Online shopping means that budding entrepreneurs are able to sell their products to others more easily than ever. But not everyone has the digital skills to create an online store and selling on existing platforms can be expensive for budding entrepreneurs. Luckily, Facebook offers a free and simple way to create an online store page. Here’s how.
Step 1: Create a page
You need a Facebook account to create a page on the platform. You can create a page by selecting the dropdown menu on the top right of your Facebook window and choosing ‘Manage Pages’. This will take you to a window with a summary of all your existing pages. Click on the ‘Create a Page’ button to form a new page.
Step 2: Set up a business page
Once you have clicked on ‘Create a Page’, Facebook will ask you to select from a few options while setting up the page. The first option is whether your page is a business/brand or community page. Select ‘Get started’ under the box that says ‘Business or Brand’.
Step 3: Name your page and select a category
The next step requires you to name your page and select the relevant category. For the name, enter whatever you would like your store to be called. For category, select ‘Shopping & Retail’ or ‘Local Business’.
Step 4: Set an address
After you have ...