Did you know that Facebook Marketplace now has more users than Craigslist?
And did you know that you can sell new items on Facebook Marketplace, too?
This is good news.
Based on our research into e-commerce growth channels, and here are the insights we learned about Facebook Marketplace:
More than 1 billion people use Facebook Marketplace
It’s a massive platform filled with all sorts of people.
You can include a “shipping” option under your listings for non-local items
In October 2021, Facebook added the feature to ship items from your home base, so you no longer have to live in a city to sell stuff there.
Plenty of people are already hopping onto this trend
If you browse Facebook, you’ll notice that there are plenty of sellers who consistently list new items.
And here’s a tip for leveraging Facebook Marketplace
Yes, you can do the listing process on your own.
But there are already freelancers on platforms like Fiverr and Upwork that offer Facebook Marketplace services.
They’ll manage your listings for you.