networking with similarly passionate people. He’s goal-driven, a strong visionary, cause-focused, and a great leader […]

49mins

5 Jun 2018

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Episode 751: How to find the best freelancers for your company, with Connor Gillivan

Onward Nation

Connor Gillivan is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of FreeeUp.com — the top marketplace to hire pre-vetted freelancers online in eCommerce, Amazon, digital marketing, advertising, web development and design. He has sold over $30 million online, has hired hundreds of freelancers to build his companies, is a published author, and is the owner of ConnorGillivan.com — a blog where he shares industry insights on lessons he’s learned in growing his first Amazon business and FreeeUp.com. What you'll learn about in this episode: Why Connor and Nathan founded FreeeUp.com and what makes it unique How FreeeUp.com offers 85 different freelance skill sets How short term planning and sharing ideas with others keeps you focused on your goals The importance of having an accountability partner Why having an outlet such as exercise at the end of your day to decompress is important The importance of building relationships with your customers How having a referral program and building partnerships can help your business grow How you can build your business without needing an expensive advertising campaign Why you need to surround yourself with people that compliment your skills Why you need to be willing to let go of things in your company that are not working Ways to contact Connor: Website: www.FreeeUp.com Website: ConnorGillivan.com Email: Connor@FreeeUp.com

31mins

4 Jun 2018

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