Selling on Facebook with Shopify: How to Transform
Your Facebook Page into a Successful Online Store
Interested in selling on Facebook with Shopify? Read this article and find out how to transform your Facebook page into a prosperous and successful online store!
Businesses of all kinds come to Facebook to promote their new items and to connect with their loyal followers. If you are in the business of selling items, did you know that now you can sell directly via Facebook?
Ecommerce solution Shopify is a very popular platform for creating your own online store. If you have basic web development skills or no skills at all, worry not as Shopify is the right option for you. Shopify is a fully hosted solution which means you don’t have to worry about finding a web hosting service provider, updates, maintenance, and etc. Shopify has everything under control.
If you aren’t in business selling goods, you may not have an idea what you could possibly sell. The ideal stores for Facebook would include anything you can design or make yourself, for example, jewelry, music, artwork, and etc. You can also sell prints of your Instagram photos, greeting cards, and much more. The possibilities are endless.
If you are interested in selling on Facebook with Shopify, you need to first become a Shopify user and create your own Shopify store. Shopify offers different ecommerce plans. Using Shopify to build a store would normally start at around $30 a month and would allow you to use your own domain or subdomain for your new store. However, the good thing is that there is a special deal for businesses that want to create a Shopify store through Facebook. That will cost you $9 a month. In this Shopify Lite Plan, 1GB file storage is included, unlimited products, and you can pay a small amount for a credit card fees per order.
If you want to try Shopify and see how this platform works, you can use the free 14-day trial and cancel it at any time or upgrade to a different ecommerce plan later. This is a great way to see if you can make an online store work for you and your business. If you like Shopify, you can upgrade to offer a Point of Sale system. Shopify is certified Level 1 PCI DSS compliant which means you can trust that your information and your customer data is secure.
The Facebook Shopify integration includes creating a gate so only people who follow you and liked your page can see your store. When you set up the stop, you can customize the layout with a banner and add preferred columns. Your products can be features in collections to present the best items for the season.
All you need to do is choose a Shopify ecommerce plan (the cheapest plan costs $9 a month), fill out the details, and the store is ready to use. If you want to add more staff members to your store, you can use the Account panel. Click on Facebook store and integrate Shopify with your Facebook page.
You can choose from a wide selection of payment gateways. Once the sale has been concluded, you will be notified and can verify the details with the buyer via Shopify. If you don’t want to bother with shipping, allow Shopify to help you out. Shopify has a shipping deal in place by Amazon, Webhistic, and Shipwire that allow you to take an easier approach to your sales. Shopify notifies them to post items to your potential customers while you send the shipment to the shipping company or in this case, the fulfillment provider.