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A Fulltime Mom's Journey to Becoming A Freelance Email Marketer - JasSuccess Interview 06/29/2022

June 29, 2022
by Jason Dulay 
Jason is the founder and CEO of Work from Home Roadmap and VA Bootcamp. Aside from teaching Filipinos how to succeed working from home, he likes traveling, playing board games, and drinking coffee.
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A CPA by profession.

She worked in an auditing firm.

Volunteered in NGOs.

Worked in an LGU.

Before resigning to stay at home as a full-time mom.

Meet Fivemay.

After learning from her mentor, Bro. Bo Sanchez, about opportunities to earn from home, she decided to pursue the freelancing path.

Despite the lack of support from her husband.

Despite her self doubts and fears.

Fast forward to today….

She’s now making P30,000 for 2-3 hours of work per day.

On top of that, she’s now doing things she loves kahit nasa bahay lang.

“At palagi kong kasama mga anak ko. I witness and experience their growth, their person, their life.”

This for me is PRICELESS.

Introduction

CPA worked in an Auditing Firm in Makati, Volunteered in an Organization, after 3 years she went back to corporate and worked in an LGU.


From FB Ads, she discovered her passion for writing and studied E-mail Copywriting. She started a collaboration with a client, now she’s near to having an agency.

Notable Quotes

  • Inspire and empower other people para mag-take action sa buhay nila. Kasi hindi palaging perfect at never talagang magiging perfect.
  • You should not wait for things to become perfect before mag-start sa kung ano man ang gusto mong gawin sa buhay.
  • Don’t over think, hindi naman ako perfect mom, hindi naman ako perfect parent bakit ko gagawin to pero naisip ko kasi I still have that message to share at hindi ko na hihintayin na umayos lahat bago ko sya i-share kasi baka maging too late na, baka may nangangailangan makarinig ng message na ito. Kaya don’t wait for things to be perfect before you take action, gawin mo na! 
  • Start slowly take one step at a time and tapos kasi the best na teacher talaga is iyong experience, do it kahit magkamali okay lang yan.

 

  • Best learning experience is ginagawa mo sya in actual. Kung hindi kapa nagkaka-client offer your service for free kahit two weeks lang. Sabihin mo, you can use my time I will learn pero turuan mo ako libre lang to tutulungan kita kung anong kailangan mong tulong pero gusto ko rin matuto, para magkatraction at makapagsimula ka talaga. From there, makikita mo madali lang pala to, kaya mo naman pala, bakit hinantay ko pa, bakit hindi ko pa ginawa to and then you will build the relationship with that client, magkaka-trust na sya s’yo.


Journey to Freelancing

  • 20 years ago she passed the board exam and became a Certified Public Accountant.
  • She worked in an auditing firm in Makati but after a year of hustling in the corporate world, she felt incomplete and unhappy. 
  • She thought that working with her ultimate dream job was glamorous but then realized that she was reaching the ladder of success feeling lonely because she was working away from her family in Mindanao.

  • She asked herself then explore to find meaning and purpose. She volunteered in an organization and was assigned to Davao ARMM area to serve the Muslim community.
  • After 3 years of volunteer work, she got a job at an LGU. At first, she didn’t like working in the government because of the negative impression since her volunteer work was connected to the LGU she accepted the opportunity.
  • It was a stressful experience for her working in the government, but the good thing was she met the love of her life and built a family. 
  • She decided to find a better option to be with her loved ones then her spiritual/financial mentor introduced the opportunity to work from home and followed mentors online including Boss Jason Dulay.
  • 2014 she decided to work as a part-time VA, but she got promoted to a premium pay position so her freelancing journey was stopped. 
  • 2015 - 2019 she strongly pushed her work-from-home journey and prioritized her family. However, she wasn’t able to focus because she didn’t find her winning product and got pregnant.
  • 2020 she took freelancing seriously with the help of mentors/coaches she found in the community. She worked with FB Ads and then discovered her interest in writing and studied email copywriting. 
  • She truly believed in herself, and as a result, her clients trust her as well.
  • Now she’s working in the comfort of her home, she can be with her family 24/7, and she’s present in every milestone.  Her children know in their hearts that anytime they need a mom, she’s now always there.


 

Question and Answer


May I please know what skills or competencies one needs to develop to be an email marketer?

Pinaka una talaga iyong basic na how to write emails, kaylangan matutunan ang email copywriting, email marketing platform na ginagamit ng client, like for me, yung niche ko kasi is e-commerce, so pinaka best na platform kasi for e-commerce na ginagamit for email marketing automation is klaviyo, iyon din yong inaaral ko, kung paano mag work around doon, mga segmentation at mga automation, paano mo i-schedule yung email na mag-send automatic, mga basic na pwedeng aralin sa email marketing. Actually marami nyan sa youtube, pero meron talagang special courses na ino-offer, if you want to learn more about that. 

Ano ba talaga ang problema, saan mas nacha-challenge, at nag struggle yong client. Doon ba sa pagsusulat ng content or doon ba sa pag se-setup ng mga technical stuff?  Alamin mo at doon mo makikilala rin yong client, iyon ang aralin mo at iyon ang gawin mo.

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by Jason Dulay 
Jason is the founder and CEO of Work from Home Roadmap and VA Bootcamp. Aside from teaching Filipinos how to succeed working from home, he likes traveling, playing board games, and drinking coffee.

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67 comments on “A Fulltime Mom's Journey to Becoming A Freelance Email Marketer - JasSuccess Interview 06/29/2022”

  1. Fivemay is giving away a , a PDF copy of Email Marketing.
    Just share this interview on your FB Wall, and comment “SHARED” to receive her FREE Gift.

  2. Haha. Same with me. I do not like being an accountant for the same reasons. I did not work In a government institution because mostly it will involve corruption. But, sa private naman you are instructed to make “daya” with the books. It was fortunate that my last employer was an American firm, where I worked for 16 yrs, was very honest with their tax responsibilities.

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