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Facebook Business Profile or Page?

September 14, 20233 min read

Is it better to have a company profile or a company page?
There is a lot of confusion among company owners regarding the distinction between having a Facebook profile and having a Facebook page. When users first sign up for Facebook, they must enter their email address to create their account. A user’s personal profile and numerous pages are both established once an account is made for them by the website’s administrator. A typical blunder made by business owners is that they create a profile for their company rather than a page for their business.

When you create a profile for your company, you are essentially creating a distinct account for your company, just like you would for a person. Users must then become friends with your company’s account in order to interact and engage with it. Problem is that many individuals are hesitant to add a business as a friend, which means that your business profile may wind up being friendless and alone on Facebook as a result of this.

Users who “like” your company page, on the other hand, are able to participate in a more comfortable manner than those who do not like your page. A simple approach to remember the difference between a Facebook profile and a Facebook page is to remember that Facebook profiles are for individuals, whilst Facebook pages are for companies or organizations. The two sorts of narratives are contrasted and contrasted in further detail below.

Profiles on the social networking site Facebook
Facebook profiles are intended for personal use only on the social media site. The owner of a Facebook profile can upload a profile image and cover photo, as well as basic information about themselves, such as where they reside, where they work, and where they are now attending or have previously attended school. A significant distinction between personal profiles and company pages is that, in order to connect with someone new on a personal profile, you must first add them as a “friend.” This is not the case with business sites. Both users will be able to see each other’s postings as a result of this.

Users of Facebook are typically careful about who they add as a “friend” since that individual will have access to their personal information. If you want people to engage with you on the platform, you should avoid creating a standard profile for your company. The activity that your followers share or like will appear in the news feeds of your followers, as well as in the news feeds of their friends, if you have a Facebook business page.

Facebook Pages Unlike Facebook accounts, Facebook pages are “liked” by other Facebook users, rather than being added as “friends” by other Facebook users. It is equivalent to gaining another Facebook “fan” for every “like” you receive on your page. When someone likes your page, any updates you post—whether they be media, text, or shared content—will display in their news feed. This is true for both private and public pages.

This allows your followers to see and interact with your material without having the impression that you are looking at them. In addition to having followers rather than friends, Facebook sites allow you to publish information about products and services, hours of operation, location, and customer evaluations, for example. It helps your company appear more official, more professional, and more in line with today’s social media marketing techniques to have a page rather than an account.

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Suzanne Peters

Suzanne Peters is the CEO of Woman To Woman Network. A growth and business development company for women who want more out of life. Suzanne is also a best-selling author, international speaker and business coach for women. ​Suzanne specializes in training ambitious women to leverage their story, life experiences and voice to build their own high impact, high paying business, so they can live life on their own terms.

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