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Facebook and Instagram wooing you to sell online with them

Have you moved into online shopping yet? If not why not? Studies the world over suggest if you haven’t gone down this road you need to do so URGENTLY!

Amongst the plethora of options to help get you online, the internet big dogs of Facebook and Instagram(owned by Facebook) are trying to get you to use their services.

Facebook has introduced a shop feature which might be of interest to you owner/managers working your own ecommerce activity, all served via

Here’s how you get set up:

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On instagram it’s a case of setting up your shop through these steps.

This allows you to add product tags and stickers to your Instagramย posts and stories.

Thus you start creating a post as usual and tap ‘Tag Products’ to add a product from your catalogue. You can feature up to five products per image or video post, and up 20 products on multi-image posts. You can also go back and add shopping tags to old posts on your business profile.

Stories can feature one product sticker per story. And you can adjust the colour and text of product stickers.

Might be something you could trial to get you on the ecommerce road.

Good luck๐Ÿ‘