Facebook page – There are really simple ways to get connected online to the targeted community and there is nothing more easy and simple than Facebook pages. This is one of the best ways to tell the people that you exist online. This gives an excellent opportunity to present your business to the community of 1.871 billion active users a month. On top of it, Facebook Pages are free to create and reach organically.
Yes! you don’t have to pay anything to invite or share to the people in your friends list. You can tag your friends as well. Facebook pages are for connect with and telling people about your businesses.
What Facebook statistics say
According to Facebook internal data Q2 2016, there are more than 60 million active business pages. More than 1 billion people use Facebook Messenger, automatically integrated with every page.
Facebook pages are responsive in nature, so you don’t have to worry about how they will look on mobile screens. There are more than 1 billion people use Facebook on their mobile every day. So it has a great possibility to reach to the maximum number of people you could even imagine.
Create your first Facebook page
There are six types of Pages you can create.
These six types almost encompasses all the existing legal business types you can cover in the creating facebook pages. We shall look into each of these one by one.
Local Business or Place
This is most suitable for local brick and mortar style of local business like, laundry, Bar, Beauty Saloon, Doctor or Restaurant etc.
You have to select from 51 available type of businesses from the selection box. Once you fill in the business type, detailed address, It will automatically pin your address on the map inside the page. These are the available options to choose from.
|Advertising/Marketing Service||Event Planning Service||Medical & Health|
|Apparel||Grocery Store||Outdoor & Sporting Goods Company|
|Arts & Entertainment||Home Improvement||Performance & Sports Venue|
|Automotive||Home Improvement Service||Pet Service|
|Aviation||Home Service||Public Services & Government|
|Beauty||Hotel||Recreation & Fitness|
|Book Store||Hotel & Lodging||Religious Organization|
|Business||Landmark & Historical Place||Restaurant|
|Casino & Gaming||Legal||Shopping/Retail|
|College & University||Library||Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue|
|Design||Local Business||Tour Agency|
|Doctor||Local Service||Train Station|
|Environmental Service||Marine||Transit Stop|
Company, organisation Or Institution
This type of pages is suitable for company or organisation like school, colleges, or any formally established company. There are 43 Types of companies or organisations are available to select from. You have to type in the business name along with it.
Options for this category are
|Aerospace Company||Energy Company||Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)|
|Agriculture Company||Finance Company||Non-Profit Organization|
|Automotive Company||Food & Beverage Company||Organization|
|Biotechnology Company||Government Organization||Political Organization|
|Cargo & Freight Company||Health/Beauty||Political Party|
|Chemical Company||Industrial Company||Religious Organization|
|College & University||Insurance Company||Retail Company|
|Community Organization||Internet Company||School|
|Community Service||Labor Union||Science & Engineering|
|Company||Legal Company||Telecommunication Company|
|Computer Company||Media/News Company||Tobacco Company|
|Consulting Agency||Medical Company||Travel Company|
|Elementary School||Mining Company|
Brand or Product
This is most suitable for blogger who want to make fan page for their website or any brand which you want to promote on Facebook. You can select from the 33 types of choices, they are
|App Page||Computers (Brand)||Patio/Garden|
|Baby Goods/Kids Goods||Food & Beverage Company||Pharmaceuticals|
|Building Materials||Home Decor||Tools/Equipment|
|Camera/Photo||Household Supplies||Video Game|
|Commercial Equipment||Office Supplies||Wine/Spirits|
Artist, Band or Public Figure
If you are an artist or any public figure like any politician, social worker, any celebrity or any of the 30 types of person listed out there, this Facebook page type is just for you. Check it out from the list, which suits you most.
|Author||Film Director||Political Candidate|
If you want to promote any TV Channel or Movie Award, Podcast or anything related to entertainment. You can create a Facebook Page here. You should be from the list below for selection of this type of Facebook page.
|Album||Movie Character||School Sports Team|
|Amateur Sport Team||Movie Theatre||Song|
|Book||Movie/Television Studio||Sports League|
|Book Series||Music Award||Sports Team|
|Book Store||Music Chart||Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue|
|Concert Tour||Music Video||Theatrical Play|
|Festival||Performance & Sports Venue||Theatrical Productions|
|Fictional Character||Performance Art||TV Channel|
|Library||Performing Arts||TV Network|
|Literary Arts||Podcast||TV Show|
|Magazine||Radio Station||TV/Movie Award|
Cause or Community
No option to select from. Just enter the cause or community for which you want to create awareness and you are on.
Hold On … Let me tell you one thing which is more important. What name should you enter?
Top on the list should be, Page name must reflect the page you are creating.
There are some guidelines by Facebook, which says that
Page names can’t include:
- Terms or phrases that may be abusive or violate someone’s rights.
- Improper capitalization. Page names must use grammatically correct capitalization and may not include all capital letters, except for acronyms.
- Symbols (ex: ® ) or unnecessary punctuation.
- Long descriptions, such as a slogan. People who manage Pages can add this information to a Page’s About section.
- Any variation of the word “Facebook.” Learn more at Brand Resources.
- Misleading words. If a Page isn’t the official Page of a brand, place, organization or public figure, the Page name can’t mislead others into thinking it’s an official Page or that it’s managed by an authorized representative.
Page names can’t consist only of:
- Generic words (ex: Pizza). Pages must be managed by official representatives of the topics they’re about.
- Generic geographic locations (ex: New York). However, you can create a Page name for an organization that represents a geographic location. For example, “New York City – Mayor’s Office” and “Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain” are acceptable Page names.
You have selected the appropriate category for your goal, enter the details and click on Get Started and your page is created.
I just created a page for my other website CarryonDeal.in and once created it looks like this.
To make your Page a better looking and attractive, you have to update your Profile Photo/ Picture based on your interest and goals.
Write a good “About Page”, this page what lot of times is referred to while looking at your profile.
Now Add Photos, Videos, and Events for your Local businesses. You can list your products here on Shop section of your Facebook page.
You have two options either interested people should send you a message to complete the purchase.
Select the currency in which you want to trade.
You have a shop ready on your Facebook Page. Add some meat into it, add some products.
Change my Facebook Page Name
I want to change my Page Name, Can I do that? Sure, you can do that using Click “About“ on the left side of your Page. Then Click on Edit Page Info, Enter the new Page name and click save changes. Review your request and click request changes.
If you want, make 10 products as featured, for the product you want to appear at the top of your page.
You can share the product on your timeline, as soon as it is added to your shop.
With this information at your hand, you can go for a killing Facebook Page which can go viral. What are your ideas on creating a facebook page, What kind of Facebook Page you may create?