Posted a gig request - getting lots of replies, but 100% irrelevant


#1

I posted a gig request stating I’m English, learning Swedish, and would like someone to have Swedish conversations with over Skype. All of the offers I’ve had have been for translating text to Russian or other unrelated language.

I’ve checked the wording, and it’s perfectly clear. Do people just randomly offer services you don’t want?

I can’t see gig requests myself (there doesn’t seem to be any way??), so maybe Fiverr incorrectly forwards requests to inappropriate people. Is this how it works?

Thanks

Steve


#2

i can find someone , message me when you don’t get him here .


#3

Some sellers will respond to as many requests as they can, whether they can do it or not.



Also, the request system is flawed. Sellers often can’t choose to respond with the most appropriate gig (the one offering what you need), so they respond with the gig the system allows them to use as the answer, and hope that you will look at their profile and realize that they also offer what you’re looking for.


#4

Thanks for the info catwriter, maybe that’s what’s happening in my case. Do you know if you have to be a seller in order to see gig requests? Maybe that’s why I can’t see others.


#5

As a seller, I click on My Sales in the drop-down menu under my username (hover with your mouse over your username), and one of the categories I see is Buyer Requests. I don’t know what you see.