Last Updated on
Have you been finding it difficult to sell your items on Facebook? Are you discouraged because the posts that showcase your art is not reaching your following? I have some great news to share with you. Facebook now has a Shopping feature for Business Pages. Now every time a person visits your Page they will see the items you are selling. In this post, you will discover how to add products to a Facebook Shop.
How To Add Products To A Facebook Shop
Are you thinking about selling your art on Facebook?
If you are I have some exciting news that I have just stumbled on.
Facebook is a great platform to build an audience and selling product on your Facebook page has never been easier.
Facebook now offers a free Facebook Shop that allows businesses to sell products with a nice clean gallery that compliments the Facebook Business Page.
Creating a Facebook shop is free but you will be charged a processing fee of 2.9% + 0.30 per transaction per sale.
For more information on how to create a Facebook Shop visit Optimize Your Facebook Page For Art Sales.
At this time Facebook only allows you to sell physical products and you must upload them one at a time so they can confirm that they follow their policies.
Learn more about Facebook Shop Policies.
Add Products To Facebook Shop
At this time, you can only add products to your Facebook Shop via a computer.
Login to your Facebook Business Page and click the Shop tab on the left sidebar.
Click Add Product.
Upload the image of the product you are making a list for. The image dimensions are 1024px x 1024px.
Related Post: Helpful Tips For Photographing Your Artwork That Work
Add Product Details
Add the title of your artwork in the Name section
Related Post: How To Write Great Titles That Generate Blog Traffic
Add the price of your art in the Price section.
Related Resource: Art Pricing Guide – How to Price Art to Sell
Add the description of your art in the Description section.
Related Post: Effective Tips On Writing Art Descriptions That Sell
Add an inventory count.
It is important to keep an accurate count of the products you are selling especially if you are offering the same items on multiple platforms.
Related Post: 15 Places to Sell Art Online And Make Money
I am only offering prints of my art on my Facebook Page. If someone is interested in purchasing the original they can contact me and I will redirect them to the listing. This makes it easier for me to make sure the inventory is accurate and prevents a customer from trying to purchase an item that is no longer available.
You can offer options like color and size for your products by clicking Edit Options.
Choose the shipping method you will be providing.
Your product will say Processing until it is approved by Facebook. This process could take up to 24 hours.
You might want to consider investing in some Facebook marketing courses if you are planning on using Facebook as a marketing tool for your business.
I took a survey with some of my friends and we came up with the list below of Facebook Marketing Courses we all found helpful.
Turn Clicks into Customers on Facebook by Billy Gene
Facebook Marketing for Small Businesses by Nathan Latka
Start a Profitable Online Business (Is an In-depth course that covers a lot of different strategies that will drive a tremendous amount of traffic to your artist website and increase sales.)
Facebook is making it possible for shoppers to purchase items directly on Facebook and the selling fees are reasonable.
Drive more traffic to your Facebook Page by writing and publishing blog posts that support your art.
28 Day Blogging Challenge for Visual Artists
Are you ready to start building an online presence?
Available on Amazon or Download your copy today.
The Productive Artist How to Live Your Dreams
The right mindset and time management skills are essential for any business. These topics are often not talked about but are key elements for your success. You will learn how to have a winning mindset and time management skills necessary for operating a successful art business.
Get More Done in Less Time The Part-time Artist
Proven strategies that will help you to get more work done in less time so you can sell more art and earn more money.
Available at Amazon or Download your copy today.
Did you enjoy this article? Don’t forget to sign up for my free weekly newsletter.
You can also join me on:
Learn how to start, grow and monetize your online art business.
OVER 450+ Templates You Need to Quickly Create Stunning, Jump-Off-The-Screen Image to Grow Your Blog-- Without Having to Learn Design!