Facebook has become an important part of our lives, allowing us to connect with friends and family and sell and purchase items on the Facebook Marketplace.
While many people appreciate the convenience and ease of use of the Marketplace, there is an important question: Does Facebook charge selling fees?
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In this article, we will explore the ins and outs of Facebook Marketplace fees, including whether or not selling on the platform is truly free.
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How Much Does Facebook Marketplace Charge for Shipping
Facebook doesn’t charge you for listing an item on Facebook Marketplace. However, As a seller, you will have to pay a small amount in terms of seller fees for all products listed. The selling fee is 5% per shipment or a flat fee of $0. 40 for shipments of $8 or less.
From the seller: The fee is deducted automatically from your payout. For example, if the item sold is $10, then Facebook Marketplace will deduct $0.50 for the selling fee. If the item sold is $6, Facebook Marketplace will deduct $0.40 for the flat fee.
While it’s free to list an item on the Facebook Marketplace there includes a shipment fee. But who will pay the shipping fee, let’s get into the details.
Who Pays Shipping on Facebook Marketplace?
When a seller lists an item with shipping on Facebook Marketplace, he can determine who pays the shipping cost when listing the item.
There are three options for shipping while setting up the listing.
- Either it will be paid by the buyer.
- Or paid by the Facebook
- Also, the seller can pay for the shipping as well
If the seller chooses to pay for the shipping costs, they will be deducted from their payout. Otherwise, the buyer will have to pay the shipping fee.
When the Seller will get Paid?
The seller will be paid after 15-20 days when he will mark it as shipped and enter a tracking number, or 5 days after the item is delivered upon receiving delivery confirmation. The payout goes to the account that the seller entered when they set up shipping.
A selling fee of 5% (or $0.40 minimum) will be deducted from the amount of the purchase.
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How much does it cost to sell on Facebook Marketplace?
It’s free to list an item on Facebook Marketplace, but there is a shipping fee that will be paid by the buyer, and a flat 5% commission fee by the seller after the completion of the order.
How much does Facebook Marketplace Charge for Shipping?
The cost of shipping is determined by the shipping method you choose. The rates are different for each item depending on the size of the item.