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How to improve your gigs using Fiverr search tags?

Fiverr is one of the favorite platforms for freelancers. Many young freelancers face a low ranking of their Fiverr gigs. In this blog, we will talk about how to improve the gigs using Fiverr search tags.

Keep your passion alive with these facts:

First, here are some quick facts to increase your freelancing passion.

  • Work from home improves 13% productivity than work in the office.
  • 61% of freelancers specializes in 2-3 skills.
  • 61% choose freelancing by choice
  • 51% don’t want to go back to their old jobs.
  • 25% get their first job in 24 hours.
  • 70% work on multiple projects at a time.
  • 63% agree to work with more than one client.

Fiverr Facts:

Here’s a glimpse to some key Fiverr facts.

  • Fiverr has 5.5 million active users.
  • 800,000+ sellers are there.
  • Fiverr generates $50 million every month.
  • 200+ categories for freelancers to work.

What is the Fiverr gig?

The gig is your proposal to a client. It shows your services and skills. The gig is a small piece of service for a project. Remember it’s not a complete project.

Problems that freelancers face about Fiverr gigs:

Most freelancers face these common problems related to their Fiverr gigs.

  • Not ranked on the first page.
  • Still low ranking even they are on 1st or 2nd level.
  • Not optimized.

To know about the solution, first, you get an overview that how Fiverr’s search algorithm works.

How Fiverr Search Algorithm Works?

Fiverr counts these things while ranking your gig.

Your reviews matter the most. Get as many reviews as you can. Keywords in your title and description. Use proper keywords and LSI keywords in your gig.

A Tip for You!

And remember one vital tip, “NEVER give any services for free”. Yes, you can give free resources like e-book, brochures guide etc. But say no to any service! You have to start with small gigs at the start.

What are the search tags?

Search tags are keywords that clients use to find the desired services on Fiverr.

How to use search tags?

First, you have to find what popular search tags in your domain are. For example, you are a logo designer. If you search logo design on Fiverr, you will find relevant tags like ‘professional logo design’, ‘expert logo design’ and ‘cheap logo design’ etc.

So, find and get the popular search tag of your skills. Make sure that your tags are relevant to your skills.

Using Broad or Narrow Tag?

Broad search tag attracts more users and hence more competition. On the contrary, the narrow tag will attract only specific people in your domain.
For example, if you use ‘logo design for coffee shop’ tag, only coffee shop owners will communicate with you. But if you use ‘logo design’ tag, it will grab every person who wants to get a logo design. But remember! Other logo designers will also use the same tag. So be ready for the competition!

It’s up to you that you use a broad or narrow search tag.

Dos and Don’ts to use Search Tag:

  • Search your domain and use tag wisely.
  • Use 3-5 tags in one gig.
  • Don’t use special characters and duplicate words.
  • Don’t use one term again.
  • You can use uppercase or lowercase for tags.
  • Read Fiverr Terms of Services so you can know their policy.

Now, let’s discuss more this topic to help you more.

How to Rank your Fiverr Gig on the first page?

Here are some guidelines to rank your gig on the first page.

  • Use only that organic keywords in your title which are popular in your domain.
  • Mention clearly about your professional skills in the bio.
  • Video gigs rank higher than image-based gigs. Keep video duration from 40-60 seconds.
  • Add relevant search tags.
  • Write your gig description clear.

Newbie freelancers can also rank their gigs by sharing their gig on other social platforms. Share your gigs on relevant social media groups.
SO now you have enough knowledge to rank your gig on Fiverr. Still, have questions? Listen to our live Q&A session on YouTube and you will get answers to most of your queries about freelancing.

How do I start working on Fiverr?

Freelancing is the best profession if you want more time and work from anywhere. According to studies working from home can increase your productivity by up to 13 percent. Freelancers want to work on their passion and start working remotely according to their time. Most people resign from their job after becoming a freelancer.

Starting with Fiverr is best for freelancers. Freelancers have multiple clients, and a strong foundation is essential for financial freedom. Freelancing is a hot topic right now because, in the 2019 freelancing profession made up to 1 trillion dollars in the USA.

There are 830k sellers and 5 million buyers on Fiverr. Hence, It is essential to start working on Fiverr and make money on Fiverr.

