Fiverr is no more a new thing to freelancers. Fiverr has created job opportunities for a lot of Americans and other people all over the world. Some people earn as high as $5,000 monthly on this platform.
I recently met a 22 year old graduate living in a sleepy town in Africa; this young man was earning about $1,500 per month as at December 2017. Hitherto, he was jobless and had to follow his father to his oil palm plantation every day.
I have seen a lot of of people who came from a position of little or no earnings to earning over $1,000 monthly on Fiverr. Yes, there are people who hardly earn anything on Fiverr but if you investigate well, you will see that this set of people do not have the required skills, they are lazy or not doing the right thing.
For those who do not know what Fiverr is, Fiverr is an online marketplace for freelance services. This platform connects sellers and buyers of freelance services like article writing, digital marketing services, designs of images, programming services and animation production etc.
A freelancer with a skill or set of skills can register on Fiverr and start offering his services to buyers for a fee. The minimum fee you can charge on Fiverr for buyers of your services is $5. Fiverr takes a small fraction from the fees you charge your buyers.
With Fiverr, you can live in any country and offer services as a freelancer to a registered buyer on Fiverr living in the United States of America, Russia, China or any country in the world. All you need is a computer and internet connection.
With Fiverr, you just need to add your payment information and you will be created for any work or gig successfully completed. Fiverr is not only for sellers of services alone, if you need to do a work like creation of animation, you can get it done at a cheap rate on Fiverr instead of paying huge sums to animation companies.
How to make money on Fiverr
This is the commonest jobs freelancers do on Fiverr. You get paid on Fiverr by writing articles for people on this platform. You can price your services at a floor rate of $5 per 500 words article. With time, you will get more clients who trust you, then you can increase your rate.
There are article writers charging as high as $200 per article on Fiverr. You should not limt yourself to articles only. You can write dissertation for people, thesis, search engine optimized articles, technical papers, sales copy, newsletters, blog posts, email copies and press releases.
You need to master the act of writing before going on Fiverr, otherwise you will get bad reviews for poor quality work. Bad reviews will negatively affect your ability of getting future jobs. Fiverr buyers look for sellers’ reviews before engaging them.
Article writing section of Fiverr is flooded with so many sellers; however, if you can write well and at a good speed, you will still make good money from this gig.
Companies and individuals need graphic artists for all manners of design work. Since Fiverr allows people to get graphic designs at a cheap rate, so many buyers of this service now flock Fiverr to get good graphic artists.
If you can do graphic designs well, you will make good money on Fiverr, just be ready to work hard and produce excellent designs. At a start, you may not get regular orders for your services but as time goes on, you will get more graphic design gigs.
Why will I pay a website design company N200,000 to help me design a website for my small business when I can get it at a far cheaper rate on Fiverr.
If you know how to design a website using wordpress, you need to go on Fiverr to look for clients.
A young lady I met in India told me she makes up to $5,000 monthly designing websites for people on Fiverr. This lady was earning very little pay from her paid employment until her friend told her to use her wordpress skills to find freelancing jobs on Fiverr. Six months after joining Fiverr, her income increased to $5,000 monthly. This lady is now learning python programming so that she can earn more from this freelancing site.
Social Media Marketing
You can get paid for helping companies and individuals to post comments on their accounts on social media accounts. Surprised? A lot of companies and individuals in different countries of the world want people who can help them post highly interactive and engaging comments on their social media accounts for a fee, you will get this set of people on Fiverr.
All what you need is to get a cheap social media marketing app like Hootsuite to accomplish this task. By doing this work, you may be helping some companies generate huge leads and turnover.
Programming and design of software
If you can use any programming language to solve any real life problem, you can earn good money on Fiverr.
I once read about an Indian programmer making over $10,000 monthly on Fiverr by using his programming skills to do web scraping and big data analysis.
Financial valuation and Modeling
Do you have skills in valuation of company, bonds, equity or any other securities? Can you do financial modeling? If yes, Fiverr is for you. If your current job pays you peanuts, just go to register on Fiverr as a freelancer and start helping people solve their investment and securities’ pricing problems.
I know a young man who lost his job during the collapse of Lehman Brothers; today he makes enough money on Fiverr to make him self employed.
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
If you know how to improve the prominence of a website or web page on search engines like Google, you should try Fiverr. There are a lot of companies and individuals looking for people with this set of skills. Help people to make money through SEO and get paid for your unique services.
You can offer a lot of freelancing services on Fiverr, just look at the skills you have and start making money.