Easily Make a Fan Page on Facebook
In this article you're going to learn how to make a fan page on Facebook the easy way. It only takes a few minutes to set up and you're going to be so glad that you did. You'll be able to say that you have a fan page on the biggest social networking site in the world. You'll now be a part of the cool crowd.
Have you noticed on tv lately that companies are sending consumers to fan pages instead of websites? My how the times have changed. Fan pages are the hottest trend in the industry right now.
If you want to get an idea of what you want your page to look like then it's a good idea to check out other peoples fan pages before you make a fan page on Facebook.
When you're ready to get started, go to Google and type in "fan page." The first result that pops up says "Create a Page." Once you click on it you'll be directed to create a page.
The first thing that you want to do is determine whether you want to create a page for a * local business, * brand, product or organization, or *artist, band, or public figure.
After you choose the category then the next step to take is to choose your name. It's important to note that your page name can't be changed so make sure you choose your name with caution.
You could always create a new page down the road but that could be a real pain once you start getting fans on the one that you've already created.
After you've chosen your name check off the Facebook terms and conditions tab and click "Create Official Page."
On the next screen you'll see "Create a Facebook Account." If you are the only person on the planet that still doesn't have an account yet then you'll need to create one. Otherwise, login to your account.
Step 1: Upload a photo. Make sure that you choose a photo that's clear, professional, and portrays a good image of yourself or business. You only get one chance to make a first impression.
Step 2: Invite your friends and family to become your fan.
*Facebook will suspend your account if they see too much activity at one time, so it's important to add friends at a moderate pace.
Step 3: Now's the time that you can invite people on your email or contact lists to become your fan.
Step 4: Post status updates. This is where you want to be fun and creative. If you're promoting a business then make sure that you aren't too spammy. It's important to keep a healthy balance between business posts and personal posts.
Step 5: Promote your page on your website. Make sure to add a "like" box to your blog or website. You should also add links to your fan page on email signatures and other social media profiles as well.
Remember that the key is to get as many fans as possible and the only way to do this is to promote your page in as many places as possible.
Step 6: Set up your mobile phone. This is where you can set up your cell phone to receive status updates and upload photos.
That just about does it folks. You now know how to make a fan page on Facebook. Now the key is to get a ton of fans. This is where you need to get creative and proactive and get your fan page in front of as many people as possible.