Make Career On Fiverr As a Freelancer – Complete Guide

Fiverr was launched in February 2010 by Micha  Kaufman and Shai Wininger. The founders came up with the mission of how the world works together. The founder’s main goal was to create a platform connecting freelancers (Sellers) with businesses (Buyers) needing their services.

Now let’s understand in depth what Fiverr is, and how it works, and also we will discuss the pros and cons of Fiverr.

What is Fiverr and how does it work?

Fiverr is the world’s largest online digital marketplace where people can find and hire freelancers for multiple services. On Fiverr, there are two types of users: buyers and sellers. When buyers need someone for their job, they use the Fiverr search bar. There, buyers see various gigs from sellers that might help them. The buyer analyzes these gigs and hires an expert whose gig aligns with their specific job requirements.

If you have unique skills that you might find helpful Fiverr allows you to list them as a Gig.

The platform offers a various form of services Including

  • Graphics & Design
  • Programming & Tech
  • Digital Marketing
  • Video & Animation
  • Writing & Translation
  • Music & Audio
  • Business
  • Consulting
  • Data
  • AI Services
  • Etc

Let’s create a seller account and start selling freelance services to clients.

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Create a Seller Account:

1:  Open your browser, type Fiverr in the search bar, and press enter.

Fiverr Main Screen

2:  Once the official website is open, look for the “Join” option in the top right corner. Click on it and enter your email to sign up.

3:  After clicking on “Continue with Email” it will open the sign-up form in a new pop-up.

4:  Enter your Email & Password Now click on the Continue button. This will confirm your email address and prompt you to create a username & password.

Fiverr Account Creation

5:  Enter your username here and click the Create My Account Button.

Note: Your username will be your display name. Once you have created an account successfully your username can’t be changed. So choose it wisely.

6:  After clicking on it(button) your account 6-digit password comes to your active email. This will create your account and open your home page.

7:  After creating your Fiverr account, you’ll need to go to your profile and switch to a seller account. So click in the top right corner of the page (Profile), then select  Become a Seller from the dropdown menu.

 8:  Below the  “ Work Your Way” heading in the middle of the page you will find the green Become a Seller button. when you click on it new pop-up will open.

9:  Click on the Continue button in the lower-left corner of the page when you are ready to start selling on Fiverr. Here again new page will open.

10:  Read through do’s and don’ts and click this Continue button in the bottom left corner of the page until you complete the first step of creating a seller profile. This will show you what makes a successful Fiverr profile. 

11:  Click on the Continue Button in the bottom left corner of the page and start creating your profile.

How to Create a Fiverr Profile?

After completing all the above sections, you will come to a new phase, i.e., creating a Fiverr profile. These are the requirements for creating a profile:

  • Personal Info
  • Full Name
  • Display Name
  • Profile Image
  • Description
  • Language
  • Professional Info
  • Occupation
  • Education
  • Skills
  • Certification
  • Account Security
  • Email
  • Phone Number

Personal Information:

  1. Enter here your Full Name and Display name.
  2. Your actual name will be kept private on your profile.
  1. Add a professional profile Picture.
  2. You can also upload a picture of the services that you are offering.
  3. Do not use images you don’t have copyrights for.
  4. Enter a description of your expertise.
  5. You can use 600 characters including space & punctuation in the description.
  6. The description should clearly explain your skills and experience.
  7. You can add your language skills here and show your language level (fluent /conversational/basic).


You can add 4 languages in this section like German, Dutch, etc, because When someone searches related to your services there’s a high chance that Fiverr can show your gig to those searchers, Even if you do not know about that language still you must add 3 to 4 languages here  You can use the translator for the other languages.

After completing all the previous portions now click on the Continue Button in the bottom left corner of the page.

  1.  It will confirm personal Info and take you to a professional info page.

Professional Information:

  1. Select your occupation here like digital marketing graphic designing etc. 
  2. Select a time (From & To) you have been working in your selected field.
  1. Enter your country, university, and degree title.
  2. All the above points are essential but below the Education remaining steps are optional for your profile. If you have a certificate or personal website you can also add it here but if you do not have you can skip this part.
  3. Click on the Continue button in the bottom left corner of the page. It will confirm your professional info and take you to the final step.

Account Security:

  1. You can add your Phone Number for account security before creating a gig.
  2. Now click on Finish Button in the bottom right corner of the page. It will create your Seller Account.

How To Create a Fiverr Gig?

Gig or Gigs means services you are offering on the Fiverr platform. Any buyer before placing an Order first they will read your gigs. So when you make you must know of gigs. As a new seller, you can create different types of  7 gigs for selling.

The most important factors before creating a Gig are:

  • Keyword Research
  • Competitor Analysis

Keyword Research & Competitor Analysis For a Fiverr Gig?

First of all, enter your Primary Keyword/main keyword in the Fiverr search bar.

After entering they will show some related gigs on SERP, you must have studied these gigs. In gigs, you will see some important elements like titles, descriptions, and search tags that will relate to specific gigs. after studying gigs, some ideas or Keywords came to your mind.

