Fiverr has served the online community by being a huge freelancer’s marketplace. It has connected buyers with potential customers and has grown to become immensely popular.
Around a week ago, Fiverr launched a pro version –Fiverr Pro.
The highlight of this version would be a specially curated group of professional freelancers that will be showcased on the marketplace.
What’s new with the Fiverr Pro?
Special care and handpicked service providers are ensured in the pro version.
Connecting them with top notch business buyers is the ultimate aim of the app’s new introduction.
The new features:
- Superior quality and a guarantee of the best professional freelancers out there.
- A hassle free process involving minimal effort from both ends.
- Availability of Pro Customer Support and Success Managers so that you can be rest assured of a superb experience. Special attention and care forms the core of the pro version of Fiverr.
- Security forms the core of online communications and that is guaranteed. Trustworthy collaborations and transactions form an integral part of the new version.
How to as a professional seller at Fiverr Pro?
As a professional seller, anyone is free to apply. Existing sellers can also apply. The application page is available on their website. They then go through a screening process.
Question revolving around professional background, higher education, notable projects undertaken and others will be asked during this vetting process.
After careful evaluation by the team, the seller will be notified if he/she is eligible to make a Pro gig or a profile on the new Fiverr pro.
After this, s stunning profile highlighting your talents in the best way. You also mention your services, time of delivery and costs.
Soon there’ll be clients and collaborations underway. There’s nothing to be disheartened about if you do not get a positive reply.
You are free to improve your application and apply again.
If you have an existing Fiverr account showcasing great work, your chances of being accepted as a pro seller increases.
The benefits of Fiverr Pro
A basic elite environment is the key component of the Fiverr pro. Professional transactions and highly qualified peers is what you can be assured of in the pro version.
Payment security as well as timely payment is assured.
Success managers will ensure the most hassle free transactions as well as resolve issues if any crop up between buyers and sellers.
A pro seller’s profile will have a pro badge that will ensure the buyer of quality services.
Filters may also be added when buyers search so that they find pro profiles before the others.
Money involved and the ordering process
No membership fee is involved if you want to become a pro seller. The usual Fiverr referral fees will be charged.
The ordering process remains the same. Custom quotes can also be sent to buyers based on requirements and situations.
At the outset, there a few specific categories in which Fiverr pro is being offered. These are:
- Graphics & Design > Logo Design
- Writing & Translation > Articles & Blog Posts
- Video & Animation > Whiteboard & Explainer Videos
- Digital Marketing > Social Media Marketing
These cover a lot of domains, especially material related to the creative field.
You can expect new categories soon. The time of the vetting process differs from category to category.
What can existing sellers do?
Unfortunately, there is no provision of converting your existing profile into a pro profile.
You can retain the old gig and create a new pro gig offering different services.
No existing level will be discarded by Fiverr so your old gigs will continue to function fine. You can operate through both profiles.
Fiverr pro aims at making the online marketplace a highly professional space with certified sellers who are handpicked.
A quality guarantee coupled with safe transactions will make this version highly desirable.
The new version will also make life easier for both talented sellers as well as large scale buyers who do not have the time or energy to filter profiles on their own.
A easy hassle free process which helps the buyers meet the sellers and do simple transactions is assured.
“As our marketplace has evolved, we’ve recognized the growing demand from entrepreneurs for bigger and more complex projects that sometimes need highly professional freelancers with years of experience”, said Micha Kaufman, Fiverr CEO in a company release.