How to increase my earnings of $100 on fiverr?

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Thanks in advance for the help warriors.

Actually I am really struggling with fiverr even though one of my gig was fetching me $100 consistently for four months for programming services I provide. But so far I am unable to break this ice cube. I am not getting any idea, how I can increase my earnings from fiverr in the future.

I need a good working plan for work little and get more, some thing like that. Cause I am doing very hard work and these kind of services consume huge amount of time. You know it is also process of convincing customers and fulfilling their requirements. Getting feedback etc.

Plus there were always new problems to be fix, there is not much repeated work, so the process can be made faster etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ernest Simon
    Hey,
    Please check my recent thread on Fiverr here: http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...r-scratch.html


    Pure content on earning on Fiverr and people sharing their tips. I'm sure you will learn something.
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    • Profile picture of the author TerranceCharles
      Everything comes down to traffic. Fiverr has a lot of competition, so your gig may have got lost in the stream, find outside traffic sources. Social Media tends to work good with fiverr gigs. Facebook sponsored status updates and Twitter's sponsored advertising works great. But you can also do some media buys on other sites that target the customers you're looking for.
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      • Profile picture of the author alfa_375
        Originally Posted by TerranceCharles View Post

        Everything comes down to traffic. Fiverr has a lot of competition, so your gig may have got lost in the stream, find outside traffic sources. Social Media tends to work good with fiverr gigs. Facebook sponsored status updates and Twitter's sponsored advertising works great. But you can also do some media buys on other sites that target the customers you're looking for.
        Thanks Terrance,
        You are right everything is related to traffic, I agree. But the thing is I am getting good amount of inbox messages and orders too. But the thing is as a programmer, I need to spend more time by completing my order, that is where I am limited. I cannot complete more than 25 orders. As I mention I am getting around $100 since four months.

        I need some formula to get more money with less spending time.

        By the way thanks for the great tips regarding the social media marketing to drive traffic. I really appreciate it.
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  • Profile picture of the author lovebeingdaddy
    Are you able to up-sell, your current customer and get him outside of the fiver model? You could also ask for referrals. I know there a lot of people on fiver that are making more money by up-selling and getting their customers on more complex services. I'm sure if you search here on the forum there are plenty of wso's covering the make money on fiver topic. Good Luck to You!
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    • Profile picture of the author alfa_375
      Originally Posted by lovebeingdaddy View Post

      Are you able to up-sell, your current customer and get him outside of the fiver model? You could also ask for referrals. I know there a lot of people on fiver that are making more money by up-selling and getting their customers on more complex services. I'm sure if you search here on the forum there are plenty of wso's covering the make money on fiver topic. Good Luck to You!
      Thanks daddy:::

      I tried it to up-sell, but it is too dangerous to do that on fiverr, I can get ban for that.

      Originally Posted by Michael D Forbes View Post

      What Terrance said about traffic is right, but I'd like to add a bit to that. If you are going to work to drive traffic to your gig, consider a couple things:

      First, make sure you are maximizing your gigs with extras. Don't give away everything on the initial gig. Structure your offer so you provide value for sure, but have the in depth work for extras, where you can get paid a good bit more.

      Second, if you do get into sending traffic (targetted, of course) to your gigs, ask yourself if you really want to spend time and energy sending people to fiverr where you have little control, they take a large percentage of your earnings, and your traffic might buy from competitors. Instead, you might find it benefits you more to set up your own sales site.
      Thanks Michael,
      This is the good idea to start my own sales site, I was thinking about that for long but never able to start so far. Because you know on fiverr, I did not need any marketing, the jobs are coming without doing anything. They just start coming.

      Originally Posted by joshadams View Post

      I can vouch for what everyone has said about traffic and upsells. These two factors are what make all internet marketing tick. Fiverr makes the upselling very easy for you, and you could even offer a free ebook download with every sale and have the ebook market for you somehow.
      Thaks Josh,
      About the ebook download thing is great. But I am not getting what type of content I should provide in the ebook, as I am a php/mysql programmer/developer.
      Any idea about the content will be appreciated.

      Originally Posted by evilsaigon View Post

      Be a programming consultant.
      Would please be more specific. Any how thanks for suggestion.
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      • Profile picture of the author evilsaigon
        Originally Posted by alfa_375 View Post



        Would please be more specific. Any how thanks for suggestion.
        To start off as a small consultant, say if you're selling on fiverr, you can set a gig "I will answer your programming questions for $5". Of course, you must limit to say 2 or 3 questions in order to make it worth your time. Or you can create it as a 10 minute direct consultation session on skype if you are confident enough to answer off the bat.

        In fact, given your expertise as a programmer, you can also come up with a good software, script plugin, or any digital product. You can have a free version with limited features, and charge a one-time fee or monthly fee for full features. That is an area that you can really expand on as your long-term project.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael D Forbes
    What Terrance said about traffic is right, but I'd like to add a bit to that. If you are going to work to drive traffic to your gig, consider a couple things:

    First, make sure you are maximizing your gigs with extras. Don't give away everything on the initial gig. Structure your offer so you provide value for sure, but have the in depth work for extras, where you can get paid a good bit more.

