How to make regular income offering hot services on fiverr

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For a long time now, I have been trying to discuss this topic.

A lot have happened since then.

But today, is the privilege to share all the knowledge I have with you.

What is fiverr?

Some of you already know what fiverr is and even how it works.

On the other hand, some might be hearing it fiverr for the first time.

If you’re one, I strongly want you to read the article from start to finish as I share with you the things you’ll need to do on fiverr and smile to the bank.

So what’s fiverr? Fiverr is a freelance website where people hire others to work for them. This could be web design, article writing, white board animation, voice overs etc.

On fiverr they call a service gig and can begin from $5 a gig. There is an option of creating a gig at more than $5. But that will depend on the size and nature of work that need to be done.

But in this article, we’ll be focusing on digital marketing niche. Even though the same technique can be applied to other gigs.

What’s services can you market? This is the type of marketing that takes place online. You can call it graphic design, animation etc.

With more businesses joining the online market, many don’t have the idea of how the online marketing, creating certain things that their business need and makes it really works. Because of that, they often look for freelancers to help them announce their presence to build more customers.

You can be one of such people who can offer such services and begin to earn some recurring income.

Why fiverr?

You may ask why fiverr and not other freelance website? Well here are some reasons I think fiverr is the best.

  • Fiverr is easy to start. No need of capital or office space to start using it.
  • You don’t need to pay to sign up or be paying a recurrent subscription.
  • The platform is user friendly. You don’t need more than 24 hours to understand how the platform works.
  • You can rely on fiverr as a major source of income.

This are all good things about fiverr, but that’s not to tell you that there is some disadvantage of using the platform.

  • They can ban you without warning you. There is no second chance if you violent any of their terms and condition. So you have to really follow there terms if you want to keep using the platform.
  • They take 20% cut off every order.

Services that can be offered on fiverr

There are several services that you can offer on fiverr.com. all you need to do is to find one or two that you know you can do and begin to offer the service.

Some services are worth doing because it’s among the most outsourced services on a daily basis.

In fact, that’s why we’ve taken our time to present you with the best services that never runs out of customers. Below are some of the gigs you can do on fiverr.

  • Graphic design

Business cards, brochures, logo design, flyers, image improvement are some of the services you can offer under graphic design. When creating your gig, you can create one specific for a service.

For instance I can create gig pages for logo design, brochure, flyers etc.

  • Freelance writing

Freelance writing will never die due to the demand for fresh content. Writing is one of the lucrative gig you can offer on fiverr. The cost can start from $10 and above.

When you have a good writing skills, and how to find keywords, then you’re good to go.

  • WordPress/website correction or issues

When my website develop a problem, I tried fixing it myself, but couldn’t do it. Thanks to fiverr because I was able to negotiate it with the developer who corrected the error on my website.

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So if you’re good in fixing a WordPress or website error, you can create this gig and begin to smile to the bank.

  • Voice overs

Today is the era of videos and documentaries. Many sort to use voice overs to get the voice that’s good. If you have a great voice, you’ll need to start lending your voice.

  • Animation

There are several types of animation one can offer on fiverr. This can be white board animation, video effect animation etc. whichever one that you can offer, you’ll be sure to get the clients.

  • Digital marketing

Social media is a great way for business to find more clients. many who’ll use this service don’t know how and then result in outsourcing. The digital marketing is not slowing down.

  • Video editing

Provide services where you can edit or create video intros for your clients.

Well this are not the entire services you can use via fiverr.com. but this are the best one you can do among.

How to start using fiverr

  1. Create an account

it all starts with the creation of an account with fiverr. The account creation is simple and straight forward. You’ll need to head over to your email to confirm your registration.

The process of account creation should not take you more than five minutes.

  1. Create a profile

The fact that you can offer this service will not be enough. Since you’re new to the platform, no one can really tell whether you’re good at the service (s) you’re rendering.

In such an instance, your profile will always come to the rescue. Your profile can make or break your business on fiverr.

That’s why you’ll need to create a befitting profile in your new fiverr account. That your time to create an eye catching profile in other to sell yourself.

