Creating a Facebook fan page is an amazing way to
promote your business, build awareness for a cause,
gather support for your band, or to advertise in a
number of other ways. If you'd like to create a
Facebook fan page, follow these easy steps and you'll
be building a following in no time at all.
Log in to your Facebook account. Type in your username and
password. If you don't already have a Facebook account, you'll have to
create one to have a Fan Page. Having a Facebook account will be
useful because you'll already be familiar with Facebook and will have
friends you can invite to become fans of your page.
You can find it to the far right of the page. Click on "Advertising."
Look under "Step 1: Build Your Facebook Page" to the left of the
center of the screen and click on "Create a Page."
Local business or place: If you choose this option, you need to select
the category of your business or place and to type in the address of
Company, organization or institution: If you choose this option and to
type in the name of your company.
Brand or product: For this option, you'll need to select the category of
product and to type in the name of the product.
Artist, band, or public figure: For this option, you'll need to select the
category for the type of artist, musician, or public figure you'll be
promoting as well as his or her name.
Entertainment: For this category, you'll need to type in the type of
entertainment as well as the name.
Cause or community name: For this option, you'll have to type in the
name of the cause or community.
For all of these categories, you'll have to click to "Agree to Facebook
Pages Terms" before you can move on.
After you've chosen the appropriate category and provided basic
information, you'll be able to start adding some information for your
You can upload the photo from your computer or a website. Choose
a photo that will represent the person or place you are trying to
promote. Click "Save Photo."
In this step, you'll provide basic information about your cause. You
should include a description as well as a website, because this will
improve your rankings
Click whether or not the page represents a real celebrity or famous
person. Click "Save Info."
Choose whether or not you'd like to enable ads. Advertising is a
great way to reach out to more people, but if you choose this option,
you'll have to pay for it and provide your credit card information. Click
on either "Enable Ads" or "Skip" to move on.
Now that you've created your Facebook page, you should
provide as much information as possible to build support.
Here's what to do: First, like your page to build support.
Post a status update to give your fans more information. Write
your post in the comment box and then click on "Post."
Upload more photos to give people more information about
your organization. Click on "Photos." Once this brings you to a
new page, click on "Add photos," and then choose the photos
you'd like to upload from your computer.
Upload a cover photo. Click on "Add a cover" on the righthand side of the place where your cover page should be, and
then click on "Upload Photo." Choose a photo for your cover
"Edit Page." If you click on this, you can update your page,
manage permissions, add administrators to your page,
manage notifications, use an activity log, and see a list of
"Build Audience." If you click on this tab, you will be able to to
invite your email contacts, invite your Facebook friends, share
the page, or create an advertisement for your page.
"Help." If you still have questions on how to work your page,
then you can visit the help center, or look for tips on getting
You should only use the "Build an Audience" option once
you've filled out the basic information about your page and
know how everything works. Your audience should be
impressed by how well you run the page, so work out any
Now that your fan page is operating smoothly,
you'll have to stay active on the page so your
Facebook friends stay interested and up-to-date
about your activities. Here's what you do: Every
time there is new information about your company,
business, or act, post on your timeline to let people
know. Post at least a few times a week, but not so
often that your fans get annoyed.
When it's relevant, upload recent photos to show
what you've been up to.
Whenever you have new Facebook friends, invite
them to follow your fan page.