Create an account:

Making an account on Fiverr is very easy. Just go to the homepage and click to become the seller. You just have to add a username but choose it wisely because you cannot change it after activating your account. The email and password will be entered, and you can attach your Facebook and Twitter with it.


Next is adding a profile and portfolio in the account. The pattern should be about your services and experience. It should address how you can solve the buyer’s problem or provide them value. A relevant example of your work is also significant for the profile. Make your profile professional and upload a professional photo that will help the client personalize it with you. It tells the buyer about your work and quality.

Create a gig:

Creating a gig is the most crucial topic in Fiverr services. 25 % freelancers said they get work in 24 hours through freelancing. So the question is how to optimize Fiverr gigs?

To get orders fast on Fiverr, it is crucial to SEO gigs. You can research on the Fiverr search bar about relevant keywords and tags. Best tags for Fiverr gig can help you rank without any review.

You can improve your gig using the Fiverr search Tags. Making a gig on Fiverr that client searches can help you be viewed by them. You can add your focus keywords in the title and in the start of the description. In this way, Fiverr can understand your gig easily.


The title is the first thing buyer see, and it should be desirable and engaging. The title should persuade the buyer to click on it.


The description is also essential for the SEO of gig. You have to hook the buyer into the narrative. Most buyers leave the gig after viewing the description because it’s not engaging. You can make a description engaging by storytelling or telling a fact. You can tell them about yourself and your experience. It helps the buyer to know what to expect from you.

What you will do for the buyer should be mentioned precisely. Adding CTA (Call To Action) is very good to move the buyer to buy your service. Let’s talk about it, Let’s get on a call and let’s start are good CTA.

Keyword for search tags:

Fiverr search tags are also essential for ranking. Best search tags for Fiverr can provide you an instant boost. You can only give five relevant tags in the gigs. You can make sure that they are relevant to your gig. You can use three narrow keywords and two broad keywords. You should not use the terms again.

There are two types of keyword:

Broad keyword and narrow keyword

Suppose, you include the keyword Logo in your title. It is a broad keyword and It is difficult to rank for this keyword. For ranking, you can use narrow keywords. You can use Logo design for coffee shops is a close keyword. It only targets coffee shops. You can rank easily for this keyword due to low competition. Like this, Flyer is a broad keyword, and Flyer for the restaurant is a narrow keyword.

Going for a micro niche is very important to rank right now in Fiverr. Many people offer services about Macro niche like SEO, but few people provide services for micro-niche like on-page SEO. Logo, flyer, and SEO are Fiverr tags examples.


You also have to choose the relevant category of the gig. Relevant category places your gig in the field of service and helps you get buyers’ requests from them. In the description, you can modify keywords and can use the secondary keyword to rank for different keywords.


You can tell your requirements about the gig. If your gig is about logo design, you can send your client a questionnaire to fill that will help you get the right conditions for the gig.

Thumbnail/ Video

Making attractive thumbnails for the Fiverr gig is essential for the gig to sell. Use less text in the thumbnail and make more image-based. You can also make a video for the gig that will increase your impressions and your chances of getting order increases.

Some other things:

Fiverr buyer request:

The buyer request is significant for getting initial orders. You can pitch Fiverr buyer requests according to your timezone. Buyer requests can increase your review on Fiverr that will increase your orders with time.

Stay online:

You must stay online all the time. It helps get more orders, and buyers would like to communicate with sellers before buying their gig. You can install the mobile application of Fiverr and make it’s status online. It will increase your buyer’s request and orders on Fiverr.

Don’t over promise and under deliver:

Don’t promise more than expertise and services. It will hurt your reputation and relationship with the client. He can also leave a bad review on your gig.

Don’t be rude, and don’t put your work on pending.

Be courteous with your clients, and always greet them happily. It will be built a long term relationship for you. Don’t put your work on tomorrow; never compromise your quality of work for new clients. It will harm your relationship with previous clients.

Stick to your guarantee:

Always stay professional and stick to your guarantee. If it’s a deadline, provide the work within the deadline. If it’s quality of work, produce quality work.

Ask for feedback:

Always ask for feedback and try to get a 5-star rating. It will help you to rank higher and get more orders. Fiverr algorithm prefers SEO gigs that have more reviews and good reviews. With this, your gig can stand out as the best Fiverr gigs.

Use other platforms to share Fiverr gig.

