Have you ever tried to tell someone to go check out your Facebook fan page? It's easy to get to, just go over to Facebook.com/pages/My-Company-Name/169686739752012 and say hi! Oh wait, how is anyone ever going to remember all of that? They won't, and that is why you should set a user friendly Facebook URL. So I can tell someone to enter Facebook.com/ajacwebdesign and they're at our page in a jiffy. Making life easy on your potential clients should be objective number one. Luckily the process to set a custom address for your Facebook fan page is extremely easy to do. Just follow these steps:
#1 - Click the gear icon and use Facebook as the page that you are trying to set the URL address for.
#2 - Click the Edit Page option and then click on the Update Page Info tab.
#3 - Click the Enter a Facebook web address link in the Page Address option.
#4 - Click the Create a web address for this page link.#5 - Enter the name that you would like to use. If it is available you will be able to permanently set your new Facebook.com address to what you enter.
Get the business cards made up and update all of your on-line citations. Try and pick something that will be easy to relay to someone in casual conversation. As a general rule - the shorter the better. If you have any questions please stop by our Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/ajacwebdesign (See how easy that is?) and leave a message on our wall. Operators are standing by!
By Charles Daniels