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5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Bigboyz32(m): 9:09pm On Jul 21, 2017
I joined Fiverr on September 2015 and have generated over 6 million naira from it.

Prior to joining, I used to get angry with my friend who was a freelancer on Fiverr.

We were running an offline joint-venture business back then. Every minute he could steal from time, he will quickly log in to Fiverr to do what I didn’t know.

Back then, I always saw Fiverr as a $5 marketplace and I couldn’t imagine how he would always dedicate more time to his Fiverr account instead of our offline business which was making us good money…..(so I thought).

I didn’t miss any opportunity to make joke of him for slaving away on Fiverr and he wasn’t deterred at all by it……possibly he’d be laughing at me in his mind.

It was not until my fiancé finished school and was looking for what could keep her busy that the veil covering my eyes was removed.

I told my friend to teach her Fiverr so she could keep herself busy with it.

Her first month on Fiverr, she made $450.
That was huge compared to the time she spent on it.

It was then that I knew that there was something big happening in Fiverr and that was possibly why my friend gave good attention to it.

This was in 2014.

Fast-forward to 2015, our joint venture business started going down and I needed another supplementary income lest I go hungry.
My friend told me to come over to Fiverr and I lazily agreed.

My first month on Fiverr, I made $950……double of my income in the offline business I was running.

What really drew me in wasn’t really the money, but the fact that I wasn’t bothered about overhead, paying staff, going on marketing, etc. I just stayed back in the office, worked few hours per day and that was all.

I became really obsessed with Fiverr that I had to close down my offline business to focus on Fiverr…..that was very silly to many people, but it wasn’t to me.

Fast forward to 2017, I have earned as high as $3,000 in some months, with my lowest month being $850.

I want to share five important lessons I learnt from Fiverr. I believe if you learn it from me and apply it, you can earn a full time income, bigger than what many WORKING CLASS people earn.

Here are the five lessons:

1. More money is made in the upsell:

If you are in the internet marketing space, you will understand the importance of upsell.

Let me use a practical example to explain what an upsell is.

When you order a product from Amazon or Ebay, you would see something like: “those who bought this product also bought this”.

The try to show you other products you might possibly need based on your current purchase. They know you are still in the mood of buying and so may possibly buy more.

With this, they make more money from you while they can.

The same thing applies to Fiverr.

Each service you render on Fiverr will invariably have lots of interrelated service.
For example, I’m copywriter on Fiverr and I know that anyone who hires me to write the content of their sales page, will invariably need email copies and squeeze page copies.

So when you place the order for a sales page copy, I will quickly respond to you, thanking you for placing the order and recommending those other services to you. I won’t just recommend, I will tell you reasons why you need them if you want to maximize your sales and conversion.
Most times, the client agrees because they just bought and so I’ll make more money than I would have normally gotten from the client.
This has enabled me earn up to $700 from a single client in one order.

You can also apply this and see how your revenue will increase, even when your client base is not increasing.

Another method of using this is through gig extras.
Add all those upsells in your gig extra so the buyer can easily see it and make a choice.
If they don’t, then you communicate and convince the buyer yourself as I described above.

2. Don’t rely on Fiverr traffic


Fiverr sure has a lot of traffic that can help you get sales. But if you are serious about growing your sales and revenue, you don’t need to rely on Fiverr traffic.

The millions of traffic that Fiverr gets monthly is not for you alone. It is meant to be shared among the thousands of freelancers they have on their platform.

What is the probability that you will get a good chunk of that traffic to your gigs?

Of course, you can use some Fiverr SEO tactics to receive more visits to your gigs, but you should bear in mind that Fiverr algorithm for gig ranking keeps changing too and what you did today to get yourself ranked, might make you enter the second page by tomorrow.

Many top sellers on Fiverr have been hit by these algorithm changes, so you are not immune to it.

The best thing for you is to optimize your gig for Fiverr searches and in addition, get more traffic direct to your gig from outside Fiverr.

Use social media, forums and even paid ads to get more targeted traffic to your gigs.

