Successful Freelancer & Entrepreneur Went ‘All In’ on Her Business Generating More Than $200K in Revenue in the Second Year
A successful freelancer decided to forge her own path by focusing on her business rather than working for someone else, and it’s paying off.
Hannah Logsdon needed to make a change in her life, as her full-time job was not giving her fulfillment, and she was unhappy there, describing it as a “crossroads” in her career in real estate acquisition.
She was missing an important work/life balance and her efforts were not being recognized by her manager, then there was a family tragedy that brought to light the imbalance in her life.
Fiverr found in a study that “71% of U.S. workers are planning to freelance in 2023” due to economic times, with 73.3 million freelancers in the U.S. with web design as the most “in-demand” freelance skill.
Freelancing Gave Hannah the Flexibility She Needed
Hannah discovered the flexibility of freelancing first as a virtual assistant and appointment setter on Upwork and Fiverr freelance websites. She also incorporated skills that she had learned at her real-estate acquisition job.
While freelancing for Upwork and Fiverr, Hannah discovered both personal fulfillment and financial growth in a relatively short period of time. This sparked a flame inside to focus on freelancing full-time.
Hannah quit her full-time job in real-estate acquisitions in late 2020, and shares that “within four months, I was earning enough to cover most of my bills and felt comfortable freelancing full-time.
While she faced many challenges — like securing a consistent and steady stream of clients — she never gave up. She sold herself as an expert in three areas: client acquisition, sales optimization, and virtual assistance.
After about four months, she hired seven employees to take on the administrative tasks and…