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The Right Way to Use Freelancers to Scale Up Operations and Marketing w/ Connor Gillivan, FreeeUp

Posted on 25th July 2018 , by Kunle Campbell


About the guests

Connor Gillivan

Kunle Campbell

Connor Gillivan is a visionary serial entrepreneur within the eCommerce industry. After building his first business to over $7 million and 60 employees on the Amazon Marketplace, he co-founded two new companies, FreeeUp and eCommetize. Connor is the Chief Content & Marketing Officer at FreeeUp, the hands-on solution to hiring reliable remote workers in eCommerce. Connor is the CEO at eCommetize, the high-end solution for online influencers to monetize their community through eCommerce strategies.



FreeeUp.com is the top marketplace to hire pre-vetted freelancers online in eCommerce, Amazon, digital marketing, advertising, web development, and web design.

Connor Gillivan is the Chief Marketing Officer and a co-founder of FreeeUp. In its first 2 years of business, over 1,000 freelancers have been added to the network, and add over 5,000 business owners to the platform.

Connor focuses on adding new clients, increasing freelancer applications and on improving the overall customer experience in the marketplace.

FreeeUp has over 1,000 pre-vetted freelancers.

Timestamp

4:41 Who is Connor Gillivan?
5:13 FreeeUp is a marketplace for eCommerce businesses where you can find ecommerce talents and help the business grow faster
8:43 Most of the work in FreeeUp is freelance work
9:19 When is the good time to start to considering expanding your team and in what first few areas you think people should start to consider expansion?
14:23 FreeeUp freelancers in the networ: 40% are from the Philippines, 40% are from the U.S., U.K., and Canada and the remaining 20% are spread across on the other countries
22:21 Product sourcing
23:30 Customer service
25:32 Once eCommerce businesses get to appoint whether they’re looking to do advertising
26:15 Virtual Assistants can be useful for any types of businesses

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About the host:

Kunle Campbell

An ecommerce advisor to ambitious, agile online retailers and funded ecommerce startups seeking exponentially sales growth through scalable customer acquisition, retention, conversion optimisation, product/market fit optimisation and customer referrals.

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