Trust me that many business owners don’t even know about Fiverr. When you reach out to them through these platforms and let them know they can get a high quality service at a cheaper price on Fiverr, they will quickly move to it.

37% of my Fiverr revenue comes from clients who saw my gig from outside the Fiverr platform.

You can also use this tactics to make more sales and revenue even if Fiverr changes their algorithm every day.

3. Bidding early matters a lot…being 10th or down isn’t cool

On Fiverr, I’m not just a seller (freelancer), I also buy services there too. So I have had the opportunity of seeing things from both the buyer and the seller end.

When you visit the buyer request section, you will see over 20 sellers bidding on a single project.

For the buyer, they are usually overwhelmed with requests and so they end up interacting with the first 5-10 bidders. The buyer might even make a buying decision from the first or second bidder.

What this means is that if you want to increase your chances of getting the job, make sure you frequent the buyer request section and always bid on request as soon as possible so that you will be among the first five persons to bid.

That way, the buyer may see you and consider you among his options when making a buying decision.

Additionally, make sure your bidding proposal stands out with its content, else the buyer will just ignore your post and go for other bidders.

4. Your gig package is meant to hoodwink the seller to pay more

Fiverr introduced the gig packages last year and that to me is one of the best updates they have done since I joined them in 2015.

The three gig packages enable you to charge your clients higher amount for more services. It’s meant to make your buyer prefer to pay higher hoping to get more quality at lesser amount.

For example, if you offer article writing services, your basic package could be 100 word SEO article for $5. The next package would be 500 words for $15, while the third package would be 1000 words for $25.

This way, your client would think that 1000 words is the best since he will get more value (1000 words) for less ($25 instead of $50). So they will probably ignore the $5 and go for the $25.

This is how I package my gigs to make the buyer happily pay more.

Repurpose your gig packages so that your buyers see more value in paying you more.

5. You must see Fiverr as a real business

One of my most favorite business quotes is this: “if you want your business to give you full time income, then you must give it full time attention”.

If you want to make a sizeable income from Fiverr, then be ready to see and treat it like a real business.

By this, I mean that you should spend good enough time getting new customers both within and outside Fiverr platform. You should also endeavor to over-satisfy your clients by delivering quality service on time all the time.

Quality and on-time delivery will lead to your clients referring you to their friends offline….it has happened to me multiple times.

Even though, I now work less on Fiverr (I don’t drive external traffic to my gigs and I don’t even visit the buyer request section again) due to other internet businesses I’m trying to learn, I still get a considerable amount of sales and revenue from Fiverr.

Fiverr is not just a place for $5 jobs; you can make a full-time living from it if you will take time to learn more about it in addition to the lessons I just shared with you here.

If you want to learn how I did it, CLICK HERE

Good luck to you.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by GOOOGLE504(m): 10:23pm On Jul 21, 2017
Op God bless you

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by wizedomain(m): 12:19am On Jul 22, 2017
nice one

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by chieyine(m): 3:20am On Jul 22, 2017
Bigboyz32:
I joined Fiverr on September 2015 and have generated over 6 million naira from it.

Prior to joining, I used to get angry with my friend who was a freelancer on Fiverr.

We were running an offline joint-venture business back then. Every minute he could steal from time, he will quickly log in to Fiverr to do what I didn’t know.

Back then, I always saw Fiverr as a $5 marketplace and I couldn’t imagine how he would always dedicate more time to his Fiverr account instead of our offline business which was making us good money…..(so I thought).

I didn’t miss any opportunity to make joke of him for slaving away on Fiverr and he wasn’t deterred at all by it……possibly he’d be laughing at me in his mind.

It was not until my fiancé finished school and was looking for what could keep her busy that the veil covering my eyes was removed.

I told my friend to teach her Fiverr so she could keep herself busy with it.

Her first month on Fiverr, she made $450.
That was huge compared to the time she spent on it.

It was then that I knew that there was something big happening in Fiverr and that was possibly why my friend gave good attention to it.

This was in 2014.

Fast-forward to 2015, our joint venture business started going down and I needed another supplementary income lest I go hungry.
My friend told me to come over to Fiverr and I lazily agreed.

