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Social Networking Sites: A Commerce Tool

Monday, 06 Dec 2010 11:17 AM

The buying and selling of goods on the Internet has become a part of everyday life. From cars to lingerie, secondhand CDs to priceless antiques, shopping is now just a click away whether you buy or sell online.
Social networking sites are the new buzz word in online shopping. Popular sites that sell items online include Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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Social networking sites are populated by a variety of people including teens, college students, and professionals. This variety makes social networking sites a great place to sell things.

There are networking sites that let their members create applications for just about anything, which means it will not be too difficult for you to create an application for the things that you wish to sell online. You can also create a page dedicated only to your business, where you want to sell your things, and in this way keep your personal account separate. However, it is important to establish a secure method of payment, especially if the items you are selling cost a lot of money. This is important for safe and secure e-shopping.
If you decide to sell online or on social sites or to buy on such sites, it is best to make sure that your transactions are safe and secure. When you sell things on social networking sites, minimize the personal information that you provide to ensure that you are not a victim of identity theft.

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