Is Facebook Marketplace the newest and free platform to tap into and merchandise our dropshipping businesses?


What Is Facebook Marketplace?

Facebook Marketplace is a selling platform built into Facebook, it was launched in 2016 it has since gained 1 billion users.

The marketplace is free to use and accessible to all Facebook users over the age of 18.

With similar qualities to Craiglist, this platform offers a social experience.

You can sell anything from general items, clothes to furniture.


Pros?

    1. The Facebook app uses notifications to directly contact users
    2. Direct messaging between you and your customer, read why good customer service improves your brand 
    3. Has an algorithm to show products to those who have similar shopping behavior
    4. Drive traffic to your Facebook page
    5. It is free to add listings, no hidden costs

Cons?

  1. It is more of a local selling platform
  2. Buyer can retract their offer
  3. Does not have the same protection as eBay

Can I Dropship On Facebook Marketplace?

Yes! Using this platform to drop ship is a cost-effective way to get your products out there.

You can take advantage of free listings, an algorithm to show your products to the correct users, and potential instant notifications.

Just be mindful of the community formed on the platform in as most users are local sellers selling everyday items

Be honest about your delivery times and be vigilant of the little protection offered by other platforms.

DO NOT try and sell the items on the banned list.

Blacklisted Items:

  • Adult products
  • Alcohol
  • Animals
  • Body parts and fluids
  • Digital media and electronic devices
  • Discrimination
  • Documents, currency, and financial instruments
  • Gambling
  • Hazardous goods and materials
  • Human exploitation and sexual services
  • Ingestible supplements
  • Jobs
  • Medical and healthcare products
  • Misleading, violent, or hateful
  • Prescription products, drugs, and drug paraphernalia
  • Products with overtly sexualized positioning
  • Recalled products
  • Services
  • Stolen goods
  • Tobacco products
  • Weapons, ammunition, and explosives

How To Sell On Facebook Marketplace

  1. Find your perfect product. Unquestionably use a Social Proof Product these have been proven to be trendy on social media.
  2. List the product manually or find a chrome add-on to do it for you.
  3. Add our pre-made description and ad videos, to sell your product to your customers.
  4. Set your price and make shipping times clear!

Dropship Spy is designed to give your store the best chance by supplying new, researched, and proven products, with the necessary tools to a successful store.