My first month on Fiverr, I made $950……double of my income in the offline business I was running.

What really drew me in wasn’t really the money, but the fact that I wasn’t bothered about overhead, paying staff, going on marketing, etc. I just stayed back in the office, worked few hours per day and that was all.

I became really obsessed with Fiverr that I had to close down my offline business to focus on Fiverr…..that was very silly to many people, but it wasn’t to me.

Fast forward to 2017, I have earned as high as $3,000 in some months, with my lowest month being $850.

I want to share five important lessons I learnt from Fiverr. I believe if you learn it from me and apply it, you can earn a full time income, bigger than what many WORKING CLASS people earn.

Here are the five lessons:

1. More money is made in the upsell:

If you are in the internet marketing space, you will understand the importance of upsell.

Let me use a practical example to explain what an upsell is.

When you order a product from Amazon or Ebay, you would see something like: “those who bought this product also bought this”.

The try to show you other products you might possibly need based on your current purchase. They know you are still in the mood of buying and so may possibly buy more.

With this, they make more money from you while they can.

The same thing applies to Fiverr.

Each service you render on Fiverr will invariably have lots of interrelated service.
For example, I’m copywriter on Fiverr and I know that anyone who hires me to write the content of their sales page, will invariably need email copies and squeeze page copies.

So when you place the order for a sales page copy, I will quickly respond to you, thanking you for placing the order and recommending those other services to you. I won’t just recommend, I will tell you reasons why you need them if you want to maximize your sales and conversion.
Most times, the client agrees because they just bought and so I’ll make more money than I would have normally gotten from the client.
This has enabled me earn up to $700 from a single client in one order.

You can also apply this and see how your revenue will increase, even when your client base is not increasing.

Another method of using this is through gig extras.
Add all those upsells in your gig extra so the buyer can easily see it and make a choice.
If they don’t, then you communicate and convince the buyer yourself as I described above.

2. Don’t rely on Fiverr traffic


Fiverr sure has a lot of traffic that can help you get sales. But if you are serious about growing your sales and revenue, you don’t need to rely on Fiverr traffic.

The millions of traffic that Fiverr gets monthly is not for you alone. It is meant to be shared among the thousands of freelancers they have on their platform.

What is the probability that you will get a good chunk of that traffic to your gigs?

Of course, you can use some Fiverr SEO tactics to receive more visits to your gigs, but you should bear in mind that Fiverr algorithm for gig ranking keeps changing too and what you did today to get yourself ranked, might make you enter the second page by tomorrow.

Many top sellers on Fiverr have been hit by these algorithm changes, so you are not immune to it.

The best thing for you is to optimize your gig for Fiverr searches and in addition, get more traffic direct to your gig from outside Fiverr.

Use social media, forums and even paid ads to get more targeted traffic to your gigs.

Trust me that many business owners don’t even know about Fiverr. When you reach out to them through these platforms and let them know they can get a high quality service at a cheaper price on Fiverr, they will quickly move to it.

37% of my Fiverr revenue comes from clients who saw my gig from outside the Fiverr platform.

You can also use this tactics to make more sales and revenue even if Fiverr changes their algorithm every day.

3. Bidding early matters a lot…being 10th or down isn’t cool

On Fiverr, I’m not just a seller (freelancer), I also buy services there too. So I have had the opportunity of seeing things from both the buyer and the seller end.

When you visit the buyer request section, you will see over 20 sellers bidding on a single project.

For the buyer, they are usually overwhelmed with requests and so they end up interacting with the first 5-10 bidders. The buyer might even make a buying decision from the first or second bidder.

What this means is that if you want to increase your chances of getting the job, make sure you frequent the buyer request section and always bid on request as soon as possible so that you will be among the first five persons to bid.

That way, the buyer may see you and consider you among his options when making a buying decision.

Additionally, make sure your bidding proposal stands out with its content, else the buyer will just ignore your post and go for other bidders.

4. Your gig package is meant to hoodwink the seller to pay more

Fiverr introduced the gig packages last year and that to me is one of the best updates they have done since I joined them in 2015.

