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How to Convert a Facebook Profile to a Business Page

Yes, you read right! Facebook has finally set up a way for people to convert their personal profiles to business pages.

First, why convert a profile to a page?

Because it’s against the Facebook terms. If you have your business on a personal profile, you run the risk of having it deleted. (and yes, I do know of people who have had this happen) Profiles are for people and pages are for businesses. For more info, see my earlier blog post, Facebook Fan Pages vs. Personal Profile.

Things you need to know before converting your personal profile to a page:

  • All your confirmed friends will be converted to people who like your new Page.
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How To Show Featured Admins on Facebook Pages

By default, Facebook pages don’t show who the admins are. I have long thought it would be great if Facebook allowed page owners to make it easy to show visitors who the admins were. Personally, I want people to know who is running my business pages, so on the info tab I give people my name and let them know how to get in touch with me. I don’t know how many people see it though since it’s not very prominent and not in a place people are accustomed to looking for a contact name. Well, finally, along with other changes Facebook made recently, they made it easy to publicly show admins for a page.… [Click to Continue Reading]

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5 Easy Ways to Promote Your Facebook Page

How to get people to come to your Facebook fan page

If you build it, he will come” – that may apply to baseball fields, but with a Facebook page, you’ll need to do some things to get people to come visit. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Send people an email
If you have a mailing list, send out an email letting them know you’re now on Facebook. Ask them to like your page, but also tell them why they should like it. Do you give free doggie biscuits to all new (4-legged) clients? Are you donating money to a local animal charity for every like?… [Click to Continue Reading]

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Get an Email When Someone Comments on your Facebook Page

Have you ever wondered how to get an email when someone posts to your Facebook page?

Part of having a Facebook page is keeping up with what others are posting. Unfortunately Facebook doesn’t make that easy. Although they send notifications when someone posts to a personal profile, pages don’t have the same feature. As a page admin you have to actually go to that page periodically to see if there have been any new posts. So unless you have your eyeballs on that page 24/7, fans (aka clients!) may not get their answers as quickly as possible, spam comments may linger, etc.… [Click to Continue Reading]

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Facebook Introduces Spam Filter for Pages

Here’s another new feature from Facebook that’s been needed for a long time – a spam filter for Facebook pages. If you’re a page admin, you probably get tired of all the get rich quick posts and other garbage that people post on your page. Now, Facebook will be weeding some of those out and putting them in a holding area for you to OK – or not.

Posts that appear to be spam will be placed in the filter, and will not show up on the wall. A spam notification, that only admins can see, will pop up at the top of the page.… [Click to Continue Reading]

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