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Anyone try using the site Fiverr?

  1. kirstenblog profile image78
    kirstenblogposted 7 years ago

    I have just created an account with Fiverr and had an idea of a service I could offer that takes very little time for me. Opening the relevant software is likely to be the most time consuming, and it don't take all that long!

    It is an unusual service I will be offering and would love any advice or tips people have for creating my ad. I probably want to think about keywords that will increase my chances of being found in the first instance. Does anyone have any good tips or advice?

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      jago25_98posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Is there an uncensored version of Fiverr so I can p0rn myself out?

  2. kirstenblog profile image78
    kirstenblogposted 7 years ago

    No one with any tips or advice? sad
    Well I guess I will just have to muddle my way through or find info elsewhere smile

    (been reading hubs but mostly they seem to be basic reviews of how easy, fun and whatnot the site is to use)

  3. PaulaHenry1 profile image77
    PaulaHenry1posted 7 years ago

    Honestly, I have never heard of it---wish I could help. Good Luck!

    1. kirstenblog profile image78
      kirstenblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      If it works out well I will probably do a hub on it. smile
      I would like to work out the seo stuff that works best with ads to be sure to get gigs (and as such, get paid).

  4. lyndre profile image78
    lyndreposted 7 years ago

    What is the service?

    1. kirstenblog profile image78
      kirstenblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      As someone above said, the payments per gig is not huge. As such I have racked my little grey brain to think of a service that I can offer that takes around about 5 mins to actually do. I have 2 different ways of mapping an image to create a fractal image, with either program it takes longer to actually open them, and render the image after being mapped to a fractal parameter then to play with the parameters. As such I figure I could play with peoples pictures for between 5 to 10 minuets to earn $4. If I got enough gigs to do an hours worth of work that would work out at $24 for an hours work. I have also set up a gig to randomly generate abstract and/or geometric works of art (this takes me about the same kind of time). Both display examples of the same that I have done for myself plus any warnings (to do with restrictions on what I can and cannot do). Bellow are the 2 examples smile

      Photo that has been fractal mapped

      Randomly generated geometric abstract art.

  5. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    I've used it a few times and honestly it's like stealing.
    You get $5 for a job completed and when you reach $10 they send you your payout,only after Fiverr takes their commission and paypal takes their cut.
    I think I received 7,56 after that...
    now if you're looking for someone to do projects cheaply then maybe its worth a shot.
    but remember you get what you pay for.

  6. livewithrichard profile image82
    livewithrichardposted 7 years ago

    I use Fiverr but only as a purchaser. I have never sold anything though I might consider adding a gig soon.  If you want to post gigs for sale then find someone there that will make you a video opening, use it to post your gig offering on youtube and other video sites. It's much better than writing articles and planting keywords and backlinks.

    1. kirstenblog profile image78
      kirstenblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Since my gigs so far are visual and to do with art, perhaps using a site that can make videos from jpgs. I know of a site, animoto that is supposed to do the job free. I may have to go have a play soon smile

      1. Froggy213 profile image46
        Froggy213posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I have used animoto- I love it. The free version is very short-here are examples of both pay for and free versions:
        http://animoto.com/play/0Wa1B6tzDUjucWo … start=true

        http://animoto.com/play/ncNOam1VaCT6Gvh … start=true

  7. saleheensblog profile image61
    saleheensblogposted 7 years ago

    I don't have paypal, if I had I would certainly use it.

  8. daybreak profile image77
    daybreakposted 7 years ago

    I have used fiverr as a buyer and the process was fairly smooth. A good situation can occur if you find clients that need repeat work and can contact you for future projects.

  9. extremewebworx profile image55
    extremewebworxposted 7 years ago

    I used fiverr to contract for a couple of services. The site and program worked great...the services...well not so great.  The people did what that said they would do, but it did not produce the desired resultes...increased traffic to my website.

  10. WryLilt profile image91
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    Eric Graudins wrote an ebook about it, you may be able to ask him...

    1. Sekharg profile image73
      Sekhargposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I heard of it through a friend. I never used it myself.

    2. kirstenblog profile image78
      kirstenblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Oh yeah, he did, I think I read it even a while back but totally forgot, wonder if I still have it on one of the computers or not hmm. If I deleted it or lost it accidentally I probably could ask to download another copy smile

  11. hardinflash profile image61
    hardinflashposted 7 years ago

    I've bought services and sold on there and it's alright. I've developed some SEO clients from simple cheap services. There are definitely some aholes on there though, some people don't realize you're not going to put in a full days work for their $5.00 so make sure you explain what you're doing for your gig as best you can to help avoid bad reviews.