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Social Media Commerce For Dummies by Marsha Collier

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Chapter 11

Building Revenue through Links and Deals

In This Chapter

arrow Selling through Amazon

arrow Pinterest product pinning

arrow Going local via social platforms

This chapter is going to take you into a new direction: selling through images and content you share on popular sites. I’m not suggesting that you merely link products. Instead, you discover how to monetize your original content. You’ll generate revenue on your website and social media through ads and links. If you produce valuable, read-worthy content, your audience grows by following your social media account and then visiting your website.

Consider the definition of social commerce from Wikipedia:

Social commerce is a subset of electronic commerce that involves using social media and online media to support social interaction and user contributions, to assist in the online buying and selling of products and services.

This is what you can accomplish through your social media outreach and from your website. In this chapter, I give you the basics; it’s up to you to apply this advice. I show you several ways to sell products through social media outreach. If your stockroom has no products, read on to find out how to profit from affiliate ...

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