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The service you offer and sell in the marketplace is called a “Service.” Your Service is an opportunity to showcase your talent to potential buyers, and to provide them with all the information they may need before they choose to place an order with you.
Creating a Service #
|Important: You can only create your Services (and seller account) on a desktop.|
- Log in > Switch to Selling > Services
- Click My Profile > Create a New Service
Step 1: Service overview #
|Service Title||Make sure that your title is short, clear, and to the point. Buyers should recognize the type of service that you offer immediately. Pixelaart helps you start with ”I will…”|
|Category||Select the appropriate category and subcategory for your Service from the drop-down menu. Pixelaart recommends these based on your title. You won’t be able to change your Service’s category after it’s published, so choose carefully and ensure that the category matches the services you’re providing. |
Note: Gaming is not a category. If you provide services related to Gaming, select a category related to Gaming (or define the criteria in the Service Metadata area further down).
Example: If your service is Game Design, select Graphics & Design > Game Design
|Service Type||Choose a service type to make sure that you appear in the search results of the category you selected|
Note: This is only available for certain categories
|Service Placement||Select the Marketplace/s you’d like to promote your Service on|
Note: This option is only available for vetted Pixelaart Business freelancers.
Learn more with Showcase your Services on both Marketplaces.
|Service Metadata||Select the relevant criteria for each topic|
Note: This is only available for certain categories
|Search Tags||Add 1 – 5 words, or phrases, that best describe your Service Click Save & Continue|
Step 2: Scope and pricing #
|Name your package||Describe the details of your offering in the area provided|
|Delivery Time||Use the drop-down to select the number of days it will take for you to complete your Service Select the various items you’d like to include in your service (Extras).|
Note: This depends on the type of service you are offering.
Example: If you offer logo design services, you can select options from a predefined list of items, such as the number of logos to include, the source files, or a high-resolution file.
|Revisions||Use the drop-down to select the number of revisions you include in your Service. This is not mandatory, but it is recommended for Services that include customization or creation.|
|Price||Select a price for your service—ranging from $5, up to the maximum price for the type of Service. In certain categories, you have the option to create 3 packages—Click 3 Packages or Try Now. If you create 3 packages, your customized extra services will be available to buyers when they reach the checkout page.|
Exception: Voice Over Services have different pricing schemes
Watch this video to learn more >
|Extra Services||You have the option to deliver your Service Extra Fast and charge accordingly.|
To set Extra Fast Delivery: My Service Extras > Extra fast delivery.
Select how many days it will take you to deliver.Set the price for how much more you will charge.
Note: If you select Extra Fast Delivery, the number of days required for the Extra Fast Delivery cancels out the amount of time indicated in your Extra Services. The delivery time must be lower than the regular Service’s delivery time frame.You can offer Extra Services for your Service, which will be available to the buyer during the order process (Optional).
To offer Extras: My Service Extras > Select from the list of items.
Click Add Service Extra > Complete a title (mandatory), description, price, and how long it will take you.
Step 3: Description and FAQ #
|Description||Briefly describe your Service (up to 1,200 characters).Be as detailed as possible so buyers are able to determine if your Service meets their needs. If you add a URL, only include URLs from Pixelaart’s approved list Never add contact information|
|FAQ||Add answers to the most commonly asked questions (limit of 8 FAQs)Your FAQs are displayed on your Service page|
To add FAQ: Click Add FAQ > Add a question you think buyers may ask Give your answer Click Add > Save & Continue
Step 4: Requirements #
|Your opportunity to tell buyers what you need in order to start on their order.||Enter the details of your requirement. |
Free Text: Buyers can write in their own words
Multiple Answer: Answer fields will be displayed.
Multiple answers: Buyers must select from the options you provide. You can allow more than one answer.If you need certain information, mark
Answer is mandatory.
Click Add Finish defining your buyer requirements > Save & ContinueNote: Files up to 5GB can be uploaded and attached.
Step 5: Gallery #
Note: You can upload files up to 5GB
|Images||To be published, Services must have at least one image uploaded:Drag an image/ Browse > Select image|
General image guidelines:Upload up to 3 images that represent your Service
Images can be samples of your workRecommended image size: 1280 x 769 px (at 72 DPI)
Minimum image size: 712 x 430 (at 72 DPI)
Maximum image size: 4000 x 2416 px (at 72 DPI)
Resizing images: If you’re using a Mac, use Preview
On Windows, use Photo Gallery. Other free tools are available online
All images should be owned by you. Don’t use copyrighted images or images downloaded from the internet—or your Service won’t be approved
Learn more with our Service image guidelines.
|Videos||To add a video: Drag a video/ Browse > Select video|
Note: This field is mandatory for the Video & Animation category.
Once you add a video, it will be used for the thumbnail, in place of a Service image.
General video guidelines: Make sure that your video is no longer than 75 seconds
Make sure that your video is less than 50 MBNever add contact information on your Service’s video
Recommendation: Mention that your services are offered exclusively on Pixelaart.
|Audio||To add audio:Drag an audio file/ Browse > Select an audio file.|
Note: This option is not available in all categories
General audio guidelines: Supported formats: mp3 and MPEGMake sure your audio isn’t longer than 3:30 minutesMake sure your audio is less than 10 MB
|To add a PDF:Drag a PDF file/ Browse > Select a PDF.General PDF guidelines:You can upload up to 2 PDF filesThis field is optionalOnly the first 3 pages of your PDF will be displayed|
After you have completed steps 1-5 > Save & Continue
Step 6: Publish #
To promote and publish your Service:
- Click Publish Service.
- View the social networks where you can promote your Service > Click an icon and fill in the details.
- Click Done.
Note: If your Service contains a video, its status will be labeled as “Pending” until reviewed. Otherwise, it’s labeled as “Active.”
Editing a Service #
To make any changes and edit your Service:
- Log in > Services.
- Find the Service you’d like to edit > From the drop-down list on the right > Edit.
- Make changes > Save.
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