FiversWorld – A Job for Work at Home Mom?
Making money from the comfort of your home always sounds like there is a catch. And with so many work-at-home opportunities out there, it is sometimes difficult to weed out the good from the bad. FiversWorld.com puts a new spin on working from home.
How FiversWorld Works
First, you need to create a free account with them. After your account is created, you can either buy a job or sell a job on FiversWorld.com. If you are selling a job, you create a new job for a service you are offering and then share that job with social bookmarking tools. If someone wants to order your job, you will be notified. Once you complete the work and it is delivered, FiversWorld.com will credit your account what the price of the job was.
Let’s say you want to buy a job. Search through the listings and find one you want and place an order for it. You need to pay for the job with a credit card or through PayPal or AlertPay. Make sure to keep track of the progress of the work that the seller is providing you. Once you receive the finished work, you can request that he or she fixes the job if it is not done to your liking. You can also provide feedback on both the seller and the job.
Jobs range from writing and graphic design to SEO work and social marketing. Most jobs range from five to twenty-five dollars. FiversWorld.com claims to validate every job before it is posted and gives buyers forty-eight hours after the completion of a job to voice a complaint in case the seller did not deliver the job. If there is a problem between the buyer and seller, FiveWorlds.com suggests that the two parties try and work it out themselves. If that does not work, they will step in and try to rectify the problem.
Can You Make Money with FiversWorld.com?
The price for each job has a five to twenty-five dollar range so there is money to be made. Of course, depending on what the job is will determine the pay. Some people may only want to pay the least amount possible so if your job is priced on the higher side, you may be shut out by cheaper offerings. Still, compared with some other work-at-home opportunities, making even five dollars for one job is more than the norm. And if you can sell several jobs in a day, your earnings can rack up pretty quickly.
Your money is available two days after the job is completed unless there is a pending complaint from the buyer. If you decide to withdraw the money in your account, there is a twenty percent withdraw fee. This takes into account any PayPal fees and commissions on referrals. The money can be transferred to PayPal, AlertPay or Moneybookers.
Making money through FiversWorld can happen, especially if you are selling a popular or highly needed service. However, there are some negatives to their system.
1. Not Your Average Jobs: In case you think that these jobs are your run-of-the-mill type jobs, they are not. For example, many sellers are offering to get websites more traffic promising thousands of more visitors—all for a low price of five dollars. Other jobs include making a funny picture of you to post as your profile picture on a social networking site or getting you thousands of Twitter followers. Many of the jobs seem to be media and Internet-based jobs. That does not mean you cannot sell your own job, but if it is not somehow related to the Internet, it could be a tough sell.
2. Referrals and Payments: There is a referral system (not explained on their website which seems a bit odd) and you get a five percent commission on every sale that your referral makes. Great, but considering they take a twenty percent withdraw fee from your earnings if you decide to take money out of your account, that means you are getting practically nothing for your referral.
They do suggest you wait until you sell a minimum of five jobs before you withdraw funds since then you will pay the lowest commission fees. However, the only other option for your earnings is to let it accumulate in your account so it can be used for future purchases or for getting your jobs featured on their site. Sounds like they really want you to wait it out before you see any of your money. That definitely is worth stopping to think through.
3. You Really Do Not Know What You Will Get: Even though they claim to check each job for validity before posting it, there are always people who know how to get around the system and who do it repeatedly. Even if they get caught and banned from the site, they can always come back under a different name and country. So sellers beware.
4. Selling your Job: Just because you are selling a job, does not guarantee someone will buy it. You could be waiting a long time before what you are offering gets noticed and purchased.
Is FiversWorld.com Legitimate?
FiversWorld.com is a legitimate company and you can make some money but that is providing you are successful at selling your job—and selling many of them. And if you are not selling them as quickly as you like, it will be a while before you sell enough jobs to withdraw the money that will be hit with withdrawal fees. You may fall victim to unscrupulous people trying to “buy” a job they have no intention of paying for.
Read reviews of the buyers before you do business with them. Bad reviews usually are a sign that the buyer is not on the up and up and getting your money may be difficult. As with any job opportunity, do the necessary research and make sure you know exactly what you are getting into.