If you’ve ever dreamed of finding success as a freelancer, Fiverr is the go-to marketplace for companies of all sizes who need freelance projects completed. Because Freelancers are more cost-effective than traditional employees, they are often used to scale a small business.
Not sure where to start? The options for finding your freelance niche are extensive:
- Business plans Branding Marketing strategy
- Blogging Guest posting Logo design
- Business cards Local SEO
- Business directory Facebook Ads Google Ads
- Social media SEO Content Email marketing
- Newsletters Email campaigns
- Infographics Video marketing WordPress
- Ecommerce Ebooks Virtual assistant
- Landing pages Social media Content strategy
- Product descriptions Google analytics Sales copy
- Proofreading Voice over
Once you have decided on a topic or topics that are right for you, build your personal profile with your professional information, headshot and links to your social accounts. Sell yourself and your services here. Tell potential buyers exactly what specialized skills and special packages you offer that should make them want to hire you over other freelancers. Create a short, friendly video to introduce yourself and share more about your experience and skills – sell yourself!
The services you sell on Fiverr are called GIGs. When listing a GIG, use a clever, descriptive title to grab the attention of people looking for what you are offering. Include a gallery for each GIG, or service you offer. Showcase your best work and show off your skills. Video GIGs routinely get more hits than still picture GIGs.
When setting your pricing, make sure you have done your homework, and understand the marketplace for what you are offering. Your experience, the complexity of the service you provide, and add-on services can establish the amount you charge.
Add FAQs to your GIG To set the expectations of what you will provide up front. Be very specific with your requirements of potential buyers. And ask buyers to be as clear as possible in their instructions to you. Direct, upfront communications help every project set off in a positive direction.
In order to gain repeat clientele, building a good solid relationship by providing quality work at a fair price is key.
Be responsive to requests and questions, and give them more than they expect.
Becoming a Fiverr Freelancer is a great way to start your freelance career – giving you the opportunity to start small and scale your own side Hustle.