192. WAHM Success Story: How Stacy Hanson went from SAHM to a Virtual Assistant

192: WAHM Success Story: How Stacy Hanson went from SAHM to a Virtual Assistant


EPISODE 192 SHOW NOTES: Setting Your Freelance Business Up for Success


Is this real? Is this legit? These are the questions that Stacy was asking about Overwhelmed to Overbooked just less than a year ago. She ended up diving into Overwhelmed to Overbooked and went from SAHM to a Virtual Assistant. She was a former dental hygienist who left work to be a SAHM but wanted something more. She chats with us about her journey through OTO, how she pushed through even when hearing “no’s” and then how she landed 3 clients shortly after. 

Stacy shares with us how to gain experience when preparing for a discovery call, how she landed her clients, the things that contributed to her success, and what her days now look like as a successful WAHM.

We chat about how your skills can translate to the freelancing world whether you are a SAHM, dental hygienist, nurse, or teacher. We all have the skills to do this!

Since this recording, Stacy has pivoted into podcast management as she was thinking about.

Want to hear more Success Stories from my program, Overwhelmed to Overbooked? Just click here!

Thanks for spending time with us today! Let Stacy and I know what you thought about this episode over on Instagram @Micala.Quinn and @stacyhansonllc. Chat with you there!

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In this episode, we cover:

  • Stacy’s journey to landing her clients
  • How she pushed through even when hearing “no”
  • Gaining experience in programs when preparing for discovery calls
  • How your skills (no matter what you do) can be used in freelancing

Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

  • Connect with Stacy on Instagram.
  • Check out the Freelancing Starter Kit!
  • Want to hear more? Listen to another WAHM success story HERE.
  • New to the idea of freelancing? Learn more HERE
  • Want to hear more Success Stories from my program, Overwhelmed to Overbooked? Just click here!
  • Loving the show? It would be so helpful if you could write a review HERE. Thank you!

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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