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Create a Facebook Business Page by Doing Less

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Want to create your Facebook business page and check another item off your to-do list? Read down below for straightforward steps. You will also read about common problems and tips for a Facebook business page.

Download your free PDF here for a copy of the screenshots while you create your Facebook Business Page.

1| Login

Log in Facebook with your personal Facebook username and password.

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2| Create Page

You can click Create or Pages, then click the Create Page button.

🐝 If this is not your first Facebook page, click Create. Then click Page, as shown down below.

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3| Choose Page Category

Choose the Page category, then click the Get Started button.

4| Fill Out Business Information

Fill out the Create a Page-Page category form. As you begin to fill it out, the form will extend longer. 

🐝 See here for page names allowed. 

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5| Upload Profile Picture and Cover Photo

Click the Upload a profile picture Picture button. Find the picture on your computer.

Click the Upload a Cover Photo button. Find the picture on your computer.

🐝 A Facebook cover photo size is 820 x 312 pixels.

🐝 If you don’t have any photos the right size for a Facebook page, you can create a free account through Canva. Create a free account, click the Create a design button, and type in Facebook Cover. 

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6| Online Booking or Not Now

My goal is to help you set up your Facebook business page as quickly as possible. Click Not Now, you can always add online booking later.

🐝 If you prefer to set up online booking, click Add online booking.

After clicking the Not Now button, you should now be at your Facebook business page home

You are done!

7| What You Need to Know About a Facebook Business Page

How much does a Facebook business page cost?

Nothing. A Facebook business page itself does not cost anything to create and manage; however, there is a cost to run ads or boost a post for a Facebook page.

Where is the Facebook page login?

There is not a direct Facebook page login. You visit Facebook, log in with your personal Facebook username and password. Click the down arrow in the upper right-hand corner—in the Facebook toolbar. You should then be able to see your Facebook page in the dropdown menu. Click your page name.

How to create a personal Facebook page.

Follow the steps above, at Step 3 where you choose a page category, click the Get Started button under Community or Public Figure.

How to add buttons to a Facebook page.

Once you’ve created your Facebook page, you can see a blue button underneath your Facebook cover. Click the button to edit the type of call-to-action button you prefer.

How to change a Facebook page URL.

From your Facebook page home, look in the left-hand column underneath the profile picture. Click the down arrow next to the See more hyperlink. Click About, then the Edit hyperlink next to Username under the GENERAL header.

Why people can’t find my page on Facebook.

The business information in the Facebook page profile should be completed. A business address should be on the account, there should be a username, profile picture, and a cover photo.

If the Facebook page username is not searchable, the Facebook page may not be published. At your Facebook page home, click Settings in the Facebook page header on the right-hand side of the toolbar. Page Visibility is at the top of the page, click the Edit hyperlink to publish your page if still needed.

How to change the name on a Facebook business page.

From your Facebook page home, look in the left-hand column underneath the profile picture. Click the down arrow next to the See more hyperlink. Click About, then click the Edit hyperlink next to Name underneath the GENERAL header. You can then change the name of the Facebook page.

How do I run ads for a Facebook page?

After you create your Facebook page, there is a blue, Promote button in the left-hand corner. From here, you can choose to create an ad or boost a post.

You can also create ads directly through Ads Manager. After you add your Ads Manager account to Business Manager, you can create ads that will show your Business page logo and link in the upper left-hand corner of the ad. See Facebook ad components.

Is there a Facebook business page app?

Facebook Pages Manager is a Facebook app that allows Admins to manage multiple Facebook pages.

How to block someone on a Facebook page.

At your Facebook page home, click Settings in the Facebook page header on the right-hand side of the toolbar. Then click People and Other Pages in the left-hand column menu. Type the name of the person you would like to block in the search box. Click Ban From Page.

How to delete a Facebook page.

At your Facebook page home, click Settings in the Facebook page header on the right-hand side of the toolbar, scroll to the bottom. Click Remove Page. Then click the Permanently delete hyperlink. It takes fourteen days to finalize.

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