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i pay you $5 for.....

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by bloggeroftheweb, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. bloggeroftheweb

    bloggeroftheweb Junior Member

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    hello everyone,

    i plan to start a website for people to post simple jobs for a mere $5.

    you will see ads like "i pay you $5 for ..."

    for each $5, i make $1.

    how do you think? do you think it works?

    also, will it violate fiverr trademarks in any way?

    cheers.
     
  2. RMX

    RMX Power Member

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    As long as you don't use their name (Fiverr) to advertise the website, you should be fine. The idea itself is being used by so many people on the net, and it's not something that they can complain about as long as you don't use their trademark names/logos, etc.
     
  3. arvo

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    i think if you are going to copy fiverr, you may want to reduce your fees until your site becomes popular enough to warrant the 20% skim off the top...

    as far as it violating fiverr trademarks, as long as you don't advertise your site on theirs and you don't mention fiverr anywhere on your site, you should be fine.

    i'm not a lawyer, so you may want to confirm that information with a lawyer.
     
  4. zebrahat

    zebrahat Elite Member

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    I believe Fiverr has trademarked the word "gig," so you may need to be careful about using that term as well.
     
  5. facebookdude

    facebookdude Elite Member

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    Don't do it. There are so many shitty fiverr clones atm.
     
  6. SahL

    SahL Elite Member

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    i agree with facebookdude, there are several fiverr clones out there.

    Some of them are running pretty good.

    But more and more clones are being created atm.

    A whole list has been posted by some one here.

    you will have alot of competition + its not worth IMo.
     
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  7. Curt7

    Curt7 Junior Member

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    I don't think this can be true. Gig is a common dictionary word. I believe it could be used as part of a trademarked slogan, but not by itself.

    Feel free to correct me if you're certain that I'm wrong.
     
  8. FireTheWild

    FireTheWild Power Member

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    Look at this:
     
  9. adious

    adious Registered Member

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    Ouch, does that mean if I start sellling the "I will fart for $5." T-shirt , they will sue my a$s for trademark violation?? Darn it!
     
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  10. SpareTimeBillionaire

    SpareTimeBillionaire Registered Member

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    Legally the term "™" means nothing except the publisher hopes that one day they will be remembered for thinking of this, the term "®" is the correct way of asserting ownership of trademark and is used by those who have a registered title to the mark.

    However in business terms, fiverr clones are ten a penny just now. Come up with your own plan or create a really fabulous site,
     
  11. bk071

    bk071 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    LOL thread title is like...

    I will pay you $5 for.... Shaking your tits :D

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    Op, sorry but I had to :p
     
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  12. DevilMon

    DevilMon Newbie

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    Guys read the thread twice. This is the opposite of Fiverr Read exactly this part "i pay you $5 for ..."
     
  13. bigeazy

    bigeazy Regular Member

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    Splat Splat :D

     
  14. svr231

    svr231 BANNED BANNED

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    Do not copy anything from fiverr and rest is up to marketing you do
     
  15. svr231

    svr231 BANNED BANNED

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    LOL that was funny
     
  16. inspirational

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    if u copy something like fiverr ur website is nothing spl..i doubt ppl come n join?