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FaceBook Imposes New Format for FaceBook Pages

If FB is more than a social outing for you, perhaps a close look at this is in order. If you use FB as an avenue for perspective buyers, reviewers, questing agents, editors, etc., you may as well have your best foot forward and not in your mouth.

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Facebook Timeline for Pages Tips

By Jason Boog

Facebook Pages will automatically convert to Facebook Timeline–so publishers, agencies and other organizations should take some time today to clean up their new pages.

Facebook has published a Pages Overview Guide (PDF link) that can walk you through many of the new features. If you want to see examples of how brands and organizations use Facebook Timeline, check out Magnolia BakeryHyundai Worldwide or Ben & Jerry’s.

We’ve collected some helpful hints to walk you through the entire process. Keep reading…


Facebook Timeline for Pages Editing Tips

1. There should be a message at the top of your Facebook Page that reads: “On March 30, 2012, all Facebook Pages will get a new design. Preview your page now to see what it looks like and try out the new features.” Click the “Preview” button. This will not make a permanent change, yet.

2. Choose a cover image. Facebook will add this cover image to the top of your timeline as a big picture. Choose this photo wisely–it is the first thing readers will see. If you need some images, check out our Free Book Blog Image Resources post to find great photos.