Are you looking for an Amazon freelancer experienced in Amazon tasks?
Now that you’ve set up an online store and joined the Amazon market, it’s time to tap into the growing freelance economy.
According to Connor Gillivan, CMO of FreeeUp, “In the US, it’s calculated that already 35 percent of the US workforce is freelancing.” And this trend is not slowing down any day soon. “New reports are being released every month displaying the rapid growth of the freelance economy,” Gillivan says.
Within the FreeeUp Marketplace, there are roughly five types of freelancers in high demand — and the top three are all Amazon related.
Here’s the list:
- Amazon Experts – US and Non US
- Amazon Mid Level – Non US
- Amazon PPC
- Shopify Experts
- Web Developers – US based
Although many first-time entrepreneurs think it’s more cost-effective to do everything on their own, it is a common mistake for many startups to pass on hiring a freelancer. Continue reading 10 tasks an Amazon freelancer can take off your plate.
1. Customer Service
There’s no question that customer service is a key component to your Amazon store. Today’s consumers are demanding, and catering to this component of your company can quickly take all your time and energy. Remaining professional requires focus and support, which is why hiring a top level Amazon customer service specialist is a smart business move.
An Amazon customer service specialist will manage and respond to all customer inquiries, ensuring that your customers are happy with their purchase. As well, an Amazon freelancer can manage your live chat functionality and speak with customers during the most busy times of traffic to your site.
An Amazon freelancer can also handle all customer phone calls making sure that your users feel prioritized and coming back for more. An Amazon customer service expert will help build out your customer service operations and also create onboarding guides for future Amazon freelancers.
2. Product Listings
When it comes to Amazon listing issues, it’s best to call on freelancers who are experts in this field. You can find such experts on sites like FreeeUp. Amazon product listing freelancers can help list your products on any platform online. And if you require content upgrades on your listing for SEO results, hiring product listing freelancers will help optimize listings across different channels.
3. Product Sourcing
An experienced Amazon product sourcing expert can help you find new products to sell. An Amazon freelancer will work with you to create a game plan to source new products for your company’s niche that fuel growth.
An Amazon product sourcing freelancer can help you find products from overseas that can be sold in your home country to increase profit margins. Also, an Amazon freelancer will help to find new products within the country you’re selling that are popular, trending, and have a high chance of selling well through your online store.
4. Graphic Design
A graphic design freelancer can create logos, 3D images, product packaging, and much more. A graphic designer freelancer can make creative content and banners for advertisement campaigns that you are running through Facebook, Google, or any other ad channels. The possibilities are endless — a graphic design expert can create an infographic of how your company works, how a specific process works that you want to teach, or any other topic you have in mind.
5. Amazon Vendor Central
Hiring a freelancer who is specialized in vendor central will help sell your products directly to Amazon. An Amazon vendor central expert can help create your game plan, get your account started, and set you up for future success.
A vendor central expert can set up FBA shipping for all your products and communicate with Amazon to ensure that all shipping is clear and concise. Also, a vendor central expert can create your first product listings optimized for SEO, keywords, and sales on the Amazon Marketplace.
6. Amazon Merch
If you are expanding to the Merch platform, a Merch assistant can submit your Merch request to receive an invitation to become a Merch seller. An Amazon Merch expert can create your product listings based off Amazon SEO best practices. Then an Amazon freelancer can help design T-shirts and other items and list them on Merch.
7. Video and Photography
Vetting for an Amazon freelancer who is an expert in video and photography can help create high quality product videos and photos specific for Amazon standards. A professional online image is key to your success. From headshots, to product photos, to videos, hiring a freelancer with expertise in this field will help your business grow.
8. Amazon PPC
Vetting for an Amazon PPC expert will help scale your advertising on Amazon. When hiring a freelancer from a professional marketplace like FreeeUp.com, an Amazon PPC expert will get your ads running for your store and products. If you are already running Amazon PPC ads, hiring an Amazon PPC expert will take your ads to the next level.
9. Amazon Consultant
An Amazon consultant can help audit parts of your business and create strategic plans. They can also help with inventory management. An Amazon freelancer can help make a change to or add inventory, helping to remove ASINs that you have not sold in years.
10. Amazon Case Resolution
When it comes to inventory piling up and/ or flying off the shelves, issues can arise such as lost inventory, damaged products or inventory that is in the warehouse but not live due to pricing issues. Not only can this be frustrating, but the result can be lost funds.
An Amazon freelancer can help speed up your inventory churn rate resulting in faster growth and more capital resources. Also, an Amazon freelancer can help turn that damaged inventory into reimbursements further padding your Amazon account balance.
Conclusion – Hiring an Amazon freelancer to work for your Amazon store is ideal in today’s online culture to help your business thrive.
“FreeeUp has been growing rapidly since its founding in 2015,” says FreeeUp CMO Connor Gillivan. “In its first 3 years, FreeeUp has signed up over 10,000 clients, has received over 100,000 freelance applicants, and seen a 5-fold increase in revenue in 2017 over 2016.”
With freelance Amazon experts at your fingertips, outsourcing to help boost the professionalism of your online business makes a lot of sense. One person cannot do it all, and when you free up your time to work on the core goals of your company, success will be imminent.
Connor Gillivan is the CMO and co-owner of FreeeUp.com, a rapidly growing freelance marketplace making hiring online simpler.
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. He currently lives in Denver, CO.