How to Create a Facebook Business Page in 5 Minutes

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Screen Shot 2015-10-07 at 1.13.50 PM

Creating a Facebook Business Page can seem like a pretty confusing task, but in this blog post we break it down for you in a few easy steps. It's very important to have a professional presence on your Facebook page. This creates more traffic to your website and will hopefully lead to more business.

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First, go to the arrow in your top right corner of your personal profile page. Click it then press “Create Page” as you see below:

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Screen Shot 2015-10-05 at 9.46.29 AM

After pressing Create Page, you will see a screen that lets you specify the type of business page you want.

Once you choose which type of page fits best with your business, you'll need to fill out the basic contact information for your company.

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The next step is to “Get Started” which will lead you to fill out more information about your company. Go through all of the steps and add what you wish to have on your page.

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If you like, you can skip this step and go straight to your page. You can always add this info over time. Once you are done, there are a few things you can do on your page to make it even more usable for potential customers/clients. Press the “Call to Action” button at the top of your page to set up an extra button for viewers to press.

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Other than Contact Us, you'll see a list of other buttons you can choose from. Some include Shop Now, Book Now, and Sign Up. You can decide which button would be best to bring in the most business for your company.

From here, you can start posting your business' content to Facebook! Share with us your experience on creating a business page by tweeting us at @SocialApeMktg!

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