It was bound to happen. Ever since the Facebook Timeline was unveiled for personal profiles, everyone has been wondering when it was going to happen to business pages. And now it has! So we thought we’d give you a rundown of what the timeline is and how it works.What is the timeline?If you haven’t already activated the timeline on your personal profile you might be wondering what it is and how it works. As the timeline focuses on images and a visually pleasing layout, the easiest way to explain what it is will be through pictures.This is the landing page for anyone visiting for business page and what will be at the top of the page:
This is what is underneath the cover photo and general information:
If you continue to scroll down the page you will see all past events and posts.What are the changes to Facebook business pages?While most applications, insights and features on Facebook will stay the same, here are the top five changes with the new timeline:
It’s a lot to take in and there will most likely be adjustments along the way but for now we’re excited about the changes and what this will mean for Facebook business pages in the future.The changes are optional for the time being but will become standard by Friday March 30 and will automatically be rolled out then. Facebook is letting all pages have a play around with the new layout before it goes live. You can do this by clicking “Preview” at the top of your business page where it’s announcing the change. Once here, you can play around with the layout of your page until you are happy with it. You can also save your preview before you publish it.Bang Online Marketing has already changed their layout to timeline. You can have a look at it here for some inspiration https://www.facebook.com/bangonlineYou can always contact Josie on (08) 9328 7000 or email Josie@bangdigital.com.au if you have any questions about the Facebook timeline for business pages.