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5 Awesome Things you Can Get for $5 on Fiverr

The frugal ladies are big fans of Fiverr, an online marketplace for services sold at $5. Jessica has mentioned it before in one of her earlier posts, and she was actually the person who introduced the other frugal ladies (Jess and I) to Fiverr. Since then, I’ve had an amazing time going through all sorts of listings and offers, especially when I find the gems worth far more than $5 in quality. We love to support Fiverr and Fiverr sellers (anything that only costs us $5 makes us cheapos happy!), so here are five awesome things you can get on Fiverr:

1)  Caricatures of your face for $5

You know those fun caricatures drawn by street artists? (It’s basically featured in every romantic movie in existence). Well, Fiverr has their own group of very talented caricature artists, each with their own style and offer. They will make a caricature based on your pictures and directions. Here’s one I had made for my sis and I love it! Looks just like her. 🙂

Drawn by Hironan
Drawn by Hironan

A few talented artists to check out:








2) High quality voice overs

Back in the day, professional voice overs were expensive. Well, no more thanks to Fiverr! If you need a voiceover for a radio spot, commercial, video, or narration of a children’s book you have some amazing talent to go through.

Check out Actress Ellen’s voice-over demo. How amazing is she?! (and only for $5, wow!)

3) Professional logo design

In my experience, this is a hit or miss. Some designers will do amazing logo work that is worth far more than $5 because they value the positive feedback. Others will give you crap that looks like it’s really worth $5. Your best bet is to research, look at feedback and real examples from each designer and then pick one that seems like the best fit.

These are some logos that have been created by some very promising Fiverr graphic designers:

Do a logo






4) Do your homework

If only they had this when I was in school, then I could have gotten away with having a lot more free time. Kids and university students nowadays have it easy! They can hire one heck of a smart person on Fiverr to do their homework for them for only $5. Whether it’s math, history, AP biology or programming in C++, you’ll find someone willing to do the work for you for cheap.

Need a math geek? Hire Stem.
PHP MySQL help? Consider Reufko.
Chemistry has you beat? JunAcademy will help.

5) Get cute items by mail

Yep, for $5 people will send you some really fun toys, jewelry and goodies all the way home.  Lilyyyx3 sends pet toys and supplies, Khrys will send you a Hogwarts acceptance letter , and Gedeon will send you a small container of melting metal. You can find loads of fun gift ideas and kitschy, cheap goodies.

Have you used Fiverr? Tell us about your experience!

About Ronnie E.

Ronnie is the frugal Latina of the group. Hailing from the beautiful Andes Mountains in Bolivia, she lives and breathes frugality. She loves to figure out how to spend less money and takes on the challenge of finding great deals and cheaper options every day.

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  • Robin Rue

    My brother in law uses fiverr all the time – just for the weird, random stuff people out on there. It cracks me up, but for $5, it’s fun!

  • Teresa McCluskey

    I have never heard of fiverr but I love the face things! I should so check them out! I may spend to much!

  • vinma

    I know about Fiverr and I have an account with them which I hardly use.. I did not know about the caricatures, they look so cool! I might look into it 🙂

  • ashj3nt

    I’ve not heard of this company before! I will for sure check them out! Thanks!

  • Megan @ C’mon Get Crafty

    I love Fiverr – I’ve used it for design or coding help in the past – works great!!

  • Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell

    I know of a few people who’ve used them for logo design lately. They were pleased with the results.

  • Veronica Solomon

    I am considering redoing my logo. Thanks for the resource

  • Megan Brown

    I signed up for Fivver a while ago, but kinda forgot about it….it’s time to check it out again! Thanks for finding these awesome sellers!

  • Melanie S.

    I’ve never been to Fivver before, but it sounds interesting. I love those caricatures!

  • I’ve been into fiverr and so many stuff are on there – I like those caricatures though I never really had the chance to order one – so many things there for $5 haha! it’s actually fun!

  • Tess @ Six feet under blog

    I love fiverr! I was just on it today for seo services.

  • Mel Cole

    Wow, I am impressed of the logo design for just $5. Gotta look at it.

  • chubskulit

    I am very interested on the professional logo design. Will check them out./

  • I used Fiverr in the past for my old Facebook Logo before I updated my page with a new design. WIll have to go back and see what else they have to offer. Thanks for highlighting them.

  • mail4rosey

    That is a great price for a caricature, and I think those are cute. 🙂

  • becca

    i’m all for a good sale and saving money

  • Jessica J.

    I love this post, Ronnie! I’m continually amazed at the creativity, talent, and weirdness we can find on Fiverr. It’s really an incredible online marketplace. One of my old time favorite sellers is Madmoo – check her out and I promise you won’t be disappointed!

  • Marielle A. Lord

    I signed up for Fiver a while back but I haven’t used it for anything. Thanks for the review on things that available there! Going to go back and check it out some more!

  • Lean Lacaba

    Cool! I’d love to check out more things they have there!

  • Fabulous Perks

    I love fiverr. I use to use fiverr daily. A while back my account wouldn’t accept my password even after requesting to have my password reset several times. I got frustrated and decided to not create another account.

    • Aw boo! We’ve had a good experience with their customer support.