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Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Businesses New Facebook Page

Kenny Novak • Updated on September 27, 2023
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If you have a business, it is important for you to realize that Facebook can be an integral part of your overall marketing strategy. When you add Facebook to your marketing strategy, you will be able to get a better audience and more potential customers. Various types of social networks have done wonders for various businesses. However, in order to make sure that having a Facebook account for your business is successful, you will need to make posts that engage your followers. You will also have to make sure that you have made your Facebook business page properly.

In order to make a Facebook page for your business, you will have to sign into your personal Facebook account. Click on the link that lets you create a Facebook page and choose the option for local businesses and places. Once you have done this, you will have to choose a category for your business. There are also other types of business details that you will have to complete. For example, it is a good idea for you to include your phone number and your company’s local street address. In addition, you should include the area code for your company’s phone number. This will give you the chance to make sure that the search optimization for your page brings in the types of viewers that are more likely to use your business.

1. Completing Additional Details for Your Business Facebook Page

After you have completed the initial setup of your company’s Facebook page, you will have to add in a few additional details to complete the process. For example, you will need to add a subcategory for your business. This helps you make your Facebook page as detailed as possible to catch the attention of men and women who might be interested in your business. If you are not sure about what type of specific category you should include for your business, it is possible for you to take advantage of the Facebook Graph Search feature. The Facebook Graph Search feature lets you look at some of your local competitors. Check out their pages and see what types of categories have been picked out. This can give you a good starting point for your own company’s Facebook page.

After you have chosen a category for your Facebook page, you will have to add a description of your business. This should not be too long. If you can, it would be a good idea for you to try to make your description between one sentence and two sentences long. The description for your company’s Facebook page should be designed to let viewers know the type of work that your business does for various clients.

Once you have chosen a category and you have written a description for your Facebook page, it will be time for you to include the URL for your company’s website. Do not forget to include this, especially if you are trying to entice customers to visit your company’s website. You will also need to choose an address for your company’s Facebook page. It is normally a good idea for you to use the name of your business. Once you save this information, you will be able to choose the profile picture for your Facebook page.

2. Expanding Your Company’s Facebook Page

Once you have completed the initial steps of creating your company’s Facebook page, you can expand on this and make it more professional looking. For example, you should go to the administrator panel of your Facebook page and add a cover photo. The cover photo that you choose should be 815 pixels by 315 pixels tall. If you wish, you can choose a larger photo. However, you need to remember that your cover photo and your profile picture will help you attract customers and market what you have to offer. Do not choose a complicated photo or a picture that is too small. Once you have added your cover photo, you will be able to add a description. Click on the photo to do this. Include a description of your website and a description link to the website. It is a good idea for you to include the URL of your website as well.


After adding you cover photo, you can add more information about your business in the “About” section of your Facebook profile. Click on the “Edit” tab to do this. Include a complete description of your business. This is your chance to sell what you have to offer. Feel free to expand on the description that you wrote about your business earlier in the setup process. You should also include your company’s hours of operation, the primary email of your business and the price range of your products or services. Once you have completed your company’s Facebook page, you will be able to build your audience and post status updates.

3. Building Your Fan Base on Facebook

There are quite a few different ways for you to build your fan base on Facebook. For example, you can start the process by inviting your Facebook friends to like your company’s page. You can do this by going to your administration panel and inviting the men and women that you are friends with on your personal profile. You can also click the “See All” link for a more advanced version of this. It gives you the chance to look for certain friends to invite. This is based on their friends list, the groups that you share with your friends, where they are located and recent interactions with these friends. You can even add your company’s Facebook page to your own personal profile; making it your current workplace can do this. Go to the “About” tab on your personal profile then click on the “Work and Education” section.

You can obtain a bigger audience by becoming active on other Facebook pages. However, you have to make sure that you are using your company’s Facebook account instead of your personal account. Click on the settings icon at the top right corner of your computer screen. Choose the “Use Facebook As” icon and select your company’s Facebook page. This gives you the chance to comment and like other business pages under your own business page. You can like other business pages that would be interested in what you have to offer. You can even comment on various statuses to draw attention to your page. You should also like other local Facebook pages that you think your ideal clients would be using. This can help you gain as many potential clients as possible. You might be surprised about what types of social networking strategies can do for your business.

You can also take advantage of various advertisement options that Facebook offers to promote your business page. In order to do this, you will have to go to your administration panel. The easy way is to use Facebook advertisements to promote your business page in a certain location. However, you can use the main Facebook advertisement panel to create complicated advertisements. You will be able to target a certain audience. There is a whole section devoted to this. Once you have built your audience, it will be your job to create engaging Facebook posts.


  1. Rob Kliner


    Nice! I’m saving this to show my new clients, which will be a whole lot easier than actually walking them through the motions or holding their hand.

  2. Vallerie Marse


    what do I do if the page name I want is taken? it doesn’t appear to be even used, but I’d rather have my actual business name then something close for professional reasons…

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