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    It's booming.

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    I gave a quick look at your thread. Most of your observations are solid, but you are overly negative and some of the things you said are incorrect. Like (2) and (3).

    1) Things like timezones would apply to any business. You could simply not promise 24 hour delivery. Miscommunication with buyers could also happen in any business. You either choose to help them or tell them to go to hell.

    2) If you deliver on time, and then a buyer requests a revision 2 and a half days afterwards, the timer shows you are "late" but this is just a bug and doesn't count as late delivery. Only your initial delivery matters.

    3) I have cancelled 500+ orders. My rankings haven't dropped at all. They get better every day. And so do my sales. Only when the cancellation isn't mutual and initiated by the buyer, it affects your rankings negtively.

    4) What you said about leaving feedback for the buyer is true. Sellers are disadvantaged in this area. You learn to hone your persuasion and customer service skills to deal with this, and you turn a disadvantage into gold. I admit it takes a hell of a lot of patience.

    5) Fiverrs takes 20% because they provide the platform, do the marketing and a hell lot of other staff that you would have to do if you were on your own. It's not the best case scenario, but a fair exchange.

    With all that said, nothing is perfect. You just have to find what suits you the most.

    Wish you all the best buddy!
     
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    Congratulations, it is booming indeed :)

    Thanks! I admit to being negative towards the platform, but all I say is based on my actual experience.

    Yes. But time is money. If you meet a local business owner and metaphorically take him by the hand and walk him through whatever you do, he will feel safe when it comes to investing in you. On Fiverr, every "unnecessary" word annoys buyers. At least, this is my experience, overall. Of course you have the other extreme too - buyers who want to tell you where to put full-stops etc. Both is challenging when you deliver logos in the range of $ 5-20 and invest one hour messaging back and forth with your buyer.

    About promising 24 hour delivery - I had to add that, since I had a lot of buyers contact me if it cannot be delivered earlier.

    It's just hard to imagine that a platform this big has such a crucial bug for so long.

    How do opened disputes on the buyer's side affect your rankings?

    Agreed.

    Well, this is a matter of personal taste. Yes, they provide a great platform, but 20% is too much for the pitfalls in my view.

    On a side note: have you ever considered moving away from Fiverr? Are you serving clients outside of Fiverr? If not, why?
     
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    @Damian Pros would like to know the answer to this as well
     
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    You say: "You should have at least 2 of everything"
    MJ says: "Monogamy is better than polygamy"

    It's fun to see how opinions of successful entrepreneurs - sometimes - can differ so much from each other...
     
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    You have to be careful though whose opinions you compare and in what context.
     
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    Damn good bruh..you're a genius..
     
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    Fantastic post. Made me realize I'm too soft with the people I work with. Also, that's likely a biz I would start if I had to come up with plan B. Reps transfered
     
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    Great posts!!
     
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    Apples and oranges.

    I wonder if the OP would like to provide an update to this thread?
     
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    Lack of delegation was the reason I had to close one of my online stores
    I tried doing everything myself and burned out :(