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Teen Freelancer: How He Found Clients Without Going to College – Interview with Erik Ocaya

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In the corporate world, every applicant needs to have some college degree or diploma to present to a potential employer.

But in the freelancing world, these college degrees and diplomas are not even required for you to get the job.

And this got Erik decided to skip college and head straight to freelancing!

He believed that it's a greater opportunity to learn, get experience, and earn money all at the same time!

In this interview, you’ll learn the following:

✅ Why He Chose to Freelance Instead of Going to College

✅ How He Got Work Experience by Learning While Earning

✅ How He Was Able To Rise Up Despite The Challenges of Freelancing at a Young Age

And a whole lot more…

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125 thoughts on “Teen Freelancer: How He Found Clients Without Going to College – Interview with Erik Ocaya

  1. Gusto ko po xa mAtutunan

  2. Free po ba tlaga xa or may babayaran padin po

  3. Ano PO ba mismo Yung va thanks

  4. Team replay nanaman…hahaha

  5. How to be your member po

  6. ano po ba mga short courses or training na offers ng VA bootcamp?

  7. Patrick Ace Arciosa check this out kuya..

  8. Hello i’m so exited

  9. Hello from Quezon City .. 👋👋👋

  10. hope po I can earn in the future like you 🙂

  11. Cauayan isabela po. Your voice is so soft😍 i’m excited to hear from you.

  12. Super daming lesson from Sir Eric.kahit sobrang pagud sa work at late na din
    Natapos ko din 1:40am na.good morning….good night po.salamat.excited na sa next story

  13. Ngayon lng ngkatime manood at tapusin.watching fromm uae

  14. Pwede ba to sa may current job?

  15. Manang mana sa ate Holly, ang ganda ng mindset! Bait na bata. Bibihirang kabataan sa ngayon ang may ganitong pag-iisip

  16. shared kahit late n ako nakapanood

  17. Okay dn b khit part time lng ang pag VA?

  18. hello.. Mhai tanguamos from Jimenez, Misamis Occidental, Philippines

  19. Hello interested to learn here….

  20. Hello from Butuan City….

  21. i want vertual assistant

  22. Base on my experience, I can really say na edge mo pag nag enroll ka sa Va Bootcamp. Proud Va Bootcamp graduate and already had a client. Worth it lhat ng matutunan mo at bonus pa ang mga generous coaches na handang tumulong pano ka magka client.

    1. Ilang months mo po natapos?

  23. Hello am teresita de Jesus watchin

  24. Sobrang inspiring ganyan din age ko nung nagstart ako magwork. Mabuhay ang mindset na gustong kumita agad.🙂

  25. hello from mandaue cebu po

  26. ok lng mag bisaya ka Erik Ocaya kaya masabtan nko. daghan na ta mga bisdak 😂. Taga Davao ako pero dto na ako sa Pangasinan (nagkwento pa tlaga ako). hehe😂🤣

  27. Wow..gud evening every one from mindanao @Gatas,Kalawit Zamboanga Del Norte🤗

  28. Hi Ms. Ana and Sir Erik! Nood ulit ako khit mag-ending na ang live knina. Ulitin ko panoorin from the start. This is it pancit!😍

  29. Late na po nakanpag start

  30. Hi there… Watching from Pasig

  31. Hello po mam.super excited

  32. Cardona, Rizal ❤ Loud and Clear 😀

  33. Thanks Ms Anna D. Soriano at Erik Ocaya for noticing me hahah

  34. Learning is a Continues process 🧡🧡🧡

  35. hahaha sa wakas na noticed ahaha last part haha

  36. Interested to join us sa VA Bootcamp and be mentored by Coach Jason Dulay together with the other resident coaches?

    Kagaya ng ginawa ni Erik Ocaya, enroll na kayo sa VA Bootcamp to kickstart your freelancing journey.

    Sign up here:
    https://vabootcamp.ph/

  37. Thank you very much

  38. Thanks F. daghan dyud mi nakat unan

  39. Wlee done Sir Erik O.

  40. Thank you so much po sa lahat ng viewers 🙂 Hopefully meron kayong natutunan sa aking interview. <3

  41. lahat yan papanoorin namin lalo na kapag may certificate hahahahaha

    1. Erik Francis po 🙂

    2. Bka Frederick xa hehehe wild guess

  42. Thank u for sharing 😍

  43. Excited n kmi s sunod meet up Erik Ocaya 😊😊😊😊 from Talisay here.

    1. Lage, naa nbay sched? 😊😊😊😊😊

    2. Kita kita nya ta puhon miss <3

  44. Sana may group din ng freelancers dito davao na free to meet up! Haha ☺️

    1. alam ko mayroon davao group klan lang nagkaroon sila ng meet-up jan si LJ ang coordinator 🙂

  45. Thank u for all the words of wisdom!!!

    1. Emerson Sandoval Pulvera Soysoy iAnnounce ra puhon brad 🙂

  46. haaay ano bang ginawa ko nung 18 years old ako hahahaha

  47. Well said F . Thanks for the new learnings 😊

  48. part2 po if meron pa sana please

  49. Thank you Erik Ocaya sa pag iinspired ulit skin. Parang pra skin tlga ung mga tip mo 😊😊😊😊

    1. Thank you so much din po <3

  50. Tama avoid negative people! Failure is part of success.Congrats Erik!

  51. Failures are part of success.

  52. We should also pray even though maraming failures na dadating sa buhay. -Erik Ocaya

  53. true…☝️☝️☝️☝️

  54. Thank you F and Ms. Anna Soriano for the new learning..

  55. FAIL – First Attemp in Learning

  56. Just hangout with the positive ones 👏🏻

  57. Always pray to God. – Erik Ocaya

  58. Avoid negative people. – Erik Ocaya

  59. 4 digits! …na-excite ako he-he-he!
    may God bless you more Erik 🙏

  60. Hi Erik!!! Hindi pansin na ikaw ang bunso sa team, ang mature kausap!

  61. how to avail connects aside from buying

  62. Q: aside from Upwork, saang platforms pa nakakakuha ng clients ang isang graphic artist? 🙂

    1. Freelancer/OnlineJobs/Fiverr/LinkedIn etc.

    1. unti-unti mong maiipon ang iyong skills sa pag aaral ng mga free courses gud luck 🙂

    2. For the mean time na nag-iipon ka ng pang-enrol make sure na nasa mind-set mo na patuloy kang mag-aral at iresearch mga free courses marami naman jan medyo matagal lang pero pag may tyaga may nilaga 🙂

    3. Ipon lng po paunti unti gya ng gnwa nmin

  63. sana maging ganyan din kwento nmin ng kapatid q. hoping makapag enroll aq soon aqnd sna maconvince q din bunso nmin he is photographer/photo editor/video editor

  64. How many proposal po ba ung limit per month para maiwasan na ma suspend ung account?

  65. Wow! Ang galing! 5 digits in US $$$$$ and goal reached in 10months .

  66. Pano po kumita ng 4 digits in $$$ ? 😀 Ang galing! Ano po palang specialization mo?

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