How to Make Extra Income With Online Odd Jobs

by Shawanda Greene

After surveying YHMTYT readers and newsletter subscribers, I learned which financial matters most concern you:

  1. Saving an emergency fund
  2. Paying off debt
  3. Investing for retirement

Surprisingly, starting a business falls to the bottom of list. (You guys also don’t give a crap about funding your kids’ college education. :’) You make me proud.) But I know you’re interested in creating extra income streams.

Now, I spend more time hunting down fresh opportunities for you to boost your earnings without the hassle of starting a traditional business.

Fiverr.com–an online marketplace where you buy and sell services for (you guessed it) $5–offers a platform to achieve this goal.

The low price of five bucks entices buyers to order small jobs on impulse. If the product sucks, the customer doesn’t lose much. With that said, over a third of Fiverr gigs go for more than $5.  So, creative sellers can pull in a hefty sum of cash.

Here are ten jobs you can provide on Fiverr.com

How Does Fiverr Get Paid?

Fiverr takes a cut of your earnings for connecting you with buyers. Also, the company remits payment to users via PayPal who charges fees for use of their service. After Fiverr siphons off $1.00 and PayPal snags another $0.08, you receive $3.92 for each $5.00 gig.

Doesn’t seem like much, does it?

But as I mentioned earlier, many jobs command more than a “fiver.”

5 Simple Tactics to Supercharge Your Fiverr Income

  • Ask for tips.
    • After completing a job on time and as advertised, I received the following message from a seller: “FEELING GENEROUS? Buy me a drink!” The seller created a gig to buy HERSELF a $5 Green Tea Frappuccino® or a $10 lunch if customers appreciate her work.
  • Promote add-on services.
    • Clients pay $5 for a 30-second video intro and $10 for a 60-second video intro.
  • Offer express delivery.
    • Cater to the inner I-want-it-now demon by charging an extra $5 for 24-hour delivery or $10 for 12-hour delivery.
  • Charge extra for premium quality.
    • Create a video testimonial in standard definition for $5. For $10, give your customer the file in high-definition.
  • Guarantee “satisfaction or your money back.” 
    • If the buyer isn’t happy with your work, offer a 100% refund within 3 days of product delivery.
Like what you read?
If so, enter your name and email in the form below to receive exclusive, weekly wealth building tips, and get a FREE COPY of my eBook, Curb Your Consumerism: 75 Secret Strategies to Waste Less, Live Well, and Save More Money.
Free copy of Curb Your Consumerism: 75 Secret Strategies to Waste Less, Live Well, and Save More Money
Exclusive wealth building tips delivered directly to your inbox
We will NEVER send you spam
Enter your name and email below to get INSTANT ACCESS to my free eBook and weekly newsletter!

{ 38 comments… read them below or add one }

Stephanie @ Empowered Dollar August 15, 2012 at 9:07 AM

Another example of making money on fiverr: offer an incredibly unique and hilarious product, like this kid. This might be the funniest service I’ve seen on the site, and he’s made over $300 so far.

Stephanie @ Empowered Dollar recently posted..3 Financial Aid Myths Busted (and a Free Financial Aid Tool)My Profile


Shawanda Greene August 15, 2012 at 10:42 AM

That was cute. “Please no swearing. I’m only 10.”

Kudos to the parents for showing their kid how to earn money for himself at an early age.
Shawanda Greene recently posted..No kids? No problem! You Can Still Take Advantage of Back-to-School SalesMy Profile


Daisy @ Add Vodka August 15, 2012 at 10:24 AM

I have never used Fiverr, but honestly – I’m too lazy to do work for $3.82.
Daisy @ Add Vodka recently posted..Universal Health Care – What It’s LikeMy Profile


Shawanda Greene August 15, 2012 at 10:46 AM

It doesn’t seem like much, but it can be lucrative. For instance, some users sell the same digital products over and over that they only had to create once. Others are pretty effective at selling add-on services. If you’re going to stick with selling one off gigs, you’ve got to be pretty fast. I suspect the people who design graphic images start with a template to speed up the process of product creation.
Shawanda Greene recently posted..How to Make Extra Income With Online Odd JobsMy Profile


Lance @ Money Life and More August 15, 2012 at 6:46 PM

It would be interesting if you had something you could turn around in under 5 minutes. That’d be over $45 an hour… not bad.
Lance @ Money Life and More recently posted..How to Write a CheckMy Profile


Shawanda Greene August 16, 2012 at 10:02 AM

Yeah it would. There are products like that on the site. For instance, you can use Gmail’s Canned Response feature to turn around an instructional video or report within seconds.
Shawanda Greene recently posted..No kids? No problem! You Can Still Take Advantage of Back-to-School SalesMy Profile


femmefrugality August 15, 2012 at 8:22 PM

I should really look into Fiverr deeper. I keep hearing about it, but keep putting it off. Love the ideas to upsell yourself.
femmefrugality recently posted..Things I Haven’t Done to Make MoneyMy Profile