The three gig packages enable you to charge your clients higher amount for more services. It’s meant to make your buyer prefer to pay higher hoping to get more quality at lesser amount.

For example, if you offer article writing services, your basic package could be 100 word SEO article for $5. The next package would be 500 words for $15, while the third package would be 1000 words for $25.

This way, your client would think that 1000 words is the best since he will get more value (1000 words) for less ($25 instead of $50). So they will probably ignore the $5 and go for the $25.

This is how I package my gigs to make the buyer happily pay more.

Repurpose your gig packages so that your buyers see more value in paying you more.

5. You must see Fiverr as a real business

One of my most favorite business quotes is this: “if you want your business to give you full time income, then you must give it full time attention”.

If you want to make a sizeable income from Fiverr, then be ready to see and treat it like a real business.

By this, I mean that you should spend good enough time getting new customers both within and outside Fiverr platform. You should also endeavor to over-satisfy your clients by delivering quality service on time all the time.

Quality and on-time delivery will lead to your clients referring you to their friends offline….it has happened to me multiple times.

Even though, I now work less on Fiverr (I don’t drive external traffic to my gigs and I don’t even visit the buyer request section again) due to other internet businesses I’m trying to learn, I still get a considerable amount of sales and revenue from Fiverr.

Fiverr is not just a place for $5 jobs; you can make a full-time living from it if you will take time to learn more about it in addition to the lessons I just shared with you here.

If you are interested in learning how to get started on Fiver, I will guide you.

Good luck to you.

Can u tutor me
am a medical student with a very low allowance
So pls
Thanks in anticipation

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Xsem(m): 6:32am On Jul 22, 2017
Let's go there
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Nobody: 7:06am On Jul 22, 2017
Thanks sir, nice one. What is your fiverr ID? Please post a link to your page.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Bigboyz32(m): 8:20am On Jul 22, 2017
Pidgin2:
Thanks sir, nice one. What is your fiverr ID? Please post a link to your page.

Why do you want to see it?
I hope you won't copy my content. I'll send it to you privately.
If you are looking for proof of earnings,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUZpJmE8J58&feature=youtu.be

If you want to learn how I did it, click here.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Bigboyz32(m): 8:25am On Jul 22, 2017
chieyine:


Can u tutor me
am a medical student with a very low allowance
So pls
Thanks in anticipation

I just hope it doesn't interfere with your very tight medical studies. To begin, what skills do you have?
Can you write great articles, do research, graphics, etc.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Bigboyz32(m): 8:31am On Jul 22, 2017

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by chieyine(m): 8:40am On Jul 22, 2017
Bigboyz32:


I just hope it doesn't interfere with your very tight medical studies. To begin, what skills do you have?
Can you write great articles, do research, graphics, etc.

I can write articles, do research, use WordPress to an intermediate level very well
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Nobody: 8:56am On Jul 22, 2017
Bigboyz32:

Why do you want to see it? I hope you won't copy my content. However, here it is "felmic"
Not at all, thanks I will look through
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by room089: 9:50am On Jul 22, 2017
Baba mi Kindly lead me by hand to fiver. How do I register?

is it true fiver don't accept nigerians?


Biko I really need the comprehensive tutorial too

Thanks and God bless you for your willingness to help mankind


Room089@yahoo.com
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Vianaija: 12:56pm On Jul 22, 2017
room089:
Baba mi Kindly lead me by hand to fiver. How do I register?

is it true fiver don't accept nigerians?


Biko I really need the comprehensive tutorial too

Thanks and God bless you for your willingness to help mankind


Room089@yahoo.com

Who said fiverr doesn't accept Nigerians?

The real truth is that, you can't make it big with Nigerian account if your gig is basically attached to anything English, for instance; Article Writing, Digital Marketing etc.

When you offer this kind of gig you need to open your account with USA ip, that way, you can get tons of orders, but when you offer graphics design gig or web traffic, you can use Nigerian ip, but to be on the safe side, it's better to use foreign ip in whatever you offer in fiverr, cos they has already tagged us as scammers.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by room089: 1:31pm On Jul 22, 2017
Vianaija:


Who said fiverr doesn't accept Nigerians?

