How to Set Up Your Facebook Page - dummies

By Jesse Stay

Part of Facebook Application Development For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Setting up a Facebook Page for your business is simple! Just go through these steps and your business will be collecting fans and connecting with customers on Facebook in no time:

  1. Go to

    A list with numerous Facebook Pages should appear. You can also see the Facebook Pages you have liked and any other Facebook Page you admin on this Page.

  2. Click Create Page.

    It’s the big square button in the upper-right.

  3. Select the topic for your Facebook Page.

    You’ll see a page with six squares, each with a different topic. Pick the topic most relevant to your Page. You may want to sift through the topics to see what categories are most relevant to your Page.

  4. Select the category for your Facebook Page.

    Depending on the category you choose, different form fields will appear for you.

  5. Enter a name for your Facebook Page.

    Pick something that is SEO-friendly. Choose wisely: you can only change this name when you have 100 fans!

  6. Click the Get Started button.

    And you’re done! From here, add a graphic to your Page and fill out your Info section; click Edit Page and customize your administrators, permissions, and other information to your liking; start posting things to your fans; and invite a few new fans from your list of friends.