Facebook has introduced selling features to its audience. These features are already available on many sell and buy groups that operate on Facebook. You can gain benefits from the selling features. Selling features help you to list your items and vital information before posting on the platform. As a seller on Facebook, you can describe the items that you are selling easily with the Facebook selling features. Further, Facebook selling features make it easy to add prices of particular items, pick up locations, and also the important information for the buyers regarding your listed items on your post in the group. 

When you access the Facebook selling features to enter details about your items, buyers can collect details that they need to know about the particular items. This causes to make less confusing and easy transactions. 

How to turn on or turn of buy and sell features

There are buy and sell features on buy and sell groups on Facebook. Anyhow, if you want to access and change the Facebook selling features, you have to be an owner or admin of a certain group. if not, you cannot change the selling features when you want. 

To turn on the Facebook selling features 

  1. Firstly, you should select your group from the page. You must click the MENU link and then click GROUPS and select your group. 
  2. Then go to the bottom of the page and click the INFO
  3. Tap the EDIT GROUP SETTING
  4. After you should tap the current group type to select BUY AND SELL 
  5. Finally, click the save button 

To turn off the Facebook selling features 

  1. Firstly, you should select your group from the page. You must click the MENU link and then click GROUPS and select your group. 
  2. Then go to the bottom of the page and click the INFO
  3. Tap the EDIT GROUP SETTING
  4. Click BUY AND SELL as the current group type 
  5. Then select a new group type 
  6. Finally, click the save button 

How to sell your items on the Facebook buy and sell groups

The features that have been introduced by Facebook, namely THE FACEBOOK SELLING FEATURES make it easy to sell items on the Facebook buy and sell groups. If you want to sell your items properly, you can follow the below steps to start selling your items on the Facebook buy and sell group. 

  1. Firstly, go to the menu and click the GROUPS to choose the BUY AND SELL GROUP where you wish to sell your items. 
  2. Go to the top of the group and Click the WHAT ARE YOU SELLING option. In this option, you have to explain and describe the items that you wish to sell in the particular group. you have to limit to 100 characters. 
  3. You should add the price details, product description, location, and photos regarding your items that wish to sell on the group. 
  4. Then you can post your listings on both buy and sell groups or marketplace. If you do not want to post your listings on the marketplace, you can deselect the marketplace on the menu at the bottom of the SELL SOMETHING button. But if you default this, Facebook assumes that you permit to post your listings on both platforms. In addition to that, there is another option on the menu, through this option, you have the opportunity to post your listings on other buy and sell groups that you belong to. 
  5. Finally, after finishing your task you can post your listings by clicking the BLUE POST button. Facebook will notice that if you have any messages and comments from any interested buyers about your listings. 

How to mark items as sold on Facebook buy and sell groups

The Facebook selling features on buy and sell groups allow selecting and marking the items that you already sold. Through this, group members can know about the items on the list that are still available to sell. 

To mark the sold items, you should have to follow the below steps.

  1. You must click the GROUP button from the news feed and then select the particular selling group where you posted your listings. 
  2. Find the original post that you post on the group
  3. Then go to the post and click the top right of the post. Select the option of MARK AS SOLD.

Adhere to buy and sell groups rules

  • Study the members who are in the group
  • Learn the language of the group
  • Censor your product’s images and avoid uploading the restricted images
  • Publish accurate information about your selling items and do not try to cheat buyers
  • Respect to the admin or owner of the buy and sell group
  • Do not breach the other rules and regulations that form by a particular buy and sell group

By Samitha Sanjeewa

I'm an article writer and businessman.

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