With more than 500 millions active users, for many individuals, companies and organizations, Facebook has become an integral part of their branding strategy and promotional campaigns. And yesterday, Facebook launched a new layout for fan pages. With a left-hand navigation menu replacing the tabs above the wall. Page admins will also be able to login as their Page, giving them access to Facebook and email notifications about activity on their Page, and other options.
In this post, you’ll find some of helpful resources that can help you create your own pages so it will fit for fan pages new layout.
Useful Design Tips Articles
An Upgrade for Pages
by Pages on Facebook
Introduce major improvement on pages article from facebook. These new features will help you manage communication, express yourself, and increase engagement.
Facebook Pages Manual Book (PDF)
by Pages on Facebook
A PDF guide book, that will give you step by step how to create your own pages on facebook.
Facebook Pages Resources Center
by Pages on Facebook
Useful resources that can help you to optimize your facebook pages, like quick start guide, tips and best practice, and more.
How Brands Can Make the Most of Facebook’s New Pages
by Aliza Sherman
The new Facebook Pages are finally here, but what does it mean for brands that have struggled to make Pages a business tool on a personal network?
Below is a breakdown of the changes in the order that Facebook presents them in their new Page tour.
Ultimate Guide to the New Facebook Page Design
by Mario Zelaya
Recently, Facebook rolled out a major overhaul of their Pages. We studied the new design extensively to see what was new and improved. In this guide, we will go through the Facebook page changes and their impact, from a design, usability and web development perspective.
New Facebook Fan Page Design – How to Upgrade & Use New Features
by Colin Welch
In this post we cover how to upgrade to the new Facebook fan page design, and how to make best use of the new features. Read on for invluable tips…
Facebook Page Redesign 2011: All You Need to Know
by Josh Constine
Facebook launches a major redesign and expansion of functionality of its Pages for businesses, brands, media, and public figures. The Page layout will now match the December user profile redesign, with a left-hand navigation menu replacing the tabs above the wall. Page admins will also be able to login as their Page, giving them access to Facebook and email notifications about activity on their Page, and other options.
Facebook’s New Fan Page Design – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly!
by Tim Ware
Facebook had announced the anticipated changes to Fan Pages. After a bumpy start — Page tab width was temporarily reduced to 492px, creating quite an outcry! — things seem to have settled down.
Showcase for Inspiration
Pizza Hut – UK
Amazing Facebook Template
Translucent – Facebook Fan Page Template
This is a Flash Template prepared for Facebook’s Fan Page Tab. Editable through single XML file and no Flash authoring skills needed to customize / update data. Just inserting your image for background and choosing right Text Color can bring expected feel and uniqueness to the page. Supports dimensions up to 520px wide and unlimited height.
CMS Facebook Millennium Template
XML powered template with 3 external modules
Optimized for Facebook. Please notice that you have to place the content on your server and link a facebook page there.
Book – Facebook Fan Page Themes-RSS
This template is build to fit in perfectly in your Facebook’s Fan Page Tab and uses Flash technology to do things FBML and HTML is not able to. 500 million Facebook users are waiting to get impressed by your page. 😉
Facebook Template v1
A fantastic Facebook application with all the features to introduce your Portfolio or Company to the facebook users. You have RSS FEEDS reader to update the news from your website (blog), dinamic image gallery and contents change by XML . All maintenance is simple and fast so You can change all the contents quickly and efficiently!
Facebook Static FBML App 520px Site Template
This Facebook Static FBML template was created to meet the needs of those looking to add a flash file to their Facebook FBML application to display extra special content without having to know in-depth Ajax code.
FreshIdeas HTML CSS Template + Facebook template
FreshIdeas it’s a simple and functional HTML template. With facebook template included