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Watch for Facebook Marketplace Freebies Using Make

Jan 24, 2020 | 0 minutes
A woman shopping at Facebook Marketplace.

The problem

Free stuff gets published all the time on the Facebook Marketplace. However, following up on publications can be pretty hard!

In addition, free items tend to go away fast, and it's easy to miss them if you don't get notified fast enough.

The need

In order to get the upper hand, you need to stay on top of what's being shared on the Facebook Marketplace.

To do that, you can enable mobile notifications so that you receive one the moment a free item is published on the Facebook Marketplace. 

This way, you can see and evaluate the items the moment they are made available.

The solution

  • Monitor email notifications from Facebook

  • Parse and look for free items

  • Push a mobile notification to your phone when a match is received

The benefits

Instead of waiting to check your email, it is possible to respond to valuable free items from the more immediate mobile notification. And, of course, there's the obvious benefit of getting free items - it's all about these!

Apps used

In order to develop this notification system, you will need to integrate:

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Keith Pieper

Keith Pieper is a Startup Product Manager at and Certified Integromat Partner.

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