Wait! What? Yes, you read that right. You can blog on Facebook. If you did not know this, then you are in for quite the surprise. No, a blog on Facebook is not a new feature, but if you did not know about it, then it is probably going to be new to you.
A blog is a great way to share things with friends, family, business partners, customers, and more. When you write a blog, you are able to write about any topic that you want from the color of your shoes and why you chose them to how to teach your dog how to do a new trick. While you can write about anything, most people use blogs for a purpose, such as introducing a new product that is set to hit the market or a new service that the company offers.
Below, we will go over how to start a blog on Facebook using the Notes section that can be found on your business page or personal profile.
The first thing you want to do is to login to your facebook account. Go to your facebook profile page. Click more and choose ‘notes’.
Once you are at the notes page, you can click on the ‘add note’ button and you will be brought to a page that looks almost like a Word document where you can type text and start drafting your blog post.
If you want to blog on a facebook page
A Facebook page is a public profile specifically created for businesses, brands, celebrities, causes, and other organizations. A facebook page is different from your personal profile. More than one people can manage one facebook page.
In order to add blog entries to a facebook page, follow these steps:
1. Go to our facebook page and Click Settings
2. In settings->App choose notes app
Now you will have a notes tab in your Facebook page. Select the notes tab and start adding your posts!
Start to Blog
Once you have opened the app, you can begin to type the content you want into it. Many people will start out with a heading and then add content below it. One of the best features about the notes app is that you are able to add pictures, link to other content, and you can even format the font and add bold, italics, and underline to the post.
Once you have typed out the content, you can then choose who can see the post. If you want the post to be private, then you will need to choose the correct settings; otherwise, it is defaulted to a public view. When ready, post the content live to page.
Advantages of a Facebook Blog
You will find that there are many advantages to having a Facebook blog. Some of the most noteworthy advantages include:
- Fast indexing on Google search
- Advantages of blogging and social media together in the same place
- Your audience can easily share and comment
- Increase traffic to your Facebook page
- Your blog can be longer than a traditional status post
If you were unaware of Facebook Notes, you now know that it exists and you can use it to blog on your page and connect with your fans and customers. The app is easy to use and you will find that it can increase your exposure out there in the social media world.