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How safe is Fiverr for buyers

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by fitforthis35, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. fitforthis35

    fitforthis35 Newbie

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    Hi everyone, I am still trying to get my plan in order and I was looking at a couple of gigs on Fiverr and wanted to know how safe is it to place an order for services? What is the probability I will get scammed for my money with no work delivered from the seller? Does Fiverr have any security checks in place to prevent this? I could see if it was a mere 5 dollars but when the cost for services increase I want to be assured that I wont be taken by some dishonest people out there. Thanks for listening. I am still learning, so please forgive me if some things just aren't clear to me just yet. Good Day Folks
     
  2. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Never had any issues with fraud or anything like that. Some services really suck though. Keep in mind the seller gets $4 for a job, Fiverr keeps $1 and then there's costs and taxes and so on.....
     
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    Desire00 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    It's pretty safe but it's quite hard to find useful gigs especially when it comes to seo if that's what you're after.
     
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    nanavlad Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Your much less likely to be scammed as a buyer, as fiverr generally
    decides in the buyers favor, if a dispute arises.

    So as far as your money being safe , its very safe,
    On the other hand the sellers only get about $3.90 into their paypal per job
    So the quality of some of their work reflects their earnings.

    On the other hand, I have found some excellent gigs.
     
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    redbandit Power Member

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    I sell and buy services on fiverr never had any glitches
     
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    ChanzGrande Elite Member

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    Never had any problems on Fiverr at all as a buyer, but then again I don't expect that much from those guys unless I buy the gig extras. However, as a buyer I have been completely satisfied with my purchases there.
     
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    Jobdollarr Supreme Member

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    You can check to see on google with the keyword [fiverr review] There are a lot of reviews. You can read them
     
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    TeKn1qu3z Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It is safe to buy on Fiverr as you are spending only $5. Most people are genuine and very few who use fake rating and delivers the product late.

    I had no issues from the past Gigs that I bought.