ATTENTION! Facebook Updates Fan Pages to Timeline! Learn about new Cover Images for your Fan Page HERE!
Before you read any further in this post I encourage you to take just a moment and read our original article, “Create A Custom Facebook Banner”. This article is merely an add on and may make more sense after reading the first article. Once you’ve read the first article come back and learn about Facebook Photo Banners For FanPages.
By popular demand we have decided to write this add on article explaining the key differences to a photo banner on a Facebook FanPage. But before we get to the differences, I want to share with you the similarities.
The photo’s recommend size of 97 x 68 is still going to remain the same for a FanPage, as well as the original photo banner size staying the same at 490 x 68. Also, the photos in the photo banner are going to be decided again by the last photos tagged. However, with a page the photos will be tagged as the page, not an individual person. Photo tagging is exactly the same as on a personal profile. (If you are confused about what I am talking about take a moment to revisit the original article now.) In fact, there is only one major difference when creating a custom Photo Banner for a FanPage, the order of the pictures.
When creating the banner on a personal profile you were able to select the order of the pictures by the order in which you tagged them. With a FanPage you are unable to select the order of the pictures. This means that you can tag the photos in any order you like, as long as the last 5 photos you tag are the photos you want in the banner. This means you have to be a little more creative with your banner.
With the above image you can see that Store No More, a company that helps businesses and individuals sell unwanted items has taken advantage of this Photo Banner feature on their FanPage. The photos that they created share a fact about their company and service. The most important thing about the banner is that it works no matter what the order of the 5 photos. Every time a facebook user visits the page the order of these photos will be different. When creating a FanPage Photo Banner you must make sure that your photos do not have to be in a certain order to make sense. Unlike Personal Profiles FanPages do not have a fixed position dependent on what order they were tagged in.
As you can see from the image of our Facebook FanPage Photo Banner it does not matter what order the images appear, our message will still be clear. A list of services or products is a popular photo banner on FanPages, as well as a list of other Social Networks you are apart of. However, the opportunities are limitless when creating this banner, so be creative and dare to do something different!
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