eCommerce Expert


FreeeUp CMO Connor Gillivan discusses being an eCommerce Expert and Best Selling Author as a guest on the Inspired2Hustle podcast with Jeff Rollon.


Join Jeff and Connor for episode 12 of Inspired2Hustle. Connor is the eCommerce expert behind FreeeUp’s marketing efforts. He is also the best selling author of the book Free Up Your Business: 50 Secrets to Bootstrap Million Dollar Companies. Connor is 27 and already a serial entrepreneur. He has become an online hiring and eCommerce expert. He co-founded his first company out of his dorm room in 2009. Since then, he has worked with his business partner to scale it. Portlight now sells over $20 million on Amazon.

Outsourcing became the ideal solution to HR needs. Connor and the other co-founders were scaling at this time. They learned hard and became the best at hiring online. In 2015, Connor co-founded and became the CMO of FreeeUp. FreeeUp is an online hiring marketplace. It specializes in providing workers for the eCommerce and digital marketing industries. He and his business partners wanted a better way to hire reliable remote workers. They experienced spending valuable hours upfront on recruitment and interviews. FreeeUp is all about taking that off business owners’ plates. The marketplace now serves over 2,000 online businesses. It is quickly becoming a top platform for hiring online.

Connor decided to write a book last year. It is called Free Up Your Business: 50 Secrets to Bootstrap Million Dollar Companies. He used his knowledge as an eCommerce expert to create this best seller. It outlines how entrepreneurs can scale their business to over $1 million. The book was an instant best seller on the Amazon Marketplace. You can get your copy on the Portlight store or here on the FreeeUp website.

Get in Touch with Connor

Learn more tips from this eCommerce expert about creating solutions, finding inspiration and building businesses. Click here to listen to the full episode with show notes on You can also click here for just the MP3 on SoundCloud. 

Don’t forget to check out Connor’s blog, He shares his knowledge about entrepreneurship and starting eCommerce businesses. Check out his best selling book as well, Free Up Your Business. The book is filled with the secrets that he and FreeeUp CEO Nathan Hirsch have learned so far. Connor and Nathan have worked together over the past 7 years on their Amazon store Portlight. The book gives the steps that entrepreneurs can take to scale their businesses. It is written to help entrepreneurs build businesses that pull in millions. It is also available on Amazon.


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