This post was last updated on January 17th, 2015 at 12:48 am
So you want to create your own Facebook page? Well, you may have your own reasons to make a page like you may want to start a page for leisure or you may be running an online business for which you want to make a page. Either way, you should not miss the opportunity to design a perfect Facebook page because only a good looking fan page can make a difference. In this post, we will guide
you step by step for creating a Facebook page so let’s get started.
1) Choose a Classification
First, you should type the URL given below in your web browser so you can be directed to the page where you can create a Facebook page for you.
You will see six different classifications mentioned below, you will have to choose the appropriate one.
- Local business or place
- Artist, band, or public figure
- Company, organization, or institution
- Brand or product
- Cause of community
Once you have selected a classification for your page, it is time to pick a category and also fill out your business name. Keep in mind that once you will submit your category and name, there will be no option to change it in future.
2) Complete Basic Information
Once you have completed the first step, next step is to give a face to your Facebook page. Facebook will prompt you to upload a profile photo. The same photo will appear as your icon whenever, you post something or comment on any thread. If you have a company logo, use it. The dimensions set for profile picture by Facebook are 180×180 but after publishing it will shrink to 125×125 on your page.
In next step, you will be required to fill in information about you or your company. This small blurb will appear act as description of your company so choose the words wisely. It is a good idea to include a link to your website in about section because this will help you drive traffic towards your website easily.
3) Use Your Admin Panel
Since you are the admin of page, you will get access to all controls in admin panel. You can find different options in this panel to optimize and promote your page properly.
You will find an “Edit Page” option on top. You can update your info, you can also add description with its help and you can also edit the content of page too. If you have more than one admins on page, you can manage their roles from same panel. You can also change permissions and manage notification settings as well.
If you want to promote your page then this section is for you. Here you will find different features with the help of which you can bring more audience to your page. Some features are free to use but for some other features, you will have to pay.
In the final step, you should fill your page with content; upload a cover photo having dimensions, 851×315. You can also add custom tabs, share posts, monitor performance of page, and do many other things.
facebook display picture size: 180 x 180 pixels
facebook timeline cover size: 851×315 pixels