I recently presented on 5 Ways I’ve Outsourced Work to Fiverr at the Austin Internet Marketing Meetup.
There were a few dozen folks that came out for the lunchtime meetup and we had a great conversation about using Fiverr as buyers and sellers.
The five ways I discussed outsourcing to Fiverr were for Kindle stuff, videos, voiceovers, music, and cartoons.
I got my kindle book, Extra Money Answer, formatted from Word from a Fiverr gig, as well as the cover for the book.
There were some people willing to format for a flat $5, but I went with somebody who charged by the word count and ended up paying $20 for the formatting job.
I was very pleased with it, as it uploaded without an issue to Amazon.
I got the cover and all of the other projects I’ll mention below for $5.
I’ve gotten a lot of videos through Fiverr for a variety of events and sites. One that I got recently was to spread the word about the upcoming Affiliate Summit East 2013 in Philadelphia.
In addition to getting a video where I wanted to feature the homepage of the Affiliate Summit site, I also used Fiverr for the original music that plays.
Last year, I got a number of videos from Fiverr to promote Affiliate Summit East 2012, including one where a lady rants about why she won’t be going to the conference.
There are lots of options for getting voiceovers created, too, and I’ve used these for podcast introductions, as well as to narrate short videos.
A recent voiceover I got was for a promo for my Extra Money Answer book. I created the video myself with Video Scribe software.
I’ve purchased a variety of songs on Fiverr, such as the song used in the Affiliate Summit East 2013 video above, and intro music for podcasts.
You can hear a custom country song from Fiverr as the opening to a recent episode of the Affiliate Thing podcast.
Fiverr has tons of artists that can create cartoon avatars and all sorts of other items you could use for your company.
I got a Manga avatar recently – Manga is a Japanese genre of cartoons.
I’ve also gotten caricatures and other cartoon renderings.
In addition to being useful for avatars in social media, you could also use this sort of thing for branding on a site, business cards, etc.
One thing to bear in mind when ordering from Fiverr is that you should check out the seller’s ratings to be sure they’ve got satisfied customers.
Also, take a look at how many pending orders they have, because this can impact how quick your purchase will be delivered.