I’m a university student and an avid writer. I wanted to make some quick cash so I joined Fiverr and my first gig was an essay proofreading service aimed for research papers and the like, where I said I would correct grammar, sentence structure, and assess their use of research.
My Fiverr account was just banned for violating terms of service. They said I that my gig was aimed at helping people plaguarise material for their classes in school.
There are many, many proofreading services on Fiverr! I don’t know why mine should have been singled out of these. It must have been that I mentioned school in the About Me FAQ section, explaining how I wasn’t exactly a professional writer, but just a hobbyist in university. I also, as an optional requirement, said they could submit assignment papers for school essays so that I could better understand their purpose in writing and the points they where trying to make. I think this is a big misunderstanding, as those might have been keywords to tick off Fiverr’s terms and conditions. I really want my account back because this seems like an amazing opportunity for me!! I tried making a new one but it looks like my email has been banned to. I’m very disappointed and expected much better out of Fiverr.
Is there anything that I can do to get back online?