Set Your Facebook Fan Page Name

Tired of sending people to your Facebook Fan page that has a ridiculous page name like facebook.com/companyname/cleveland_Ohio/12920398237? Well follow these quick and easy steps to set up your page with a simple effective URL.  Please read this carefully and thoroughly before making any permanent changes to your Facebook pages.

NOTE: In order to create a vanity URL for your company’s fan page you must be listed as an administrator for the page, and your company fan page must have at least 25 fans.

If you already have a username for your personal Facebook page:
1. Sign-in to your personal Facebook account
2. Type ‘facebook.com/username’ into the address bar of your browser window.
3. You will be redirected to a page indicating that your username has been set. Click the ‘Set a username for your Pages’ link.
4. Select your company fan page from the drop-down box, and enter a username
5. WARNING: This will become your vanity url. If you select mycompany as the username, your URL will be facebook.com/mycompany. Once you have selected a username/url for your company fan page you WILL NOT be able to change it.
6. If the selected username is available, click ‘Confirm’ to apply the username to your company fan page.

If you do not already have a username for your personal Facebook page:
1. Sign-in to your personal Facebook account
2. Click the ‘Setting’ tab on the upper right hand side, this will take you to the ‘My Account’ section
3. Click the ‘change’ link to the right of ‘Username’
4. WARNING: DO NOT select a username that you would like to use for your fan page. This first username will be for your personal page. Select something that fits your personal profile like firstnamelastname
5. Click ‘Check Availability’
6. If the selected username is available, click ‘Confirm’ to apply the username to your account
7. You will be redirected to a page indicating that your username has been set. Click the ‘Set a username for your Pages’ link.
8. Select your company fan page from the drop-down box, and enter a username
9. WARNING: This will become your vanity url. If you select mycompany as the username, your URL will be facebook.com/mycompany. Once you have selected a username/url for your company fan page you WILL NOT be able to change it.
10. If the selected username is available, click ‘Confirm’ to apply the username to your company fan page.

That’s it. You can now direct your customers to facebook.com/mycompany.

 

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