Everything You Need To Know About Fiverr (Part 1)
I made an account on one of the top freelancing websites, Fiverr, couple of years ago. However, after that, I didn’t stopped using it. The account was open for a while but unused and untouched. Few years later, when I needed ‘the money‘, I decided to give Fiverr a shot. Luckily, I remembered my account details so I just logged in and there it was:
A platform with a great and very useful interface designed specifically and truly for freelancers.
As I got started, I noticed some very positive things about Fiverr.
First, it is a great platform that can help you earn a steady source of income. Additionally, you can get started on it for free and without any charge. All you need to do is a simple registration. After that, you will be good to go. Then, after you verify your account via email verification, the next step is create ‘gigs’.
What are Gigs on Fiverr.com?
As you register on Fiverr as a SELLER, you have to advertise your services through what you call ‘gigs’ on the platform. Initially, you have a set number of gigs you can display. You can set up to 7 gigs in the start. However, as your status changes from beginner to Level 1 seller, you get to upload more gigs (say 15 at a time or some more).
However, the downside of Fiverr is that even after you post the gigs online, there is absolutely no confirmation that you will start getting orders. In fact, some users have reported to not get orders for months after registration. Some people have given up on it altogether.
The thing to note here is that on Fiverr, it is also a lot about LUCK.
If you get your first order, chances are your pace is going to improve overtime. Consistently and steadily but slowly and in some cases, very slowly.
The key point to remember here is:
ALWAYS ASK YOUR BUYER TO LEAVE A POSITIVE FEEDBACK ON YOUR GIG.
To a large extent, getting orders on Fiverr.com is more about the reviews and rankings on your profile than pictures and thumbnails.
Honestly, some Fiverr guides propose uploading proper CV type pictures on your profile. I don’t think that WILL NOT get you more orders. BUT. It is also likely that the proper profile picture doesn’t get you any orders.
I’ve seen people with simple pictures and name logos with 3000+ reviews. That means their gig has been ordered 3000+ times. Moreover, that only shows how much money you can make through and on Fiverr.
This is part 1 of “Everything You Need To Know About Fiverr“. Stay tuned for more updates.
In Part 2: We will cover:-
- Fiverr gigs
- Fiverr tips
- Key points to remember
and much, much more.
Stay tuned and share, please! 😉