Facebook Business Page
Are you interested in changing your Facebook fan page name?
Facebook did not allow you to change a business page name in the past, but now the process is easy. However, Facebook will have to approve your Facebook page name.
This post will cover some important tips about changing your Facebook page name.
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What Is A Facebook Page Name
The Facebook page name is the name of a Facebook business page. You can see the name under the profile photo of a business page.
The Facebook business page URL (and username) will change when you change your page name.
To learn how to change the URL and user name, visit, How To Change Your Facebook Page Name.
Facebook Business Name Guidelines
Let’s go over some guidelines for a business page before getting started so your name will not be rejected.
The name must accurately reflect the page
- Abusive phrases that violate someone’s rights
- Improper capitalization
- The word official if the page is not the official page of the business
- The word Facebook
How Many Characters Allowed For A Facebook Page Name
Facebook allows 75 characters in a page name.
This is plenty for most artists. Keep in mind that you want the name to be easily remembered by your fans.
Change Your Facebook Fan Page Name with Less Than 200 Followers
Login to your Facebook Fan Page
Click the About link located below your cover photo.
Click Page Info found on the left. Hover left to the name that you would like to change and click Edit.
Enter your new name, then click Save Changes.
That is all that you have to do to change your Facebook fan page name with less than 200 followers.
Change Your Facebook Fan Page Name with over 200 followers
Facebook allows you to change your name one time, no matter how many followers you have.
Follow the same instructions above to change your name even if you have more than 200 followers.
I have heard of some situations where people could not change their name, even if it was the first time changing it.
In the Page Info section, you might have the option to request a name change.
Click Request Change.
Fill out the request change form.
When the form is completed, click send.
If you do not have a requested name change visit Facebook Help Section to report a problem with your page. Explain what you are trying to accomplish.
A response might take some time.
Final Thoughts On Changing Your Page Name
There might be times when your art business grows that you will want to change your Facebook page’s name.
Develop a marketing plan before changing your page name. Send a newsletter and post the new page name on Facebook so your fans can still find you on Facebook.
Spend a week or two telling everyone about the upcoming change before you change your business name.