Top 10 Tips For New Fiverr Sellers

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1. Get Down To Basics

Still a little uncertain about how to get started? Work out the nitty gritty of what your Gig is, how and where you’ll work and other details with a little help from this article.

2. Add A Gig Video

Our research shows that adding a brief, high quality video to your Gig can increase your orders by over 200%. For a new seller looking to make a first sale, this is a great place to start. Here are some tips on creating a Gig video using your smartphone. Too shy to be on camera? Check out these workarounds if you would prefer not to appear in front of the camera.

3. Make Sure Your Gig Delivery Time Makes Sense

Once you have your Gig set up, double check the delivery times you’ve set for your Gig. Selecting the appropriate delivery time is an important step in making sure you’re set up to succeed on Fiverr. Learn how to gauge the right time for yourself here.

4. Use SEO To Help Your Gig Get Found

Small SEO tweaks can make a huge difference in the number of eyeballs your Gig will receive. Review best practices for a Gig title that will grab buyers’ attention.

5. Make Your Profile Stand Out

In a huge marketplace like Fiverr, sellers benefit from creating a consistent and memorable personal brand. Learn how to use a distinctive image and description on your Fiverr profile to define yourself and make your Gig stand out.

6. Get The App

Downloading the Fiverr Android or iOS app will help you keep up with orders & buyer requests on the go. Being able to see and respond to requests anytime is a great way to grow your business faster.

7. Review The Best Practices

Browse Fiverr Academy and the Forum to understand the best practices for Fiverr sellers. Following these tips will help you get on the right track!

8. Learn How To Go Beyond $5

A five dollar Gig is just the beginning! Learn how to increase your earnings with Gig Packages.

9. Connect On The Forum

Dive into the Fiverr forum and get acquainted with the community there. It’s a great resource for tips as well as a supportive place to connect with other sellers.

10. Back To School

Revisit Fiverr Academy often for updates. It’s where we’ll be posting all tips to help sellers learn and improve their businesses moving ahead!

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Earn More from your Gigs with These Tips

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Earning more money from your Gigs® sometimes requires a little creativity. Some of our most successful sellers are the ones who know how to use the sales tools available on Fiverr® to their favor.

Here are some tips to help you earn more from your Gigs:

Offer Gig Extras

Creating a basic Gig and then offering more customizable Gig extras is a good way to provide more personal service to your clients and to earn more money. Even a very simple addition or tweak to your Gig can be a great Gig extra.

Provide a “Melting Pot” Gig

Do you ever get requests for services that your Gigs don’t include? A “melting pot Gig” is a great opportunity to generate more revenue! Make it clear that buyers must contact you first, but offer them the opportunity to request something that you may not have even thought to offer.

Monetize buyer requests

You are providing a service and your skills, don’t be afraid to request what you think they are worth. If a buyer asks for something above and beyond what your Gig offers, you can charge more. Just don’t forget to provide great customer service along the way.

Promote your Gigs externally

The most effective way to get more traffic, and more customers, is simply to publicize yourself and your Gigs in more places. Use social media, blogs, websites and forums to promote your Gigs outside of Fiverr.

Perhaps the most important tip to making more money from your Fiverr Gigs is to always keep thinking critically. Use things like Gig extras, external promotion, and great service creatively to increase your revenue.