I originally wrote this post for New Zealand Handmade (published earlier this week) but I thought it was worth repeating as a little known and very cool feature of Facebook should be shouted from the rooftops!..
This is one for anyone who has a business page on Facebook and anyone who is a fan of purchasing on-line... is that most people?... thought it might be!!
Payvment (Shop Now) is an e-commerce application for Facebook - in short - it's a completely free way of having a shop containing your items on your Facebook business page. Transactions are via your paypal account so everything is safe, secure and I have to say for both the seller and the buyer ... in my experience, ultra easy!
|A snap shot of my shop now tab .. a work in progress it may not look like this tomorrow!!|
|Some examples of the listing options - you can also add 'options' such as colour, size etc, discounts, shipping, tax, change the currency of your listing, categorise, etc|
You are also unable to tweek the 'look' of your shop other than featured items etc. But once you get the hang of it, it is another option to consider when looking at ways to sell your creations, or from the buyers point of you ... buy from your favourite Facebook pages.
Here are 3 of my favourite NZ makers with Shop Now tabs on their Facebook Pages:
By Nature Bamboo Lingerie
Feel At Home
Fantail Digital Art
Now - for those that use 'shop now' on their pages, or have purchased from people via 'shop now' - how do/did you find it?
(Please note: this is not an official review and the opinions expressed are those of me only :) )