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How to Sell on Facebook

by Nate Gadzhibalaev  |  
May 31, 2018
  |  1,986 views

Fans are vanity and sales are sanity. —Lori Taylor, social media marketer

It's easy to get sidetracked from sales because there are a ton of digital parameters for success, elaborate conversion funnels, follower counts, newsletter signups, likes, shares...

But the purpose of your investment in social media is ultimately to sell.

Yet, good-old, traditional selling is becoming trickier to do, because social media are savvier than ever and know when they are being marketed to.

That said, the number of businesses selling on social media is increasing even as you read, especially on the king of all platforms, Facebook.


Have you tried to harness Facebook's potential as an online store for your products or services? It takes time and effort, but it can yield worthwhile results. Here are a few easy tips to help you get started.

Create a Facebook business page

Start with the basics, by creating a Facebook business page, which gives you customization options that a simple profile page won't.


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Nate Gadzhibalaev is the founder of Amplifr, a service for automatically scheduling social media posts. With a background in product managing, business development, and international growth, he helps grow audiences profitably and efficiently.

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  • by Alison Ver Halen Thu May 31, 2018 via web

    Thanks for the great tips! My clients tend to be more service-based businesses, but this is always good info to have in case I run into anyone on the product side who could use some social media tips.

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