Fiverr is one of the very first microservice sites on the internet. It’s also one of the largest microservice sites around. The basic premise is simple: people log on to Fiverr and agree to perform certain tasks in exchange for $5.
The idea is simple, but the ramifications are huge. There are all kinds of services you can contract on Fiverr that can make your life a whole lot easier.
Here are just some of the many things you could use Fiverr for.
==> Fodder for Publicity Stunts
Want someone to temporarily tattoo their arm with your brand’s logo and take a photo of it? Someone will do it on Fiverr.
Want someone to stand half-naked with a sign with your text on it? Someone will do it on Fiverr.
Want someone to sing a song on camera while dressed in a ridiculous outfit? Someone will do it on Fiverr.
You can use all kinds of crazy gigs as fodder for publicity stunts.
==> Proofreading and Publishing
You can have your document proofread for $5. You can have a book cover designed for $5. You can have a book converted into Kindle format for $5. You can have an electronic book cover rendered for $5.
A lot of the more menial tasks in the writing and publishing process for both web and print content can be outsourced to Fiverr.
==> Website Building Tasks
Need someone to help solve a WordPress configuration error? There are experts on standby on Fiverr.
Want someone to build .edu and .gov backlinks to your website? There are plenty of people on Fiverr who can help.
Need help moving your website from one host to another? You can pay $5 for it instead of several hundred by going to a system admin.
==> A Ton of Random Things
There are all kinds of random services you can find on Fiverr.
You can find people who’ll sign up for Dropbox using your referral link, so you can get extra storage space.
You can find people who’ll coach you through your business or help talk you through a tough problem.
You can find someone to hula hoop while saying your slogan and upload it on YouTube.
==> Video and Audio Services
Need someone to read your video script out loud in an exciting voice? Fiverr is a fantastic resource.
Want to add a cool animated intro to your videos? Someone will gladly create it for you for $5.
The list of things you can find on Fiverr goes on and on and on and on.
Get in the habit of checking Fiverr whenever you find yourself wishing you could hand off a task. If you ever find yourself taking a long time on a task that’s outside your expertise, try checking Fiverr to see if someone would do it for $5. If it’s work that can be delegated online, chances are someone will.