An Introduction To Fiverr

The global health crisis along with the many corporate office closures have brought about a lasting change in how the world works.

This has resulted in many companies now having to protect the health and well-being of employees. Technology has been a great help in companies being able to work with and communicate with the new remote workforce. This has led to businesses ramping up their use of freelance talent to augment their teams and maintain productivity.

Fiverr was launched in 2010 as an online freelance marketplace for those businesses who want to hire freelancers in digital creative and professional services.   Fiverr is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. It's name comes from the original price of gigs or jobs at only a "fiver" ($5.00 US) per task. It offers many diverse jobs and services.

Fiverr is considered a micro-task blog, and it is and provides a two sided platform for people to buy and sell a variety of digital services typically offered by skilled freelance contractors at comparable prices.

Now an introduction to the gig economy. Fiverr offers many types of services, often called “gigs”.

From graphic design to web development, needing a copywriter, a web designer or a marketer, you can find pretty much any service imaginable on Fiverr. What makes Fiverr unique from other freelancing platforms is that workers on Fiverr post their services, which clients can then browse and buy; these are called “gigs.”

There are major gig categories that can offer good value on Fiverr  The Fiverr platform offers digital services in more than 400 categories, across 8 verticals including graphic design, digital marketing, web developers, programming, video and animation and so many others.  You can hire an illustrator or an animator plus many other freelance positions as:

  • Graphic Designer,
  • Web Developer,
  • Copywriter
  • Web Designer,
  • Marketers

In fact, in a 2021 survey that Fiverr itself conducted found that of over 2,000 businesses globally, 52% said they are devoting more of their budgets to freelance services.

Whether you are a freelancer or a business looking to hire help for your business the Fiverr  platform offers great opportunities. There are some specific gigs that are the most rewarding and popular. Here are some of the best Fiverr gigs for both businesses and freelancers.

Graphic Design
Custom Logo Designing
Business Card Design
Designing Brochures and Flyers
Video Animation
Whiteboard Animation
Social Media Video Content
SEO Support
SEO Keyword Research
Content Writing
Technical Writing/Long Form. ...
Social Media Posts. ...
Legal Writing
Coding and Website Building
Customize your website with HTML and CSS.
Business Planning
Market Analysis
Create a Business Plan
Naming a Business

While the pandemic will eventually subside, it it apparent that the concept of remote work and the resulting demand for freelance talent is here to stay.