How To Make Money On Facebook

How To Make Money On Facebook

Facebook is one of the most popular social media sites available. It has 2.5 billion active monthly users worldwide and 223 million in the U.S., making it second only to Google in terms of its popularity. No wonder people are finding different ways how to make money on Facebook.

There are countless ways to make an extra buck on Facebook! One of them is to post links for which you get paid if someone makes a purchase after clicking on the link. These are called affiliate links. I have some in this article. They are useful in that the purchaser doesn’t pay any extra money but the affiliate gets paid a small percentage.

Facebook is a platform that has been around for quite some time. It’s also an excellent option if you’re looking to make money with your social media account, as it allows members from all over the world to connect and share information in real-time.

When starting out on Facebook or any other online business, find one that can work best for you by doing research into what type of service would appeal most to your market segment. One thing worth noting about this site is how lucrative it can be for people who are just logging onto it to be social, as opposed to looking specifically for ways that they can make money.

Also, Facebook is a platform that does not require any investment or specific time commitment in order to get started.

How To Make Money On Facebook

Are You a Business, an Influencer, or Just an Ordinary Person?

One of the reasons why Facebook is a social network is because it gives posts from personal accounts a higher weighting than posts from business’s pages. This means you’ll actually see your friends and families posts rather than just business posts.

However, when you only have a small number of Facebook friends, your reach will be limited.

Those people who grow a very large following are called influencers. Influencers are people who can spread their message to more people and thus they may get more traction in terms of traffic and engagement on their content.

When someone has many followers or friends on Facebook, they are considered an influencer.

Even if you’re only a so-called ordinary person, there are many ways to interact with people on Facebook and therefore you can have connections with far more people than just the people who follow your profile. These people can become your customers in whatever way you want to serve them, whether with goods or services.

How To Become A Virtual Assistant On Facebook

If you love to spend time on social media, then you can work as a virtual assistant.

You’re probably used to interacting with people online, maybe finding things out and helping other people. You’re probably fairly good with computers or maybe very good.

People want virtual assistants for all sorts of reasons these days. Soor maybe sometimes it’s for simple personal jobs like sending birthday cards or flowers, making phone calls to check up on people, querying a gas bill as they haven’t got the time to be phoning customer services and waiting for a call back. Another time, it’s more professional perhaps data entry or spreadsheet analysis.

First of all, you will want to know whether you actually want to be a virtual assistant. The best way to do this is to join some of the virtual assistant groups that there are on Facebook. You will meet other people who are already virtual assistants, find out why they decided to take that route, what sort of jobs they do for people and generally what the pros and cons of the job are. Then if you decide to apply why you will also be able to find out information about how to avoid any pitfalls by marketing yourself appropriately.

Obviously, there are many types of virtual assistants and you will want to ensure that you are doing work that you enjoy.

Sometimes employers whether they are individuals or businesses will have a look on some of the virtual assistants’ pages for people who might suit them, so it is a good idea to interact and be very honest about who you are and what you’re looking for.

Facebook is the first thing that many people go to from their homepage, so it is an easy way for companies and individuals to find someone who will help them with their tasks.

How To Become A Virtual Assistant

How To Sell On Facebook

Facebook Marketplace is an easy way to sell items on Facebook. It’s free to list your item for sale, and there are no fees charged when selling to other people in the area.

Because it is local transactions only, there are no shipping fees involved. The amount you make on the site depends on what you’re selling, photo quality, and if you can find a good local buyer.

Facebook Marketplace is a great way to sell your items to people you know. This could be people you know really well or it could be friends of friends who have become Facebook friends or work contacts that you just see occasionally. It’s super convenient for friends and family to see your items, but be careful with personal information, like address or email.

If you want to make larger amounts of money on Facebook, it’s important that you re-think your approach to work. You need a strategy in place and one way of earning is by buying or selling stuff.

However, if someone buys something from another person with the intention of reselling it for profit, they’re violating Facebook’s terms of service which excludes “reselling” items without permission. So be careful – don’t buy items on Facebook and then sell them on Facebook! Check the small print, as this changes over time.

Use Facebook to do market research and surveys. This will help you get a better understanding of what people like or want before creating products for them. You will also be by building up your contacts.

If you’re just starting out, your best bet would be selling stuff that already has some form of demand because there’s an established audience waiting on new items in their inboxes right now!

Many people use Facebook for their affiliate marketing. Here is a free book with a few suggestions:

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How to Make Money on Facebook Live?

Facebook Live allows users to broadcast their live videos with an audience, and it’s becoming more and more common for companies to use this platform as a way to advertise or create content.

