Fiverr is a non-traditional platform that works slightly differently than traditional freelancing platforms like Upwork, Freelancer.com, and Guru.com, etc. In this article, we will discuss how to get started with Fiverr.
Fiverr works differently than other traditional platforms. You have to search for projects and bid on them on traditional platforms but Fiverr being non-traditional gives you the feature to showcase your services in the form of gigs, and who so ever wants to buy it, they can. Your gig contains every information about the service you provide, for example, descriptions, pricing, and the value you provide with it.
Fiverr is considered very good for beginners to get freelance jobs. As the name indicates, every service starts at a minimum $5. The initial important step is to create an effective profile on Fiverr.
You can check our article Tips for creating your profiles on Freelancing Platforms to create your profiles in an effective way.
After the profile is done, the next important part you have to do is to create gigs that will showcase your services and portfolios to the clients.
You can check our article 7 Steps to create successful Gigs on Fiverr to know more about creating gigs.
Clients search for services based on keywords. He gets results in the form of gigs from many freelancers based on the keyword he used in the search. Freelancers have to do fewer efforts to get freelance jobs only if your gigs perform better.
However, in traditional freelancing platforms like Upwork, Freelancer.com, and Guru.com, etc. freelancers have to search for jobs based on their skills. They have to read and understand the project description given by the clients and bid on it by writing an effective proposal or a cover letter for it.
The world is yours if you deliver value added services to your clients.