Why change?According to Facebook:The new Pages helps businesses and organizations expresstheir identity through features like cover photo and Pagetimeline. It also allows Pages to reach people on the weband mobile and respond to people in a quick, morepersonal way.
So what?Better markings of your brands IMPORTANTinformationMore personal "feel" for your AudienceEasier to see in mobile devices
Do I Have To?No, right now, you can leave it as is...OR you can turn on your PREVIEW and then ifyou dont like it you can GO BACK to thecurrent layoutBe WARNED--ONCE you hit "Publish" there isno going back.
The Cover-Be Creative...the Cover is TOTALLY up to you to design!You have 851X315 px (NO less then 399px in width)Change it OFTEN:New members of your PagePictures of the weekFront of your biz if you are a local biz
Guidelines● No price or purchasing info● No contact info--keep all that on the Information Tab● No "Like", "Share" or any other Facebook site features● No Calls To Action
The Profile Pic-Same ConceptBe creative!● Make this be your CONSTANT● Have your Logo in it-especially in the thumbnail● Size: 180X180 -no more LONG ones the thumbnail will be 32X32 in the streams
Custom Tabs-NOT Landing TabsYou will LOSE the ability to make custom tabsthe default landing for non-likersBut you can still have CUSTOM TABS anddirect traffic to them through the links at thetop (remember EVERY page on FB is indexedand has its OWN URL)NEW Size: 810px wide!
PINNING!You can pin posts/graphics to the top of yourPage for 7 (SEVEN) Days:
Other COOL thingsUpdate the Milestones of the important dates inyour businessSend a private message to PAGE ADMINSNew Admin SettingsChange dates on PostsBetter InsightsAds in Mobile devices & in newsfeeds