If you are looking for a marketplace to start freelance work by selling your services, I think Fiverr is a great platform you can deliberate to work on. If you haven’t known about them yet or not sure how they work, in this article I will share with you what I know about them and ways you can make money with them.
What is Fiverr?
Fiverr is the world’s largest digital marketplace for freelance services. They offer the platform with essential features so that sellers can show their services (gigs) and approach buyers who are interested in their services. Fiverr also plays an important role to ensure both sellers and buyers get good final results.
Buyers who purchase your Gig pay Fiverr in advance. When your order is successfully delivered and completed, you will receive 80% of the total order value. It means Fiverr gets 20% of each transaction. For example, if you price your service at $10, you will receive $8 for a completed order.
What are Fiverr gigs?
Gig is a term for services offered by sellers on Fiverr. Sellers can choose the initial price for their gigs, usually, the range of cost is from $5 to $10,000. Besides, sellers can increase their income on Fiverr by offering your customers extra services during the order process. You have to really understand what your buyers demand and offer the service to help them achieve their goals, and using effective communication throughout to ensure that you are constantly aligned.
Below, it is their categories and each category contains over 30 niches. Graphics & Design has the highest number of offers that means its competitive rate is pretty high.
- Graphics & Design
- Music & Audio
- Programming & Tech
- Digital Marketing
- Writing & Translation
- Video & Animation
Is Fiverr legit?
I’m sure with you Fiverr is a legit website for both buyers and sellers. You always get support from customer service for any issues and get a response within 24 hours by sending an email or submitting a ticket.
Besides, if you don’t get the order on time, you can choose to get a refund or extend the delivery time. The buyers can check the order and report if it has any mistakes to get the refund as well.
Before making a purchase, the buyers can view ratings and read real reviews about the service from other users. This is a good way for you to choose quality freelancer sellers.
All sellers have to pass the testing procedure of Fiverr before they can sell their services on Fiverr.
How to sign up?
The signup process on Fiverr is quite straightforward. You can use your email, Google, and Facebook account to create a buyer account . In order to become a seller, you need to set up your current account with a few more steps.
You will need to click on your profile picture and choose “My Settings“. On that page, click on “Dashboard” and then click on “Start Selling“. You’ll find the button beside your profile picture or on the top right corner of the page.
On the new page that opens you need to click on become a seller again. This will start the onboarding process, in which you can see three videos with very useful information on how to use Fiverr as a Seller. Once you’re done reviewing the videos you should be taken to create your Seller public profile. The fields with an asterisk are mandatory, and remember, the more accurate and detailed information you add, the better your Seller profile will be.
At the end of the onboarding process, you will need to phone verify your account and then you’ll be asked to create your first Gig to offer your services as a Seller on Fiverr.
What to sell on Fiverr?
Fiverr they allows creators to make money from any service, as long as it is legit and complies with their term, expect:
- Adult Services & Pornography
- Inappropriate Behavior & Language
- Phishing and Spam
- Use other people’s private and confidential information.
- Fraud / Unlawful Use – You may not use Fiverr for any unlawful purposes or to conduct illegal activities.
This is a program for current users both buyers and sellers in Fiverr. When they refer Fiverr to their friends, then they will be able to get rewarded with 20% of their friend’s first order amount, as Fiverr credit to use for future purchases.
For bloggers, youtuber, website owners who want to earn money with Fiverr, you can sign up free for an affiliate program. With this program, affiliates can promote services on Fiverr through a shareable link that can be placed on your site and earn a commission when your visitors make a purchase by clicking on this affiliate link. As an affiliate, you will receive branded materials like banners and deep links, as well as dedicated affiliate support to help support your promotional efforts.
They offer different commissions ($15-$150) depending on what category your buyer purchases from. You will qualify for CPA commissions once your buyer purchases on Fiverr for the first time. We call it FTB (First-time buyer)
|$50||Industrial & Product Design, Data Science, Mobile Apps, E-Commerce Development|
|$40||Website Builders & CMS, Lyric & Music Videos, Web Programming, Data Processing, Architecture & Interior Design, Game Development, Web & Mobile Design|
|$30||Logo Maker, SEO, T-Shirts & Merchandise, Research & Summaries, Business Consulting, Proofreading & Editing, Financial Consulting, Producers & Composers|
|$25||Illustration, Gaming, Articles & Blog Posts, Video Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Resume Writing, Voice Over, Short Video Ads|
All Other Categories
You will be paid once your balance account gets $100. Payment is made on a net 30 basis, which starts at the beginning of the following month. If your account is not under this amount, your payment will be paid next period.