Fiverr in a Nutshell & Trustworthiness?
+ The Founders of Fiverr: Micha-Kaufman & Shai-Wininger
+ Launched in February 2010
+ It is a marketplace platform for people to buy and sell varieties of digital services offered by Freelance Contractors / Freelancers
+ Fiverr is safe and legitimate
+ When you pay your money for a digital service, it does not go to the freelancer doing your work straight away
+ Fiverr holds the payment until you are completely satisfied with the job that you book
How does Fiverr works?
+ With services beginning at a cost of $5 per job hence the word Fiverr
+ A Platform to offer services to customers globally
Important Words / Terms Used on Fiverr
+ Gig: A service offered on Fiverr’s website. A Gig can be written as “I will compose an SEO unique article for $5”
+ Seller: A registered user, offering Gigs on Fiverr and known as the Freelancer (people doing the work)
+ Buyer: A registered user, who purchase Gigs on Fiverr and known as the Employer (the person hiring the Freelancer)
+ Order: If a buyer purchases a Gig, it is called an order
+ Post a Request: Where registered buyer submit a request for services (Gigs). For example, a buyer can post a request for wordpress theme installation “Wordpress Related Job”
+ A service being offered on Fiverr is knonw as a Gig
+ Seller (freelancer) will offer a Service while the Buyer (Employer) will make a buy
+ Five dollars is the starting price for offers on Fiverr
+ Before a transaction can happen eg: buy or sell anything you are required to Sign up
+ Signing up on Fiverr is free
+ Once you sign-up, a registration link will be sent to your email and you need to confirm by clicking
+ Can browse the homepage and category pages, or use the search to find a Gig they wish to purchase
+ Buyers can curate the Seller by reading through their service description as well as their work samples
+ Once buyer is ready to make a purchase - proceed to checkout
+ All purchases will be charged a processing fee by Fiverr
+ $1 processing free on purchases up to and including $20
+ 5% processing fee is applicable on purchases above $20
+ Buyers will pay Fiverr in advance for any orders made
+ Sellers will get to keep 80% of each Gig they sell
Points To Note For Sellers
+ Payment of a project will only be released by Fiverr once buyer accepts the end product / completed project. Communication will play a vital role at the start, in between and finalizing a a Gig. For successful completion of a Gig / project delivered to the buyer, the seller will be accredited with a net revenue of $4 from a $ 5 Gig
+ Start with affordable gig pricing first. As you build-up your rating on Fiverr, you can gradually increase your Gig rates. Each Gig is different and pricing varies too. Get inspired by similar Gigs so that you can price your Gig professionally and at the same time make it affordable for the buyer
How much can you earn at Fiverr?
The estimates and figures reported by Fiverr: Source
+ Video marketing, $300-$18,000
+ Website building, $100-$3,000
+ Mobile app development, $300-$3,000
+ Search and display marketing, $100-$2,000
+ Chatbot development, $10-$2,000
+ Graphic design, $100-$3,000
+ 3D and 2D models, $100-$2,000
+ Business copy-writing, $100-$2,000
When do you get paid from Fiverr?
+ Depends on Seller Level
+ Level One or Level Two seller will take 14 days for payments to get cleared
+ Top Rated Sellers takes 7 days to get the payments cleared
Where do you register as a Fiverr Freelancer?
Sign-up as A Freelance Service Provider here:
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