Every so often, I come across (or receive a friend request from) some­one on Face­book, when it actu­al­i­ty, the some­one is a busi­ness. I’m not sure why peo­ple keep doing this; Face­book has had busi­ness pages for over 5 years.

Regard­less, since it seems to be some­thing peo­ple don’t know, I thought I’d do a post on how to cre­ate a Face­book page.

1. Go to face​book​.com/​p​a​g​e​s​/​c​r​e​a​t​e​.​php.

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 2. Choose one of the 6 options.

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3. Fill out the form that appears.

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4. Fill out the About sec­tion

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5. Pick a pic­ture

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6. Add your page to your per­son­al favourites.

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7. Like your page.

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8. Add a cov­er pho­to

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9. Invite your friends.

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That’s it. Your Face­book Busi­ness Page is final­ly up and run­ning. You can prob­a­bly make a few tweaks in your admin sec­tion, but it‘s ready to go.

Your next step is to just start post­ing con­tent. Now, if you find your­self over­whelmed with lots of busi­ness and lack­ing time to devote resources to man­ag­ing your page, feel free to drop me a line, and we can dis­cuss how I can help you increase engage­ment on your Face­book page.

About Kim Siever

I am a copy­writer and copy­ed­i­tor. I blog on writ­ing tips most­ly, but I some­times throw in my thoughts about run­ning a small busi­ness.

Fol­low me on Twit­ter at @hotpepper.

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