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How to Sell and Buy on Facebook Marketplace in 5 Steps Beginner Guide

How to Sell and Buy on Facebook Marketplace

Are you Searching what is Facebook Marketplace, How to Sell and Buy on Facebook Marketplace, Payment method, Then you are in the right place. I explain to you all the process.


Facebook marketplace

What is Facebook MarketPlace

Facebook Marketplace is a platform just like amazon, where you browse, buy and sell items like electronics, vehicles and many more.

You need to filter items by price, location, and category.

Why Facebook Marketplace

Facebook is one of the leading social media platforms in the world. More than 2 billion active users on Facebook.

More than 800 million users browse, buy and sell items worldwide in a month. and one main point is listing your product without giving a single penny.

So Facebook marketplace is a good platform for promoting, sell and buy items.

How to sell on Facebook Marketplace

First Facebook sign in with your email/mobile number and password.

Click on Marketplace

click on marketplace

After Facebook login, Click on Marketplace, It is placed on the left side of the Facebook account.

Click on Sell Something

sell something

Next stage you are on Marketplace Dashboard.

Click on Sell Something, it is placed on the left side of the Marketplace Dashboard.

Next, you have two option Item for sale and Home for sale or rent. Choose one as you want and click on it.

I go with Item for sale

Describe Item Details

item sell marketplace

Here provide Item you want to sell, Price you ask, Choose Category as per your item.

Then fill the description and upload Photo and Click Next.

After that click on Post.

How do I mark an item as sold on Marketplace

mark as sold

After listing your product on the Facebook marketplace, you click on mark as Sold.

After that If the buyer message item is available or not, then they get a message item is sold.

mark as available

If you Sold your item or in Pending list then you have another option Mark as Available. If your item is available then click on Mark as Available.

On manage Option, you Delete and Cancel your listing.

How to Buy on Facebook Marketplace

Select Categories

category marketplace

First click on item category you want to buy otherwise click on All Marketplace.

Select item and Contact with the seller

buy item

After Select Category chooses the item you want to buy.

You got Item Price, description, Photo, Location. Then you contact the seller to know about availability, Payment method and any of the product details.

If you satisfy then Buy an item from the Seller.


I try my best to Describe How to Sell and Buy on Facebook Marketplace, before selling something on Marketplace make sure you follow Commerce policies

Before buying something make sure to check item details and description the same or not. If any item needs a certification then ask certification to the seller.

Facebook Marketplace FAQ

Does Facebook Charge for Marketplace

No, Facebook not any Charge for Marketplace.

Which item not sold on Marketplace

Illegal, Prescription, or Recreational Drugs

Tobacco Products and Related Paraphernalia

Ingestible Supplements

Weapons, Ammunition or Explosives


Adult Products or Services


Healthcare Products

Body Parts and Fluids

Real Money Gambling Services

Real, Virtual Or Fake Currency

Hazardous Goods and Materials and many more. Check out Commerce Policies.

Are there rules for Facebook marketplace

When you sell something on Marketplace, you create a public listing that can be seen by anyone on Marketplace and in News Feed, search and other places on or off Facebook. All listings on Marketplace and buy and sell groups must follow our Commerce Policies.

Can your Facebook friends see your marketplace

Yes, In Marketplace is for the public so everyone can see your marketplace.

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