Looking to change your business type on Facebook? Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to do it!
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Why you might want to change your business type on Facebook
There are a number of reasons you might want to change your business type on Facebook. You may have started out as a sole proprietor and have since incorporated, or you may have switched from one type of business to another. You may also need to change your business type if you create a Page for a brand, product, public figure, or organization.
If you change your business type, any apps that you’ve installed on your Page will be removed. You’ll need to re-install them after you’ve changed your business type.
How to change your business type on Facebook
To change your business type on Facebook:
1. Click About on your Page
2. Click Edit next to your Page’s category
3. Select the appropriate category from the dropdown menu
4. Click Save Changes
What are the different types of businesses you can choose from on Facebook
When you set up your Facebook business page, you’ll be asked to select a category for your business. This will help people find your page when they search on Facebook.
You can choose from the following categories:
-Local business or place
-Company, organization or institution
-Brand or product
-Artist, band or public figure
-Cause or community
Why it’s important to select the right business type on Facebook
Most businesses need to carefully consider what type of business they are before they set up their Facebook Page. That’s because the category you select will determine what features are available to you, and which ones your customers will see.
There are a few different types of business that can be selected, each with their own benefits:
-Local Businesses: Local businesses can add their address, phone number, and category so that people can find them in search. Customers can also write reviews, check in, and upload photos.
-Brand or Product: If you represent a brand or product, you can promote your Page using ads and create detailed posts about your products or services. You can also add a shop section to your Page where people can buy your products.
-Artist, Band, or Public Figure: If you’re an artist, band, or public figure, you can use Facebook to connect with your fans and share information about upcoming events or new products. You can also add a shop section to sell merchandise.
-Organization or Cause: Organizations and causes can use Facebook to raise awareness for their cause and recruit volunteers or supporters. They can also collect donations through their Page.
How your business type on Facebook can affect your Page
Your business type on Facebook can affect your Page in a few different ways. For example, if you select “Local Business or Place” as your business type, you’ll be able to add your address and phone number to your Page. This information is especially important for local businesses because it makes it easier for people to find and contact you.
You can change your business type at any time by editing your Page info. To do this, go to your Page and click “Edit Page Info” in the About section. From there, you can select a different business type from the drop-down menu.
Keep in mind that changing your business type may affect the way your Page appears in search results and on other parts of Facebook. For example, if you change your business type from “Local Business or Place” to “Company, Organization or Institution,” your address and phone number will no longer be visible on your Page.
What to do if you change your mind about your business type on Facebook
You may have started out with a sole proprietorship, but now that your business is growing, you’ve decided to become an LLC. Or maybe you’ve had a change of heart about the products or services you offer. Whatever the reason, if you need to change your business type on Facebook, there are a few things you need to do.
First, go to your business page and click on “About.” Under “Category,” click “Edit.” From there, you can select the new category that best describes your business.
If you’re changing your business category from, say, “Restaurant” to “Food & Beverage Company,” you may also need to update your page’s name and description to reflect the change. Once you’re finished making all the necessary changes, click “Save.”
Keep in mind that if you make any major changes to your business page (like changing your category), it will take some time for those changes to appear across Facebook. In the meantime, make sure your page’s About section is up-to-date so that visitors know what kind of business they’re dealing with.
How to change your business type back to a personal Page on Facebook
If you’ve created a business Page on Facebook but realize you actually want a personal Page, you can change your business type back to a personal Page. Here’s how:
1. Log into your Facebook account and go to your business Page.
2. Click on the “About” tab.
3. Under the “Page Info” section, click on the “Edit” button next to your business type.
4. Select “Personal Page” from the drop-down menu and click on the “Save Changes” button.
FAQs about changing your business type on Facebook
There are a few things you need to know before you change your business type on Facebook.
First, Facebook offers different options for business types, so you’ll need to choose the one that best fits your business. To do this, go to your Business Settings and click “Edit” next to “Business Type.”
Second, once you change your business type, you may lose some features that were specific to your old business type. For example, if you change from a Local Business to a Brand Page, you’ll no longer be able to add your address or check-in information.
Finally, keep in mind that changing your business type is a permanent change. So if you’re not sure which business type is right for you, it’s best to contact Facebook directly for help.
Tips for changing your business type on Facebook
There are a few things to keep in mind when changing your business type on Facebook. First, consider what type of change you want to make. If you’re simply changing the name or description of your business, then you can do so without affecting your existing page followers or likes. However, if you’re changing your business category, then your page followers and likes will be reset.
Second, keep in mind that you can only change your business type on Facebook once every 7 days. So if you’re unsure about which type of change to make, it’s best to wait a week before making any changes.
Finally, when making changes to your business type on Facebook, be sure to click the “Confirm” button at the bottom of the page. This will ensure that your changes are saved and applied to your page.
Resources for changing your business type on Facebook
There are a few reasons you might want to update the business type listed on your Facebook Page. Maybe you started out as a sole proprietorship but have since incorporated, or maybe you offer a mix of products and services and want to better reflect that on your Page. Whatever the reason, it’s easy to change your business type on Facebook.
To get started, go to your Page and click About in the left column. Under General, click Edit next to Category. From there, you can select the business type that best fits your Page. Keep in mind that you can only select one category, so choose wisely!
Here are some resources to help you select the best category for your Page:
-If You’re B2B or B2C: Pick a Category Based on Your Business Model [Facebook for Business]
-How to Choose Between “Local Business or Place,” “Company, Organization or Institution,” etc. [Social Media Examiner]
-What’s the Difference Between “Brand” and “Product”? [Sprout Social]
– nother Way to Look at It: How Does Facebook Determine If You Are a Local Business or Place? [Search Engine Journal]