So I have been working on Fiverr since November of last year. I got a good start where I offered a lot for 5$ and worked my a$$ off. Then I found a few returning customers and did pretty well for a while and got my level 1 badge.
Last month I took a week off for exams and paused all my gigs. I resumed as soon as I got back and it has set me back so much. I was nowhere to be found in the searches. I contacted customer support for 2 of my gigs and they restored it but they are still on page 10 of the keywords search.
I had one gig on 2 or 3rd page and I changed the information in the gig and now it has disappeared from the searches as well.
I have only gotten 5 star reviews on these gigs, I have never delivered late, my cancellation rate is close to 0. I am confident that I deliver better product than most of the people on page 1. It is because I spend my time now making the quality of it better and learning more about it because I am so hungry to work. I am promoting my gigs regularly and refreshing buyer request page like a maniac.
My question is: Should I continue to work on Fiverr as hard as I am working right now or start an account on say Upwork or other freelancing site. The competition on Fiverr is a lot and I feel like I can offer so much more but I am just wasting my time right now and it frustrates me.