So you want to change your Facebook Page name.
Whenever my clients are talking about renaming their businesses, I say this – Twitter is the best, Instagram are generally pretty fab but Facebook? Facebook is an unpredictable bitch.
I say this because it’s true. And given the changes in recent months, it’s only proving my point.
It’s not unusual for a business to need to change it’s Facebook Page name and Facebook needs to cater for this as other social media platforms do so easily.
You might be:
- pivoting services or products
- changing it after some further clarity
- or something else.
It seems to be a common issue posted about in Facebook Groups too, entrepreneurs applying to Facebook for business name changes, them refusing, the entrepreneur tries the “Appeal Page Name Change Request” function only to be denied again.
Google Proves Unhelpful
Whatever the reason, when you Google “how to change your Facebook Page Name”, this little unhelpful piece appears:
If that works for you – great!
If it doesn’t, please read on.
As it’s something all of my clients who are renaming and rebranding their businesses face at some stage, it’s something I’ve been keen to find a workaround for!
And guess what? I discovered one!
Here it is:
I know. You create a Facebook Business page. You give it an awesome name. However, now you have an even better name. How do you change your Facebook page's name? Luckily, Facebook lets you change business page names. In this article, we teach you how to modify your page name on Facebook.
How To Change Facebook Business Page Name
- Firstly, go to Facebook (be sure to sign in with an account that has admin access to the page).
- Go to the business page that you want to edit.
- Then, select About in the menu to the left (may need to click See More).
- Do you see the Facebook page name? Click Edit.
- Lastly, enter the new page name and click continue.
Finally, when you make changes to your page name, Facebook carries out a review. The review is to ensure that the name adheres to their guidelines. Furthermore, the name needs to be similar to the previous business name.
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