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With so many folks not happy with Fiverr . . . What can we do ???

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by surfbay, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. surfbay

    surfbay Junior Member

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    With so many folks not happy with Fiverr . . . What can we do

    Poor customer support, bad attitude towards sellers and all the rest !!!

    Is there an alternative microjobs service that fits the bill ???

    What has been your experience with microjobs sites ??? Did you make
    any bank or did you give it up as a bad job.

    Please . . . lets hear about it.
     
  2. sturose

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    Whatever site it is there will always be someone unhappy. Unfortunately when any site starts to dominate a niche market you will always get unhappy people.

    Lots of people on here make money with fiverr, google adsense, clickbank and dozens of other sites I could mention but I bet just a quick search would reveal hundreds of threads from people complaining. With regard to microjob sites I don't use them so someone else may be able to share an alternative but I doubt they would have any fewer unhappy users.

    Point of my post is, it's no use complaining unless you have the money to take on these sites and start a better one to compete. You just have to accept it and move on.
     
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    There's really nothing you can do about it. From what I see, Fiverr is simply improving the experience for shoppers which is totally fine. Create a better product/service and provide excellent support, your competition will fall off if they fail to adapt to change and you'll balance out just fine. Hell, do it correctly and you'll probably end up making more money than you did before.
     
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    5'ers new rating system sucks. I suspect it will impact sellers (just like ebay). Some birdbrain customer left me positive fb, but marked me with 3 stars!
     
  5. VinceC

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    There are still meats on fiverr table. I do not offer $5 job, but on average $100 work, and average profit hit 2k, and is happy to use the sum to pay for my SEO projects and bills. Fiverr either do on large volume, or offer professional skill job that not many are doing.
     
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    Sites like that are always the best for small marketers but if you want to excel high, you always need to contact big companies and try making up long term relationships with them.
     
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    I received many modification request without any explanation. And some guys bought my Gig, sent the wrong order details (so the order process begins) and didn't respond to my messages.
    Result: Order time ran out and shortly after they gave me a bad rating.

    edit: and sometimes I can't even rate the buyer or respond to the rating. So I can't explain to the public what happened. But I'm still making some sales per week.
     
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    Adrian112 Supreme Member Premium Member

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    Fiverr is money tree, and if you write shits and make shits for 5$ than it is shit.

    1st rule from rich guys: Do not work for money, let the money work for you. Use your brain.
     
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    Treat the fiverr gigs as a way to get customers who you can sell higher priced services to.

    You're never going to get rich selling something for $5 really, but if you can acquire customers from the site then you can sell other services to them, and potentially gain repeat orders too.
     
  10. Numbuh362

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    Lets make a fiverr alternative!! All of us from bhw! Call it bhwerrr
     
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    I was one of the first people to run a Fiverr clone and it was a complete nightmare...People would buy gigs and the seller wouldn't deliver and I had to deal with a lot of refunds and replying to emails.I was doing it by myself.But I shut it down and was glad I did..I would rather use fiverr then run a site like it.
     
  12. mickyfu

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    Move on, cut out the middle man as much as possible.
     
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    page1forallwords Newbie

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    Fiver is doing well for many and it is normal to have haters for all sorts of services, including ebay/paypal etc.
     
  14. surfbay

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    Surely the way to victory . . . is to have upsell and add on gigs, which need to be
    used with each order request.

    Just like Mac's . . . do you want fries with that ??? Medium or Large, and so it goes.

    You do really need to have folks coming back for more, more, more !!!

    How do you like it ??? How do you like ???

    Your Gigs must pay their way. That's what it is all about !!!

    I feel that anyone charging $5.00 for a gig that take the best
    part of an hour to complete is not going to make it.


     
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    Was it really the Fiverr clone that was a complete nightmare . . . or was it all the dumbs dumbs
    who got involved, both buying and selling.

    There are lots of folks out there keen to get involved but just will not take the time to get to grips
    with how things work.

    Those Flashing $$$ Signs are a real pain !!!
     
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    I also sellers on fiverr. Currently very difficult bersain in fiverr because many false positive reviews and services that use bots. We know the services that use bots very risky for the project and your company