I am new to Fiverr and so far have not been able to purchase a Gig. PayPal is simply too difficult for many people to use. I am a US citizen, but I am living outside of the US and have no US phone number. When PayPal requires that I enter a US phone number to receive an SMS, it is impossible for me to proceed.
Please provide some type of credit card or bank transfer payment system. Heck, I would pay $6 instead of $5 just to avoid PayPal. You are losing a LOT of customers by relying solely on PayPal.
UPDATE: OK, I noticed there was another PayPal method that let me pay via credit card without needing to provide a phone number. I’m not a fan of the $1 surcharge, though.