The real truth is that, you can't make it big with Nigerian account if your gig is basically attached to anything English, for instance; Article Writing, Digital Marketing etc.

When you offer this kind of gig you need to open your account with USA ip, that way, you can get tons of orders, but when you offer graphics design gig or web traffic, you can use Nigerian ip, but to be on the safe side, it's better to use foreign ip in whatever you offer in fiverr, cos they has already tagged us as scammers.




That is it na!
Baba please how can one change to USA ip?
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by khrisponty(m): 2:01pm On Jul 22, 2017
Do you have a proposal sample for buyers request? I'm never lucky on there. Thanks

I'll take time to write a detailed tutorial on it so you can follow through.[/quote]
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by mrphysics(m): 2:54pm On Jul 22, 2017
This is great, I have learned a lot. Though I haven't gotten to your level, I think I on the way.

MY EXPERIENCE

I joined fiverr on February this year, but didn't take it serious. So my gig impression was going down. I was writing for someone on fiverr, I helped him make some money on fiverr why he was faithful to paying me. After service in April this year, is saw I needed to get back to service, so I started the fiverr experience in May. I knew the time that buyers request was updated daily, so I'm always there. I send offers, always between first to fifth. Anything beyond that, I do not waste my time. Before may ended, I made $223, well that was little but it meant much. As I exchanged to get 78k. It was a good experience. I moved on to edit my gig, still trusted on buyers request, in June, I was growing, and I became a level one seller on 27th June, with a June earning of $356 when converted, it was above 100k. I knew I was coming. With a parallel 5 star rating, the impression grow and my gig is featured on the front page of fiverr eBook writing, rated in terms of relevance. So I waved goodbye to buyers request.

This month of July was great, I made over 180k, July earning of $582. Lol, I knew I was growing.

My lesson
I don't use article rewriting tools, I don't write stories, and I give every writing my best. I try to give clients a value for their money. Some end up giving tips of about $44, $20, $10, $5.


Who should join fiverr

Those who are smart. You must not be intelligent, you just need to be smart.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Vianaija: 4:23pm On Jul 22, 2017
room089:





That is it na!
Baba please how can one change to USA ip?

With Ultrasulf vpn (Get it on Google playstore) you're safe

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by room089: 4:46pm On Jul 22, 2017
Vianaija:

With Ultrasulf vpn (Get it on Google playstore) you're safe


Baba V thanks a bunch
I twale for you

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by room089: 4:54pm On Jul 22, 2017
mrphysics:
This is great, I have learned a lot. Though I haven't gotten to your level, I think I on the way.

MY EXPERIENCE

I joined fiverr on February this year, but didn't take it serious. So my gig impression was going down. I was writing for someone on fiverr, I helped him make some money on fiverr why he was faithful to paying me. After service in April this year, is saw I needed to get back to service, so I started the fiverr experience in May. I knew the time that buyers request was updated daily, so I'm always there. I send offers, always between first to fifth. Anything beyond that, I do not waste my time. Before may ended, I made $223, well that was little but it meant much. As I exchanged to get 78k. It was a good experience. I moved on to edit my gig, still trusted on buyers request, in June, I was growing, and I became a level one seller on 27th June, with a June earning of $356 when converted, it was above 100k. I knew I was coming. With a parallel 5 star rating, the impression grow and my gig is featured on the front page of fiverr eBook writing, rated in terms of relevance. So I waved goodbye to buyers request.

This month of July was great, I made over 180k, July earning of $582. Lol, I knew I was growing.

My lesson
I don't use article rewriting tools, I don't write stories, and I give every writing my best. I try to give clients a value for their money. Some end up giving tips of about $44, $20, $10, $5.


Who should join fiverr

Those who are smart. You must not be intelligent, you just need to be smart.


