Your portfolio is a great opportunity to attract and impress potential buyers. Set yourself apart and show buyers the benefits of working with you by displaying your best work, professional know-how, service proficiency, and unique skill set. Once buyers have seen the great work you can deliver, a new level of trust is achieved—a key ingredient in upselling yourself.
Currently, only Top Rated and Fiverr Pro sellers are able to participate in all categories. Selected sellers will get an invitation.
If your service is non-visual in nature, you can still use the portfolio to showcase your service. If your service has no creative samples, simply describe your work and add your relevant skills in any category (i.e. Writing & Translation, Admin Support, Web Development, etc.).
Add a project to your Portfolio
You can upload between 5-20 Portfolio projects to show variations of your skillset.
To add a project:
- Log in > Profile
- Locate My Portfolio on the left hand side > Add a Project
- Complete the details > Save & Publish
How to make the best of your Portfolio
|Note: Before you build your portfolio, make sure that you have personally created every item you want to display, and that you have adhered to Fiverr’s Terms of Service.
Let's dive into how you can make the best of your Portfolio by including different types of projects, highlighting your skills, and using high-quality images.
Use your portfolio to show complex projects you have delivered. These are the kinds of projects that can’t easily be communicated in the Gig gallery or description.
We recommend that the portfolio projects you choose to display should:
- Demonstrate your professional commitment to delivering quality services
- Emphasize your best work and grab potential buyers’ attention
- Showcase your work’s high quality and value you can provide, along with your unique skills
Choose projects that accurately show your best skills and that validate your professional specialty, as advertised in your Gig/s.
Remember, in business, first impressions count and pictures can say a thousand words.
When potential buyers see your Portfolio, its appeal is determined very quickly. If judged as “attractive,” buyers are more likely to click on it and spend more time exploring your service.
Organize your Seller Portfolio
When you need to decide which projects to display, be strategic and think about exactly what you would like to show your potential buyers—and in which order you'd like to showcase them. This, of course, varies and depends on your service category, but here are some common best practices across all Fiverr categories:
Quality over quantity
Choose specific projects that accurately capture your specialization. Remember, less is best, so even if you can upload up to 20 projects, focus on the ones that display your best works, and the ones you feel most accomplished with.
If your service is not visual in nature, use other creative ways to show what was needed from you for each project, and how your work had a positive effect.
Emphasis on up-to-date skills
It’s important to maintain your portfolio’s relevance. Once you have delivered a new project, consider removing any out-of-date projects, and updating your portfolio with the newer ones. Asides from being on-trend, this also shows your continuous ability to learn and keep up with technology.
Make sure to get permission and written consent before you display the work for each project you wish to display in your portfolio.
Use your Portfolio to tell your project’s story
Your portfolio is an important feature that enables potential buyers to see the work you’ve already done on Fiverr. Buyers appreciate seeing examples of your work before placing an order, and we strongly recommend that you maintain an active Portfolio for all your services.
Use your Portfolio to tell your project's story by focusing on:
To present your many talents to potential buyers, upload between 5-20 Portfolio items to show variations of your skillset.
Example: If you offer a service that falls within the “Graphics & Design” category, include different options like designs for a poster, book cover, landing page, and catalog.
When you maintain your portfolio, by default, you are telling an ongoing story. Show your potential buyers that your story is constantly evolving, changing, and, ultimately, getting better.