UPDATE: As I near the end of May, I’ve done a tally of $4000+ since March, 2015! See the screenshot below (plus dozens more orders in queue!). I’ve reached level 2 and have over 300 reviews and counting! I want to thank all of my awesome buyers If you’re new here and want to know how to make money, please take the following tips seriously! So many buyers get on here and ask how to make money, these are the answers everyone will give and then some:
- Fiverr is perfect for earning money (there’s no magic button! You have to work for it!)
- Offer excellent customer service and you will get awesome ratings! Communicate with your buyers. Don’t just count the order and leave the buyer in the dark! As soon as you see an order, thank the buyer and tell them you’re starting work. Keep them updated and be quick to answer questions and messages!
- Take advantage of the custom offer feature! I have nearly a 100% conversion when I send offers through messages.
- Meet your deadlines! Super important! If someone has a particularly long document and I don’t think I’ll finish it by the due date, I message them and tell them this. If it’s going to take particularly long (say for a 100k novel where a 7 day turnaround is simply impossible), I ask to cancel the original order and send a custom offer with a longer and more accurate duration. Buyers do not mind waiting longer/paying a little more if it means a job exceptionally well done!
- Don’t spam people by any means, but if you happen to have a slow day, you can take advantage of the Fiverr design, find a gig similar to your own, and look at who reviewed it. Find a reviewer who you are allowed to message and inform them about your service. Offer a discount and free extra to get them interested. This is what I did when I first started with reviews, it worked! I did two for $5 and built up my profile’s reputation before offering editing and writing.
- Finally, have a clear description that tells buyers exactly what they want to know! If you keep experiencing the same questions or realize that a lot of buyers are making the same assumption and thinking you offer something that you don’t, make that clear in your description! If you’re not a native English speaker, have someone look over your description to edit it. But, do not mislead people into thinking that you’re something you’re not! Having a clear description will simply mean buyers will be able to understand what you offer, it doesn’t mean you should lie about what languages you speak or where you’re from. Many successful sellers have English as a second language! Fiverr is a global platform, just make sure your description is readable in the site’s main language
ORIGINAL (AS OF APRIL):
I joined Fiverr last month (beginning of March) and have so far made over $2000 (screenshots below)! I do editing and writing services, I love my job so I love offering bargain deals My gigs are affordable but I always offer high-quality work (not pitching people, but I know some are surprised at how many words I offer so I wanted to state why!).
I love Fiverr! I shared this so people know you CAN make money here (maybe even enough to quit your job, but realize it can change in an instant!). I’ve had a steady flow of orders since the beginning, but I know that a lot of sellers hit random periods of no orders. Fiverr is my full-time job, but it’s not my only income source. Don’t quit your job and think you can make millions, but you can succeed if you have the right mindset! It’s a great way to make pocket change