How to make Money using Fiverr

by Aswin Nanjappan

What is Fiverr?

Before we start knowing about how to make money using Fiverr, let us see some basic things about Fiverr, as many of the people will be new to the word Fiverr. What is Fiverr? Fiverr is an Israeli e-commerce platform to freelancers and companies to sell their services by using their gigs, “a gig is nothing but a slang term for a task or job done for a short period of time” most commonly used to mention temporary workers.

So, from the above content you may come to a conclusion, yes Fiverr acts as a bridge to allow listing and applying small jobs. Nowadays most people require tasks to be done on various disciplinaries for their needs, but it is impossible for everyone to master all the skills that are available, also spending a lot of time for a skill they use very rare is considered to be wasting of time. This makes people to hire people for required skills. The platform makes money based on the amount the seller earns on their tasks and also the seller too receive money as they charge from the client.

Basically, Fiverr is a two-sided market, as it allows users to sell and buy lots of skills that are offered by thousands of freelancers across world, thus the service is available worldwide.

Fiverr: Workflow

As we already discussed Fiverr is a double-sided market, Sellers and Buyers are the role persons involved in the platform.

Buyers: Buyers are the ones who are looking for a skill or service. They can surf and search the site and find matching seller profiles and skills, after their requirements were met then they are going to place an order for the task. On the whole buyers hire sellers to do a specific task.

Sellers: Sellers are the ones who post a skill or service to earn some amount of money. In others words sellers are freelancers who display their skills or services to engage a productive buyer.

Selling on Fiverr:

Before showcasing your skills on Fiverr, you need to know certain things to post your gigs. Let’s see the requirements to post or buy a service,

It involves three steps to post your skill,

  1. Signup on Fiverr
  2. Create user profile
  3. Create a service availability

Signup on Fiverr

Fiverr is not for everyone who is on the internet, it has to be registered by filling all your personal details. After completing the process you’ll be asked for a confirmation, once you confirm it you’ll be allowed to access the features of Fiverr.

Create User Profile

A seller profile is used to showcase your skills and experience to target potential buyers. The way you express yourself with your skills makes way for potential buyers towards you. Take this way more productive to impress the buyers and prove yourself the right freelancer for them.

Create a Service Availability

After completing the registration and creation of seller profile, then it’s the time to create a skill that you are good at. Add a title, catchy description, experience and can also add some of your works as samples to impress your customer.

The Basic things to be mentioned as follows,

  • A Title – Give an apt title making buyers to find your service easily.
  • Category of service – Mention a category and sub category where your service falls this brings more buyers to your post.
  • Service type – Mention the mode of service to be offered to the buyers.
  • Metadata – Mention certain options or phrases in order to make your post stand out from the others.
  • Search tags – add several keywords that helps users to find easily and making your service stand at a higher rank comparing other similar competitive services.

Pricing your service:

Here comes the art of money making, Fiverr allows users to make pricings in packages for selling their services. It enables the sellers to sell their service with an single time service or revision based services, if so then the limitations has to be mentioned.

For instance,

  • In this you can use a number of user defined packages, and name them accordingly
  • Mention the description of service and the time taken for the delivery
  • Mention the number of reworks or revisions that can be made in each package of pricing.
  • You can also add a set of extra services like add once or leave them as it is.

Frequently asked questions:

Although you explain the service in a very deep manner, there is a possibility of arising doubts as people think on their own perspective. So, include all the possible way of questions and their respective answers along with to make the buyer to know more about the thing you provide.


The provider may require a certain thing for the execution of the service, so at the start of the service seller should receive all the requirements from the buyer’s aspect.


As I mentioned earlier above, adding a gallery of previous works done makes your profile with an added advantage. Its not necessary to be your previous project you can also add some stock photos which resembles your outcome of work. This provides a way of better promoting to your service.

Finally, the Publish part:

When everything is done, confirm all the content and data provided and you are just a step away. When clicking on publish you are completed and your job goes live and reaches potential buyers.

