How to Make a Facebook Fan Page Picture Banner

How to Make a Facebook Fan Page Picture Banner

UPDATED:  How to Make a Facebook Cover Photo

This post has been updated from the previous Facebook fan page picture banner to the new Facebook Cover photo since Facebook switched to Timeline. 

Today Facebook is one of most powerful tools for online marketing. By adding a cool cover photo to your fan page, you and your business will look more professional and increase brand awareness.

This site offers FREE Facebook Cover photos: Facebook Cover Photos

■  Choose the cover photo you want for your Page

■ Next click on “Make FB cover photo” or download and save to your PC

■ Go to your Facebook Fan Page and hover over cover photo. Click change cover and upload photo.

This is the first thing people will see when they visit your Facebook timeline page. Choose a unique photo, you can change it as often as you like. An example might include a picture of people using your product. Be creative and experiment with images your audience responds well to.

Restrictions for Fan Page cover photos – cover photos cannot include:

A. Price or purchase information, such as “40% off” or “Download it at our website.

B. Contact information such as a website address, email, mailing address, or information that should go in your Page’s “About” section.

C. References to Facebook features or actions, such as “Like” or “Share” or an arrow pointing from the cover photo to any of these features.

D. Calls to action, such as “Get it now” or “Tell your friends”.

FACEBOOK UPDATE March 2013: The only Facebook Fan Page Picture Banner rule now is: text can not exceed 20% of the image. Updated to NO rule!

Covers must not be false, deceptive or misleading, and must not infringe on third parties’ intellectual property.

Exact Dimensions: Cover photo 851 x 315. Profile picture: 180 x 180 (but scaled to 160 x 160)

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