Wednesday, September 28, 2011

How to Create a Facebook Page Vanity URL

If you haven't already, go create a Facebook page for your business. With over 500 million active users, Facebook is a powerful network to tap into to expand the online footprint of your business.
The next step in personalizing your business page is to get a username to create a vanity URL (customized web address). By default, your Facebook page will get a randomly assigned number and URL (, but last summer, Facebook made it possible to customize your Facebook page URL (
Choosing a username is optional but adds an extra level of professionalism to your business page and gives you a shorter, more memorable web address for your business page. Don't hesitate - you want to ensure that you get your business name before someone else does.

Here's How to Create a Facebook Page Vanity URL:

1.) Visit to walk through the wizard to choose the username for your vanity URL.

2.) Choose a username for your personal profile. Before choosing a username for any of your business pages, you must choose a username for your personal profile. If you don't have a personal profile yet, you'll need to create one. Facebook will give you a few suggested options based on your name. Select one of the suggested options or write out your own. Check the availability and confirm your choice.

1 comment:

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