I occasionally share my tips, advice and strategies on leveraging Fiverr as a side-hustle on Quora . Here I answer a commonly asked question, How do I get my first client on Fiverr?
I started freelancing right after I left my job in December 2015 and started pitching for jobs on Fiverr, January 2016.
After being intentional about earning on Fiverr, which meant providing gigs that are of value and needed by clients, I pitched for jobs daily. Pitching for jobs on Fiverr is a great way for your gigs to be seen.
When starting out, be mindful of clients requesting sample work for free – I would suggest negotiating with them by proving your service at a cost.
I received my first gig order within three (3) days of pitching for jobs, which was a writing gig for an adult entertainment site, which I took – note, be very clear of the type of work you are willing to do – set standards for yourself in terms of cost etc.! While I took the job, I wasn’t comfortable doing it and eventually stopped.
In my first month, I earned $64 by creating articles and curating data via internet research. While the […]