How To Create a Gig on Fiverr (2020 Guide with Images)
If you had created a Fiverr seller account, there’s no doubt the next thing to do is to put the services you offer on the map so buyers can see and locate you.
Although, Fiverr have mobile apps for android and iOs but, gigs cannot be created with the Fiverr android app. It can only be created using a computer or an iPad.
Fiverr is a free marketplace for sellers and buyers. You do not need to pay any amount to sign up or to create a gig. It’s all free!
“Freelancers on Fiverr platform get hired through the gigs they created. I already explained above that Fiverr refers to the services you sell on the platform as Gigs.”
Now, let me show you how to create your first successful gig on Fiverr. This easy to follow step-by-step guide with images will make everything simple for you.
If you are not satisfied with the video, continue reading the text. It’s just as simple and explanatory!
Login to your Fiverr account, click on “Selling” and then on “Gigs” from the drop-down menu. This is also where you will find all the gigs you have created.
Click on the “Create A New Gig” button (green) found at the top right corner.
Fill out the form; “Gig Title”, “Category” and “Search Tags”.
Gig Title: This is simply asking you to provide a title for the services you want to render to potential buyers. It must be less than or equal to 80 characters in length.
Keep reading, I will show you how to write an outstanding gig title that will shoot you to the top in search queries.
Category: Here is an option for you to choose from a wide range of categories on Fiverr.
Video & Animation, Graphics & Design, Writing & Translation, Music & Audio, Digital Marketing, Business, Programming & Tech, Fun, and Lifestyle are all examples of Fiverr’s categories.
You’ll be able to choose subcategories that would be specific to your service.
Search Tags: Tags are words or phrases related to the services you render. To make the best out of this, make sure you use words closely related to your services and use words a buyer would type to search for people selling the kind of gigs you sell.
Set up your gig’s “Scope & Pricing”. Your gig’s pricing is the amount you wish to collect from buyers. The lowest is $5 and can go as high as $995. Amazing? Definitely Yes!
You can make some cool money online via Fiverr. You have the option to unlock other packages for the gig. If you want, click on the “Try Now” button.
When you unlock the Standard and Premium packages, you can set different prices for the gig. It all depends on the extra services you are willing to offer.
For example; if you have set your basic price to $5 with the delivery date as 7 days, you can add some extra dollars for faster delivery. Say 10 dollars for 3days delivery.
The gig revision number is the number of times you are willing to revise your job for the customer/buyer. In cases where clients complain and request for a review.
Write your gig’s “Description”. You are given the opportunity to describe in full (but short) what your gig is all about.
Here, you are limited to only 1200 characters to describe your gig. Make the best use of this opportunity. Write enticing stuff about your gig and make sure to use SEO friendly details.
You can check other people’s gigs in your category to see what your description should look like. You should never copy their descriptions.
Write the “Requirements” for your gig.
You need to list out what you will need from a buyer when they approach to give you a job or buy your gig. These are the requirements. It is done so as to avoid conflict and disputes.
When someone wants to give you a Fiverr job, they are expected to explain to you in detail what they expect from you doing their jobs. The requirements can be Free Text, Attached File, or Multiple Answer.
Upload “Gig Photos, Gig Videos and/or Gig PDF‘s“.
You will be able to upload photos, videos, or PDF files that describe your gig.
You can easily get free stock images online to use.
Click on the “Publish Gig” button.
Once you click the publish gig button, BOOM! Your gig is live on Fiverr. Potential clients or buyers can get in touch with you should they need your assistant.
Now that you have posted your first gig, may I show you how to make money on Fiverr?