Shawanda Greene August 16, 2012 at 10:06 AM

You should. I think Fiverr offers a great opportunity to obtain more lucrative work. Also, providing a product or service that you can turn around within a few minutes could result in a hefty sum of side income.
Shawanda Greene recently posted..No kids? No problem! You Can Still Take Advantage of Back-to-School SalesMy Profile


http://www.youtube.com/ February 16, 2014 at 2:30 PM

You’re ten yards awy from her, the beast is
15 ,maybe 20. Someone suffering frfom anxiety issues will thinnk and
react differently, tjey mmay also behave oddly. You can also
use the radio as a means off triumphing overr puppy separation anxiety.
http://www.youtube.com/ recently posted..http://www.youtube.com/My Profile


social media management Letchworth August 13, 2014 at 8:37 AM

Hello there, justt became alert to your blog through Google, and found
that it’s really informative. I am going to watch out
for brussels. I will be grfateful if you conbtinue this iin future.
Lots of people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!
social media management Letchworth recently posted..social media management LetchworthMy Profile


ככה August 17, 2014 at 12:28 AM

Greetings! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a team of volunteers and
starting a new project in a community in the same niche.
Your blog provided us beneficial information to work on. You have done a extraordinary job!
ככה recently posted..ככהMy Profile


patient voyeur sex underage xxx August 29, 2014 at 10:52 PM

naturally like your web site but you need to test the spelling on several
of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling issues and I to
find it very troublesome to tell the reality then again I will certainly come back again.
patient voyeur sex underage xxx recently posted..patient voyeur sex underage xxxMy Profile


IC strategy September 23, 2014 at 5:07 AM

Great delivery. Great arguments. Keep up the
great spirit.
IC strategy recently posted..IC strategyMy Profile


מסגר May 17, 2015 at 6:04 AM

We should be cautious even though picking a locksmith,
as we will need a skilled that will be ready to securely safe our treasured items.
‘ Locksmiths can also give genuine suggestions on the kind of security
systems which should be installed. Make sure you clean your face thoroughly before moisturizing.
מסגר recently posted..מסגרMy Profile


Nathan March 14, 2016 at 12:54 PM

You can see them in blogs, social commentaries, and
other articles about Bit – Gold. Their main thrust is that
every user’s gold is safe and ensured by the Brinks Company against theft or
loss. Gold’s shop, interrupting Rumple as he places maps of New York into his bag.
Nathan recently posted..NathanMy Profile


www.youtube.com May 16, 2016 at 3:37 AM

Victor worked for Aspen Commercial Security and has been continually
grateful for the knowledge they have shared with him. It’s
possible you’ll even search for evaluations online. Make sure you clean your face thoroughly before moisturizing.
http://www.youtube.com recently posted..http://www.youtube.comMy Profile


קורס מנעולן מוסמך בית שמש May 29, 2016 at 3:29 PM

Hello there, just became aware of your blog through Google,
and found that it’s really informative. I’m going to watch out for brussels.
I’ll be grateful if you continue this in future. Lots of people
will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!
קורס מנעולן מוסמך בית שמש recently posted..קורס מנעולן מוסמך בית שמשMy Profile


מנעולן 24 שעות בירושלים July 8, 2016 at 2:28 PM

It’s hard to find well-informed people for this topic, but you
seem like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks
מנעולן 24 שעות בירושלים recently posted..מנעולן 24 שעות בירושליםMy Profile


לחץ לצפיה August 2, 2016 at 4:12 AM

Another option to have a secure home is to change your
lock rather than install a new. Usually a security code is used to open these kinds of locks.

Services include lock changes, lock change, lock replacement, lock rekeying, security safes, grilles and gates and gates.
לחץ לצפיה recently posted..לחץ לצפיהMy Profile


zayıflama yontemleri August 6, 2016 at 6:15 AM

You just need to take them in limited quantity and balance the extra caloric counts with exercise.
To lose weight fast is easier than you ever imagined. They’re
convenient, indeed, but too convenient for your belly fat to grow
zayıflama yontemleri recently posted..zayıflama yontemleriMy Profile


הודיני מנעולים בפתח תקווה August 7, 2016 at 9:23 PM

Victor worked for Aspen Commercial Security and has been continually grateful for the knowledge
they have shared with him. The very running property that is car or
other vehicle is also locked to avoid its theft.
A locksmith Apache service provider will be able to help you install a wide
variety of locks and security devices that can improve the security of your house.
הודיני מנעולים בפתח תקווה recently posted..הודיני מנעולים בפתח תקווהMy Profile


