How to earn money using Canva and Fiverr?

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We now have more ways to earn money online as a result of the expansion of digital platforms in our lives. Innumerable apps and websites offer a good amount of money if you can provide your skills. As a student, you can earn a side income through freelancing. How websites like Canva and Fiverr can help you earn money is explained in this article.

We’ll take a closer look at Canva and Fiverr before moving forward.

Introducing Canva

To explain in one word, Canva is an online graphic designing software. On this platform, you can find thousands of templates and can recreate them by adding your own creativity. There are various editing options that let the user edit their images. It has its own collection of images, backgrounds, graphics, etc, so that a user can find everything in one place.

This software is easy to use and opens up a wide platform for designing. Canva also allows its users to buy paid templates designed by others. Canva is an exceptional tool to create eye-catchy brochures, pamphlets, social media posts, and presentations. It also has Android and iOS applications that you can install for free from Play Store and App Store. More on, if you want to learn everything about Canva, you can check out How to use Canva? Also, if you already know how to use Canva, then must read 15 Canva design tips and tricks to improve your designing skills.


Fiverr is an online platform, founded by Micha Kaufman and Shai Wininger, where one can work as a freelancer. It is a marketplace that allows businesses to hire people. It connects employers to deserving people who are in need of any freelancing work. Fiverr has a wide range of projects including article writing, copywriting, resume writing, web design, and a lot more.

This platform is safe, secure, and reliable. Anyone who is eligible can find work according to his/her own skills and knowledge.

How to earn money using Canva and Fiverr?

Many freelancer websites are in need of Canva experts including Fiverr. If you search on Fiverr you’ll get a lot of work which can be basically done using Canva. On Fiverr many sellers offer services that they can provide in the form of a Gig. They mention their pricing, delivery time, and some other important details into it. Buyers can directly contact sellers on Fiverr itself and can make deals.

To explore more, first of all, let’s create an account on Fiverr. Creating an account is easy, you can also sign in using your Google, Facebook, or Apple account.


If you don’t want to sign in using Google, Facebook, or Apple, you can create a different account by clicking on Join now at the bottom.


I have signed in using my Google Account. You can see how simply we have created our account on Fiverr. In the above image, you can see what kinds of work you can find on Fiverr.

Now, enter Canva in the search box.


You can see, currently, there are 16,010 services available related to Canva. You can explore each service separately and can set your own pricing. Also, you can create such Gigs and tell buyers about your services. As Canva is the easiest platform to design projects, you can create a Gig that describes your work on Canva.

Create a Gig

For creating a Gig, click on your profile icon in the top-right corner and select profile from the drop-down list. Now, look for Create a new Gig button, and click on it.


When you click on it, a new window will open, where you can write about the service you provide.

  1. Give a unique and short title to your Gig. Shorter titles attract more buyers as compared to longer titles.
  2. Select a category of your work, we are going to provide a Canva-based service, thus choose Graphics and design.
  3. Choose a sub-category.
  4. Think of some keywords to get your Gig displayed. Like, Canva designing, Canva expert, etc.
  5. Review every detail you filled in and, click on Save & Continue.

You can watch the video that Fiverr suggests, it will help you to create a Gig in the best possible manner.


Now in the next step, you will be asked to set pricing. Here, you can also create packages such as basic, standard and advanced. The pricing, delivery time, and quantity of work depend on the package that a buyer chooses.


You can check others’ gigs to set your own pricing. Fill in all the details including the amount of work, delivery time, number of revisions you’ll provide, and so forth. You can also add some extra services and charge accordingly.

Once you are done, click on Save & Continue to reach the next step.

Description and FAQs

In this step, you are asked to describe your service in detail. Like, we are offering Canva-based services, so we can write what kind of projects we can design on Canva. You can also write the reasons why you are perfect for the project.

Meanwhile, you can also add some questions that you think buyers would have. Like, how much experience do you have in designing, or, For how long you have been using Canva?


At this step, you can add questions that you want to ask the buyers. They will be related to the project you’ll be going to work on. Such as “What should be the format of the image?”, “What should be the resolution of the media?”, etc.

More on, you can also add a question asking about the payment method.


In this step, you can showcase your work. Design some flyers, brochures, or posts, using Canva, and add them to the Gallery. Whoever will visit your profile, will be able to see your work too. Make sure you keep your best creations in the gallery to attract more buyers.


The last step is to Publish. You can publish your gig to reach buyers. Later if you think you can make your gig more interesting and attractive, then you can also edit it. To do so, go to Active Gigs and right-click on the gig you want to edit. From the drop-down menu, select Edit.


It is impossible to make a profit without hard work. There is no doubt that Canva is an excellent tool for designing, which is easy to use. With Canva, designing takes less time and effort. It is possible to set your rate based on another’s profile if you aren’t sure what the pricing is like. You need to be consistent if you want to make money with Canva and Fiverr. Fiverr’s profile opens up a world of possibilities. Be sure to describe your work intelligently and feature your best work on your profile.

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