Now select some keywords and search them separately on the Fiverr search bar. They will again show you some gigs and also you will see the Total results in the top left corner of the page. Here you will guess how much competition on your keywords(query). At the time of search words on the search bar, Fiverr will give you some auto-suggested keywords you can also consider those words. So first set some criteria for doing Keyword research like low, medium & high levels for competitors. 

Also, you can set some criteria for search volume. You can find the search volume of those keywords by using an Extension as well as manually checking the total number of orders on Fiverr’s first page and how many gigs have the order in the queue.

Here you can see the results after using the extension on Fiverr. 

You will see at the bottom Orders, Favorites, and Reviews.

The order represents the number of orders in the queue.

  • Fiverr shows 48 gigs on the first page. If competitors are fewer and the number of orders in the queue is excess, then you can consider those keywords for low competition.
  • If competitors are more and the number of orders in the queue is also excess, then you can consider those keywords for high competition.
  • If both competitor and queue order are level, then you can consider those keywords for average/ moderate competition.
  • For Example,
Keywords Criteria
Low Level1000 to 3000
Medium Level3000 to 5000
High Level5000+

Now shortlist at least 15 to 20 relevant keywords in the Excel Sheet for your ease before creating a Fiverr Gig. Because those relevant keywords you will use in the gig title, description, and search tags. Below you can see the example of shortlisted keywords.

Kewyords for Fiverr Gigs

Important Elements Of Gig:

1: Overview

  • Title
  • Categories (subcategory + services type)
  • Gig Metadata ( industry expertise + Languages)
  • Search Tags

2: Scope & Pricing

  • Services/Packages
  • Extra Services

3: Description & FAQs

4: Requirements

5: Gallery

  • Video
  • Gig Images
  • Documents

6: Publish

  • Fiverr Test

Gig Overview Section:


This is the first thing that buyers will see at the top of your gig listing. Make sure to keep it precise, and unique, and also use Primary Keyword in it. You should add at least 3 keywords(Primary + Secondary)  in your title. These can be low or high-competition keywords. The title limit is 60 characters but if you can select 50 to 60 characters that is more than enough for your title because Fiver itself suggests Just Perfect!  At 60 characters. however, shorter titles sell better.

Once you make a title, after publishing the gig you can change it from your gig title but you can’t change it from the URL of your gig. So choose the title after studying or analyzing other competitors because Fiverr algorithms understand URL titles, which can be beneficial for ranking.

Categories and Subcategory:

Now click the Category drop-down. Here you people will select relevant categories and subcategories of your skills and choose your service type. You must choose here skills in which you are an expert don’t select a random option. This helps buyers find you in the filtered searches for service. Above you can see an example of a relevant field. 


Main Category: Digital Marketing

Subcategory:  SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Services Type: Keyword Research

Gig metadata:

In this portion, you people will see the multiple Industry Expertise and language options. Here you can select multiple industries and languages. Below you can see an example of these sections. 

Search Tags:

The Search tags you enter here are the most important and will help your gig to come up at the top in buyer searches. 

Select five tags in this section that should be high, moderate, and low competition keywords. Due to 5 tags may Fiverr show your gig to that searcher.

After all this procedure now click on the  save  button in the lower right corner of the page. This will take you to the Scope & Pricing section.

Pricing Section:


Fiver allows you to create three separate packages. You can edit each package with a different name and offer different services at different prices. You can also add here a description of the packages that you are offering. You can use a maximum of 100 characters in the package description, and make sure to be brief & clear. below this, you will see the related terms of your services you can select according to your skill level like Keywords, competitors, audit report, action plan, etc.

Fiverr Gigs Pricing

The three packages have a different name:




In packages, you can select different delivery times for different packages. This section shows how long it will take for you to deliver the offered services to each buyer.

Extra Services:

Take advantage of Gig Extra and provide additional services to your buyers. Also, you can set delivery times for those services.

Now click on the  Save  button in the bottom right corner of the page. This will take you to a Description & FAQ page. 


 As a new seller, consider offering additional services or options compared to your competitors and starting your packages at $5. This approach increases the chances of buyers choosing you over your competitors because you provide more services at affordable prices. Once you establish yourself in the market, you can adjust your prices based on your experience and skills.

Description & FAQs Section:


Before writing a description, you should study at least 10 gigs related to your services to understand how your competitors(Top Rated, level-2, level-1 sellers) provide their services. Then you can extract some good points from their gig that might benefit you.

The description limit is 1200 words but if you write between 900 to 1000 it’s more than enough. within this description, you need to use a maximum of 10 to 15 keywords that you have shortlisted during keyword research. These keywords can be low medium or high competition. After completing all these steps you can bold your main keywords and highlight your secondary keywords.

  • Begin the description with an introduction related to your services in 3 to 4 lines.
  • Describe the services you are offering in this gig with clarity and detail. 
  • Make sure to clearly communicate all the important information to your buyer here.
  • Below you can see the example of a gig description.


