Fiverr is a Global online marketplace, which provides a two-sided platform for people to buy and sell services. Now Fiverr list more than 3 million services with price ranging between $5 to $500 and more. In this site, you can buy or sell something you love.
How to use Fiverr,
- create an account using email and verify it.
- PayPal or Bank account for money transaction.
- Using Fiverr as a buyer is very simple, search service(gig) and place the order.
- Using Fiverr as a seller is slightly difficult, need to set up a full profile and publish gig.
Let’s see how to sign up for an account,
Step 1: Go to Fiverr page (click this) on your desktop.
Step 2: click on “Join”, And Enter your email address, then select “continue”. Alternatively, you can also signup with your Google account.
Step 3: Once you’ve filled out your username and password (Don’t forget), then select “Join”
Step 4: After this, you will enter the Home page, There you can see a Notification alert Indicates ” Need to activate your account” means your account is not activated.
Step 5: To solve this check your Mailbox and Click “Activate your Account”. Once you clicked, you will be redirected to Fiverr Home Page, And in the top, you can see a Green Notification Indicates “Account successfully activated”.
That’s it, we have created an Account in Fiverr. This account can be used in two ways as Buyer or Seller, the choice is yours. we will see both ways in detail.
Note: By Default, your account will be the buyer. so first, we will see how to use Fiverr as a buyer.
Fiverr as a Buyer,
Using Fiverr as a buyer is very simple because you need not set up your profile, if you want to set up you can go ahead.
Step 1: In the search box Search the service you want, For example, if you search “youtube intro”.
Step 2: You can see many Services (Gigs), In the left side, you can filter the search like categories, delivery time, etc..
Step 3: Once you find a Gig (service) you like, click it to view more information like profile, sample videos, and images. Also, read the Gig description to know what service they offer. Also, compare the packages and select the package you want.
Step 4: In below you can see the previous buyers review and star rating, so go through it before you order a gig.
Buying process :
Step 1: Once a package is chosen, click on “continue” and an order summary page will open. There you can select the Quantity and extras to add in the cart. Further click on order now
Step 2: You’ll be asked to enter the credit or debit card details, Alternatively, Paypal can also be used. select a payment option and go through the bill summary. If you have a Promo code you can apply it or leave it, then select “Confirm and pay”.
Step 3: Once the payment is successful, you can submit the requirements and That’s it the order was placed, and now you can “wait for the delivery to arrive”.
Fiverr as a seller :
Using Fiverr as a seller is slightly difficult because you need to completely set up your profile and should have a piece of skilled knowledge in any one categories, listed in Fiverr.
Step 1: Select the Become a seller option in the top of the Fiverr page. And a new page will open, where you can see different sellers profile. Again select the “Become a seller” option.
Step 2: An introduction page will open, watch the video or just select the continue. And you can see the detail’s about the “successful Fiverr profile” and “Things to avoid in this community”.
Step 3: Fill the personal info and add your profile picture to avoid spam account.
In Description share a bit about your work and experience. For example, the image in the right.
Step 4: Then fill the required detail in Professional Info,
- Your Occupation
- Certification (If you have, add it)
- Personal Website (not mandatory)
Step 4: Link the social media accounts, verify the phone number and add security question, then select the “finish” button.
Note: Account completion rate should be 70% or more.
create your first Gig :
For example: Refer the Gig of top rated seller’s.
Step 1: Enter the title, Catagories and search tags related to your gig.
Step 2: Set up pricing on the work time basis and also add extra work for extra bugs. Note: Fiver takes 20% commission on the gig revenue you earn.
Step 3: In the description, briefly describe your gig like, what you will provide to the Buyer (customer)
Step 4: Enter the detail, what you need from the buyer to get started like image, Name, etc..
Step 5: Upload your Gig images and video sample, so that you can attract the buyers and publish the Gig.
Finally, the Sellers Dashboard will look like this,
If you have any questions about how to use Fiverr, then feel free to ask them in the comments below and I will reply you.
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