A Quick Facebook Fan Pages Lesson – For Tonight’s Big Vanity URL Landrush

I wrote a blog post a little earlier asking people to fan my business pages so that I could obtain a vanity URL.

As a result, I’ve had several comments with questions that several people seem to have about Facebook Fan Pages.

Fan pages are basically for businesses or celebrities. 

Donovan Group Realty Facebook Fan Page

These are separate from personal profile pages.  business pages/fan pages/pages (all names seem to be used) have fans, not friends.  Profile pages have friends

Christine Donovan's Facebook Profile Page

The pages are used pretty interchangeably in some ways, but there are some cool differences, which I’ll get into in a later post.

Tonight at midnight (EST), Facebook is allowing fan pages to get their own vanity URL like www.facebook.com/vitaminwater.  To get one, you need to have a fan page that has 100 visitors.  See www.facebook.com/username to get your vanity URL.

This is important because it makes it easier for people to find your fan page.

There is nowhere on profile page to become a fan.  In order to become a friend on a profile page, you have to make a request; this isn’t true on a fan page.

If you’re not seeing the “become a fan” button at the top of the page, try two things.

1.  Make sure it’s a page and not a profile.

2.  Make sure you have published the fan page.

If you would like to become a fan of my pages, please go to:

My pages are




If you have any other questions, please let me know.


About the author: Christine Donovan is a California Residential Real Estate Broker with experience in assisting clients buy and sell residential real estate.

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