In your profile, try and include your work experience and a proof of your work. Do that for each gig you create in fiverr.

  1. Create gigs

This is the essence of what we’re joining fiverr to share our expertise. You begin to create gigs. With a single fiverr account, you can create several gigs.

All you nedd to do is to create a gig that can deliver it in time and meets the customer expectation.

In your gig, you’ll need to include the following:

  • Your banner image: this image should probably be one of your work. And should be related to the gig you’re creating.
  • Include some samples of your work. This is a great selling point.
  • Write brief of what the gig is all about. State your price, the delivery time and the incentive you have for clients.

But because we’re discussing about digital marketing, you’ll need to have a followership to even offer such services.

  1. Market your gig

At this stage, your gig should have been ready. But no one will know or even when they do, they’ll be few. In other to increase the chances of people finding your gig, you’ll need to market your gig.

Since you’re offering a digital marketing service (s), that should not be an issue on your part.

However, here are some of the ways you’ll need to market your gig:

  1. Get orders for your gig

When you begin to get orders, you just have to swing into action. Making a great first impression is key to having great reviews which brings in new customers.

But orders don’t just come after creating your gig. You’ll need to promote your niche and have some positive reviews to build confidence and trust. To do that, you’ll to move to the next step.

  1. Promote your gig

Chances are you may have plenty of gig similar to your gig and the client will begin looking for gigs with reviews and think this gig is the best. So what do you do when you don’t have a review?

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Follow this step to get one and you’ll have your reviews.

Step 1: create three different fiverr account.

This account should have different different username. Once you have created the account, then move to the next step.

Step 2: buy your own gig

Using your new accounts, log into it and buy the gig you’re offering. To avoid the usual suspicion, ensure that you use one account per day to buy the gig. That means, in three days, you should have gotten three people that have bought your gig.

Step 3: Confirm the gig

Now log into your account (the one you’re offering the gig) and confirm the three gigs. You do not need to do any promotion in other to confirm it.

One thing you need to note is that the money is still coming back to you at the end of the day. So it’s a win-win situation.

Step 4: write the reviews

Log into the three account you use in purchasing the gig and make a positive review. It means you should have gotten three reviews.

In the review you could include things like:

  • Fast delivery
  • I will buy again
  • Boost my sales or increase my followers
  • Etc

You have the reviews, now what?

Well go ahead and begin to promote the gig. Relying on the traffic that fiverr will bring will not be enough.

To get the ball rolling fast, you’ll need to promote your gig. You can either use paid or free methods of advertising, but ensure that it’s a targeted promotion.

You cannot get customers if you’re promoting your gig to the wrong audience.

For instance, if your gig is about freelance writing and you’re promoting it to people who’re looking for graphic designers, the outcome of the advertising will be little.

So what are the best ways to promote your gig?

Several methods are available for promoting, but the obvious ones are:

  1. Social media marketing. You can use social media (facebook, instergram, twitter, reddit etc) to begin making the promotion. You can share with your friends and even use the paid advertising to reach more people.
  2. Email marketing: if you have an email list, then this is a great way to begin the promotion. Send them an email to market your gig. This method is pretty effective because the audience are targeted.
  3. Pay per click (PPC) advertising: You can use google adword or any of the PPC network to promote your gig.
  4. Other platform you can use include forums, guest posting, paid advertising.

More tips on having more customers

  1. Ensure that you stick to the date you promise you’re going to deliver the job. Any delay might bring in bad review which could affect the gig from having future customers.
  2. Do not create many gigs because you want to make money. Instead create the once you know you’re good at and you can deliver on time.
  3. Offer a money back guarantee to all the gig you’re offering. This way customers will have confidence in you and because they know you’ll do an excellent job and thus will hire you.

Final thought

Well as good as fiverr is, you may find competition and success may come gradually. You should not expect to make instant success in the short term (if you do, then congratulations). But with consistency in promotion, you’ll build your customer base easily and fast.

 

Bako Yila

Bako Yila is an entrepreneur and loves working with aspiring entrepreneurs the right way. His blog offers business idea and resources to build a successful business.

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