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Social Media Guide: Custom Facebook Landing Pages (that you can do yourself)

After writing extensively on why a landing page is important to your Facebook fans, I was asked to actually show how it’s done. So in this post, I’m going to give a step-by-step guide to creating your own custom Page Tab which will be your landing page. By using this method, you’ll have total control over the entire look and feel. This isn’t extremely difficult, but if you don’t wish to do it yourself, you can always pay someone for it.

Here’s what you are going to need in order to create the landing page:

  1. Administrative rights to your Facebook page.
    • You are going to need to be able to install the tab onto your page and make edits, so make sure you have access.
  2. A place to upload your landing page html file and images.
    1. You are going to be creating some images and an html file, which needs to be hosted somewhere. Ideally you would put it in your own domain so that you have full control.
  3. Image editing capability

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The Great Idea Fairy

“I don’t have any ideas. I can’t think of anything good.”

It’s an entrepreneurial nightmare. Lack of creativity. No focus. Even Worse-no clue what you want to do.

When I was a child, I struggled to stay awake so I could continue to play. I tried telling myself, “Stay Awake, Stay Awake”, only to be sleeping in an awkward position minutes later. Over thinking a problem does not solve the problem.

You do have ideas. You have a ton of ideas-many of which would make great businesses-but you are trying to force them out. As olympic lifting coach Mike Burgener says, it’s “Paralysis by Analysis.”

So how do you access your ideas? Start with what bugs you. What really irritates you? Take an example: Continue reading

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