Fiverr Fiverr Fiverr!

What an experience its been designing my website. Trying to design a header was something, first I tried designing a header using Microsoft Word. That was a disaster! It’s kind of like trying to draw people and drawing stick people. I really wanted to do it myself to save the money, but I realized my time was worth more and for $5 I could get someone to do it for me. So I set out on a journey to find a graphic artist on Fiverr to help me out.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Fiverr, it is an excellent site where people sell their services for $5. You would be shocked to see what people will do for $5.

I found several graphic artist who did logo’s and headers. I checked out their ratings, reviews as well as some of their samples. Only some actually provided samples, so I found one that I liked and decided to use his services. He sent me three different styles after a few days, none which I liked, so I asked for a few revisions. After one week I didn’t hear from him, so I sent him an email, I still didn’t hear from him so I sent a couple more emails. He finally responded letting me know his computer wasn’t working and he didn’t know when it would be back up. He gave me a refund which I thought was quite nice considering he did actually do the work.

So I was back on a journey to find someone else that could create a header for me. I found another graphic artist who also had positive reviews. I told him what I wanted and voila, what you see above is his design. By the way he completed this header in one day, which really impressed me.

Have you ever purchased or sold your services on Fiverr? If so, what was your experience like?

By the way Fiverr is a great way to make some extra cash, if you can provide a service that people want. Check out the Fiverr website for some ideas if you can’t think of something you can offer.

One comment

  1. Jon Rhodes says:

    I have had some voiceover work done for some of my videos, and the quality was superb. I could have easily spent 10 to 20 times what I did. I would recommend fiverr, as even if you get a dodgy service you don't really lose much, and there are some great deals to be had!

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