I’ve been on Fiverr for almost 2 years now. I successfully made it to Level 2 just a few months after starting and have maintained a 99% positive rating ever since. I would like this to be a full time job. However, I unfortunately chose a crappy username upon signing up. I offer video editing services and the name “hanashivoice” doesn’t reflect this at all. I want a new name that is actually related to my services. (Plus, people keep calling me “Hana”. It’s annoying.)
Since Fiverr doesn’t allow the changing of usernames, I would be forced to start from scratch; all of my positive ratings would be gone and I’d have to work my way up again. I’m up for the task, but I get the feeling that I somehow just got lucky with reaching Level 2 relatively quickly. It makes me a bit nervous. On the other hand, if I promote myself enough I shouldn’t have any issues. I would simply need to let my regular buyers know what my new username will be so they can find me.
What do you guys think? Should I start over with a new username or should I not risk losing everything and never getting it back?
Thanks for reading!