How to Start Your Online Store on Facebook

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With 800 million users on Facebook, it only makes sense to take your business there.  A Facebook store is a great opportunity to promote your products and make more sales.

In fact, recent statistics show some businesses are making as many as 20% of their sales through their Facebook store!

It’s easy to set up an online store on Facebook.  Here’s what you’ll need.


Go to: http://apps.facebook.com/vendiostores/and sign in or sign up for free. Go through the easy to follow, step by step system laid out by Vendio for creating your online Facebook store and in no time you’ll have your store up and running.

You’ll want to name your store something that makes sense for your product and that people can find by searching. For example, if you’re selling aromatherapy oils, you’ll want that in your title.

In the description field, outline what makes your business unique, your return policy, etc.

Shipping:

Fill out the form to show the address from where items will beshipped.

Next, fill in the blanks to indicate what shipping methods you’ll use—USPS, Fed Ex, etc.   Then include your shipping policies.

Make shipping easy and clear. Everyone loves free shipping but if you can’t offer that, you can still make it easy for your customers.  You can automatically add shipping rates from UPS, USPS and FedEx.

Payment:


Your customers can pay you through Paypal, Credit Card or from their checking account.  The money will deposit into yourPaypal account.

Once you’re set up, you can start driving traffic to your Facebook store.

Tell your customers how to find you on Facebook.  You can use email, other social media, word of mouth and postcards.

Use your wall to showcase special discounts or co-marketing efforts.  Statistics show approximately 68% of fans “like” brand pages to stay up to date withsales and other promotions so be sure to include “members only” discounts.

Use high quality images and video to show your merchandise.  Encourage user interaction with contests and games.

Facebook online stores are fast growing segment of the ecommerce world.  Set yours up today and see how profitable it can be for your business!

Author Biography:

This post was provided by Vendio, a simple, easy-to-use interface to help you start to sell online.Vendio’s platform allows you to connect your webstore on ebay, the facebook storefront, and . If you’re want to learn more about how you can create an online store, Vendio has all the tools you need!


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Alejandro February 7, 2012 at 3:37 pm

Hi there it’s me, I am also visiting this website on a regular basis, this site is really nice and the visitors are really sharing fastidious thoughts.

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Radhitya April 3, 2012 at 3:33 pm

I’ve tried to integrate facebook with amazon stores but unfortunately I never generate any sales so at this time I prefer to use blogs to promote affiliate products

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