Facebook selling sites offer different methods of selling, you can either sell on a personal level or as a business owner. Selling on Facebook sites allows other Facebook users, even those that are not your friends on Facebook see items you post. Buyers can choose to contact you to ask more about an item either via Facebook messenger or by leaving a comment containing their question or inquiry in the comment section.
For business owners using Facebook selling site, you can decide to create your own business page on Facebook that is linked to your website, on your business page you can post more about your business and products in the timeline. On Facebook selling sites you can multitask in the sense that you are advertising your items and you can also be selling at the same time.
FACEBOOK SELLING SITE – HOW TO SET UP A SHOP ON YOUR FACEBOOK PAGE
To enable buyers buy directly from you on Facebook, Facebook made sure that you can add a shop section to your Facebook page. The following are steps on how to set up a shop on your Facebook page.
- Launch your Facebook app or open Facebook web
- Login to your account and open your page
- Tap on add shop section from your page, a brief explanation about the shop section will come up, tap on add shop section under the explanation
- Agree to terms and policy to continue
- Add details about your business and a process of payment
- Enter your business description
- Add products to your shop
Call to action button will change immediately to shop now after completion of step 5, this will take visitors on your page to your shop. If you sell different categories of items you can add a collection to your shop.
FACEBOOK SELLING SITE – HOW TO ADD ITEMS TO YOUR SHOP
To add items to your shop you must login in to Facebook web via facebook.com with a computer as this feature is currently not available on phones and apps
- Login to Facebook web and open your page
- Tap on shop then tap on add products
- Provide clear images and a name for your product
- Add a detailed description
- Select a shipping option
Your products will be approved and show in your shop within a day if it complies with Facebook shop policies.