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Finding Long Distance Relationship Virtual Gifts Ideas with Fiverr (Complete Tutorial)

Every year, it’s panic time to find Long Distance Relationship virtual gifts ideas!

Your partner’s birthday is approaching faster than Usain Bolt and you don’t want to disappoint him.

You love him deeply, despite the miles that separate you, and this year you want to prove it. To do even better than last year.

You know as well as I do that celebrating birthdays is much more important in a long-distance relationship than in a traditional one.

They help maintain a meaningful emotional connection despite the physical distance. In these situations, gifts play a crucial role in expressing love, affection and support to the distant loved one.

Problem is, distance doesn’t make it easy:

  • Physical gifts take forever to arrive (if at all)
  • Shipping is expensive, and can quickly reach stratospheric sums if customs bend their noses too far into your affairs.

Fortunately, we live in the 21st century and the Internet makes it possible to find and offer long distance relationship virtual gifts.

Let me get straight to the point: the website I’ve found for you is a real goldmine.
The kind of jewels that are essential to know if you intend to offer a dematerialized gift for your Long Distance partner.

There will be a before and an after to your long-distance relationship.

Gone are Amazon gift cards, Netflix subscriptions and Ebooks. I’m not saying these ideas are bad (far from it, I myself offer Q&A Ebooks on My Sweet LDR).

I’m going to propose something much more original.

In this article, I’m going to tell you about the Fiverr website and how to use it properly.

It’s an online platform offering freelance services for finding unique and special Long Distance Relationship Virtual Gifts ideas. Whether you want to surprise your partner, friend or family member, Fiverr offers a multitude of options for finding the perfect gift that will warm the heart of your loved one, even from a distance.

On the program:

  • I test 3 services, from making contact to receiving the service
  • I give you 10 more gift ideas from Fiverr
  • A complete step-by-step guide to registering and ordering a service

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3 reasons why Fiverr is the best site for Long Distance Relationship virtual gifts ideas

The Fiverr principle is extremely simple: it’s a website that puts you in touch with independent professionals.

Need an online service? Fiverr will find you the right person to meet your needs. Just like Uber connects you with cabs!

Let’s take an example: you need your CV translated from English to French. Fiverr will suggest dozens and dozens of professional translators who can meet your needs.

All you have to do is contact them, place your order and the professional will take care of the rest!

It’s really easy to use. I’ll show you how to register in a step-by-step tutorial later in this article.

Professionals are REALLY professionals

In theory, anyone can offer their services on Fiverr.

The reality is more nuanced.

Because there’s so much competition, professionals have to stand out and be better than the rest. They are therefore extremely fast and will bend over backwards to satisfy your request.

When I ask a salesperson a question, I get an answer in less than 5 minutes 80% of the time.

There’s a rating system (from 1 to 5 stars, just like on Amazon).

No seller has less than 4 stars.

1 star is the equivalent of putting up a sign in front of a store saying « average service and delivery time not respected. You won’t get your money’s worth ».

Fiverr sellers won't hesitate to let you know if they can meet your virtual gift needs.

By ordering only from sellers with at least 30 reviews and a rating of over 4.5/5, you take no risk.

It's fast and secure

Fiverr has rapidly become the world’s leading site in its field.

There are thousands of new registrants every month, and over 4 million orders are placed every time.

When it comes to security, reliability and professionalism, Fiverr is the best in the business.

Most services are delivered within a few days (I’ll show you all about that later).

You can pay extra to get your virtual gift faster on Fiverr

It's original and 100% personalized

There’s some crazy stuff on Fiverr. Some really crazy gift ideas!

Here’s a riddle: what do a policeman, a group of Amazonian natives, Santa Claus and a Moroccan snake dancer have in common?

They can all record a personalized message for your sweetheart.

You can organize trips to any country in the world thanks to locals, take online courses, create drawings from photos, ask a rapper to rap your lyrics.

There’s an insane amount of long distance relationship virtual gifts ideas out there.

I've already used Fiverr a dozen times for My Sweet LDR, and I've never been disappointed.

