Fan Pages on Facebook

I have recently been experimenting with
Facebook
Fan Pages
. This is a Facebook web page not for an individual or a
membership group but rather in support of a cause or organization. The
instructions imply that these pages are often used for celebrities,
bands or businesses. It seems to me to be a good way to provide pointers
and basic information without too much structure.

I have created two fan pages:

I am still working out how best to set up a Facebook Fan Page, playing
with the options and reading through tutorials, like

How to: Create a Facebook Fan Page
and

5 Elements of a Successful Facebook Fan Page
and

Facebook Group vs Facebook Fan Page: What’s Better?
. My biggest problem so far is that Facebook’s Search is good for people but not so much for not-people (group, cause, business, organization names). The people I usually ask for advice on
new tools say they have never created a fan page either. So, I am now the
expert (scary thought)! Still working on it…

Images Copyright 2009 by Katy Dickinson

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