By Rachel Gogos
Are you sick of reading and hearing about Facebook yet? I hope not because with the announcement of their IPO I think they’re only going to get better and stronger. But this article isn’t about their valuation or how an IPO will impact Facebook it’s about a fairly new feature that you may have already heard about called Timeline.
Timeline gives you lots of space on your profile page – it’s a super banner the entire width of your page and about 3 inches high. It’s a lot of real-estate so use it wisely. You can upload a jpeg of a photo collage, one large image or design but whatever you do take this opportunity to communicate more about you and what you stand for.
It doesn’t have to be overt – subtle and subliminal work too. Just like a logo on your website or your clothing during a job interview the Timeline banner gives you an opportunity to communicate with your audience.
It also tells “your story” in a more visual way. You can learn all about it here.
As of February 29th Timeline will roll out to pages. Solopreneurs, entrepreneurs and business owners take note and be ready to use this real-estate to tell the world about your business, your products or your passion depending on the purpose of your page.
You can read more about Facebook Timeline for Brand Pages in this article on SimplyZesty.com.
A few examples of well-done Timelines can be found here:
- Amy Porterfield
- Mari Smith
- Jonathan Fields
- James Wedmore
- Chris Brogan – couldn’t resist including this one. It’s hysterical.
How can you personalize your Timeline?
Rachel Gogos is the Chief Brand Builder at brandiD, a digital marketing and web design firm specializing in building unique, attention-getting, online identities through personal branding, social media, and highly differentiated WordPress sites.