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Have you set up a business facebook page? If so, how did you do it and how does it differ from a personal page?
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Have you set up a business facebook page? If so, how did you do it and how does it differ from a personal page?
If you are referring to business fan pages...The main difference is facebook not only allows you to link your website to the page, but also a description of your business, location etc.

There are no major differences between the two besides the business page allows you to go into more detail about your business.
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Do you need a regular facebook account to act as some kind of administrator before you can create a business page?

LOL this is what I got so far. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lawn-C...65945570146363

How do I make a better url for that? Maybe without the number? Also what else should I do with it to improve it?
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Easy as pie. To get your custom url, just go to: http://facebook.com/username

As far as improving the "look" of the page. Facebook is not eye candy and never has been. Now, you used to be able to create a custom html page but they are doing away with that and using "timeline" instead. My team is still trying to figure out a method to code a custom "timeline template" so we can offer full HTML pages again.

Just keep posting, posting, posting on the FB page.
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Here Steve have a look at my FB page Ducke's Facebook Page
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Do you need a regular facebook account to act as some kind of administrator before you can create a business page?

LOL this is what I got so far. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lawn-C...65945570146363

How do I make a better url for that? Maybe without the number? Also what else should I do with it to improve it?
I think you now have to have a few likes to get the better URL I went ahead and liked your page to hopefully help you out. I have not taken mine live as I am not sure how many of my customers will like it and if I have no likes I think it will look like a bad business until I get a few people on the page.
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LOL I am overwhelmed with the facebook site.

I heard you need to create a separate account to manage your fan page (business page)

Is this the case and if so, how do you set it up to manage?
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LOL I am overwhelmed with the facebook site.

I heard you need to create a separate account to manage your fan page (business page)

Is this the case and if so, how do you set it up to manage?
Hey Steve,

I just liked your page, good job starting it. If you need any help since I liked it you can go in and make me a admin your call, I don't mind helping you set it up, then you can boot me. No charge. I'm pretty active with my Facebook page. you can check it out at
www.facebook.com/PainelessCreations

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This is mine, it does need more work but I have had it up for some while now. It has been good for my business.

http://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn...orrieslawncare
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This is mine, it does need more work but I have had it up for some while now. It has been good for my business.

http://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn...orrieslawncare
I like your page! And what a cool Exmark!!!

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