How you sell online using free Facebook traffic?

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I have been using free facebook traffic to promote my affiliate products for more than a year.

I have tried different approaches and paid for expensive lessons online.

I learned a few things about selling on Facebook using free traffic- which I will like to share here.
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Here is a list of the five don't when trying to sell online:

1. Never pursue your prospects or they will run away.

2. People do not want propaganda, they want participation.

3. Social media portals are all about fun and relaxing chats and posts. People do not want you nagging about your products.

4. Be like a friend- having casual conversations, engaging them in your product, etc.

5. Don't say to your prospects: buy it, what is your budget, check out this product.


Here is a list of the five do's when trying to sell online:

1. Engage- If you do not engage your customers, they will never be interested in listening to you. This is a two-way communication, not just you constantly talking.

2. Feedback- Just like you would listen to a friend, it is important to take your customer's feedback very seriously.

3. Fun content- Don't let your content be bland. Don't simply write about a deal and say "buy this now!". No, you must tell your customers how they would benefit from your product. Post your products with fun advertisements and content to capture their attention.

4. Listen to them- To convince them, become a friend instead of a salesman who only nags. Salesman sometimes doesn't understand what the customer actually wants. Listen to them, and give them what they want.

5. Share stories- To engage the customer, share stories and secrets. Tell about stories that are relevant to your product. This way, they feel more comfortable and trust your product more.

I admit there is nothing really profound about what I stated above.

A lot are common sense.

I will like to hear how you market online using free Facebook traffic.

Please share your knowledge below here in this thread.
#beginner #facebook #sell #traffic #video
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by Ian5 View Post

      Great job!
      Thanks for your comments.
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  • Profile picture of the author buzzinteractive
    to get free fb traffic you need to be active on your page to get good reach so more people can know about what you are selling.
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by buzzinteractive View Post

      to get free fb traffic you need to be active on your page to get good reach so more people can know about what you are selling.
      I adopt the following approach on Facebook which take only few minutes to do each day:

      Step 1- Add friends:

      I will add 20- 30 new friends each day- not just any friends but the friends in my niche. Say my niche is in golfing. I will find the facebook pages of golfers and add them and their friends. I gradually increase the number of friends I add each day so Facebook will not be alarmed.

      Step 2- Interact & post valuable stuff each day:

      I post something related to my niche e.g., golfing tips or photos each day. Say your niche is cooking you can post cooking recipes. After posting I will interact with them. The key is: act naturally like a friend.

      Step 3- Post promotional stuff:

      Once in a while I will post some promotional stuff- but I don't do it every day.

      I have done this on my facebook page. You can search for "Daniel Quek" and see how I did it.
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      • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
        Originally Posted by drquek2 View Post


        Step 2- Interact & post valuable stuff each day:

        I post something related to my niche e.g., golfing tips or photos each day. Say your niche is cooking you can post cooking recipes. After posting I will interact with them. The key is: act naturally like a friend.
        This is the step of steps. Share value, and also, interact. Social works well for social folks who share content helping their core audience.
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        • Profile picture of the author drquek2
          Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

          This is the step of steps. Share value, and also, interact. Social works well for social folks who share content helping their core audience.
          Just relax. Be a friend. Be natural. Be yourself. Don't be pushy.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    #1 is where it's at on social. Attract. Do not repel. Help folks. Release expectations. Share value. Make friends. Prosper. Smart tips.
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

      #1 is where it's at on social. Attract. Do not repel. Help folks. Release expectations. Share value. Make friends. Prosper. Smart tips.
      Agreed 101%
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  • Profile picture of the author drquek2
    Sorry I accidentally put in my facebook link above. I have removed it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Derix35
    i WIll take note of this and see what result will be i could get....

    thanks for this information you shared......
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  • Profile picture of the author chuckholmes
    I've done well selling by educating via Facebook Live. Instead of hard selling someone you simply educate them on the BENEFITS of your product or service. Or, you teach them about a topic related to your product and then let them know they can reach out to you with questions.
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by chuckholmes View Post

