Facebook: Business Pages

Real Estate Broker Owner with Cheryl Johnson, Bob Taylor Properties, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

You probably have already joined Facebook, and created a profile there.  Did you know you can also create a (FREE) Facebook Page for your business?

Go to http://www.facebook.com/business/ -- Click on Facebook Pages


Click Create a Facebook Page


Start creating the Page.  Here's a little curiosity.  The logical category for an agent or broker would be "Local Business" ->"Real Estate", right? 


But if you enter your page in the Real Estate category, the detailed information page will not give you a box for "General Information".  Huh?  Only "Public Transit".  While I love the environmentally conscious idea of throngs of people visiting my office via the light rail, I would also like to give a little general information about my company.  What the heck.  I just added the general information under Public Transit.


If you decide to call your company a "Brand, or Product",


 ...  you get these fields for general information,  but no field for location.



Oh well.  Moving right along.  Just go ahead and add/edit information.  You can also add photos, videos, and events.


This one took me a while to figure out.  Want to access your page again?  Go to your Profile and look at the items in the left column.  Click on Page Manager.


Need to delete a page?  Click on Page Manager, go to the Pages tab.  Click Edit Page


Then click Delete Page here


To create another, different page, click Page Manager, then look down at the bottom navigation, and click Businesses


It has taken me the last couple hours to sort through what should be simple navigation.  Maybe this will save some time for someone else!

If you want to thank me, you can go to my new company page on Facebook and become a fan:




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laura turley
Novel Home Design

Thanks, this helpful for any new realtors wanting setup business page.

November 12, 2012 08:38 AM
Nan Jester
Realtor, Exit Real Estate Gallery
Exit Real Estate Gallery Jacksonville Beach, FL

I have a business fan page but have found to me that it is just one too many pages. It is all I can do to keep up with what I have.

November 12, 2012 12:39 PM
Sylvie Stuart
Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765

Great tips for a business page! Thank you for your thorough explanation

February 22, 2013 08:40 PM
Sara Miniman
Weichert Realtors NJ

Thanks for the reminder...I created a professional page, but I have to keep up with it! 

Great tutorial for those who haven't set one up though!


June 10, 2013 06:01 PM
Steven Nickens
R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii
Island Sotheby's International Realty

Thanks, I am going to create a page.

February 09, 2014 05:28 AM

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