Success Stories

We love hearing stories about how our students are launching and growing their own successful virtual assistance and freelance writing businesses. Have a story you'd like to share? Send us an email and we'll be in touch!

Student Income Report Series: Meet Beginner VA Trisha Huber

We’re starting off a brand new series here at Horkey HandBook! We’ll be following along with three super-motivated VAs in different stages of their businesses – beginner, intermediate and advanced – who are willing to share their journeys and income with us. Why share their income you ask? Great question!

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Student Success Story: Erika Schanzenbach

Name: Erika Schanzenbach Short bio: Graphic designer turned small-business sidekick. Location: Abingdon, Virginia, USA Website: gobizgo.pro Date hired by first client: March 2018, three weeks after starting the course. Return on investment: 48 days after enrolling in Gina’s course! Average hours worked per week: 30(ish) Average monthly income: $2000- $3000

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Student Success Story: Sierra Schmidt

Name: Sierra Schmidt Short bio: Stay-at-home mom (to three kiddos) turned Pinterest virtual assistant Location: California (USA) Website: SierraVirtualSolutions.com Date hired by first client: October 1st, 2018 Return on course investment: October 3rd, 2018 Average hours worked per week: 12 Average monthly income: $1400 Services offered: Pinterest management, email management,

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Student Success Story: Patti Haus

Name: Patti Haus Short bio: Conversion copywriter who helps businesses and solopreneurs sell more with kick-ass messaging Location: Saskatchewan (Canada) Website: www.pattihaus.com Date hired by first client: November 2016 Return on course investment: Within the first month Average hours worked per week: 50-60 Average monthly income: I prefer not to

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Student Success Story: Kathi Shepard

Name: Kathi Shepard Short bio: Retired RN, Retired Administrative Assistant, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, now SAHM and homeschooler to a 13-year old son. Location: Conroe, Texas (USA) Website: nswvirtualassist.com Date hired by the first client: January 10, 2018 Return on investment: May 2018 Average hours worked per week: 16 Average monthly

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Student Success Story - Ariel Stephens - Lifestyle Writer

Student Success Story: Ariel Stephens

We’re back with another post in the Student Success Stories series. Why are we interviewing these freelancers? Glad you asked! It’s because we want to feature people who took Gina’s 30 Days or Less courses and actually got serious about working on their online business. Every story in the series

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Sarah Bowman Colorado Virtual Assistant

Student Success Story: Sarah Bowman

Name: Sarah Bowman Short bio: SAH Wife and mom of one (plus a dingo) turned kickass virtual assistant Location: Pueblo West, Colorado (USA) Website: www.Sarahbowmanva.com Date hired by first client: 3/7/18 Return on course investment:3/7/18 Average hours worked per week: 20-25 Average monthly income: $1200 Services offered: Social media management,

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Student Success Story: Carrie Serres

We’re back with another post in the Student Success Stories series. Why are we doing this? Glad you asked! It’s because we want to feature people who took Gina’s 30 Days or Less courses and actually got serious about working on their freelance career. Every story in the series is

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