      I've done well selling by educating via Facebook Live. Instead of hard selling someone you simply educate them on the BENEFITS of your product or service. Or, you teach them about a topic related to your product and then let them know they can reach out to you with questions.
      Give something of real value. You will gain friends. Don't treat it like a sale.
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  • Profile picture of the author Luv Khedekar
    Thank you so much.
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  • Profile picture of the author drquek2
    I will like to share some tips on the Free Traffic Method here:

    1. Be selective of the messages you put on Facebook.

    2. You can sell on Facebook, but don't do it all the time.

    3. Put some messages on Facebook without a promo link.

    4. Do not put your affiliate link in the message because it decreases the reach, put it in as a comment after you have received some comments.

    4. You must always get interactive with comments on Facebook.

    5. Use the story telling method to create Facebook only posts (not always promotional).

    6. You can put the same messages on your blog as long term strategy (to attract organic traffic from search engines).

    7. Focus on your Facebook friends and followers.

    8. Join relevant groups.

    9. Follow prominent IM guru/experts and emulate them.
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  • Profile picture of the author drquek2
    Also, posting in relevant niche group is very effective. But you must prove your worth first before posting any "commercial".
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  • Profile picture of the author drquek2
    Besides Facebook, try posting in other social media too like Twitter and Instagram. Do it regularly. Don't be salesy.
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  • Profile picture of the author mixergrinder
    For selling in online by using facebook is really great idea. Now a days most of them are selling through facebook only. It is very popular now.
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  • Profile picture of the author acnescars
    You can also sell your products on instagram which is currently in trend now. Most of the products are now selled through instagram and facebook only.
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by acnescars View Post

      You can also sell your products on instagram which is currently in trend now. Most of the products are now selled through instagram and facebook only.
      This is very true. Social media is the king now.
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  • Profile picture of the author Samsungtab
    great information which i have been searching for a very long time. Very great techniques and tips for selling products through facebook.
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by Samsungtab View Post

      great information which i have been searching for a very long time. Very great techniques and tips for selling products through facebook.
      Glad that you like it.
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  • Profile picture of the author drquek2
    How not to annoy everyone on Facebook?

    Here is a list of things that will annoy your prospects:
    • Buy it!
    • What is your budget?
    • Are you the one to make the decision or should I be talking to someone else?
    • This is not my department, sorry.
    • I haven't used this product.
    • Check out this product.
    • Flooding email newsletters that are not relevant
    • Social media messages every other hour
    • Adding to groups without permission
    • Constantly pressurizing to buy
    • Not knowing all details about their product

    Go ahead and post these if you want to annoy everyone
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  • Profile picture of the author simplio
    Thanks for this post, I got much information about social media power in selling a product and indeed Facebook is a worldwide platform because every kind of person visit there and also for buying motivation.
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by simplio View Post

      Thanks for this post, I got much information about social media power in selling a product and indeed Facebook is a worldwide platform because every kind of person visit there and also for buying motivation.
      You are welcomed. I will like to explore everything about a traffic technique first before attempting others. This way, you find out what most people overlooked.
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  • Profile picture of the author poweredspeaker
    By sharing your product links on your facebook page you can sell your products online.
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by poweredspeaker View Post

      By sharing your product links on your facebook page you can sell your products online.
      But one must never overdo this by posting too salesy messages all the time.

      Read my earlier posts on how to do this correctly.
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  • Profile picture of the author drquek2
    Beside the free Facebook traffic, I am also exploring very cheap FB paid traffic with bots.

    The bots will answers prospects who answer my ad, and follow-up automatically.

    The cost of these ads are very cheap, almost free.

    I will report on my progress here.
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      Originally Posted by drquek2 View Post

      Beside the free Facebook traffic, I am also exploring very cheap FB paid traffic with bots.

      The bots will answers prospects who answer my ad, and follow-up automatically.

