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Making More Money on Fiverr by Increasing Perceived Value

Fiverr - Your Perceived ValueImprove Your Perceived Value

If your Fiverr gig isn’t getting a lot of attention and you’re not getting many orders, it could be because buyers aren’t seeing any perceived value from your offer. Many newbies to Fiverr make the mistake of offering too much for the money they charge.

You see, those customers you’re trying to attract want to see value for the $5 they’re paying. Unfortunately, there are also customers out there who would love to take advantage of cheap labor to get what they want.

This is where you need to walk a fine line between offering too much and offering quality.

Too Much for Too Little

Imagine that writing a 750 word article takes you thirty minutes. You put up a gig on Fiverr saying you’ll write a 750 word article that is brilliant quality and you’ll do it for $5. That’s a really low hourly rate, but it’s a start. Continue reading »

Your PR Strategy – Paid Versus Free Distribution Services

Press Release Free or PaidWhat Type of Distribution Services Should You Use

Press releases have often been used as a marketing strategy for businesses to create a buzz about their business and get people talking. However, what are the most effective online distribution services, free or paid?

Let’s take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of paid versus free distribution services.


Free Distribution Services

  • If your business has a small or non-existent marketing budget, then free online press release services may be the only way to distribute your press release. If that’s the case, then you need to ensure you are posting your press release on authoritative and reputable sites that have a good Google PageRank, as this shows they could have higher traffic and valuable inbound links. Some of the top ranked free online press release distribution services are PRLog.org, PR.com and prfire.co.uk.
  • Free press release distribution websites are worth using for some businesses because they post press releases to their website which can be viewed and searched by journalists or other media outlets. Free services also allow the press release to appear on their RSS feeds, and should your press release be newsworthy, it could be picked up and distributed further online. But, unfortunately, that’s about all free distribution services do.

Paid Distribution Services

  • Even the basic packages on paid online press release distribution websites offer more services to get your business noticed than free services. For a nominal fee your business can benefit from search engine optimization, your press release being sent to various news and media outlets, and videos, images and links being used to encourage readers to share your press release. The top ranked paid online press release distribution websites include Prweb.com, businesswire.com and PRNewswire.com.
  • There really are not any disadvantages to using a paid distribution service for your business’ online press release. Paid services have many more perks than free services, and although some websites charge a sizeable fee for distributing your press release, if your business has a large marketing budget it is worthwhile to use ranked sites that utilize SEO, social media, backlinking, and have built relationships and networks with news and media outlets.

What Does it all Mean?

Despite generating a small amount of publicity for your company, free online press release distribution services unfortunately cannot compete with the paid distribution services available online. It really depends on what you want to achieve by distributing press releases. If you simply want to publish your press release to increase your chances of being found by search engines and a few journalists then using free distribution services might be useful. However, using free services may mean sacrificing invaluable SEO and conversion features that guarantee more traffic to your website and more promotion for your business.

If you would like some additional information that enables you to inject an instant torrent of traffic into your business for increased sales and profits there is a first-rate Free report you can download at Press Release POWERIf that wets your appetite, give Press Release Traffic Torrent a try.  It is a “paint by numbers” blueprint for an instant blast of traffic from simple press releases.


Jerry Duling is a Marketing and Business Consultant, Professional Speaker, and Social Media advisor. Jerry shows businesses how to use Social Media to build their brand, generate leads and close sales. Jerry also provides individual resources for the Internet Entrepreneur. Connect with



Getting More Traffic to Your Fiverr Gigs

ebookYou Need More Traffic to Your Fiverr Gigs

If you’re trying to make money with Fiverr, it’s important you find ways to attract new customers regularly. This is where you need to come up with ideas for driving traffic to your gigs as often as possible.

When potential buyers read your gig, they’re not going to instantly buy from you. Rather, they’ll check out who else on Fiverr is offering the same services and compare this to yours. They’re just seeking value for their $5, so that’s natural.

However, if your gig is getting no views at all it’s going to be impossible to get any orders. Here are some ways to get more traffic to your Fiverr gigs.


Catchy Headline

Yes, your gig’s headline can make a difference to your order rate. Fiverr lets you edit your gig at any time, so if you notice that your gig isn’t getting any attention, edit the headline a little and see if that helps.

