Facebook is the best media to promote any Business. Every business or site has their own fan pages for branding. When it comes to Branding we need a NICE URL for our fan page. Creating a custom URL is good idea.
By default Facebook Fan Page URL look like that
But it doesn’t look good and people can’t remember this URL for further visit. So it’s a better idea to make a custom URL for your fan page. Moreover it helps you in Branding your page. For example, my fan page URL is facebook.com/roadtoblogging and people can access it easily.
Earlier Facebook required at least 25 likes to get a custom URL. Now you no longer need 25 friends to do that. It is very east to do. It won’t take more than 2 minutes of your time. So lets do it. Here is the simple steps.
How to Get a Custom URL:
Before setting up the custom username here are some tips for you cause once you’ve set it you cannot change it later.
- Keep it simple and close to your Business name.
- You can use both the numbers and letters (use letters only)
- Don’t add .com at the end
For Choosing your URL visit www.facebook.com/username . Then Select your page and write the custom name. Now click on ‘Check availability’.
Once they’ve have found that the username is available, you will get a popup with some cautions.
If you are OK with cautions the just click on the Confirm Button.
That’s it You’er DONE. Now you have a custom URL for your Facebook fan page.
Here is RoadToBlogging’s Facebook Fan Page with custom URL :
http://www.facebook.com/roadtoblogging [Poke Us ;)]
So did you set up your custom username for your fan pages?