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Advanced SEO Keyword Research including:
  • Monthly search volume
  • Ranking Difficulty
  • High Volume & Long-tail Kw’s
  • Search Intent 
  • Related KW’s and Questions
  • ahref and semrush Key-words research
  • In-Depth Reports
  • Competitor analysis
  • People also ask (PAA)

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  • Your Niche
  • Targeted country

For more information please read FAQS

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Below the description, you will see the Frequently Asked Question section. Here you can add more details about your services in the form of question answers. You can add some common questions and answers for your buyer. At the top right corner, you can see the green +Add FAQ button for adding more questions. Above you can see an example of faq.

After completing the FAQ, now click on the Save  button in the lower right corner of the page. It will take you to the Requirements page.

Requirements Section:

  • Add requirements that you want from a buyer. Is it an attachment, free text, or multiple-choice work file? 
  • You can also ask the buyer what they want from you. 
  • After asking a question now click on the  Save button in the bottom right corner.  it will take you to the Gallery page.
  • Above, you can see how we can add questions.

Gallery Section:

In this section, you can add a video, image, or document. Depending on the type of work you are selling. In the image,/video you should add your main service name and also add related brief details in bullet form or logo. This will help buyers get a sense of what they are purchasing.

If you are a new seller obviously you do not have any documents or portfolio so you can continue with images or video. You can add only one video, two documents, and 3 images in the gallery section.

This image is called a Gig Image the size of a perfect image for Fiverr is 1280 x 769 pixels.

Above you can see an example of a Gig Image.

Now click on the  Save button in the bottom right corner of the page. This will take you to the final page.


In some gigs, Fiverr takes a test like content writing, on-page SEO, etc. Fiver will give 40 Mcq’s for 40 minutes. To pass a skill test you are required to answer a minimum of 60% to 70% questions correctly. During the test, you can’t open any other tab on the desktop screen. the reason is Fiver will cancel your gig test and give you 90 days to retake the test.  So don’t try to be extra smart if you want to publish a gig.

But some gigs can be published without a test like Keyword research gigs etc.

After completing the test section now click on the Publish button in the lower right corner of the page. This will publish your gig and take you to 

your Gigs Page.

Pros And Cons Of Fiverr:


  • Fiverr offers a broad range of global freelancer and digital categories.
  • Fiverr ensures safe transactions and data encryption for users. 
  • Fiverr is known for its cost-effectiveness, wide range of services, and security features when compared to other freelance platforms such as Upwork and Toptal.


  • Fiverr deducts 20% commission from the seller’s earnings.
  • On Fiverr, buyers are not verified, which can sometimes lead to confusion for sellers.
  • Success on Fiverr is influenced by the platform algorithms affecting visibility.


In conclusion, Fiverr provides a supportive environment for newcomers to showcase their skills connect with clients worldwide, and build a freelance career. Whether you are a writer, digital marketer, developer, designer, or any other creative professional, Fiverr offers opportunities to grow your career and earn a sustainable income. Every gig completed is not just a transaction but a chance to make a positive impact on someone’s business or project. Remember, success on Fiverr not only comes just from talent but also from dedication, professionalism, and truly care about delivering value to clients. Every step you take on Fiverr is a step toward realizing your dreams.


  1. Can we create more than one account on Fiverr?

 No, you can’t create multiple accounts on Fiverr. If you have you will get banned. The reason is the creation of multiple accounts on Fiverr is against its Terms Of Service.

One more thing after deactivating the first account you can create a second account but it’s not guaranteed at which time your account will be banned.

  1. What are Seller levels? 

            There are four seller levels on Fiverr.

  • New Seller
  • Level 1 Seller
  • Level 2 Seller
  • Top Rated Seller

For more details, click on the  Link.

  1. How does the Fiverr algorithm Work for beginners?
  • Everyone is just guessing! No one knows except Fiverr, because Fiverr doesn’t disclose how their algorithms work but it is better if you do gig SEO:
  • Make your gig Title, Search Tags, Gig Image, and Description all good. 
  • Offer unique services/packages.
  • Provide great customer service.
  • Deliver quality work. 
  • Avoid bad reviews and order cancellations. 

How to promote Fiverr gigs?

Gigs on Fiverr can be promoted utilizing both paid/unpaid methods.

Paid Methods:

  • Fiverr Ads: Use the Fiverr advertising platform to promote your gig within Fiverr’s ecosystem. You can set a budget and target a specific audience to increase visibility.
  • Google Ads: Use Google ads to target keywords related to your services and push traffic directly to the Fiverr gig page.
  • Social Media Ads: invest in social media advertising on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn to reach a broader audience outside of Fiverr.

Unpaid Methods:

  • Utilize Fiverr Features: Make use of Fiverr features like buyer’s requests, where you can submit offers to potential buyers looking for services similar to yours.
  • Encourage Reviews: provides excellent services to encourage positive reviews, as they can significantly boost your gig’s credibility and visibility.
  • By combining paid and unpaid method strategies you can effectively promote your Fiverr gig and increase your chances of success on the platform.
  • Gig SEO: Gig SEO procedure we already discussed in the above article. so if you follow the above criteria you can also promote your gig.

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