Baba more grease to your elbow o

Please bro, kindly show a brother the way on how to partake from this great communion.


room089@yahoo.com
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by karlxavier(m): 5:41pm On Jul 22, 2017
Goodday, please how do I join this fiverr and make money? Someone that dosent know how to write great articles, can he still make money?
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Daxn: 6:29pm On Jul 22, 2017
I need review asap please. email me if you have.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by cadre88(m): 7:06pm On Jul 22, 2017
Hello.. Please, i joined fiverr in february too but it hasnt been too nice for me.. No requests. I used a Canadian IP.. Please, can you put me through from the scratch? quote author=mrphysics post=58721335] This is great, I have learned a lot. Though I haven't gotten to your level, I think I on the way.

MY EXPERIENCE

I joined fiverr on February this year, but didn't take it serious. So my gig impression was going down. I was writing for someone on fiverr, I helped him make some money on fiverr why he was faithful to paying me. After service in April this year, is saw I needed to get back to service, so I started the fiverr experience in May. I knew the time that buyers request was updated daily, so I'm always there. I send offers, always between first to fifth. Anything beyond that, I do not waste my time. Before may ended, I made $223, well that was little but it meant much. As I exchanged to get 78k. It was a good experience. I moved on to edit my gig, still trusted on buyers request, in June, I was growing, and I became a level one seller on 27th June, with a June earning of $356 when converted, it was above 100k. I knew I was coming. With a parallel 5 star rating, the impression grow and my gig is featured on the front page of fiverr eBook writing, rated in terms of relevance. So I waved goodbye to buyers request.

This month of July was great, I made over 180k, July earning of $582. Lol, I knew I was growing.

My lesson
I don't use article rewriting tools, I don't write stories, and I give every writing my best. I try to give clients a value for their money. Some end up giving tips of about $44, $20, $10, $5.


Who should join fiverr

Those who are smart. You must not be intelligent, you just need to be smart. [/quote]

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by cadre88(m): 7:15pm On Jul 22, 2017
Hello, I have a Fiverr account that I opened in February using a Canadian Ip but I've not gotten anything with the account. Please, can you put me through the steps in making sales? ddunmoye@gmail.com . Thanks
Bigboyz32:
I joined Fiverr on September 2015 and have generated over 6 million naira from it.

Prior to joining, I used to get angry with my friend who was a freelancer on Fiverr.

We were running an offline joint-venture business back then. Every minute he could steal from time, he will quickly log in to Fiverr to do what I didn’t know.

Back then, I always saw Fiverr as a $5 marketplace and I couldn’t imagine how he would always dedicate more time to his Fiverr account instead of our offline business which was making us good money…..(so I thought).

I didn’t miss any opportunity to make joke of him for slaving away on Fiverr and he wasn’t deterred at all by it……possibly he’d be laughing at me in his mind.

It was not until my fiancé finished school and was looking for what could keep her busy that the veil covering my eyes was removed.

I told my friend to teach her Fiverr so she could keep herself busy with it.

Her first month on Fiverr, she made $450.
That was huge compared to the time she spent on it.

It was then that I knew that there was something big happening in Fiverr and that was possibly why my friend gave good attention to it.

This was in 2014.

Fast-forward to 2015, our joint venture business started going down and I needed another supplementary income lest I go hungry.
My friend told me to come over to Fiverr and I lazily agreed.

My first month on Fiverr, I made $950……double of my income in the offline business I was running.

What really drew me in wasn’t really the money, but the fact that I wasn’t bothered about overhead, paying staff, going on marketing, etc. I just stayed back in the office, worked few hours per day and that was all.

I became really obsessed with Fiverr that I had to close down my offline business to focus on Fiverr…..that was very silly to many people, but it wasn’t to me.

Fast forward to 2017, I have earned as high as $3,000 in some months, with my lowest month being $850.

I want to share five important lessons I learnt from Fiverr. I believe if you learn it from me and apply it, you can earn a full time income, bigger than what many WORKING CLASS people earn.

Here are the five lessons:

1. More money is made in the upsell:

If you are in the internet marketing space, you will understand the importance of upsell.

Let me use a practical example to explain what an upsell is.

When you order a product from Amazon or Ebay, you would see something like: “those who bought this product also bought this”.

The try to show you other products you might possibly need based on your current purchase. They know you are still in the mood of buying and so may possibly buy more.

With this, they make more money from you while they can.

