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  • suki1964
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    pammyjayne wrote: »
    Hi, I'm new to Facebook - never really wanted to use it but recently been interested in selling via market place etc. Ive tried twice and subsequently had my account disabled, I'm about to try again with a new email address - any tips?
    Im confused regarding why this happened and despite many attempts to make contact via various fb forms, I've had nothing back to help resolve what i may have done wrong.
    I opened a private account and then a business page and next i joined as many local selling groups as i could. Next thing i new, account disabled!????


    Business accounts are not usually accepted on local FB pages.

    My local one allows small local businesses to advertise, but only one post per day - no bumping

    There are also quite a few rules about what you can sell laid down by facebook and then each group has its own rules

    My local one for example insists that each item has a selling price, none of this PM me, best offer scenarios

    Its a good idea to read the rules of the selling pages as well as FBs
  • soolin
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    suki1964 wrote: »
    Business accounts are not usually accepted on local FB pages.

    My local one allows small local businesses to advertise, but only one post per day - no bumping

    There are also quite a few rules about what you can sell laid down by facebook and then each group has its own rules

    My local one for example insists that each item has a selling price, none of this PM me, best offer scenarios

    Its a good idea to read the rules of the selling pages as well as FBs

    As you say each site is different, I belong to many that are happy for business sellers to use the site as much as a private seller.

    However, I find virtually all my sales are currently via marketplace and not the local selling sites, and around a third of my items are paid by PayPal and posted.
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