Facebook Business Account
What is the difference between a Business and a Personal Account? Which is the ideal solution for you and what are the implications of your choice?
First of all, be aware that according to Facebook rules you are not allowed to use multiple Facebook Accounts. However, you may create multiple Advertizing Accounts as a Managed Advertiser having a dedicated Facebook Representative.
What is a Facebook Business Account?
You can set up a Facebook Business Account, if you don’t already have a standard account,
Business Accounts are mainly designed for Advertisers and to manage pages.
How to create a Facebook Business Account
To create a business account you start by setting up a Facebook Ad or a Facebook Page.Once you have provided the required information, you will be taken to the log-in page and you will be asked if you have already a Facebook Account. Select “I do not have a Facebook account” and continue by providing email and date of birth.
What can you do or not do with a Business Account
As the owner of a Business Account you can view and edit your pages and ads, add photos or videos and consult stats relating to your pages and ads.
You cannot see other users profiles or timelines as Business Accounts have limited access to information of Facebook.
You cannot see Facebook content that does not live on your pages.
Business accounts cannot be found on search or added as friends.
Business accounts cannot send or receive Friends Requests.
Converting Business Accounts
A business account can be converted into a regular account. Once done, the process cannot be reversed.
Note: The Big Disadvantage
The big disadvantage of Business Accounts are their absence from the internal search and friend feature, making it almost compulsory to spend big time and/or money to promote the content.