Your Welcome to Facebook Page
Customize your Welcome to Facebook business fan page using the readily
available social media applications to make your page pop!
Facebook Tips Using Social Media
Try these Facebook tips to whole heartedly welcome Facebook fans so
If you want the flexibility to customize your business page,
then add the FBML app. (FBML stands for FaceBook Mark-up
FB's own variation of HTML that is used to customize Fan pages.
It's basically the same as using HTML except that FB does throw in a
few of their own quirky codes that you will need to learn in order to
video and other features.
However, it's particularly nice that most of the basic HTML codes are
accepted by FB
so you don't have to go through the learning curve of figuring out an
entirely new programming language. (Thank goodness!)
Using FBML is only necessary if you want to add video and other special
elements to customize your fan page.
This is the customized Product Fan page using FBML that I created to
promote an ebook for my
Time saving Tip:
I found it easiest to write
the page in a HTML editor (if you don't
have one, there are several good free versions such as Coffee Cup and
Kompozer) to format the Welcome to Facebook Fan page.
On this particular Welcome to Facebook customized product sales landing
page, I only had to search out how to add
the video which did require a specific FBML code in order to embed the
video. All the other formatting is just basic HTML.
Here's how to add the FBML app:
On your Welcome facebook business or product fan page click the "edit page" link you'll find right
under the graphic you uploaded in the upper left hand corner.
Next. . .
- Scroll down and select the "Apps" option.
- Choose the FBML app option from the list displayed on
- Click the "add this app" link
Once you've received the message that the app has been added, go back
through the entire process again in order to build or edit the page:
- Click the edit page link again
- Select the Apps option
- Choose the
"edit this page" link for the
fan page Welcome Facebook FBML app.
You'll be brought to a blank page with a title field.
- Enter the name of the customized tab (I named mine
Welcome! for the product landing page I created.)
- Add your content to the large text block
Either copy and paste the customized page from your HTML editor into
large text field or type right into the box and format as you wish
To add other social media
applications, embed videos or other
special features to your Welcome Fan Page use the Facebook search box
to find the specific FBML "how
In order to set the Welcome! page as the default landing page all you
need to do is:
- Click the "Edit" link again
- This time select "Manage Permissions"
- Choose the Welcome page you just created as the
default landing tab