When I have a technical bug on my blog, I know that a Fiverr professional will be able to find a solution quickly. It’s clearly become my go-to site!

So yes, 97% of the services on this site are aimed at professionals. That’s not the part we’re interested in here.

I’m going to take a look at the remaining 3%: the services for people like you and me, the private individuals.

Fiverr is available in over 180 countries worldwide

I bought 3 LDR virtual gifts, here's the result

Last year, I asked Santa to record a video message for Kyomi (you can see the result here).

This year, I decided to order 3 different services for Kyomi’s birthday. Here’s my feedback on these 3 services, with screenshots.

How did I choose these services?

I based my choice on several criteria concerning the seller:

  • Must have at least 100 reviews
  • It must have a minimum rating of 4.7/5
  • His first price must be $5
  • His services must be in line with long-distance relationships

Let’s get on with the most interesting part of this article!

1) Sandman sings Happy Birthday live from the Sahara

this seller's profile on Fiverr tells me he can sing a birthday song for my girlfriend, who lives thousands of miles away.

I thought it was a funny idea, and Sandman has a sample video on his profile. I was seduced!

The seller has 412 reviews and a rating of 5/5. So I’m absolutely certain that the result will live up to my expectations and match what I saw on the video.
I didn’t even need to read the reviews.

So I got in touch with him:

first post on Fiverr about her virtual gift for long-distance relationships

He replied 30 seconds later, validating my request:

confirmation that its service corresponds to long distance couples

We exchanged messages again after that.

I was pleasantly surprised by one thing: he asked me to send him an audio file of how to pronounce « Kyomi »! A real sign of quality.

the professionalism of Fiverr sellers to create a virtual gift

So I placed the order and paid $10 + Fiverr fees, for a total of $13.05.

each seller on fiverr offers 3 different prices with different options

I’ve put together a complete guide later in this article to using Fiverr, from creating an account to contacting sellers, paying and receiving your order.

In the meantime, Sandman worked faster than expected: I received the video in less than 24 hours, instead of the usual 48 hours (you receive an e-mail notification that the order has been completed).

message that my virtual gift has been delivered on Fiverr

On Fiverr, there’s an option to request extra time if you need to touch up. But I didn’t need it because the video is incredibly funny!!!

They brought back a camel for free when this bonus should have been paid for!

Kyomi is going to hallucinate when he sees this.

You can watch the video here :

Sandman's service

  • Communication: 5/5
  • Speed: 5/5
  • Satisfaction: 5/5
  • What I liked best: he asked me how to pronounce the name « Kyomi » and added a camel to the video for free.
  • What I didn’t like: the funniest options quickly drive up the price (presence of a camel, writing your name in the sand).

NOTE: Between the ordering of my service and the publication of this article, Sandman no longer offers this service. Here’s an alternative that seems just as good.

Let’s move on to the service that interests me most, and which is by far the most romantic of all.

2) Ruby will draw cute couple and wedding portrait illustration

Ruby's Fiverr service allows long-distance couples to turn a photo into a drawing

Ruby seems to be a talented artist. On her profile, you can see a dozen drawings she has done!

I was convinced by 4 things:

  • Her drawings are absolutely gorgeous
  • She has 1246 reviews and a rating of 5/5
  • She was awarded the « Top Rated Seller » badge by Fiverr

Delivery is one week. That’s a bit long, but she has a lot of orders (at the time of writing, she has 4 in progress).

I got in touch with her directly:

first message sent to Fiverr to find out if its service for long-distance couples meets my expectations

Once again, the response was extremely fast. She replied less than 40 minutes after my first message.

reply on Fiverr to my request about long-distance relationships and virtual gifts

I sent her the photo I wanted to see as a drawing, and placed the order within the day.

Here’s the photo I sent her.

admin of My Sweet LDR website

It’s the one on the My Sweet LDR home page. I know Kyomi loves it!

For this service, I paid $30 + Fiverr fees, for a total of $34.15.

Now all I have to do is wait.

