Many people have been talking about Fiverr and how it is a good platform for freelancers in Nigeria.
We have gotten to the point in Nigeria where, if you are a freelancer who works online, and you’ve not gotten your ass up on Fiverr, you are missing out.
This is why the demand to know how to create, not just a Fiverr account, but an attractive one that will fetch you constant and prospective clients is persistently on the rise.
In today’s post, I have taken enough time to curate a step-by-step guide that will show you how to make money on Fiverr in Nigeria.
Yes, you can make cool money as an income by just creating a Fiverr account and using your skill to get cash.
Freelancing is one of the major ways that most Nigerians make money online. Freelancing is the easiest way to make money as an internet user in Nigeria.
One of the prominent platforms online where you can get good freelancing gigs in Fiverr.
You also need to understand how to create a perfect Fiverr account and profile such as clients will be attracted to your service.
Many people who have registered with Fiverr are now making smart money and this is the post that will show you all the tricks that you may not see just anywhere.
We all know how the problem of unemployment is always ready to rob the face of Nigerian young graduates. But with the help of platforms like Fiverr, skilled youths can now create an account and draw clients who will allow them to work from home and get paid.
In addition to this, if you are serious about taking your freelancing career to the next level, and even begin to take it as a career and profession, then creating a Fiverr account should come to your mind.
True, you may not get jobs when you go physically to companies with brown files, well-ironed suits, and well-knotted ties.
But I can assure you that with a well-created Fiverr account, and your ability to work willingly with clients home and abroad, you can get a well-paid job… A remote one for that matter.
So without wasting much time, let’s head to how you can use Fiverr to make money in Nigeria.
This, as you should know, starts by first creating a Fiverr account.
How to Create a Fiverr Account in Nigeria
First of all, go to the Fiverr homepage. Just open your Google and enter the word Fiverr.
After getting to the homepage, click 9n the Join button to create an account. This is the account you will work with.
There are also options for opening the account using any already created account on Google which includes either your Gmail account or Facebook.
If you are using your Gmail account, you will be asked to enter your Gmail address in the highlighted box and then you press the continue button afterward.
You will need to enter your preferred username and set your password. It is advised to choose a username that people will find attractive. And when setting the password, you want to make sure it is not too weak for someone to guess and not too strong that you will find it hard to remember.
When this is done, you click on the green Join tab on the screen too.
After this, you can say that you have a Fiverr account. But you will not be able to use it until the account is activated.
So to activate your newly created Fiverr account, simply go to the inbox of the email address you used for the registration and activate your Fiverr account immediately.
A message will be sent and will be indicated at the top of your Fiverr profile page. This will show that your account has been activated successfully.
If you are creating that Fiverr accounts for a particular purpose, then this is the point to zero into your specific purpose.
Click on become a seller if your purpose is to sell or offer freelancing skill work and earn money.
I encourage you to be very careful when making this decision because if you mistakenly choose a buyer and you intend to work and get paid, there is nothing you can do unless you switch accounts.
And I’m sure you do not want to go through such a hassle.
When you click on become a seller, this will lead you to a page where you will be asked for some information regarding the breakdown of your type of account.
Fiverr Nigeria: How to Create an Attractive Fiverr Profile
I cannot stress enough how important it is to create a Fiverr account ad profile that is attractive. This step involved filling your account with personal and professional details that will impress potential clients and make them interested in your service.
There is also an option of linking your social media accounts to your Fiverr account. And this is recommended.
When creating your Fiverr profile, you will be required to supply sine information such as your full name, your profile picture, Description, Language, Occupation, Skills, Educational background, Certification, Personal website which is optional, your LinkedIn account, Twitter account as well as Facebook account.
You will also be required to provide an active phone contact that will be used to verify your account.
Make sure that these social media profiles you attach to your Fiverr account are all active and you operate them.
The verification code if your account after submitting your 9hone contact can be sent via an SMS or Call.
There is always the opportunity of editing your profile just in case there was any personal or professional information about yourself that you did not add or should not have added.
It is super imperative that the information you fill in into your Fiverr account says a lot about you and how good you are in your skills. Because the reality is that millions of people are currently using Fiverr and it is no lie that you are not the only one offering your skills or service on Fiverr.
Fiverr Nigeria: How to Selling Your Skills and Services
Selling in Fiverr, by my definition, means how you use your skills to not only draw clients but also make real money.
In your description, you want to make sure you pass a comprehensive message about your skills and how best you will be for any forthcoming gig.
State a perfect gig title and then the category and tags.
This helps you and your service to be visible to those who are on Fiverr to look for related services.
First of all, start earning a comfortable income with Fiverr, you want to pay attention to your scope and pricing. You need to be able to organize your skills in a given price range.
You have the options of Basic Price, Standard Price, and Premium Price on your Fiverr account.
You will be able to group your service IN. Terms of packages under these categories.
Secondly, do not joke with the promotion of your gig on social media even when you have a Fiverr account.
Social media is a very powerful medium and tool for making awareness and if you can leverage this, you will see clients dancing at your table day in and day out.
Billions of people use social media every second, so it is the right place for the advertisement of your service.
Social apps like Twitter and Instagram help you to reach potential clients especially when you back your post with sponsored ads on these social media platforms.
You may be confused as to what you should be posting on your social media page.
This is simple, whenever you work for someone, ask them for reviews, and what they think about your service.
Take the ones with the best positive reviews and post them online (anonymously, if preferred) and tell the world about how good you are.
Just a comment or positive review could land you your dream job in Fiverr.
You need to earn the trust of prospects.
You also need to be active in your Fiverr account if you are to start earning from it.
You should not waste all this time reading this article and creating a Fiverr account only to dump it after a month.
Let’s face it, only online people can get jobs regularly. So take note of this.
Lastly and perhaps most importantly for selling your service on Fiverr to make a sustainable income is to be reliable and diligent.
You need discipline and willingness to work with deadlines. Do not disappoint clients on their first deal with you so that you can get their trust, satisfaction, and even refer all.
Let me also mention that it is not a must to be a guru or the overall best as what you do before you are legit to have and use a Fiverr account in Nigeria.
Fiverr is one of the best online platforms for anyone with digital skills where you can get clients to practice and monetize your skill.
This guide contains everything you need to know about registering with a Fiverr account and optimizing your profile to draw prospects so that you earn sustainable income even while working at home.