Facebook is a place to connect with new people. Facebook also allows us to promote our businesses on it. But, you must be unaware of a policy of Facebook that it doesn’t allow us to promote our business or any organization on our Facebook profile. If you are doing this then you must have a high risk of losing your page. So, what can you do to shy away from this? You just need to convert your Facebook profile into Page. Facebook pages are designed in such a way that it allows you to reach a large number of audience and reach your business goals.
As you all know till now, your facebook will be closed if you are using it for other individual purposes like promoting something. You would need a page for any type of promotions. Facebook does allow us to convert our facebook profile into a page without losing any types of data. It’s not a bad deal at all. Because Facebook pages allow us to reach a large no. of people and make our large network.
Facebook Pages has more robust features in it as compared to profiles. You will be able to see insights on the pages like posts engagements, reach, age group & locations of your followers. These things will help you to promote your business accurately and reach the right audience. If you have a profile with quite a good number of friends and followers. Then, there’s no need to worry about because when you will convert your profile into a page, you can also transfer friends & followers to the page. So, the thing is facebook does allow to convert profile into a page. We have explained below the whole process and the things you must keep in mind while doing it.
How To Convert Facebook Profile Into Page.
I. Things To Know Before Converting Your Profile Into Page.
Facebook has named the process of converting profile into the page as Migrating. This feature is an important one and facebook is improving it day by day. Priorly, when you converted your profile into the page then you will lose your personal profile. But not now that’s not the case, your personal profile will be saved and you won’t lose it. There are some other things about which you must be aware of. These are:
- You can convert facebook profile into a page only once.
- The name of your personal profile will become the name of the page.
- While conversion, your profile picture and cover photo of the profile will be transferred to the Page.
- You can select from your followers and pending friend requests and add them as your new Page’s followers.
- You will be able to choose from your photos and videos which you want to copy to your page.
- The page can be managed by your personal profile.
- When your profile is converted then all of your friends will be also converted as likes on the page. They will receive the notification about the conversion.
These were the things you must keep in mind before converting the profile. You must make sure that the profile, cover photo, and name of the profile is the same which you want for your page. If it’s not that then change it to what you wish for your page.
II. Steps To Convert Your Facebook Profile Into a Page.
So above were the important things you must keep in your mind before converting your profile. Now, the question is how to do it. You just need to follow a few steps. Facebook has provided this feature which makes it easier. Because now, you don’t have to use any third-party application do it. Below are the steps:
Step 1. You must have read the important things until now. First of all, you must make sure that you are logged into your Facebook profile which you want to convert into the page.
Step 2. Open the link given below to start the process:
Step 3. When you will click on the page it will take you to the migration page. The page will look like below:
Step 4. You will see the ” Get Started” button on it. Click on that button. Your screen will have a page like below. Here you need to enter the category of your page. There will be also a number of suggestions and you can select from them too.
Step 5. After selecting the category, click on the “Next” button. It will now ask you to choose from friends, pending requests and followers which you want to like your page.
Step 6. Click on ” Next Button” again. Then, you would need to choose some photos and videos from the profile which you want to have on your page too.
Step 7. Click on “Next” again. It will ask you to review the information about your page.
Step 8. Click on the ” Create Page” button on your screen. Then, it will start creating your page and show you the preview of it.
Important Note: Be very sure while you are converting your profile into a page. Because you can’t revert back this action.
The process of creating the page may take some time. But, you don’ need to worry about it because you will be notified as soon as the page is created. It didn’t take a lot of time when I did it. It will ask you to publish your page. Your page will be published when you click on the “Publish” button. You can now explore the new features of your page or promote anything on it without any tension of losing your page.
These were the whole process you need to follow in order to convert your Facebook profile to a page. We are pretty sure that it will be a good thing to convert your profile to page. If there are any of your friends who need a page then you can tell them about this. So, they will be able to convert their profile into a page. This is all from our side on this tutorial. We will be back again soon.