Create a Fan Page (Business Page) on Facebook: Updated


I’m keeping my promise to artists I met on my book tour and at my workshop last week that I would post updated instructions for creating a business page on Facebook. [...]

How (and Why) to Tag People on Facebook

Lois Primeau post with tag on Facebook

Tagging people on Facebook to brag about their art, to gush about their book or to help promote their upcoming event, can make you fast friends. Just be sure you link to business pages rather than personal profiles. [...]

You ARE an Artist – Even on Facebook

Facebook Page Categories

Facebook wants to categorize your business page and, as with most things on Facebook, it isn’t intuitive what you should select. In 3 short steps, you’ll find the Artist category. [...]

Starting an Online Presence for Your Art

Outside of a full-blown website, there are two options to get your art online quickly. A Facebook official page is the fastest and easiest, but a blog will yield longer-lasting results. It all depends on what you need right now. [...]

Social Media Is Only a Tool

Are you considering abandoning your own site in favor of a Facebook Fan Page? One word – ERROR! Facebook should be only one of your marketing tools. Why? You can’t throw all of your faith behind a site you don’t control. [...]

Blog Comments on Facebook

Don’t worry because people comment on your posts on your Facebook page instead of your blog. Be grateful for their presence. [...]

“Liking” Can Lead to Lovin’

Michael Goettee, who doesn’t have a business page on Facebook–only a personal page–shares how “liking” a business and interacting on Facebook has led to three articles about his art and a museum purchase of one of his paintings. [...]

5 Ways to Invite Friends & Fans on Facebook to Your Event

So, you’ve created an event on Facebook. Who’s going to see it? How can you get it in front of people? In this short video, I walk you through the process of targeting your invitation to friends and/or fans. [...]

Create an Event on Your Facebook Fan Page

It’s easy to post art exhibits, shows, and sales as events on your Facebook fan page. This 5-minute video shows you how in just a few simple steps. [...]

Turn Facebook Friends into Fans

Now that you have a Facebook profile, you also want a business page for your art. But how do you get friends on Facebook to move over and join you on a fan page? Here are seven steps for artists to turn Facebook friends into fans. [...]