Sharing gig outside Fiverr provides not only views that are important for the new gig but also some buyers on the social media platforms that can give you order on Fiverr.

Is Fiverr good for beginners?

Fiverr is very good for beginners. You don’t have to be a guru of freelancing to start on Fiverr. It is better than a job for many individuals and a starting point for many businesses. It has empowered many individuals to leave their job and work traveling the world. It can also be used to generate extra income for day to day expenses.

Initially, you can work for 1-2 hours per day to rank your gig and get work, but once sales start flowing, you see a super boost in the orders and income. You get a 5-star rating, and if you give more than expected, you get loyal customers.

Every business depends upon the loyal and long term clients. They will come again to buy your service, and you start getting sales on Fiverr.

I cannot speak much English:

You don’t need excellent English to work on Fiverr, just a conversational one to talk to clients and know his requirements. The other thing that people like about Fiverr is they don’t have to give an interview like in jobs. They just present their service, and the client buys it telling his requirements.

You don’t have to talk to the client on the phone, you just need to massage, and if you can just say “hello” and “thank you for your work,” you can work in your native language. Many Fiverr gigs are available in the Urdu language, and the need for these gigs will always increase. Hence you can take order in your native language gig without hassle.

For beginners:

You can also complete some tests for the gig. It will tell your buyer you are an expert in your field, and it will be shown in your profile. The analysis also increases the gig ranking. It is seen that when Fiverr views you as an expert, they promote your gig.

To be viewed as an expert in Fiverr, you should either complete many orders and get excellent reviews, or you can complete the test and tell Fiverr, I am capable of this service. Both of these ways are very powerful for optimizing Fiverr gigs.

How much do you earn on Fiverr?

This question depends upon many factors, but mostly it depends upon your mindset. How much you think you can earn and how much effort you are willing to provide. If you will change your mindset and remove all the self-limitations, you can make many more.

The answer will vary, some people generate from $1000 to $2000 per month from Fiverr, but those earners have a lot of experience in freelancing and know Fiverr platform very well. They may rank as best sellers on Fiverr. Hence, it is easy for them to make this decent income every month, but it will be difficult for new freelancers on Fiverr.

They have to get experience and try new things to get successful on Fiverr. The person who is not afraid of making mistakes but learn from them become successful in life. The first few weeks might be challenging when you are making mistakes, but when the first order came either from Fiverr or outside Fiverr.

Suppose you can market your gig well. You can expect 100-300 dollars for the first few months. Then you can increase your price of a gig, or you can upsell. It is also a perfect way to make money on Fiverr. Fiverr charges 20% on every order. So if you make $100, you will get $80.

Is Fiverr a trusted company?

Yes, Fiverr is a trusted company. It was started in 2010 and successfully help many freelancers create a new journey of life from there.

The myth of $5

When Fiverr was started, it was considered a website where you have to provide a gig for $5, but from 2015 things have changed a lot. Now, Fiverr prefer gigs that are price more than $5 because they also earn more. Now Fiverr gigs with $25 are more preferred then $5 because they make Fiverr more money.

Some gig charges $100-$200, and they also sell well on Fiverr, and Fiverr ranks them as well. You can get your order for $5, and then after 10 -12 orders, you can price high up to $25 and more according to your market demand, and you can sell more on Fiverr. In this way, You can earn daily on Fiverr.

How can you earn more?

Provide good customer service

Customer service is essential for the client to come back to you. If your customer service is excellent and you greet buyers well and update your buyer about the project even if they don’t ask. Makes you a responsible and dedicated freelancer. You can provide more than they ask. Even simple messages like “It’s very nice working with you” and “You are excellent client” are the best responses.

The follow-up to your previous clients:

Following up on your previous client is very important for more orders from that client. Sometimes, clients don’t remember and look for other freelancers for the same service, but if you continuously recall them. You can do the work; you will more likely get the job. Follow-up regularly and provide your best in everything you do. If your order has passed ten days, you can follow-up with your client for the next order.

Be professional:

Professionalism is essential for your profile. Treat everyone equally and wonderfully. Give priority to work, not to money. Don’t give so much importance to the client with a big project and less significance to the client with a small project. May be your small project turns out to be the best project and best client for you.

Feel free to ask any questions about freelancing in the comments below. We are happy to help you in any way!