Market your Job:

Posting alone doesn’t help you to earn money, you need to adopt a lot of marketing strategies to reach out. You can also provide a lot of offers to the ones who approach.

Trending Skills on Fiverr:

Now let’s look into some main categories that are booming in the recent days, these categories help you to make a lot of money with Fiverr,

There are more than 200 available categories are there in Fiverr, the below coming are the major ones helps you to burst out with more money.

  1. NFT Artist
  2. Graphic Design
  3. Short Video Ads
  4. Web Development
  5. SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  6. Translation
  7. Influencer Marketing
  8. SMO (Social Media Marketing)

NFT Artist

A NFT artist is a one who create a set of non-fungible tokens which is a non-interchangeable unit of data stored on a blockchain or a form of digital ledger. It can be of images, videos, audio or anything. It is associated with digital data so that each token can be uniquely identified. They for a market but different from crypto currency like bitcoin, etc., By creating NFT’s NFT Artists are earning a whooping amount every task.

Graphic Design

In general, visual content attracts more than the textual approach, Graphic design plays a major role in such kind of circumstances. A graphic designer is one who converts the textual content into a graphical format in a very expressive way, their ideas into it making the customers to attract is the much-needed quality in their work. So, Graphic designing became one of the most required skill these days and the availability of free lancers are more too. You can make a good money in graphic designing.

Short Video Ads

Nowadays, each and everything requires branding and promotion, the best way of promoting a business or product is by means of visual methods. That too a video gets the attention of most people as it combines both visuals and sound. At the same time a lengthy video makes the consumers bored so the thing is a short video. Video editors take the whole responsibility in making the entire content crisp and catchy to the consumers. The skills dominate much over the other skills available and earns you a lot of money.

Web Development

Web design encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. World is moving digital most things are happening in the internet, so converting your business online increases the revenue of your business, but developing is not only the thing in websites you often need to maintain it. So definitely a web developer must be hired he takes cares of everything about the website. Since its a repetitive process it gains you a lot of money.

SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the quality and quantity of website traffic to a website or a web page from search engines. SEO targets unpaid traffic (known as “natural” or “organic” results) rather than direct traffic or paid traffic. Unpaid traffic may originate from different kinds of searches, including image search, video search, academic search, news search, and industry-specific vertical search engines. SEO is performed because a website will receive more visitors from a search engine when websites rank higher on the search engine results page. These visitors can then potentially be converted into customers. Increasing visitors resulting in increased revenue. Hence the SEO analyst too makes a good value of money


There are Thousands of languages across the world, not everyone can learn all the languages. Most of the people migrate for work, attend international conferences etc., but the barrier is language. Here the translators role plays a great role enabling people to understand the stuffs as like in their native. So, most translators are paid a good value since its used mostly in all areas.

Influencer Marketing

Nowadays social media is being used widely by most of the people across the world, The term influence marketing refers to the process of targeting potential customers through social media by influencing them with the most famous personalities present in the social media. Due to its wide reach the Skill has its own position of freelancing many products or service seeks many influence models for their product promotion etc., making them good money.

SMO (Social Media Marketing)

Social media marketing is the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service. As discussed in influence marketing social media has an wide reach so marketing using social media gives us more potential customers as its rate of spread is high. It includes visual, graphical, textual promotions, running ads etc., it gives a great rate of potential buyers, so its one if the much-needed skill.

The above are some of the most needed skills at the present, things may change and also the needs may vary according to the person, get into fiver browse or post the required or known skill and start benefiting or earning.

Here are some of the points to be a good earner in Fiverr,

  • Provide quality in the service provided
  • Make your profile to stand out
  • Post more services
  • Giveaway more offers
  • Display a portfolio
  • Try for 5-star ratings always

As it provides more benefits it also has some good and bad things,


  • Guaranteed payments
  • World wide access and approach
  • Earn extra money
  • Easy to start a small business


  • Buyers aren’t verified.
  • Heavy Competition due to vast availability
  • 14 days reimbursement
  • Fiverr’s deducts 20% on sellers funds

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