Facebook allows three types of pages; Facebook Profiles, Facebook Business Pages commonly known as the Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups. Facebook profiles are for individuals, Facebook Business Pages as the name suggests are for promoting businesses and brands, and Facebook groups are the places where known and unknown people can gossip over the same topic.
But most of the users because of lack of knowledge create a Facebook profile when they need a Facebook Page. But we have a solution. Facebook now provides a tool that allows you to convert Facebook profile to page easily.
The pages have added advantages too, you can have multiple administrators to manage your page and you can also have an unlimited number of fans. Moreover, using your Facebook profile for other than personal identity is also a violation of Facebook’s Terms. So instead using the Facebook Profile for business purposes, you should convert it into a Facebook Business Page.
Before You Convert Your Facebook Profile to a Facebook PageThere are number of things that needs to be taken care of before you convert your Facebook profile to a Facebook Business Page.
Take Control Of Your Data :
The tool will convert all your Facebook friends and your subscribers to your Facebook Page’s Fan and your profile picture will be converted to your Fan Page’s profile picture.
The other data like the photos and videos you uploaded and your sent and received messages won’t be carried over to your fan page. So if you want to preserve that data you can heed to this page, click on “Download a copy of your Facebook data.” at the bottom of the right pane and download an archive of all your data.
Link: Download a copy of your Facebook account data
Appoint New Page and Group Administrators
When you convert Facebook profile to a page, you will no longer be able to administer the pages and groups you were earlier admin of. So you must appoint new admins (at least one) to all the pages and groups before converting Facebook profile to page.
Converting Facebook Profile To Page
Now you have all your data with you and you can start the conversion process. Visit this page and select the type of page you want to convert your profile to. You will also have the option to select the category once you select the type.
That’s it now can use the same login and password to manage your page which you just created out of your Facebook profile.