Facebook Timeline for Brand Pages is Here!

The day has finally come: the Timeline format we’ve seen introduced to personal Facebook profiles is now here for brand pages. What does that mean for you? Read on for some of the major changes coming your way. All pages will automatically switch to Timeline format on March 30, 2012. Until then, you can preview Timeline on your pages. You and your page admins can see the Timeline and make changes to it, while the public and your fans will see your old design through the end of the month. You can choose to publish your Timeline before March 30, but doing so will take effect permanently. If you’re not sure you want to switch to Timeline just yet, do not press the “publish now” button at the top of your preview Timeline page. Cover photos: what you can and can’t do. You cover image is an 851×315 pixel photo that should represent some aspect of your brand. However, Facebook guidelines state that your cover image should not contain: Contact information (this goes in your “About” section) Information about prices, discounts, or purchasing Any form of call to action References to Facebook activity – no “like this page” or “share…

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