Ok, so finding buyers isn’t the easiest thing in the world, but nor is it the most difficult! If you come to Fourerr with a negative mindset and under the assumption that you won’t get any sales, you are setting yourself up for disappointment. However, if you think positive and actively look for people to sell your services or goods to, you will soon be boosting your income and making some great new business connections.
Hunt Them Down! (like an Eagle)
Buyers may not be able to find you – especially if you are new to Fourerr and have no ratings yet. What you need to do is actively seek out potential buyers or people that might be interested in your services. Use the ‘Suggest Gigs’ box to look for buyers that are looking for something specific. It may take a bit of hunting around, but buyers on Fourerr are desperate for you to find them. If you make the effort to offer your services before anyone else – they will love your proactive thinking!
Produce Top Quality Work
Once you have your buyers, you need to keep hold of them. Many of the buyers on Fourerr are not just here for a ‘one time’ experience. Make the most of multiple purchases by producing top quality products and services and keep your standards high. Buyers love sellers that go that extra mile, and if you can charm them into make repeat purchases, even better!
Social Networking Sites
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – social networking sites are great ways of getting hold of new customers. Whether you use your own personal account to try and sell your Fourerr services to friends (and friends of friends!), or if you set up a professional profile to promote yourself, each way is a great way of reaching out to new people.
Build a Reputation
The MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR in finding buyers and keeping them is to build your reputation. Without a good reputation, buyers are very unlikely to come to you for your gigs. Once you have made your initial sale, you will need to:
- Stay polite and courteous – Even if the buyer seems a little abrupt, don’t take it personally. They might just be having a bad day – don’t let it affect the way you treat them. Even if a buyer is insulting in their feedback, thank them and move on!
- Keep in contact with your buyer – Offer them the service again and remind them that you are still available to provide the service.
- Ensure that your product or service is top notch – A great quality gig is guaranteed to get great reviews. This will mean that your ratings and gig statistics are boosted, making you more visible to other buyers!
If you have a cunning plan how you look after your buyers or how you go about getting buyers then let us know here by leaving some feedback.
As always work smart and enjoy family time!