How to use Facebook Marketplace

If you want to use Facebook Marketplace then you can read this article

Facebook marketplace is a digital marketplace where users can arrange to buy, sell and trade items with other people in their area. It helps consumers to connect with potential vendors and vice versa without the help of the mediator. It is a very convenient platform for people to buy or sell. They can easily filter the search results according to their preferences. The marketplace application is available on both iOS and Android platforms.


Below is a step-by-step guide on how to sell on the Facebook marketplace.

Step 1: Create an account on Facebook

The first step is to create an account on Facebook. You have to enter all the required details. Voila, your account is ready!

Step 2: Enter the Marketplace

After logging into your account, click on the 'shop' icon.

Step 3: Add a photo

Now you have to add a photo of the item you are selling. Make sure you upload a clear photo so that it gives most of the information about the item. 

Step 4: Add a title

Now you have to add the title of the item of what you are selling

Step 5: Add description

Now you have to add the description of the item such as colour, its usage, size, and more. 

Step 6: Add price

You have to add the price of the product

Step 7: Add location and category

Now you have to add location and the category under which the item falls. 

Step 8: Complete


 Below is a step-by-step guide on how to buy from the Facebook marketplace:

Step 1: Click on the Marketplace menu on the left menu.

Step 2: Click on the item you want to buy.

Step 3: You can send a message to the seller asking about the availability of the product or any query you have. 


Facebook is used by billions of people and it is a very great platform for people to trade. You can sell almost everything on the marketplace as long as your products aren't prohibited from selling on Facebook. 

There are various benefits of buying/ selling on this platform and they are as follows:

  1. You get brand exposure: You get to try your hands-on new brands with the same quality and less price. 
  2. Direct communication with your customers: Since there is no mediator involved, there is one on one communication with the customers.
  3. Zero cost for listing: You don't need to pay anything to list your products.
  4. Interested buyers: You reach buyers who are very much interested in your product. 


We are always excited to share the latest news and information, and we hope you found this article helpful. 

If you can’t access your Facebook marketplace then you can contact me.

Thank you for reading.

Aliva Smith

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