249. WAHM Success Story: How Kelsie Trujillo went from almost giving up to landing four retainer clients

Episode 249: WAHM Success Story: How Kelsie Trujillo went from almost giving up to landing four retainer clients


We are doing back to back success story episodes this month in honor of our spring sale that is live TODAY! (Check out www.micalaquinn.com/academy for all of the details!) On today’s episode, I am chatting with Kelsie Trujillo. Kelsie is a busy WAHM as a mom of 3 boys 3 and under!

She shares more about how she lost her full-time job 2 months after signing up for the Live Free Academy and how she was booking discovery calls and kept getting “no’s”. She shares how she was so close to giving up and then ended up landing four retainer clients within a few months! Kelsie signed up for the program 6 months ago and is able to live her life as a WAHM. I hope Kelsie’s story is inspiring to you if you are on the fence about freelancing. I would love to hear your thoughts over on Instagram! @micala.quinn

Reminder: I am hosting an open house on TODAY, Monday, April 17 at 12 pm CST and another at 8 pm CST. In this open house, we will have a few current and former Live Free Academy alum to speak on a panel to answer questions and I will be there too! This is going to be a great opportunity for me to share more about the Live Free Academy with you and learn more about how I can help you reach your goals PLUS an opportunity for you to ask questions and hear from previous students. Reserve your spot here: wwww.micalaquinn.com/live


In this episode, we cover:

  • How this WAHM almost wanted to give up but then landed FOUR retainer clients
  • How Kelsie works from home as a mama to 3 boys 3 and under
  • More about the Spring Sale on The Live Free Academy

Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

  • Sign up for one of the two open houses I will be hosting here: www.micalaquinn.com/live
  • Head over to www.micalaquinn.com/shop to check out the new template shop!
  • Check out last week’s episode here!
  • Check out the new resources added to the website to help you kickstart your freelance journey! Check those out at: www.micalaquinn.com/resources
  • Connect with me on Instagram! @micala.quinn

  • New to the idea of freelancing? Learn more HERE.

  • Loving the show? It would be so helpful if you could write a review HERE! Thank you!
  • Enroll in the Live Free Academy HERE!

More about the Live Free Podcast with Micala Quinn:

How do I get started? What if I fail? Who will hire me? Is it really possible to create a consistent, full-time income from home?

Welcome to the Live Free Podcast with Micala Quinn where we will be answering these questions PLUS many more! Whether you’re just starting your freelance business (heck even if you don’t know what freelancing is yet) or you’re looking to scale, this podcast will give you tangible business advice along with inspiring interviews to help you create a life and career that works for YOU and YOUR family.

Your host, Micala Quinn, started out teaching high-school English, but when her first child was born, she immediately began searching for something more. She wanted a way to stay-at-home with her daughter (and future babies), but still needed to bring in a full-time income to help support her family. Micala started freelancing, quickly replaced her full-time income, and now helps other moms (like you) get started and grow their freelance business from scratch to 5K and beyond! She believes that being a working mom or a stay-at-home mom no longer needs to be a black and white decision. You CAN have both. On your terms!

Our motto is Mom Strong, Work Smart, and Live Free. Are you in? We’d love for you to join us each Monday, as well as in our Live Free Podcast Facebook community!

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