Facebook is one of the widely used social media network in the universe among others being Twitter, Instagram, Google plus, Pinterest and LinkedIn. There are 1090 million people actively using Facebook daily according to https://www.socialbakers.com/statistics/facebook/.
You do not have to be a web designer, programmer or even hire one to create a Facebook page. As long as you have a personal Facebook account you are ready to go within a few minutes. By the way it is not only easy but free as well. So here we go. Let’s look at the first step to create a Facebook page.
Step 1: Sign up for facebook personal account.
In case you do not have a personal Facebook account or are new to Faceboook, let’s pass by quickly on how to open your first personal facebook account.
· Fill in your contacts; full name, mobile number, email address, password, birth-date, gender, agree to terms and then click “create account. Your Facebook account will be active immediately. Add a profile picture and start sending friends requests and socializing with loved ones. Its as easy as that.
Now back to our steps to creating a Facebook page.
Step 2: Choose a Classification.
Go to www.facebook.com/pages/create.php. The page will open to six different classifications so as to choose from. These are the following:
· Local Business or Place
· Company, Organization, or Institution
· Brand or Product
· Artist, Band, or Public Figure
After selecting your desired classification, you will be asked for an official name for your Business Page.
Step 3: Complete Basic Information.
Make a couple of sentences on the part where you have to give description of your company.Include a link or URL of your company website. This part is the most important as people will visit your website through it and give you clicks.
Step 4: Upload a colorful cover photo visual.
Upload a cover photo that will get people’s attention and attract them to your contact. Make sure that you can include a message in your cover photo. The photo size should be 851 x 315 pixels.
This will be the smaller image that will appear on your Facebook Page as your avatar on all posts, content as well as pictures you will publish on Facebook. The photo you choose must replicate your business brand or niche. The recommended size is 180 x 180 pixels.
Step 6: Add content, publish and then you can start by asking or inviting your faceBook friends to like your page.