So, someone told you it was easy to sell on Fiverr?
Create a proofing, illustration, logo or an article gig - money will come pouring in. Stop fooling yourself. There is no such thing as easy money. You want it, then you have to work for it.
Every 5 seconds some is asking how to rank on the first page or why they are no longer on the first page.
- Answer: There are a million gigs, why should you be on the first page? You had your chance, now get over it. Guess what? It’s someone else’s turn.
Someone told you to have a “fake hot blond” for a profile picture and it will get you more sales.
- Guess what, your talent will get you the sales, not your looks. If you suck at it, you will get complaints and eventually banned from whatever site you are freelancing.
People advise you to post on social media
- Well, that’s crappy advice. If your only source of income is from friends and family who are too nice to unfriend you, then you will run out of clients. When a real client comes along you will be shocked at the bad review.
Price your gig higher and you will get rid of scam buyers
Another crappy advice. Yes, you will get rid of the cheapskate buyer.
There is a however here coming: When you charge more, people expect more. I expect an unplagiarized article that is somewhat coherent for $10.
I expect reference, proofread, perfect alignment, sentence structures that flow effortlessly from one paragraph to the next - other words, perfection for a $100 article.
Most buyers will give you 5-star review for an okay article for $10, but 1-star review for an okay article for $100.
If the quality of your work is $10 and you raise it to $20, then your regular buyers will go away and come back when you lower it back to $10.
If the quality of your work was worth $20 and you were charging $10, your regular buyers will still buy from you.
Stop listening to crappy advice from crappy sellers who gives you false hopes on Quora, Warrior, Reddit or other forums,
You want you gotta work for it.
You want to make sales, you gotta work for it.
Begging won’t get you anywhere, researching and reading will.
So all you lurkers - yeah, I’m talking to you, pass it onto your fellow lurkers who are afraid to post here.