    Second, if you do get into sending traffic (targetted, of course) to your gigs, ask yourself if you really want to spend time and energy sending people to fiverr where you have little control, they take a large percentage of your earnings, and your traffic might buy from competitors. Instead, you might find it benefits you more to set up your own sales site.
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  • Profile picture of the author joshadams
    I can vouch for what everyone has said about traffic and upsells. These two factors are what make all internet marketing tick. Fiverr makes the upselling very easy for you, and you could even offer a free ebook download with every sale and have the ebook market for you somehow.
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  • Profile picture of the author khooster1
    Have a good relationship with your gig buyers.
    PM them to check about your services, ask for their feedbacks, offer them extra values.
    Ask for their testimonials, give referral fee, etc..
    It is always easily to sell to your buyers.

    Think out of the box.
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    • A Fiverr career consists of approximately 20% doing the actual gig work and 80% promoting yourself via social media and other means.

      What's sad is that you can't be sure that the time you spend promoting yourself is actually going to pay off -- but you can't skip it, either.

      I suggest that relative to the effort, the payoff is much too low.

      If you're a programmer, how about thinking in terms of work peripheral to Fiverr? That is, not selling gigs but selling services (or scripts) that are useful to Fiverr users?

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      • Profile picture of the author miroskala
        If you are good in programming stuff, why do you sell your time and services for $5? Register at Elance and Odesk, make up your profile and start earning there for much more money... If you have some projects completed, there is no problem for you to make great portfolio, there are cousrses how to set up your profile and all the other stuff properly You can make 10x more than on fiverr

        Just an opinion

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        • Profile picture of the author alfa_375
          Originally Posted by khooster1 View Post

          Have a good relationship with your gig buyers.
          PM them to check about your services, ask for their feedbacks, offer them extra values.
          Ask for their testimonials, give referral fee, etc..
          It is always easily to sell to your buyers.

          Think out of the box.
          Thanks Khooster1,

          I had already getting great feedbacks from the buyer, but really I never ask for any referrals. That is why I am having some repeated customers too.

          Originally Posted by fluffythewondercat View Post

          A Fiverr career consists of approximately 20% doing the actual gig work and 80% promoting yourself via social media and other means.

          What's sad is that you can't be sure that the time you spend promoting yourself is actually going to pay off -- but you can't skip it, either.

          I suggest that relative to the effort, the payoff is much too low.

          If you're a programmer, how about thinking in terms of work peripheral to Fiverr? That is, not selling gigs but selling services (or scripts) that are useful to Fiverr users?

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          Thanks fLufF,

          I appreciated it your comments, I tried to sell some thing like that, but it did not work. Again that is another science of research etc.

          Originally Posted by miroskala View Post

          If you are good in programming stuff, why do you sell your time and services for $5? Register at Elance and Odesk, make up your profile and start earning there for much more money... If you have some projects completed, there is no problem for you to make great portfolio, there are cousrses how to set up your profile and all the other stuff properly You can make 10x more than on fiverr

          Just an opinion

          Miro
          Thanks Miro for your opinion. It is really nice one too. Yes I had tried with this few sites, but the problems there to provide quote for the job, and people are always quoting lower than you to fetch the jobs. I did not able to get any of them.
          As I mention is one of the comment that on fiverr the jobs are coming to my way without doing anything, just they ask can you do this job with their job details and if say boom they immediately buy my gig for that Sometimes more than one also according to the number of problems they have on their site. I charge one gig for one php/mysql problem.
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          • Profile picture of the author miroskala
            Originally Posted by alfa_375 View Post

            Thanks Miro for your opinion. It is really nice one too. Yes I had tried with this few sites, but the problems there to provide quote for the job, and people are always quoting lower than you to fetch the jobs. I did not able to get any of them.
            As I mention is one of the comment that on fiverr the jobs are coming to my way without doing anything, just they ask can you do this job with their job details and if say boom they immediately buy my gig for that Sometimes more than one also according to the number of problems they have on their site. I charge one gig for one php/mysql problem.
            You are wrong actually... People don't go to Elance to look for lowest prices, they look for quality... If they were about the price, they would go to fiverr... People coming to Elance want quality and you need to provide them with the quality... That's what it's about
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            • Profile picture of the author miroskala
              The thing is to know how to get these people buy your service
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            • Profile picture of the author alfa_375
              Originally Posted by miroskala View Post

              You are wrong actually... People don't go to Elance to look for lowest prices, they look for quality... If they were about the price, they would go to fiverr... People coming to Elance want quality and you need to provide them with the quality... That's what it's about
              Yes! I understand what you are saying but, believe me, I always lost due to somebody quoted lower than me, I don't see any quality in that of course it is more than fiverr.

              But on fiverr, my gig is getting automatic order might be some decent feedbacks and 100% record. But of course I have other gigs on fiverr but never get a single order.