[5 days later…]

Ruby sent me the photo! I received it faster than expected: 5 days instead of 7.

Here’s the result.

I’m so happy! I really think this is Kyomi’s favorite gift.

a draw of a long distance couple realized on Fiverr

Note: For better viewing on the website, I’ve deliberately compacted the image. The final result is perfectly defined.

Ruby's service

  • Communication: 5/5
  • Speed: 5/5
  • Satisfaction: 10/5
  • What I liked most: Ruby was very responsive and reminded me after delivering my order that I could make alterations if I wished.
  • What I liked least: Nothing

View Ruby’s profile on Fiverr and place an order: click here

3) Terry will make amazing slideshow video from your photos

Terry on Fiverr creates a photo slideshow for my long distance girlfriend's birthday party

I could do the editing myself, but maybe you can’t!

What interested me most about this service was, first and foremost, its speed. Terry seems to be a professional.

It’s absolutely perfect for a last-minute gift!

Will I receive my video in full HD within 24 hours of placing my order? That’s what I’m going to find out!

Honestly, I’m confident: he has an average rating of 4.9/5 based on 541 reviews.

So I contacted him directly:

First contact with the seller Fiverr to find out if their slideshow service is a good virtual gift for long-distance couples.

I waited less than an hour for his reply!

confirmation from the seller Fiverr that its slideshow service is a virtual gift voucher for couples in a long-distance relationship

I paid $5 + Fiverr fees, or $7.78.

[the next day]

I’ve been reassured: I received my order in less than 24 hours, and the result is everything I expected!

Here’s the result:

Terry's service

  • Communication: 5/5
  • Speed: 5/5
  • Satisfaction: 5/5
  • What I liked best: Speed
  • What I liked least: Nothing at all. I personally could have done this service, but I know that’s not the case for everyone. It’s still good value for less than $8.

See Terry’s profile on Fiverr and place an order: click here

11 more Long Distance Relationship Virtual Gifts ideas

Before moving on to my step-by-step guide to registering and ordering on Fiverr, I wanted to give you a complement to the serious and professional services available on the site.

As I said, there are hundreds of different services on Fiverr.

I’ve compiled a list of services that I could also have bought, and that meet the following criteria:

  • They are suitable for couples in long-distance relationships
  • The seller has at least 30 reviews
  • The seller has a minimum rating of 4.5/5.

LDR Virtual GIfts : Drawings, drawings and more drawings!

1) Iwayan will create your picture into cartoon

Number of reviews : 1125

Overall rating : 5/5

Price : from 30$ to 70

> View Iwayan’s profile on Fiverr

2) Kiky will draw couple portrait illustration from your photo

Number of reviews : 718

Overall rating : 4,9/5

Price : from 10$ to 35

> View Kiky’s profile on Fiverr

3) Duy will draw professional caricature for you

Number of Reviews : 2854

Overall rating : 4,9/5

Price : from 5$ to 40

> View Duy’s profile on Fiverr

4) Adam will make awesome wpap pop art portrait

Number of Reviews : 1895

Overall rating : 4,9/5

Price : from 15$ to 25

> View Adam’s profile on Fiverr

My favorites Long Distance Relationship Virtual Gifts Ideas

5) Ina will illustrate cute portrait, couple or family cartoon portrait

Number of Reviews : 320

Overall rating : 5/5

Price : from 15$ to 30

> View Ina’s profile on Fiverr

6) David will say anything you want as an officer in a video

Number of reviews : 349

Overall rating : 5/5

Price : from 15$ to 25

> View David’s profile on Fiverr

You can ask lots of different characters, each as crazy as the next:

