How to start selling on Fiverr

Fiverr is the world's leading marketplace for digital services.
Share your skills with our buyer community—and make money while you're at it!

Whether you're a graphic designer, programmer, content writer, translator, or voice-over artist, Fiverr is the place for you.
Below, you can find great tips to start selling on Fiverr.

Creating your seller profile

Your profile is how you present yourself to the community, and we always encourage professionalism.
Note: If you created your account on the mobile app, you will need to complete this step on your desktop.

Learn more with Creating Your seller profile and Gig image guidelines.

Account verification

To comply with new evolving regulations, recently joined freelancers will need to fill in some essential account information before creating a Fiverr account. This helps ensure a trustworthy platform for everyone, fostering a strong foundation of trust between freelancers and customers.

Learn more about account verification here

Creating your Gig

Your Gig is the service you sell on Fiverr.

When you create your Gig, you'll have the opportunity to show off your talents, and provide buyers with all the information they could need to help them decide to do business with you.


Note: Creating your Gig is only possible through your desktop.
Learn more with Creating your Gig.

Buying and selling using the mobile app

How to start selling

  1. Ensure that you have enabled your seller account using your desktop.

  2. Open the app on a mobile device.

  3. Click on the "account" icon (located at the bottom right of the screen).

  4. Switch between buyer and seller modes using the toggle at the top of the page by turning seller mode on/off. 

Video requirements overview

One of the best ways to attract buyers is to add a video introducing your service.
Add a personal touch to the service you are offering through video.
Be sure to follow the video guidelines. 
Learn more with Adding a Video to Your Gig.

Offering packages

Packages allow you to offer three different service bundles to sell on your Gig Page. It’s a great way to provide your buyers with more choices, and to help push your order value higher! 
Learn more with What are packages?.

Upselling - Monetizing your Gig

Maximize your revenue by upselling your Gig using Gig extras before, during, and after an order.


Sending custom offers/ Buyer requests

Sending custom offers enables you to be proactive and offer your customized services to potential buyers.

Learn more with Sending Offers.


Tips for Success

Learn more with Best practices for new Fiverr sellers.


1. Do you have any tools that will help me run my freelance business?

With the Fiverr Workspace app (formerly AND.CO), you can easily send proposals and invoices, manage your time and tasks, and, best of all, it’s free to download.

Learn more with Fiverr Workspace.

2. How can I improve my professionalism and further my freelancing career?
This can be achieved with Learn from Fiverr, an online, on-demand video platform, specially tailored for freelancers and professionals.
All the classes are taught by top experts who are distinguished in their respective fields.
These courses contain practical and comprehensive knowledge, exercises, quizzes, and tests.

By taking a course, you will level up your skills and grow professionally. And by successfully passing the course’s final quiz, a badge will be added to your profile (showcasing the skills you just learned).

Learn more about how it works with Learn from Fiverr.

Free course: Be a successful seller


Do you want to know how to grow your career as an online freelancer and offer outstanding experiences for every customer?
It’s no secret that online freelancing is empowering millions to grow their careers, take control of their schedules, and experience an improved quality of life.

With Fiverr leading the way for so many prolific, and talented freelancers, this is only the beginning.
That’s why this course should be your number one choice when growing your business on Fiverr.

This course is based on the experience of top Fiverr sellers, as well as a deep understanding of the marketplace and all of the tools that are available for you on the platform.

Learn how Fiverr works, how to create your Gigs the right way (with appealing descriptions and Gig images), convert potential customers, successfully manage and deliver projects, and more.


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