The same thing applies to Fiverr.

Each service you render on Fiverr will invariably have lots of interrelated service.
For example, I’m copywriter on Fiverr and I know that anyone who hires me to write the content of their sales page, will invariably need email copies and squeeze page copies.

So when you place the order for a sales page copy, I will quickly respond to you, thanking you for placing the order and recommending those other services to you. I won’t just recommend, I will tell you reasons why you need them if you want to maximize your sales and conversion.
Most times, the client agrees because they just bought and so I’ll make more money than I would have normally gotten from the client.
This has enabled me earn up to $700 from a single client in one order.

You can also apply this and see how your revenue will increase, even when your client base is not increasing.

Another method of using this is through gig extras.
Add all those upsells in your gig extra so the buyer can easily see it and make a choice.
If they don’t, then you communicate and convince the buyer yourself as I described above.

2. Don’t rely on Fiverr traffic


Fiverr sure has a lot of traffic that can help you get sales. But if you are serious about growing your sales and revenue, you don’t need to rely on Fiverr traffic.

The millions of traffic that Fiverr gets monthly is not for you alone. It is meant to be shared among the thousands of freelancers they have on their platform.

What is the probability that you will get a good chunk of that traffic to your gigs?

Of course, you can use some Fiverr SEO tactics to receive more visits to your gigs, but you should bear in mind that Fiverr algorithm for gig ranking keeps changing too and what you did today to get yourself ranked, might make you enter the second page by tomorrow.

Many top sellers on Fiverr have been hit by these algorithm changes, so you are not immune to it.

The best thing for you is to optimize your gig for Fiverr searches and in addition, get more traffic direct to your gig from outside Fiverr.

Use social media, forums and even paid ads to get more targeted traffic to your gigs.

Trust me that many business owners don’t even know about Fiverr. When you reach out to them through these platforms and let them know they can get a high quality service at a cheaper price on Fiverr, they will quickly move to it.

37% of my Fiverr revenue comes from clients who saw my gig from outside the Fiverr platform.

You can also use this tactics to make more sales and revenue even if Fiverr changes their algorithm every day.

3. Bidding early matters a lot…being 10th or down isn’t cool

On Fiverr, I’m not just a seller (freelancer), I also buy services there too. So I have had the opportunity of seeing things from both the buyer and the seller end.

When you visit the buyer request section, you will see over 20 sellers bidding on a single project.

For the buyer, they are usually overwhelmed with requests and so they end up interacting with the first 5-10 bidders. The buyer might even make a buying decision from the first or second bidder.

What this means is that if you want to increase your chances of getting the job, make sure you frequent the buyer request section and always bid on request as soon as possible so that you will be among the first five persons to bid.

That way, the buyer may see you and consider you among his options when making a buying decision.

Additionally, make sure your bidding proposal stands out with its content, else the buyer will just ignore your post and go for other bidders.

4. Your gig package is meant to hoodwink the seller to pay more

Fiverr introduced the gig packages last year and that to me is one of the best updates they have done since I joined them in 2015.

The three gig packages enable you to charge your clients higher amount for more services. It’s meant to make your buyer prefer to pay higher hoping to get more quality at lesser amount.

For example, if you offer article writing services, your basic package could be 100 word SEO article for $5. The next package would be 500 words for $15, while the third package would be 1000 words for $25.

This way, your client would think that 1000 words is the best since he will get more value (1000 words) for less ($25 instead of $50). So they will probably ignore the $5 and go for the $25.

This is how I package my gigs to make the buyer happily pay more.

Repurpose your gig packages so that your buyers see more value in paying you more.

5. You must see Fiverr as a real business

One of my most favorite business quotes is this: “if you want your business to give you full time income, then you must give it full time attention”.

If you want to make a sizeable income from Fiverr, then be ready to see and treat it like a real business.

By this, I mean that you should spend good enough time getting new customers both within and outside Fiverr platform. You should also endeavor to over-satisfy your clients by delivering quality service on time all the time.

Quality and on-time delivery will lead to your clients referring you to their friends offline….it has happened to me multiple times.

