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A quick guide on how to set up different social networks for your small business

Updated: Oct 6, 2023


A quick guide on how to set up different social networks for your small business with Hookle

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If you’ve recently launched a new business or you’re an entrepreneur ready to release your brand, you’re probably thinking about how best to find customers and tell your story.


The answer of course is online.


If your brand is online you have access from local all the way to a global customer base.


If your current experience of social media is keeping in touch with family and friends, setting up social media channels for your small business might feel onerous. But it doesn’t have to be.

If your brand is online you have access from local all the way to a global customer base.

Here’s our easy-to-follow guide to set up social media channels for your brand so you can start reaching out quickly and painlessly.


Facebook

Create and set up Facebook Business Page

This is the most popular social media channel and its shares have the greatest impact on Google rankings. Before you can sign up for your Facebook Business Page, you need to log into your personal Facebook account. So, if you’re not already logged into your personal account, log in now, then go into the Page creation steps.


How to set up Facebook:

  1. Sign up for Facebook Page here.

  2. Follow the prompts to create your business Page.

  3. For your page name, use your business name.

  4. For category, type a word (or two) that describes your business.

  5. Add short summary of your business in the Description field, and click Create Page.

  6. Upload a profile (logo) and cover images for your Facebook Page.

  7. When you’re happy with your selections, click Save. Now you have Facebook Business Page created.

This is your business's Facebook Page with minimal information, you can always add more information either now or later.


Tip: When you have Facebook Page up and running you can connect it with all your other social channels to a social media marketing tool.


Google Business Profile

Create and set up Google My Business Profile

Google Business Profile is a free business profile on Google Maps and Search. It's a great tool for any business, especially if your business has a location(s) such as bakeries or barbershops.


How to set up the profile: