Well after just over 4 years I have decided to move on from Fiverr. It has been fun and it was fun in the beginning. But now it’s just a shadow of it’s former self. Constantly asking professional people who have been doing what they do for many years, to take tests. To learn this, to fill out that. Then on top of that you are punished if you cancel an order, because the buyer has not actually read the description correctly.
Sometimes you have to ask is it worth all the hassle of complying with constant changes, and for me it just isn’t anymore. I genuinely like Fiverr and this is not an angry post after being demoted or anything like that. It’s a decision based on last years sales compared to previous years sales and the constant changes. Giving a percentage to Fiverr has always been fine with me, but now it’s just not worth the hassle and far better to go back to working from my own website. I would rather go hungry than sell my soul for a couple of dollars.
After a weekend of thought decided my gigs probably became a little stale if I am truly honest as well. So I am going Back To the Future to when I started on Fiverr and have made some new gigs. I still have some concerns, but like I said I generally like Fiverr and it’s nice to be around other creatives. Have a great day.