On its website, Fiverr proudly boasts that a gig is purchased every four seconds. It is a service largely known for its logo design, with over 50 million transactions sold on its platform to date. There is also major name recognition with clients that include Facebook, Google, Netflix, and PayPal.
Jobs are available for freelancers in several areas like graphic design, digital marketing, writing & translation, music & audio, programming & tech, lifestyle, data, video & animation, and business. Website design, copywriting, SEO, and illustration are all popular services that you will see listed on the platform. However, there are tons of categories to choose from. Clients can use a comprehensive search tool to find the right freelancer for their needs, or you can be proactive and simply add your own products or services for sale. It is free to sign up, and after creating your seller profile, you can begin to create gigs or packages that show off your skills and attract employers.
There are four seller levels for every freelancer using Fiverr:
- New Seller: Inexperienced sellers new to Fiverr begin here.
- Level 1 seller: A seller must successfully complete 10 highly-rated gigs and have an active Fiverr account for a minimum of 60 days.
- Level 2 seller: A seller must successfully complete 50 highly-rated, on-time gigs and have an active Fiverr account for a minimum of 120 days.
- Top-rated seller: A seller must successfully complete 100 highly-rated, on-time gigs for a minimum of $20 000 and have an active Fiverr account for a minimum of 180 days.
Once you post your profile and your jobs or services, you are ready to go. When a client purchases a project, you get a notification to begin work. New to the service is Fiverr business, which is created for teams and allows businesses to work with experienced freelancers. If you're a brand-new freelancer, there is no need to worry, either. Fiverr has excellent resources to help you grow, like the on-demand tutorial Learn from Fiverr. For simpler bookkeeping, it integrates with the AND CO app, which allows for proposals and task management, in addition to invoicing. Fiverr skips the hourly rates, instead opting for flat-rate gigs and projects.
The platform offers the capability for projects that range in price from $5 to $10 000.