Even though, I now work less on Fiverr (I don’t drive external traffic to my gigs and I don’t even visit the buyer request section again) due to other internet businesses I’m trying to learn, I still get a considerable amount of sales and revenue from Fiverr.

Fiverr is not just a place for $5 jobs; you can make a full-time living from it if you will take time to learn more about it in addition to the lessons I just shared with you here.

If you are interested in learning how to get started on Fiver, I will guide you.

Good luck to you.
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by mrphysics(m): 7:15pm On Jul 22, 2017
karlxavier:
Goodday, please how do I join this fiverr and make money? Someone that dosent know how to write great articles, can he still make money?
Yes and no.

Yes because you can start with little articles. With time you will improve.

No because some clients taste are high

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Bigboyz32(m): 7:43pm On Jul 22, 2017
mrphysics:
This is great, I have learned a lot. Though I haven't gotten to your level, I think I on the way.

MY EXPERIENCE

I joined fiverr on February this year, but didn't take it serious. So my gig impression was going down. I was writing for someone on fiverr, I helped him make some money on fiverr why he was faithful to paying me. After service in April this year, is saw I needed to get back to service, so I started the fiverr experience in May. I knew the time that buyers request was updated daily, so I'm always there. I send offers, always between first to fifth. Anything beyond that, I do not waste my time. Before may ended, I made $223, well that was little but it meant much. As I exchanged to get 78k. It was a good experience. I moved on to edit my gig, still trusted on buyers request, in June, I was growing, and I became a level one seller on 27th June, with a June earning of $356 when converted, it was above 100k. I knew I was coming. With a parallel 5 star rating, the impression grow and my gig is featured on the front page of fiverr eBook writing, rated in terms of relevance. So I waved goodbye to buyers request.

This month of July was great, I made over 180k, July earning of $582. Lol, I knew I was growing.

My lesson
I don't use article rewriting tools, I don't write stories, and I give every writing my best. I try to give clients a value for their money. Some end up giving tips of about $44, $20, $10, $5.


Who should join fiverr

Those who are smart. You must not be intelligent, you just need to be smart.
Glad to know you are already getting there. Maximize the power of upsales and you will increase that figure. Kudos bro.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Bigboyz32(m): 7:47pm On Jul 22, 2017
karlxavier:
Goodday, please how do I join this fiverr and make money? Someone that dosent know how to write great articles, can he still make money?
Article writing is not the only service you can offer on Fiverr. You can go into Graphics (there are tools that will help you achieve this very easily), Social media management, data entry (copy and paste), research etc.
Click here to see a detailed tutorial on how to do it it so you can follow through.
Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Bigboyz32(m): 7:53pm On Jul 22, 2017
khrisponty:
Do you have a proposal sample for buyers request? I'm never lucky on there. Thanks

I'll take time to write a detailed tutorial on it so you can follow through.

As a copywriter, here's a sample proposal I use which wins me many of my bids:

Hi,
I’m sure you are looking for an email that will get the receiver’s attention and persuade them to take the action you desire.
That’s exactly the type of email I’m going to write for you.

I’ve been into email copywriting for 5years and I have lots of satisfied customers who keep coming back to me due to my quality work.
I’m going to give you the same quality that will make you come back and use my service again.
Since it’s your first time using my service, I’ll shoulder the risk involved: if you don’t like it, I’ll refund you. This is because I’m confident on my skills.

So go ahead and order my gig let’s get started.
If you have any question about my offer, I’ll be glad to answer.
Thanks and looking forward to hearing from you soon.

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Re: 5 Lessons I Have Learnt From Earning Over N6 Million On Fiverr by Bigboyz32(m): 8:00pm On Jul 22, 2017
room089:
Baba mi Kindly lead me by hand to fiver. How do I register?

is it true fiver don't accept nigerians?


Biko I really need the comprehensive tutorial too

Thanks and God bless you for your willingness to help mankind


Room089@yahoo.com
Like someone has answered, Nigerians are on Fiverr. You can change your IP using Hotspot shield or WorldVPN to change your IP to any country of your choice.

Click here to see a detailed tutorial on how to do it it so you can follow through.

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