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I think Fiverr is run by bots or moderators that are fully unaware of internet status

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by black2black, May 22, 2012.

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  1. black2black

    black2black Registered Member

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    I posted a similar post before some months regarding the inability of fiverr moderators to judge right or suspend gigs that have already positive rating

    After about 150 gig sales i do have the right to say that i know Fiverr a bit. (the previous topic here was suspended because some people read the worst insulation in their .... life :) or they were people working on fiverr and they didn't like anyone to question them in public)

    The problem continues and sellers just kneel at the people there to keep their gigs and their status active.

    The moderators there, don't accept any criticism and they live in their own internet era.

    I posted a reply in their blog the time that they took the new funding saying that with the new money pack comes a greater responsibility for the admins and that new features and support must be followed after the funding to promote and stand at the side of the sellers..... the reply was not accepted.

    Only the congratulations and you're awesome...... and all the other slourp comments were accepted.

    Now Fiverr is loosing money with their stubborn thinking that if you mention any external source must be either youtube or flickr. So they let people for example put a link at the video description at youtube and everybody is happy. Fiverr loose the customer, and the seller follow Fiverr rules.

    Funding is good but the "phenomenon" of Fiverr and the splendid idea needs proper brains to keep it up for long, and in my opinion, just sitting on their old glory will not help them honor the trust of their new investors.

    I said the same to Fiverr people but they didn't like to listen. So i'm posting these here just to open the eyes of someone or maybe find people with the same mindset like mine.
     
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    frazgta Power Member

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    The quality of fiverr is degrading day by day i agree with you and at this rate it's gonna end up bankrupt.
     
  3. JohnMalekin

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    Their support pissed me off few days ago. Their stupid new change somehow removed the "express delivery" on all 10 gigs and they are writing me " It's an automated process bla bla" Fuck off. They are playing engineers and can't even make a single search engine.

    Can't wait all of my funds to be cleared so i can get the hell out of that ugly place.
     
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    raven2411 Newbie

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    I wonder about all those fiverr-like sites. They just look too generic to me.
     
  5. Neo240

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    What would you do if you get the same funding? Ofcourse you will think whatever you are doing is right and there is no need to change it. Forget about them, just milk it till the COW is done for.
     
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    My only gripe about Fiverr is not being able to have a personal relationship with the customer without risking your account. I have gotten a few clients though through Fiverr by slipping in my contact in an external file.

    Fiverr is a great starting point in IM in my opinion.

    I've had no problems with their support either.

    I'm not trying to sugar coat Fiverr or anything but I don't see why people are hating on it so much.
     
  7. NikosX

    NikosX Power Member

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    fiver is fiver bro. get over it.

    you get what you pay for. its 5$ not 50$. you cannot whine for anything for 5$.
     
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    Its like a rotten building that is being eaten by pests day by day and going to be torn apart sooner or later. I think people behind fiverr have made backups plans when things like this happens

    NikosX - As fiverr says.. I will "whine for everything" for $5.
     
  9. codexehow

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    Well, you can be sure that any large website will automate whatever they can get away with. Lower costs = more profit.


    They don't care about user experience until enough people start to complain.
     
  10. Lookin4Traffic

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    I've used skinme5 a few times and have had very positive experiences. Had one issue where I had to contact their support and was very satisfied with them.
     
  11. black2black

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    As a Level 2 seller as i said at the start i showed my loyalty and played 101% always. However the people there are daydreaming. When they see an external url are freaking out, like this is the only way people can scam the service. Also this doesn't happen to everyone, there are Level 1 and 2 and Top-rated sellers that have no problem with the "rule" that makes others loose their gigs.

    Have you seen also the "quality" of gigs they feature or promote to the first page?
    Looks like the weird and happy birthday gigs are more valuable for fiverr moderators from useful and work oriented services

    I had numerous times my video gigs denied because i didn't mention fiverr and the url was in the video

    Maybe they're paying their employees the same amount they ask for their gigs... $5
    Maybe that's the basic reason for this behavior.
    If not they just don't do their job right
     
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    That's because they are. They put up unique sellers offering fairly unique services, which helps fiverr standout and make money for stuff no one actually needs. ;)

    I have a gig posted in a category that is dominated be an Indian guy and haven't had a gig in weeks. It looks as if he's figured out that when you complete a gig, you rise up into the first search page for the term so he keeps 5+ gigs in que at all times just so he can keep the cycle going and stay in the top 10 spots. It may be naive of me, but it looks like he is also multi-accounting by posing as an American and almost taking the top 15-20 spots for that keyword by offering the same gig as another person. I guess that's just black hat for you, but it doesn't work well for anyone else when you have one person taking all the gigs when the site is over-saturated to begin with. It may be good money for him, in his country, instead of taking a horrible paying full-time job, but I can't sit at home all day and live off of $4 gigs. I have nothing against 3rd world country greed ;), I just want a shot at gig here or there, that's all I'm saying.
     
  13. tankall

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    fiverr now much bigger and will be much bigger in sooner future in front more dirty and sucks

    their support the worst on planet

    now if some of your competitors put bad review on you you will disepear from search or even if you just refunded someone your gig will gone
     
  14. DarthM

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    Looks like fiverr can't add:

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    Someone ordered my gig plus an extra today, and the fiverr email says the total is $5 instead of $10.
     
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    Hi,

    Honestly ... I have been using Fiverr for quite sometime now ...

    I am truly pleased with their service and the way the site works!!

    There might be a few issues .. but overall, I am happy with the site. Their customer support responds within few minutes ...for every ticket I have posted this far. Numerous issues I had was solved in no time .... By God's grace ... I am happy and safer with Fiverr!

    Besides, few clients did want me to work off Fiverr .. but I did not oblige, though I have to shell out 20% of my earnings ... I feel the service offered and security of pymt is worth more than that!

    Regards

     
  16. black2black

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    Looks like you're the exception to the rule because most of the sellers have small to monstrous problems with fiverr

    The problem is not that they do have problem but their inability to listen their base and correct them.

    As it was stated before the nice idea will be wasted from the people who run it.
    A nice project is not a lotto jackpot, you have to work with it every day to keep it in a good level.

    I will stop all my gigs there, the place is a joke, not a serious business platform anymore.




     
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    fiverr now much bigger and will be much bigger in sooner future in front more dirty and sucks

    their support the worst on planet

    now if some of your competitors put bad review on you you will disepear from search or even if you just refunded someone your gig will gone
     
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    fiverr is getting more sucks daily, but they will continue to survive, with their top seller game. what is the top seller game i mentioned, as most of u know, top rated seller keep on getting more orders, but not just that, i had seen so many negative review on top seller but get remove few hours later, those review is not that kind of capable of mutual delete it, it's firm done by u knwo who.
    Also, top seller getting all the newbie or easy going buyers' orders, and left out some impossible buyer that search through whole fiverr for few hours and finally decide to spent his/her gigantic 5 bucks on some mid tier sellers like me. HA. so top rated seller continue to get more orders and of cause easy positive reviews.

    not wanna rant here, fiverr is a good start for IM newbie like me, times to move on, since i work on fiverr, i never have a good sleep.
     
  19. mechasheba

    mechasheba Junior Member

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    Being a top rated seller means nothing. You are subject to the same lame moderated search list as all other sellers. Join fiverr's Linkedin sellers group and you will see the complaints from many top rated and level 2's that were making a bundle...and then inexplicably fell off the ranks. I closed my fiverr business this week for that very reason (level 2, made almost $10K in six months).
     
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  20. Masozi

    Masozi Newbie

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    do fiverr have a complaints team email address