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If your last visit to fiverr was in 2012 or 2013, you’ll definitely need to start learning things again. Fiverr has emerged to be one of the best freelancing websites available today. There are more than three million gigs on fiverr, which means that you can’t easily find a comprehensive list of the most popular gigs.  In this short article I will list the most popular categories and highlight some of the top selling gigs in those categories.

Graphics design

Graphics design is undoubtedly one of the most popular categories on fiverr. There are more than 20 sub-categories under graphics design. One of the amazing things about this category is that almost all the subcategories are highly in demand. If you want to fix into the hottest sub-category under graphics design, then LOGO design is the right sub-category to start with.

Other hot sub-categories under graphics design are highlighted below:

  • Ebook cover design
  • Illustrations
  • Banners and facebook cover design
  • Photo editing
  • 2D and 3D, and
  • UI Design.

Web Programming

Another hot category on fiverr is web programming. One of the top selling sub-categories under web programming is WORDPRESS. The rate at which people demand for WordPress related services on fiverr is impressive. There thousands of skillful providers in the web programming category. If you’re capable of creating impressive websites with WordPress, head over to the web programming category to create your gig.

Writing and translations

Article writing has been one of the best selling gigs on fiverr since 2010. The demand for article writing is continuously increasing, and fiverr writers are making it big in that category. If you love to write, you can make a living offering your writing service on Fiverr. Some of the best sub-categories under writing and translations are highlighted below:

  • Blog and article
  • Creative writing
  • Resume and cover letter
  • Legal writing, and
  • Web content writing.

Videos and animations

Did you know that video is one of the best ways to increase your website engagement and conversions? If you haven’t heard about it, now you do. Video cannot be plagiarized easily like people do for web content and articles. Creating unique and professional videos for your website/business will increase your conversions drastically. One of the best places to get quality videos at a cheap rate is FIVERR. If you are good at video creation or editing, head to fiverr to create your gig/service and start selling. You can make decent money on fiverr creating videos for websites or YouTube.

Some popular sub-categories under video and animations are:

  • Whiteboard animations
  • Video editing
  • Video transcription and so on.


Another popular category on fiverr is audio. I don’t need to write a long story about the category. If you’re a professional audio producer, you can double your earnings on fiverr by providing different audio related services. You can work on fiverr as:

  • audio editor
  • mixer
  • rapper
  • composer or instrumentalist.

Selling on these sub-categories can earn you enough money to establish your business.

Digital marketing

The last category on my list is digital marketing. Like I said in the opening paragraph, if have not visited fiverr since 2013, you’ve got to learn a lot of things. Digital marketing was introduced early in 2016, and some of the best selling gigs in various categories have been relocated to the category. Some of the popular gigs under the digital marketing are:

  • SEO
  • SEM (Search Engine Marketing)
  • Email Marketing
  • Web traffic
  • Lead generation
  • Social media marketing
  • Market research, and
  • Keyword research.

These are the most popular fiverr gigs category in 2016. Of course, some of the categories have been topping the list since 2010, and they will remain on top for a long time.