Fiverr is a marketplace where buyer and seller meet and seller sell their skills and buyer pay for what he buy. Fiverr is derived from the word five and in fiverr everything you buy or sell, it is for five dollars. With Fiverr, you can convert your skills and talents into a regular source of income.
Website creation trend is increasing day by day, as a result people outsource their tasks. When you start your online business then mostly you will do most of the tasks yourself because in start you will not spend more on your business as the future is uncertain or you don’t have enough money. With the passage of time you start earning regularly then most of the people outsource their tasks e.g. logo designing, content writing, SEO.
You can do some of the tasks yourself but if you wanted to boost your earning then outsourcing is inevitable and you cannot find better place than fiverr.
What is included in fiverr?
There are many different categories are included in fiverr. You can choose anyone in which you have skills. Following major categories are included in fiverr
- Graphic design
- Online Marketing
- Writing and translation
- Video & Animation
- Music & Audio
- Programming & Tech
Each category is further divided into subcategories e.g. graphic designing has cartoons, logo design, illustration, books covers, banner ads, social media design and many more. You can dig deeper into each category and see what subcategories are there.
Getting Started with Fiverr:
Good part of fiverr is that it offers a free account. You just need your email id or you can use Facebook id to join. First create your profile and your profile should be appealing to others. You can easily view “Top Rated Sellers” profile and don’t copy other people’s profile. Just get an idea about other people’s profile and write about you in your own words. You should describe yourself and how much you passionate about your tasks.
After completing above steps then now you are creating gigs in fiverr. Gig is any service you are offering in fiverr (like, I will write 600 words quality content for you or I will create a logo for you). Here is how you can create gig;
Gig Title: Title should be attractive so that it attracts other people.
Category: Choose category that best fit to your gig. For example your gig is (I will create a logo for you) then choose graphic & design as category and you will see subcategory and then choose logo design.
Cover Photo: Choose cover that best describe your gig. You can create this in Photoshop or there are some sites that are providing free and you can easily download from them.
Description: Write detailed description about your gigs so that buyer easily understand what your gig is all about, if this is your first gig then offer one gig for free.
Tags: Tags are usually two to four words about your gig. You should write three to four tags for each your gig.
Duration: Choose duration in which you can easily complete your task. In start always choose 24 hours.
Instruction for Buyers: What you need from buyers if you have to complete task like buyer email address or other login details.
Finally click save and continue. You will be directed to the next page where you are asked to upload video. Uploading your video is advisable because it will increase your order 220%.
Publish your gig and after publishing do share it on all of your social media profiles, so instantly people can visit it and can buy it.
Levels in Fiverr:
When you started in fiverr you are in basic level. But with the passage of time as you provide your customers great value, on time delivery, high quality service then you will reach a new level status and benefits.
Level 1 Seller
If you complete 10 orders, active in fiverr for 30 days, maintain a minimum 4 star rating, and have a low cancellation rate then you will be awarded level 1 seller. Benefits of level 1 seller:
- 4 gigs extras** ($5, $10, $20, $40)
- Create up to 10 gigs
- Custom offers send by fiverr (upto $1500)
Level 2 Seller
When you have completed 50 successful orders in two consecutive orders, maintain a minimum 4.5 star rating, low cancellation rating then you will be promoted to level 2 seller. Benefits of level 2 seller:
- 5 gigs extras** ($5, $10, $20, $40, $50)
- Create up to 15 gigs
- Custom offers send by fiverr
- Priority support from fiverr
Top Rated Seller
When you have completed more than 100 orders, maintain a minimum 4.7 star rating, low cancellation rating, exceptional customer support, community leadership, volume of sales (not shown by fiverr) then you are then promoted to the “Top Rated Seller*” which is the final level in fiverr. Benefits of level 2 seller:
- 6 gigs extras** ($5, $10, $20, $40, $50, $100)
- Create up to 20 gigs
- Custom offers send by fiverr
- VIP support
*(Top Rated Seller (TRS) is manually selected by the Fiverr Editorial team, based on a number of criteria)
**(Gig Extras means additional services offered on top of the Seller’s Gig for an additional price defined by the Seller)
How to Receive Orders?
Well this is not an easy task and receiving your first order is most difficult. Your first goal is to reach your first order. You should offer something extra in your first order and within 24 hours otherwise it is difficult to receive first order. Your second task is to reach level one seller and if you reach then you will receive orders more regularly. If you become Top Rated Seller then your gigs automatically promoted by fiverr.com on the home page and your bucket will be full of orders and you can easily earn $20 to $50 daily.
Customer satisfaction and timely delivery is very important to get one time customer into repeat customer. Always communicate with the buyers leniently and request buyers to leave reply about your service like “outstanding experience”.
Fiverr accepts Paypal and fiverr revenue card powered by payonner. Fiverr will deduct 20% charges and $4 belongs to you.