How to make money With Fiverr as a Freelancer?

During these challenging times, most people have lost their jobs or are a student looking for a way to make passive income. Don't worry; I will show you the easiest way to start Fiverr and start making money. All you need is a focused mindset, a laptop or computer, and dedicated time.

What is Fiverr?

Fiverr is an Israeli online marketplace for freelance services. It allows Freelancers to list their skills and services. It was founded on February 1, 2010, by Micha Kaufman and Shai Wininger. You can find different services (also known as Gigs) on Fiverr related to writing, translation, graphic design, video editing, and programming, starting from $5.


How To Make Money With Fiverr As Freelancer
Fiverr Homepage


How to create a Fiverr account?

Creating an account on Fiverr is as easy as 123. Head over to and click the Join button on the top right corner. After that, a sign-up modal box will appear. Enter your Email address, then choose your username, enter your password and create the "Create Account" button to create your Fiverr account.

If you already have a Fiverr account, you can log into your account.

How to Become a Freelancer on Fiverr and Start Selling?

So you have created an account on Fiverr. You have to become a seller on Fiverr to start making money by offering your services.

Once you have created your account, you will log in to your account.

Click your profile icon on the top right corner. Fiverr will display a submenu. Click the "Become a seller" button, and you will be redirected to the "Start Selling" page. Click the "Start Selling" button in the middle of the page.

You have to click the "Next" button to proceed to the Personal info page. You need to enter your personal information, including your Full Name, Profile Picture, Description, Phone Number, Languages you speak, etc.

This process will take up to 15 minutes.

Before creating your seller account, it would be best to keep these things in mind.

If you don't follow any of these rules, your account can be in trouble.

Once you have entered all information required, you will be ready to create your first Gig.

How to create a Gig on Fiverr?

Creating your very own Gig is also simple as making your account.

Click the "Gigs" on the header menu. "Gigs" page will appear where your all services and "Gigs" will be listed. As you are a new seller, you will have no gigs at the moment. 

Click the "Create a new gig" button on the right side to start creating your very first Gig.

Step 1: Overview

Now you have to start entering the needed information.

Gig Title: It is the title of the service you are offering. Make sure to make it attractive and catchy. 

Category: Choose a category and subcategory which to most closely related to the skill you are offering.

Search Tags: Tags help Fiverr to tell more about your service. Fiverr decides which keywords it should display when the Buyer looks for Gig. Ensure to enter tags related to your Gig to make your Gig rank quickly and get high converting buyers.

Step 2: Pricing

Now you have to decide what price you should offer your service. Ensure not to use overly high prices than the other services in your skill category.

You can choose to offer a single pricing package or three pricing packages. In my opinion, providing three pricing packages can help you earn more.

Also, don't forget to add extra services to provide additional benefits to buyers for extra charges.

Step 3: Description:

Now you got to be creative here. Enter a detailed description about your Gig, services you are offering, and a little intro about yourself.

It would help if you kept a few things in mind while writing your Gig's description:

Step 4: Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

To make everything clear to your Buyer, provide your client with as many questions and answers as possible. Add more generic F.A.Q.s to clear all Buyer's doubts.

Step 5: Requirements

Requirements are the question that will be asked from Buyer once the buyer order your Gig. Ensure to keep your questions clear to get all the accurate information you need.

An example of a requirement can be: What kind of logo do you want?

Step 6: Gallery:

It is time to upload Images & Videos to represent your Gig. Choosing attractive, unique, and eye-catching images for your Gig will help you grab buyers' attention while they are searching for service.

Commonly Asked Questions:

How long does it take to get my first order?

It is not decided when you will start getting orders, but if you have an eye-catching title, gig image, and convincing Gig description, You surely will attract some buyers within a week or two.

What if I still don't get an order?

If still, you are not getting any orders on Fiverr, You can use the "Buyer's Request" feature and submit a convincing proposal. If you need a template for "Buyer's Request," you can send us a message using Contact Us Form. If you are not getting any orders, you should not waste that time. It would be best to use that time to improve your communication skills, master your primary skill, improve your Gig.

How to make money on fiverr without skills
Sending Buyer's Request on Fiverr

What percentage does Fiverr take?

Fiverr takes 20% from the seller's earnings. For instance, if you earned $100, Fiverr will take $20, and you can withdraw $80. Fiverr also charges buyers an additional $2 for service charges.

How to make money on Fiverr without skills?

If you want to make money and be successful in the long term, you need to be an expert in at least one skill. You can start as a beginner in craft and slowly improve it order by order. The more skilled you are, the more quality and more you can charge for your service from buyers as you will be an expert.

What is a Gig on Fiverr?

a Gig is a commonly used term on Fiverr, which means service you are selling. It gives you a chance to showcase your talent and skills and let the buyers know you are skilled to do a specific task.

What are good skills on Fiverr?

Almost all of the skills are profitable on Fiverr in their sense, but in my opinion, a few good skills on Fiverr to start with are the following: 

About Author

Ibrar Asad is website developer from Hyderabad, Pakistan.