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Learning how to set up a business on Facebook is easy, just follow these easy instructions and you will be well on your way. Hi there and welcome to my blog. If you follow my step by step guide, you should have your own Facebook business setup by the time you finish reading this post.
This will of course require you to carry out actionable steps as you read along. I always advice that one should take immediate action as they read along many of the posts I have already published before and this post is no exception. It’s the best way to getting things done instead of postponing important and crucial tasks for future attendance. This is the biggest enemy to success called procrastination.
What do you need to learn how to set up a business on Facebook?
I am assuming that you already have something you would like to sell on Facebook, if not; I will show you how to find it before you can start setting up your business. As I mentioned earlier, this will be presented in a step by step format which will cater for everyone looking to setup a Facebook business, including someone who has never done this before. In order for this to become a profitable business, we need to make sure that you own it, even though you will be setting it up on Facebook.
You will need the following essential ingredients:
Something to sell – a Product
This is the most important step in setting up any type of business, whether it’s Online or otherwise. It’s really amazing that many people struggle to create their own Online businesses not knowing that they already have plenty of products readily available to start their business and also start selling Online. As I always like to say, you are the business you’ve always liked to have and I will show you how to set yourself up. Since we all have different interests and passions, we therefore already have the most important ingredient in starting an Online business. For the purpose of explaining to those who have never done this before, I would like to assume that you currently don’t have any product to sell. I am only doing this to help others realize the potential we all have in selling or promoting other people’s products.
How to find a product that relates to your passion or interest, if you don’t have one already.
I like referring people to ClickBank.com since ClickBank allows people from anywhere in the world to open a free “ClickBank affiliate” account and immediately start promoting or selling products from their marketplace. There are obviously thousands of products to choose from and finding a product that relates to your passion or interest shouldn’t be a difficult thing to do. The other reason why I like ClickBank is simply because it pays out higher affiliate commissions than other companies such as Amazon.
Assuming that you have already opened your free ClickBank account, you should have noticed that most products in the ClickBank marketplace cost between $27.00 and $97.00. Let us assume that you are passionate about health and wellness and decided to promote that “21-Day Sugar Detox” featured product which costs $67.00 and ended up selling only 125 products in one month. Let us now see how much you would make assuming that this product pays out 75% in affiliate commissions:
125 x $67.00 x 75% = $6,281.25 paid straight into your bank account from promoting one product. Make sure that you select products with “affiliate tools” to help in making your product promotion much simpler and easier. Your ClickBank username will be used as your “Affiliate ID” which should be embedded in every link you promote to your potential customers.
ClickBank.com is the best place to go for anyone looking to start an Online business without a product of their own.
A Place to Sell the Product – A Free Website or Blog
I know that many people who are only interested in setting up a business on Facebook might wrongfully consider this step as unnecessary. If you are serious about calling this your own business since you don’t own Facebook, then building your own website or blog is the best thing you could ever do for your business. There are terms and conditions about the type of content allowed to be posted on Facebook. Therefore; building a website is crucial as no restrictions apply about the type of content you should post on your own website.
What if I don’t know how to build a website or a blog?
The world changes every second of every minute of every hour. Nowadays, building a beautiful looking website should not take you more than 30 (thirty) seconds. I will provide a link to a place that is best fitted for this task. It is the best place to learn how to set up a business on Facebook and out of Facebook. You will also learn how to drive potential customers to your website using free methods. Follow the link below and start building your very own website for free. Turn your passion into an Online business starting now.
The link above will take you to Wealthy Affiliate University website where you will receive a comprehensive, step by step guide on how to effectively set up your Online business. This is an Online platform that teaches the ins and outs of creating profitable home based businesses to both newbies and experts.
A Facebook Page
Search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing love social presence when ranking websites, therefore having a strong social following on Facebook can immensely prove to be beneficial for your business. I have another Facebook fan page with a little over 2500 fans which has dramatically improved my overall website rankings on major search engines such as Google.
Creating a Facebook fan page
This is a very simple task. All you have do is make sure you have Facebook personal profile account to start off. The whole purpose of creating a Facebook fan page is to have a link back to your website for your Facebook fans to click through and make product purchases from your website. I know that it’s possible to create a store within Facebook without linking back to your website but wouldn’t advise you to take this route. As I mentioned earlier, you don’t own Facebook and creating a store within Facebook is the last thing you would want to do since Facebook simply hates people selling directly within their social networking site. I must admit that I don’t blame them for disallowing this as I wouldn’t like it either if someone opened their own business inside my own. This is the same as putting graffiti on my wall. I don’t care how beautiful your graffiti is but as long as it’s on my wall, it must go.
Thank you for stopping by and reading my easy guide on how to set up a business on Facebook. I hope the information I shared with you proved to be valuable. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below and I will respond as quickly as I can.
Highly Recommended Alternative Method to setting up an Online store on Facebook
Another alternative method on how to set up a business on Facebook is by simply joining Shopify.com and creating your Online Facebook store. The best way to approach this type of business with Shopify is by learning from those who have done it before and are already making it a success. I couldn’t tell you about Shopify without advising you to see how it’s done first. Go ahead and watch it all before deciding to proceed to Shopify.
Use the link above to check out Shopify and please leave your comments below. 🙂