There are millions of people those are using Facebook on the daily basis thus Facebook is considered as one of the best platforms for advertising your business using Fan page etc. We can easily find a lot of business organizations those are using Facebook profile for advertising their business. It’s better to make a page for your business because profiles are missing a lot of functionalities those are available in pages. In this tutorial, we are going to discuss how you can convert your Facebook profile to a Fan Page. There are two main methods through which a profile can be changed to Fan Page.
Facebook profile to Fan page Method#1:
This is one of the most simple and basic method to migrate your account to a fan page. You should follow these steps to perform this action.
- First of all, you have to login to your personal account.
- Then you have to navigate to the account settings and click on “download a copy” option available at the end of the general account setting.
- After clicking on “download a copy” you have to click on “Start My Archive” option, this option will pop up in a window as you complete the second step. It might take some time to download this archive and after download completion, you will receive a confirmation email.
- In received email there should be a link, you have to click on it and then again click on download a copy.
- You should have to enter your Facebook profile password to complete this action. After entering password click on continue.
- There you have to download an archive again and it is recommended to store that archive data to somewhere safe.
- After completion of all the above steps, you have to go to the help center and then convert a profile to page option available there. On this page, you would find a begin here button in the topic of how to convert a profile to a business page.
- After clicking on begin here option you would be directed to a page where you can find what kinds of pages you can convert.
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Facebook profile to Fan page Method#2:
In this method, you have to follow the same first six steps as you have followed in method 1. After completing first six steps you can continue with this method.
- After completing first six methods you can go to the page sections by typing facebook.com/pages in the URL.
- Click on the create a page option which you would find on the right side of the screen.
- After completing the above step you have to add “?migrate” in the current URL of the browser. Hit enter, there you are on the page where you can select page according to your choice.
- When you are done with the selection of the kind of a page then you have to click on the box of get started and enter your profile password and security text to complete this action.
Both above discussed methods are working with any kind of profile. You can change your profile to a fan page by just following above mentioned eight steps. There are multiple benefits of converting your profile to a page.
Benefits of Facebook Page:
If you are using your profile for the sake of advertisement then your profile is limited to few people but if you convert your profile to a page, it is open to 1.19 billion people. Your following would increase quite fast as compare to profile because you can instantly notify your followers about events and discounts. Pages are designed with dedicated tabs that make your fan page more attractive. There are number of other exciting futures available on the Facebook fan page.
We would also like to inform you that the migration of your personal profile to fan page would be permanent but you can retrieve it back if you did that accidentally. Thus we recommend you to change your profile to fan page if you want to expose your business to millions of people.