As on the rest of Facebook, you can make money by creating your own products, selling items, hosting giveaways, promoting affiliate programs, doing product reviews, etc.

How To Make Money With Facebook Pages?

Facebook pages can be set up by individuals but are often set up by businesses or causes and then followed by people who are interested in these businesses or causes.

Building a successful Facebook page is the first step to making money on it. You can make sponsored posts with these pages in exchange for cash. Know what your audience loves to read about and start from a niche and build slowly.

Successful Facebook pages can earn money through several different methods, including selling products on the page, selling ad space for major brands, and offering courses for people who want to learn more.

Successful Facebook pages

According to you how sociable the most popular Facebook page is actually run by Facebook!

For some reason, perhaps because of its share a Coke campaign, I was expecting it to be Coca-Cola which came in at about number 8.

Coca-Cola posts videos, memes, and photos to spread its message.

Successful Facebook Pages

What Is Facebook For Marketers? Using Facebook Ads

Facebook is a platform for advertisers to advertise.

The most interesting way is through the Facebook Audience Network, which allows advertisers and publishers to sell their products or services across multiple platforms.

Another popular way to make money on Facebook is through ads posted by Pages.

Some businesses run courses on how to run successful advertisements. These courses are offered to anyone, even if they don’t have any experience with marketing or advertising, and come in various price ranges.

Small business owners will be able to pick up the basics of Facebook advertising through these classes, then begin running many different ad campaigns for their small businesses.

Small business owners who don’t understand how the ecosystem works and need experts to run campaigns for them can take advantage of these courses. These courses are available to anyone, so it’s not just for marketers with a specific skill set or experience level.

Individuals can take these courses and then offer their services. Salary ranges from $50,000-80,000 depending on skillset and location.

However, this comes with a warning although you can make a lot of money through Facebook ads you can also lose a lot of money. You must start small and only grow your campaigns if they are being successful at a small level. Don’t imagine that you can just throw more money at it and it will suddenly become successful. Those people who are successful will have done a lot of split testing using smaller amounts of money that they can afford to lose, and at the beginning, they’re very likely to be a lot more losses than gains.

Be Careful!

How To Become A Social Media Assistant On Facebook

Facebook Digital Marketing is a real deal in this 21st century. Facebook advertising might drive website clicks or increase likes on your business’s Facebook page. There are many other tasks that can be done on Facebook without much experience such as posting content, managing pages and groups, and creating ads.

You can attend any number of good courses to learn how to become a digital marketeer on Facebook.

Take a test to see which social media jobs might suit you

Training in digital marketing will teach you the skills necessary for success in the jobs market, including social media management and advertising.

Or you can freelance, and sell your services through websites like Fiverr, Upwork and People Per Hour.

How To Become A Social Media Assistant On Facebook

Make Money On Facebook With Affiliate Marketing

Here is a free book, Make Money Messing Around On Facebook with a few suggestions for making money using affiliate marketing on Facebook:

There are also links in the book to this free quiz where there is a 1-minute quiz you can take to learn what type of social media job you are most suitable for.

However, if you are interested in Affiliate Marketing and doing it properly I would suggest joining Wealthy Affiliate and following their training, which is the route I have gone down. Here is my review of Wealthy Affiliate.

Making Money On Facebook Groups

Facebook groups are also a great way to generate extra income through affiliate marketing.

There are many Facebook groups on different topics, so finding the right one is not difficult.

You can also find these groups by searching keywords related to what you sell. Once you’re in the group, share your content with people who will be interested in it and earn commissions after they buy products that you’ve recommended for them.

You can create your own group and engage people in it. Furthermore, you can pin your own messages (announcements) at the top of the page.

One of the groups I have set up is Teachers UK – .

If you have genuinely useful products or services for teachers you can put them there. The membership is about 5,000 at the moment. It took a while to get to 200 but now just grows all the time!

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Hope you found this article interesting and useful if you have any comments, suggestions or questions please leave them in the comments area below and I will do my best to answer them.


2 thoughts on “How To Make Money On Facebook”

  1. Thank you for this very detailed and informative article. I’ve found it really helpful as it is my aim to start a drop shipping e-commerce business in the near future and Facebook offers a lot of potential for marketing and advertising. Given that Facebook has around 2 billion users, it is the perfect avenue for one to market their goods or services. 

    1. Hi Karl,

      I am glad that you found this useful. 

      As you say, Facebook might be a great extra marketplace for your goods.

      I wish you every success with your new venture. It sounds very exciting.

      All the best,


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