Are you using a Facebook personal page as a business page? If you are you may lose access to it soon unless you act quickly and convert it to a “Fan Page” aka business page. Read on to learn more!
Many people who are new to Facebook or don’t quite understand how business pages work incorrectly setup a facebook personal page to represent this business. There are advantages and disadvantages to doing this.
- It’s easy to get people to like your page by sending a friend request.
- Doing this violates the Facebook Terms of Service and if they notice you are using a personal page to represent a business they will remove your page and you will lose access to it.
- You have to login as a different user to update your business posts
- You don’t get to use all the cool website widgets that Facebook provides for business pages.
If you’re using a personal page to represent a business you are probably not realizing that it just isn’t worth it to lose your page and all your fans. I have good news for you thought…It’s possible to convert your Facebook personal page to a business page and convert all your “friends” to “likes”.