      The cost of these ads are very cheap, almost free.

      I will report on my progress here.
      Thank you very much for this good information. I will be waiting for the news of this method.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sufyan47
    Howdy,
    Selling products on Facebook is a topic that has been red-hot for years. Currently, Facebook offers a good plate of opportunities for selling your products... but they are generously spiced with all kinds of complications.

    Hard it is to balance between adding more (and more, and more) features yet not becoming monstrous. This border is thin, and to me, Facebook is about to overstep. Try setting up your Facebook store, and you will hardly withhold comments like that:

    "OMG waat?"

    "Facebook Shop and Facebook Marketplace are two different places for shopping and selling? So which one is right?"

    Thanks for this post.....
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by Sufyan47 View Post

      Howdy,
      Selling products on Facebook is a topic that has been red-hot for years. Currently, Facebook offers a good plate of opportunities for selling your products... but they are generously spiced with all kinds of complications.

      Hard it is to balance between adding more (and more, and more) features yet not becoming monstrous. This border is thin, and to me, Facebook is about to overstep. Try setting up your Facebook store, and you will hardly withhold comments like that:

      "OMG waat?"

      "Facebook Shop and Facebook Marketplace are two different places for shopping and selling? So which one is right?"

      Thanks for this post.....
      I am not talking about Facebook Shop and Facebook Marketplace here. I am talking about using free and cheap paid Facebook traffic. As I am implementing them as we speak, I will share my experience here for the benefits of all.
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  • Profile picture of the author Teguhsunandar
    5. Share stories- To engage the customer, share stories and secrets. Tell about stories that are relevant to your product. This way, they feel more comfortable and trust your product more.
    I also do this and without realizing they buy my product.

    Thank you for the advice
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  • Profile picture of the author 3936296
    By participating in groups and posting promotional offers.
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  • Profile picture of the author kazim
    I must thank you for sharing such useful information.
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by kazim View Post

      I must thank you for sharing such useful information.
      You are welcome. I would be happy to share what I learned.
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  • Profile picture of the author career123
    Thank you for posting this, I now understand alotmore about facebook ads.

    How much do you suggest investing into ads?
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    • Profile picture of the author drquek2
      Originally Posted by career123 View Post

      Thank you for posting this, I now understand alotmore about facebook ads.

      How much do you suggest investing into ads?
      I really don't know. I suppose it depends on your budget. Always starts small. Don't gamble.
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  • Profile picture of the author drquek2
    I am currently working on using paid Facebook traffic and messenger bot.

    The cost of these Facebook traffic is very cheap, only a few cents.

    Combining it with manychats messenger bots, the traffic is virtually free.

    I will update this thread on my progress.
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  • Profile picture of the author Scotty Russell
    When it comes to using a Facebook Fan page to get targeted traffic there are a few things to keep in mind:

    1. People on Facebook are looking to be SOCIAL.
    2. Don't think about selling as the primary strategy for you Facebook Fan Page. You are creating the page to get people to have fun and be engaged.
    3. WHAT PEOPLE WANT TO SHARE -
    a. Fun and Engaging
    b. Entrepreneurial
    c. Motivational
    d. Strategy & Solution...
    4. Ratio - 85% - 90% of your posts should be fun and engaging. (NO SELLING)
    10% - 15% Promotion

    Hope this helps!
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  • Profile picture of the author willington
    Looks like interesting. Will follow this method for driving website visitors. Thanks!
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  • To sell products on facebook you should create facebook page for your brand/product, so that you can easily able to sell your products. Facebook is one of the best social network which allows you to sell/buy products.
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  • 1 - Use Facebook's platform itself to create your Facebook Store, list products, and set up a shopping cart to connect payments. This is a more basic way of selling.

    2 - Use an ecommerce website builder to create an online store, then automatically link your products to your Facebook Store page. This requires little technical know-how and is simple to set up and manage.
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  • Profile picture of the author Martinsee
    i only use fanpages to monetize my videos.
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