From it’s launch in 2004 till present, Facebook has changed a lot. A revolutionary social media platform Facebook is now embedded in our lives. Also, with the increase in the number of mobile phone users, the number of people using Facebook on mobile is also increasing at a rapid speed.
Among the huge chunk of Facebook users, only a very few know about the services Facebook provides besides your personal use. Yes, Facebook today is much more than becoming friends with someone, chatting to people or sharing a post.
You can create the presence of your brand/business on Facebook and reach out millions of people there.
Do you know how? By creating and maintaining a Facebook Page.
Facebook Page is a great way to connect, advertise and grow the online presence of a business, organisation, celebrity or anyone who wishes to promote themselves online.
Creating a Facebook page doesn’t requires much effort. It’s very easy and simple. Don’t worry it’s FREE too.
Steps to create a Facebook Page within 5 minutes
- Login to your Facebook account. If you are still not on Facebook, you are too late. Sign Up here.
- Once you have logged in to your account, you can go to https://www.facebook.com/pages/create/ OR Click on the arrow in the top right corner and click on Create Page. Refer the screenshot.
You will be redirected to the following page:
You can see the various options available. Out of the six available options, select the one which suits you the most.
If you are not able to decide which type to select, then go through the following article http://www.dummies.com/business/marketing/social-media-marketing/how-to-determine-what-kind-of-business-facebook-page-to-start/
- Once you have decided the Page type, click on it to select the Category.
For example, if I have a local business of real estate, then I will select on the page type “Local Business or Place” and in the category drop down, I will select “Real Estate”.
Give the name of your business and Click on Get Started. When you click on get started, your page is created and you will be redirected to it.
Congratulations, you have successfully created your Facebook page.
What should you do after creating a Facebook Page?
a. Add a Profile Picture and Cover Picture for the page.
b. Add the description of the page and start sharing.
c. Invite people to Like your page.
d. Share interesting content related to your brand regularly.
e. Link your Instagram account to your Facebook page