E78 – Nathan from FreeeUp

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FreeeUp is a gem for all new freelance writers and people in need of a writer.

Founded by Nathan Hirsch and Connor Gillivan have an awesome story that starts when they met in college.

They started selling online old college textbooks to pay the bills.

Flash forward, they grew it steadily into a $25M business and hired a ton of outsourced folks along the way. They learned a ton and taught themselves how to spend wisely, invest in the business, and invest in human capital which they later began another business, FreeeUp!

Welcome!
[3:59]聽Tell us a bit about your back story- while in college, you were able to sell over $25 Million on Amazon- what were you selling? What was going on at that time?
路聽聽聽聽聽 Started as a kid learning how to work
路聽聽聽聽聽 Always hustling in college
路聽聽聽聽聽 Amazon was new at the time

[6:39]聽What are some of the struggles FreeeUp faced in the beginning? Any funny or inspirational stories to share?
路聽聽聽聽聽 Hired and depended on only one person- then they quit

[9:3]聽What advice do you have to a new freelancer just breaking into the scene?
路聽聽聽聽聽 Start viewing yourself as a business

[10:5]聽What separates FreeeUp from other freelance types of platforms that offers opportunity to work?
路聽聽聽聽聽 We pre-vet our freelancers to make sure they are the best- the top 1%

[12:34]聽What type of freelancing work do you offer?
路聽聽聽聽聽 Over 100 skill sets
路聽聽聽聽聽 Freeeup.com

[13:27]聽How can someone apply to be a writer or advertise a job?
路聽聽聽聽聽 To apply and be in the network go to FreeeUp.com

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[18:37]聽Why do you think people struggle to achieve their dreams?
路聽聽聽聽聽 People are really bad at prioritizing and problem solving

[20:1]聽Do you have any favorite books or podcasts?
路聽聽聽聽聽 Podcasts: EoFire
路聽聽聽聽聽 Books: Start with why

[20:44]聽Do you have a favorite quote?
鈥淲ork hard, play hard鈥

[21:22]聽Any last advice?
Figure out what you are passionate about

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