Merge Pages In Facebook

Merge Pages In Facebook: After rebranding and also merging two Facebook Pages, others asked me how I did it. Facebook adjustments regularly, however I did this a while back, and these are the steps I took. I wish you locate it helpful.



Merge Pages In Facebook.



A few years ago I started believing long-lasting about my on-line objectives. After blogging, writing an e-book (reference link), meddling various other tasks and also dreaming about originalities, I decided to rebrand.

I wished to create one Facebook Web page from which I could do everything rather than different Pages for every job.

I knew among the greatest difficulties of a rebrand would be switching my Facebook Page from "Blogging with Amy" to Amy Lynn Andrews. I'll simply claim, Facebook does not make this kind of thing super simple.

Needs to merge Facebook Pages.

This circumstance is not mine alone. Many others have desired to merge their Facebook Pages. Here are a few of the reasons an online author may desire to do it. They:.

* Landed a publication deal and required a writer page, and also really did not want it to be buried in their major blog site.

* Began other projects that really did not have anything to do with their primary blog site or site.

* Really felt like their major blog site had run its course, or they had wearied.

* Became thinking about brand-new as well as various subjects they intended to check out.

* Tackled extremely specialist functions and also their domain name really did not portray the professionalism and reliability they desired.

* Realized their site name really did not precisely explain the kinds of visitors they were drawing in or wished to attract.

* Were rueful they didn't put extra thought into their name when they began.

The quickest means to joined Facebook Pages.

These options fast and worth an attempt to start. Sadly, these choices aren't constantly simple as I'll describe soon.

Quick Option 1: Adhere to Facebook's directions on their help page here.

Quick Choice 2: Know a person in Facebook who could push your request through.

Rapid Option 3: Andrea mentioned she lately rebranded and also was able to get her Facebook Web page name altered by giving legal documentation.

How I combined my Facebook Pages.

At the time I was combining my Pages, none of the above choices benefited me. So, I needed to do it the sluggish means, meaning, I had to navigate my way via a lot of concerns which I have actually spelled out listed below.

I hope my procedure will certainly assist you determine just what your alternatives are.

Points you need to understand concerning combining Pages on Facebook.

First, allow's look at some things that ready to understand. Where appropriate, I have actually included the method these factors influenced my own process.

1. Your Page name is different compared to your Page username and could just be changed when. The username is just what obtains consisted of in the LINK. As an example, in my Web page's LINK (www.facebook.com/AmyLynnAndrews), the "AmyLynnAndrews" is my username. You may only alter your username once and also you might only change it if the username you desire is available (obviously). Here's how you can alter your Facebook Page username.

In my case, I had actually currently claimed the username AmyLynnAndrews even though I had not been truly using it. The upshot was, I couldn't just go right into my BloggingWithAmy account and attempt to switch over to AmyLynnAndrews. Obviously it was me that already owned it, yet undergoing the actions to change my username merely led to "that name is already taken." That's the means it goes I guess. By the means, usernames are not transferrable.

2. It's uncertain whether you could erase a Page as well as then redeem the username on an additional Web page. Do this at your own threat!

I thought this may be my option. I could erase my ALA Page, thus releasing the username and also making it available, best? After that I would certainly use my single username adjustment alternative on my BWA Web page and pick the (currently complimentary) ALA username. It seemed like a strategy, but then I obtained anxious about letting it go. What would certainly happen if I couldn't recover it for some factor? I figured it was unlikely that the username would be offered quickly. And afterwards I checked out something showing Facebook does not launch formerly made use of usernames (although I can't locate the web link now-- argh). In the long run, I really did not intend to risk it.

Update: Janel stated she did this and it took One Month for the name to be launched. (Thanks, Janel!).

3. You might not have the ability to transform your Web page name quickly when if you have a particular number of Likes. At one time, only Pages with much less than 200 Sorts had the ability to alter their Page name. It's vague if this is still the situation. This is exactly how to alter your Facebook Page name.

At the time, I had over 200 Suches as on my BWA Web page so this wasn't an alternative for me. Besides, altering the Page name still wouldn't change my Web page's URL from www.facebook.com/BloggingWithAmy to www.facebook.com/AmyLynnAndrews as well as I truly wanted the latter.

4. When you combine two Pages, the smaller one will be absorbed into the larger one. You cannot do it the other way around.

Update 1/29/2014: It resembles this might have altered, yet it's not exactly spelled out. I recommend giving it a try.

For me, I had almost 6000 Suches as on BWA and also virtually none on ALA so this was out.

5. You will certainly shed all information, pictures, updates, etc. on the Web page that disappears. Make certain you download all the info you want to keep.

6. You could just merge 2 Pages that "stand for the same point and also have comparable names." So, if you have 2 Pages sharing greatly various information, it's skeptical you'll have the ability to combine them.

This was one danger for me. I wasn't sure what was suggested by "represent the same thing" and also I didn't recognize exactly how comparable the Page names needed to be in order to be eligible for merging. I was really hoping the "Amy" was excellent sufficient.

7. Sidenote: If you have an individual Profile, you could transform it right into a Web page. This could be an alternative for some. Below's how you can transform your individual account to a Web page.

In my instance, it was a hard phone call.

In the long run, due to the fact that none of the remedies over functioned for me, I determined to start constructing my ALA Page from square one.

I must tell you, it was DIFFICULT going from nearly 6000 Likes on my BWA Page to nearly no on my ALA Page. But, I figured, better to do it quicker than later. A lot of this on-line publishing stuff is practically perseverance anyway.

So, I basically begun again. I started constructing my brand-new Web page simply like I did the various other. Sluggish as well as steady is how it's done, that's all I could tell you.

Right here are several of the functional points I did to hasten the process, most of which are just excellent, old-fashioned "the best ways to construct your Facebook Web page" tips:.

1. I tried to publish helpful details. I was keenly knowledgeable about my Facebook Insights (Facebook stats) and what viewers were reacting to.

2. I did my finest to communicate in the comments.

3. I placed up an "I have actually relocated" cover image on my BWA Page.

4. I began sharing the posts I was placing on my ALA Page on my BWA Web page. I did this after bearing in mind the bit concerning the Pages needed to have the exact same information (see # 6 over),.

5. I asked BWA followers to relocate. Occasionally I would discuss on my Blog writing with Amy Page that I moved and also I asked individuals to follow me there instead.

6. After that I began telling them the best ways to relocate. I published details instructions regarding how they might relocate with me in status updates like this:.

Wondering where my updates are? My Page has actually relocated to Amy Lynn Andrews. <-- Hover as well as click Want to follow me there!

Many did. Gradually the numbers begun to expand.

Ultimately, after several months, my Likes on Amy Lynn Andrews overtook my Likes on Blogging with Amy.

7. I requested my Pages to be combined. At this moment, I loaded out the Demand to Combine Pages form once more. I was a little cynical since the alternatives pointed out on their DIY combine Pages guidelines weren't revealing up for me and also so I questioned if that was an indication I had not been qualified.

But much to my surprise, a few days after completing the kind, bam! BWA was gone and also I instantly had a couple additional thousand Suches as on my Amy Lynn Andrews Web page given that the distinct Likes on BWA were taken in into ALA. Yay!

All the best!

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