              Yes! it required something to be clicked every where, now I realize, I need to try and twik by profile which can be sell.

              Thanks Bro.
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  • Profile picture of the author sirtiman
    Video marketing or list building are good for you to try to get more traffic and sales from fiverr.
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  • Profile picture of the author Malcolm Thomas
    Why limit your earning potential to just Fiverr?

    Focus on making money using other methods on different websites.

    Start a blog in a niche you are passionate about.

    Try your hand at affiliate marketing and building a list.

    NEVER put all of your eggs in one basket.

    What happens if Fiverr were to decide to suspend your account?

    I'll tell you, your income would quickly dry up.

    Always diversify your income sources for your own safety.
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  • Profile picture of the author thedrizzle
    Hey friend.

    My method is to deliver a service that is worth much more than $5. By doing a quality job for everyone you can, word will spread, and this in turn will increase your earnings. Treat it like a real business, look after your clients, and love what you do.
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    • Profile picture of the author alfa_375
      Thanks for your suggestion, of course I am also giving a quality service as php/mysql based developer. The thing is I am unable to handle too many tasks sometime. That is why I want a way to provide very fast services or something automated thing. I don't know you agree.
      Originally Posted by thedrizzle View Post

      Hey friend.

      My method is to deliver a service that is worth much more than $5. By doing a quality job for everyone you can, word will spread, and this in turn will increase your earnings. Treat it like a real business, look after your clients, and love what you do.
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  • Profile picture of the author theaccountant
    Given the low level of fees expected of fiverr suppliers it s a race to the bottom. Why don't you act as broker by forming a team of specialists where you bid and get the take an agency fee and outsource to your contractors while still retaining reponsibility for the work undertaken.

    There are just so much time in the day and like all time based professionals your most restricted commodity is time itself.
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  • Profile picture of the author MKCookins
    There are 3 ways to increase your earning on Fiverr...

    1. Get more traffic to your offer. The more people who see your offer - the more sales you will make

    2. Create more offers. Having more then 1 gig can generate you more money.

    3. Do both. Drive more traffic to your current offer and start up a 2nd gig and start working on that.
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    • Profile picture of the author alfa_375
      Originally Posted by MKCookins View Post

      There are 3 ways to increase your earning on Fiverr...

      1. Get more traffic to your offer. The more people who see your offer - the more sales you will make

      2. Create more offers. Having more then 1 gig can generate you more money.

      3. Do both. Drive more traffic to your current offer and start up a 2nd gig and start working on that.
      Thanks Michael,

      That is what I am looking for, traffic ok. But the relevant offer I stuck, I put around 5 different gigs but I am not getting anything from these gigs, except my best php/mysql problem fixing gig. I am really lucky and really doing hard work to satisfy the customers. But it takes lot of time, because the work required different skills all the time. Like sometimes they want to fix wordpress site and other jumla, drupal, oscommerce etc. Plus it is also require sometime to understand customer problems, some of them are very good and specific to the exact problem, which makes my life easy but believe me some of them are very difficult ones. I am almost cooperating with them that is why I am having a 100% positive feedback.

      You understand this is lot of learning and fixing things. That is taking a lot of time too.

      I need an idea of a gig which gets order and complete fast too. Than only I am having a chance to increase my earnings. I think!!! lol
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  • Profile picture of the author RusselRoy
    You need to triple your pace of course or find a better earning gig for that or increase your gigs up to 25-30. It requires hard work for sure to achieve that. Or at the same time do side-selling.
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  • Profile picture of the author lucidbs
    I think the core issue is to get your customers into your funnels. Whatever you sell in fiverr, you should let them deal with you directly. Not only you can build a rabid buyers list but also let you build a real business on your own, not fiverr.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ross Petal
    Valuable advice from the guys and gals. Traffic and upselling extra gigs will get you to your goals. Offer value and they will keep coming back for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author jachu2
    I would personally take that money and invest it elsewhere. There are many online opportunities out there. You could even create your own website for the gig you offer and drive traffic to it.
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    • Profile picture of the author alfa_375
      Originally Posted by jachu2 View Post

      I would personally take that money and invest it elsewhere. There are many online opportunities out there. You could even create your own website for the gig you offer and drive traffic to it.
      Yes! You are right, that is why I am starting to look into some affiliate marketing etc. But I am not a good seller that is why I am still not having any success.

      Recently I am trying flippa site selling thing, I had my first listing today, wish me luck for this listing.

      Oh! yes this listing on flippa only possible after buying a WSO and OTO from Mark. That is really good motivated WSO I have ever seen. The best part is the OTO, which is almost ready and I made some work on it and now on flippa for the first time.
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  • Profile picture of the author SugarKisses
    I made about $200 in last three months by working 3 – 4 hours a day.

    I posted five gigs on Banner design service & Logo design,after a month or two,I got some direct payment from Fiverr client too,more than $ 10 per order than I expected.
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  • Profile picture of the author alfa_375
    I need to find some time to consolidate all the tips provided in this thread.

    Any more suggestions are highly appreciated.
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