> Spiderman

> Mickey Mouse

> A doctor

> Donald Trump or Obama

7) Kecil will turn your portrait into cute couple illustration

Number of reviews : 106

Overall rating : 5/5

Price : $70

> View Kecil’s profile on Fiverr

Special birthday song and message for LDR gifts

8) Samir will make your pet sing happy birthday video

Number of reviews : 178

Overall rating : 5/5

Price : $5 to $20

> View Samir’s profile on Fiverr

9) Emily will write and sing a personalized happy birthday song for you

Number of reviews : 70

Overall rating : 5/5

Price : $10 to $25

> View Emily’s profile on Fiverr

Photo and video editing

10) Ragavendran will create a birthday video slideshow with photo

Number of reviews : 242

Overall rating: 5/5

Price : 5$ à 15$

> View Ragavendran’s profile on Fiverr

11) Faruk will create a slideshow of up to 400 photos

Number of reviews : 1108

Overall rating : 5/5

Price : $15 to $100

> View Faruk’s profile on Fiverr

How to register and order a LDR virtual gift on Fiverr (step-by-step tutorial)

In this step-by-step tutorial on how to register on Fiverr and order a service, I’ve based myself on the web version.

There’s an application that’s even easier to use and more intuitive. You can download it here:

> Fiverr App on Android

> Fiverr App on iOS

Now let’s get down to business!

Step 1: Register on Fiverr

Click on this link to go straight to the home page

welcome page of Fiverr website

Just click on « Join » in the top right-hand corner.
You’ll automatically be directed to this page to create your account.

create a new account on Fiverr

You can do this with an e-mail address, your Google account, your Apple account or your Facebook account.


Once this is done, you’ll need to choose a password:

Create an account with an email on Fiverr

Congratulations! Your account has been created.

Now all you have to do is validate your account. Fiverr should have sent you an e-mail with a link to do this (you won’t need to do this if you create an account via Apple or Facebook).

home page of Fiverr

Step 2 : Order a service and find Long Distance Relationship Virtual Gifts ideas easily

Although Fiverr remains relatively simple and intuitive to use, there are a lot of different menus and categories.

I’m going to use Pareto’s law to help you find the services you’re looking for quickly and easily.

There are 2 main methods.

The first is excellent if you already know the service you’re looking for.

The second allows you to discover new services in a specific category.

1) The "Search" function

Simply type in the service you’re looking for, along with one or two keywords.

For example, type in « policeman » if you want a video with a policeman.

Or « Obama » if you want to see the first black president of the United States say something specific on video.

writing in English can give you more search results for finding dematerialized gifts for

2) The best categories for new Long Distance Relationship Virtual Gift ideas

If you’re looking for inspiration and don’t have any specific gift ideas, you need to search by category.

There are lots of categories on Fiverr (over a hundred).

Here are the best ones, and the ones most suited to find long-distance relationships virtual gifts ideas.

Graphics & Design > Arts & Illustration > Illustrations

Graphics & Design > Arts & Illustration > Portraits et Caricatures

Graphics & Design > Arts & Illustration > Cartoons & Comics

Graphics & Design > Arts & Illustration > IA Artists

Rédaction et Traduction > Content writing > Creative writing

Animation & Vidéo > Edition & Post Production > Montage vidéo (« Family & Travel » filter)

Video et Animation > Various > Other

Music & Audio > Courses & Transcription > Online music courses

Music & Audio > DJing > DJ mix

Music & Audio > Music Production & Composition > Producers & Composers

Music & Audio > Music Production & Composition > Singers & Vocalists

Music & Audio > Music Production & Composition > Songwriters

All that's left to do is register!

Fiverr is overflowing with Long Distance Relationship Virtual Gifts Ideas

Dematerialized gifts are a blessing for couples separated by thousands of kilometers.

When Kyomi was still in Peru and I in France, we were able to break the routine and make memorable video calls thanks to Fiverr.

It’s not for nothing that I myself create 100% dematerialized gifts, like my Virtual Date Box or my Long Distance Map.

Because it’s easy, fast and, above all, personalized! Just like Fiverr.

It’s the N°1 site in its field, and will remain so for a long time to come. That’s for sure.

Now all you have to do is sign up and follow my complete step-by-step guide to finding the perfect gift to send your sweetie!

> Click here to get started

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We are Léo & Kyomi, a French-Peruvian couple in a long distance relationship since 2019. Welcome to this blog entirely dedicated to this way of life.

We decided to create
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