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Though tip 3 assumes each person ordering the gig or gig package wants roughly the same amount of work. But the amount of work required might vary a lot depending on the project, like in the amount of manual work (eg. maybe 5 mouse clicks vs thousands) or amount time required in render time/upload time etc.

So for projects that are on the low end of the amount of work required (eg. they want something simple to do) in that package it might be worth offering a lower quote, because Fiverr doesn’t give that much scope for building in the exact amount of work required for the project into each gig/package.

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Another good one, Coerd. Thanks!

Offering unlimited revisions “chains you to the buyers who have bought from you for the rest of your life”. That line alone should scare the crap out of people who currently offer this.

I KNOW RIGHT… But unlimited revisions also gives you more chances to get the work… What’s the solution???

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I KNOW RIGHT… But unlimited revisions also gives you more chances to get the work… What’s the solution???

But unlimited revisions also gives you more chances to get the work…

And also headaches, stress, despair and an endless list of issues, including scammers and abusive buyers.

What’s the solution???

DON’T offer unlimited revisions. Period!

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But unlimited revisions also gives you more chances to get the work…

And also headaches, stress, despair and an endless list of issues, including scammers and abusive buyers.

What’s the solution???

DON’T offer unlimited revisions. Period!

DON’T offer unlimited revisions. Period!

As I’ve always said on here, unlimited revisions = unlimited headaches.

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But unlimited revisions also gives you more chances to get the work

Can you prove this statement?

I speak from my own experience and from a buyer’s point of view. I would feel more secure to order to a seller who offers unlimited revision. From my seller experience, I can say it works because I’ve been here on Fiverr for two weeks and already received few orders. Fortunately, I haven’t met a buyer who took advantage of it. Obviously, if ever I will grow my profile here on Fiverr, I will change that. But I’m talking as a new seller. 😉

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I speak from my own experience and from a buyer’s point of view. I would feel more secure to order to a seller who offers unlimited revision. From my seller experience, I can say it works because I’ve been here on Fiverr for two weeks and already received few orders. Fortunately, I haven’t met a buyer who took advantage of it. Obviously, if ever I will grow my profile here on Fiverr, I will change that. But I’m talking as a new seller. 😉

yes you are all most right. all of buyer’s want unlimited revision. thank you for your suggest

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yes you are all most right. all of buyer’s want unlimited revision. thank you for your suggest

No, not all buyers want unlimited revisions.

As a seller, I don’t offer revisions as part of my gigs at all, and I’m getting enough orders. I only offer revisions in custom offers if a buyer expressly asks for it. Guess how often that happened in over 3 years? 1 time. Else, I customise my revision policy individually to each buyer/order, if needed.

When I’m looking to buy/buying gigs, “unlimited revisions” tend to make me wary, and nowadays, I wouldn’t buy from a seller who offers them, unless I really wanted that gig bad and it was unique enough to not have competition.

Depends on the buyers you get/want. There is no “all buyers” in such matters, they are individuals, like sellers too 😉

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I speak from my own experience and from a buyer’s point of view. I would feel more secure to order to a seller who offers unlimited revision. From my seller experience, I can say it works because I’ve been here on Fiverr for two weeks and already received few orders. Fortunately, I haven’t met a buyer who took advantage of it. Obviously, if ever I will grow my profile here on Fiverr, I will change that. But I’m talking as a new seller. 😉

From my seller experience, I can say it works because I’ve been here on Fiverr for two weeks and already received few orders. Fortunately, I haven’t met a buyer who took advantage of it.

Though none of your gigs actually have the number of revisions set to “unlimited” (even though it says it in some of the gig descriptions). So just above where the buyer clicks to “continue” to order, they see a fixed number of revisions. So that’s probably why none of them have used unlimited revisions on your gigs. Also you shouldn’t really say “unlimited revisions” in the description if in every package it gives a fixed number of revisions.

Even if having unlimited revisions in one of the packages for gigs with packages did help with orders for gigs with packages (it doesn’t seem to be the best for those without packages) it doesn’t mean it will help get the most profit/revenue for the amount of work done. There are likely lots of other things you could do to get more orders/revenue than offering unlimited revisions. It would also likely be more profitable to be working on a new order than on the 30th revision for an existing order.

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From my seller experience, I can say it works because I’ve been here on Fiverr for two weeks and already received few orders. Fortunately, I haven’t met a buyer who took advantage of it.

Though none of your gigs actually have the number of revisions set to “unlimited” (even though it says it in some of the gig descriptions). So just above where the buyer clicks to “continue” to order, they see a fixed number of revisions. So that’s probably why none of them have used unlimited revisions on your gigs. Also you shouldn’t really say “unlimited revisions” in the description if in every package it gives a fixed number of revisions.

Even if having unlimited revisions in one of the packages for gigs with packages did help with orders for gigs with packages (it doesn’t seem to be the best for those without packages) it doesn’t mean it will help get the most profit/revenue for the amount of work done. There are likely lots of other things you could do to get more orders/revenue than offering unlimited revisions. It would also likely be more profitable to be working on a new order than on the 30th revision for an existing order.

FYI, I am changing that, because as I said earlier, as you grow your profile, you can start decreasing the number of revisions as you earn trust from buyers and get more experience. I haven’t changed that yet in the descriptions, that’s why you see that 😉

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@mushfiq_ayon - you have just joined Fiverr this month and have no reviews on your profile. Also your reading time here is 19 minutes - admittedly longer than many newbies!

I understand that the “gurus” on youtube advise unlimited revisions to get orders, but I assure you that the only buyers that attracts are the predators. Don’t believe it? Do a search using the box above for “buyers asking for revisions” and you’ll see how very badly that turns out.

Don’t offer unlimited revisions. If you must offer any revisions at all, choose less than 10 and define what that means in your description and buyer requirements.

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