חנות מנעולים August 11, 2016 at 2:11 AM

We should be cautious even though picking a locksmith, as we will need a skilled
that will be ready to securely safe our treasured
items. In addition, you might need to have an electronic key replaced and a locksmith can also
perform this service. With a very good background
to its credit, you will surely have a rewarding and ingenuous experience with
a locksmith.
חנות מנעולים recently posted..חנות מנעוליםMy Profile


fire bucket flexible August 19, 2016 at 2:38 PM

It’s the strategy that Dean Saunder made decades of searching
for trading process to trade-in currency market, after decades.
fire bucket flexible recently posted..fire bucket flexibleMy Profile


Gudrun August 19, 2016 at 5:31 PM

Utterly composed written content, thanks for selective information.
Gudrun recently posted..GudrunMy Profile


ניהול מוניטין דפי זהב August 27, 2016 at 9:40 PM

After I originally left a comment I appear to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are
added- checkbox and from now on each time a comment is added I recieve 4 emails with the exact same
comment. Perhaps there is an easy method you can remove me from that service?
Many thanks!
ניהול מוניטין דפי זהב recently posted..ניהול מוניטין דפי זהבMy Profile


limousine transportation service August 28, 2016 at 6:49 AM

Thanks , I’ve recently been looking for information approximately this
subject for a while and yours is the greatest I have found out till now.
However, what concerning the conclusion? Are you positive about the supply?
limousine transportation service recently posted..limousine transportation serviceMy Profile


שערי ברזל August 28, 2016 at 5:40 PM

They can also provide you the total security systems installation for your residential or commercial purposes.
The very running property that is car or other vehicle is also locked to avoid its theft.

Are you looking for an effective way to protect your family and your home.
שערי ברזל recently posted..שערי ברזלMy Profile


Bertie August 29, 2016 at 4:10 AM

Regrettably, the bill would require that up to $60 million per 12 months in on-line poker revenue
be used to purchase off the horse racing industry, which additionally has expressed
an interest in entering into the market.
Bertie recently posted..BertieMy Profile


ניהול מוניטין טוב August 31, 2016 at 3:59 PM

Fantastic site. A lot of helpful information here. I’m sending it to a few buddies ans additionally sharing
in delicious. And certainly, thank you for your effort!
ניהול מוניטין טוב recently posted..ניהול מוניטין טובMy Profile


what causes baldness September 10, 2016 at 3:09 AM

I do believe all the ideas you have offered in your post.
They are very convincing and can definitely work. Nonetheless, the posts are very quick
for newbies. May just you please lengthen them a little from subsequent time?
Thanks for the post.
what causes baldness recently posted..what causes baldnessMy Profile


cleaningservicesmaids.blob.core.windows.net October 11, 2016 at 9:44 AM

That is really fascinating, You are an excessively skilled blogger.

I have joined your rss feed and look forward to looking for extra of your excellent post.
Also, I’ve shared your website in my social networks
cleaningservicesmaids.blob.core.windows.net recently posted..cleaningservicesmaids.blob.core.windows.netMy Profile


Sherlene October 11, 2016 at 10:39 AM

Since the admin of this site is working, no hesitation very shortly it will be well-known, due to its feature contents.
Sherlene recently posted..SherleneMy Profile


מנעולן אופנועים ירושלים October 20, 2016 at 1:40 PM

Right here is the right website for anybody who really wants to find out about this topic.
You realize so much its almost hard to argue with you (not that I personally would want to…HaHa).
You definitely put a new spin on a topic that’s been written about
for many years. Great stuff, just great!
מנעולן אופנועים ירושלים recently posted..מנעולן אופנועים ירושליםMy Profile


bestrestaurantsinislington.Xyz February 20, 2017 at 5:02 PM

Super info it is surely. We’ve been awaiting for this update.
bestrestaurantsinislington.Xyz recently posted..bestrestaurantsinislington.XyzMy Profile


newrestaurantinislington.Pw February 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM

Thanks on your marvelous posting! I definitely enjoyed reading it, you could be a great author.I
will remember to bookmark your blog and definitely will come back down the road.
I want to encourage you to ultimately continue
your great writing, have a nice day!
newrestaurantinislington.Pw recently posted..newrestaurantinislington.PwMy Profile


xxs.pt March 30, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Hello I am so thrilled I found your web site, I really
found you by accident, while I was researching on Askjeeve for something
else, Anyhow I am here now and would just like to say thanks a lot for a fantastic post and a all round entertaining
blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to look over it all
at the moment but I have bookmarked it and also added your
RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a lot more,
Please do keep up the fantastic work.
xxs.pt recently posted..xxs.ptMy Profile


Chemin-de-vie.Fr April 14, 2017 at 6:26 PM

Nice post. I learn something totally new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon on a daily basis.
It’s always interesting to read content from other writers and use something
from other sites.
Chemin-de-vie.Fr recently posted..Chemin-de-vie.FrMy Profile


See This June 3, 2017 at 1:16 PM

Great post.Ne’er knew this, thank you for letting me know.
See This recently posted..See ThisMy Profile


Leave a Comment

CommentLuv badge

{ 4 trackbacks }

Previous post:

Next post:

Page 1 of 11