It’s been a challenging few months for small businesses, self-employed entrepreneurs and freelancers. The news has been overwhelmingly bleak, with reports of hospitality, food service and the entertainment industries bearing the largest brunt of closures and trading pauses.
Seeing this rapid, large-scale digital transformation that so many small businesses were taking on – and noting that many of them needed help getting online in the first place – Fiverr launched The Shift in August. A one-stop shop of resources and case studies, The Shift contains all the tools and information that a small business needs to take their first steps into the world of digital trading. From the very first hurdle of building a website, to guides on digital marketing and search engine optimisation (SEO), Fiverr’s network of freelance professionals has been helping small businesses move online quickly and efficiently.
Following on from the success of The Shift, the company launched Fiverr Business in September, a modern digital collaboration environment built for the remote working generation. Fiverr Business is a subscription-based service which allows small businesses to collaborate effectively with their freelance workforce, using a project dashboard that aligns internal teams to external talent. Task updates, approvals and budgets can all be tracked through the platform, making it easier than ever to bring the best minds of the freelance world into a small business team.