Social Media

It’s fine to promote your gigs on social media sites. Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter and LinkedIn are great sites to use. You might also want to pin a graphic on Pinterest to represent your gig. Let people know what you’re offering and get your link out there. The more people that see it, the greater the chance of someone ordering from you.

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How To Write A Press Release

Press ReleaseWriting a proper press release for increased traffic

For many years, the publication of a press release has been an essential tool in sharing newsworthy events through newspapers, radio and television. However, in today’s day and age, the use of email and the Internet has become extremely popular and has also led to the boom of social media. Although this has made it far more easy to get your message across, the increase in resources available has also made it far more of a challenge to get your release noticed on a large scale. The solution is, quite simply, to ensure that the quality of your press release stands out from the crowd.

An important thing to remember when putting pen to paper is that, no matter what subject you will be addressing, the format of the release should always fit a standard expectation. Although the message may be the same, it is crucial to understand that there are certain qualities the reader will expect as standard. Continue reading »

Should You Bother with Fiverr to Make Money Online?

fiverrIs Fiverr Worth Your Time?

Despite the fact that there are lots of people trying hard to make money online, many of them turn up their noses at the idea of working on Fiverr. This is the site that pays you $5 to complete simple tasks for whatever you feel like working on.

The idea behind it is that you create a gig. In your gig you offer customers exactly what you’re willing to do for your five bucks. Be clear in your description about what you’re offering and it’s easier for the right customers to pay for your services.

If you’ve done it the right way, you should find that it only takes you a few minutes to complete each task. That means you could be earning an extra $5 every few minutes.

Of course, if you do it the wrong way you could find that you’re only earning $5 an hour.

Is Fiverr Worth the Effort?

Think about this. If you completed one gig before dinner every night of the working week, you would have finished five gigs. That’s a total of $25 in your pocket you otherwise wouldn’t have had.

For anyone looking for a bit of extra spending money, that’s not bad. This is especially true if you were smart about creating gigs that only take a short amount of time to complete.

Now, if you did the same one gig before dinner each night for a total of five gigs and you also added an additional five gigs on a Saturday morning, that’s a total of 10 gigs in a week.  That’s $50 you didn’t have in your pocket.

Of course, if you have more free time available you could always spend a few hours per day working on gigs. Let’s say you can complete 4 gigs in an hour and you only want to work 4 hours a day. That’s 16 gigs and a total earning of $80 per day. Over a five day working week you would have earned $400 at the end of the week. That’s not bad for only working 4 hours a day.

The whole point of these calculations is to show you that the effort you put into Fiverr is directly related to how worthwhile you find it. If you’re after some extra pocket money, it’s a quick and easy way to make money.

If you’re after a way to make a full time income online, it certainly can be done. Remember, the calculations we looked at here didn’t take into account repeat orders or the highly-profitable gig extras you can charge.

So before you give up on Fiver as a way to make money online, think again. There’s a huge amount of potential here – but only if you’re willing to jump in and give it a shot.

Get this free report Fiverr InstaCash and you could have your first Fiverr Gig up and running by tonight!


Jerry Duling is a Marketing and Business Consultant, Professional Speaker, and Social Media advisor. Jerry shows businesses how to use Social Media to build their brand, generate leads and close sales. Jerry also provides individual resources for the Internet Entrepreneur. Connect with



Pick a Ghostwriting Style

Ghost Writer expert copyDifferent Styles of Online Ghostwriting

Online ghostwriting is a huge industry. There are literally hundreds of thousands of writers and aspiring writers queuing to make some extra money. Some even want to make online ghostwriting a way of comfortable living. With all this competition and talent how do you separate yourself? Make yourself stand out?

The answer is simple, specialization. Find out what kind of a writer you are or want to be and pursue jobs accordingly instead of going after every job that you can. Here are some of the areas you can specialize in as an online ghostwriter ­­– purse a segment and then market it as your absolute area of expertise.

Article Writers

Article writers form by far the largest Internet ghostwriting group. Good article ghostwriters need to be skillful in researching and turning around content quickly.

Ghost Bloggers

If you have an engaging and personable way of writing then blog writing might suit you. Good ghost bloggers are Continue reading »