- Report: #648330
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Complaint Review: fiverr
fiverr online ripoff to customers and providers, Internet
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So these guys were highly touted by the large media companies, I signed up as a provider and started doing the little $5 jobs ($3.90) after they take their cut. Over 400 jobs later they decide to block me and block the 8 customers I have booked to do work for with no means of contacting them.
Meanwhile they have put a hold on over $250 in jobs I have done(approx 65) and refuse to pay me even though I have completed the jobs and have 100% feedback from the customers I did the jobs for.
The customers I have booked and not completed the jobs for have no way of knowing I was blocked as fiverr still allows them to send me messages that I can't respond to.
They also have the customers money.
I joined the site to do some jobs, learn more about internet marketing and make some business contacts, which I did and am very happy with , except for fiverr cutting me off , even when I did a testimonial video about their site.
Providers stay away, customers really all you have to lose is $5, I have used a few providers and it was well worth $5.
Other site like (((competitor's name redacted))) and (((redacted))) pay the providers right away so there is no danger of doing the work and not getting paid.
Live and learn... I did!sorry, allowing you to give a competitors name would instigate others to just file against their competition, to only come back later to suggest their company, ..plus, if you post a competitors name more than likely they will show up on search engines as a Rip-off! - - your comments on this policy are welcome. CLICK here to see why Rip-off Report, as a matter of policy, deleted either a phone number, link or e-mail address from this Report. In this case we removed an alleged competitors name
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/06/2010 08:15 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/fiverr/internet/fiverr-online-ripoff-to-customers-and-providers-Internet-648330. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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