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This Gemini snake from 77 seeks only to serve SMB's a beautiful ROI from technology-based marketing... Bleeding edge tech is transforming American business, and those who adapt the fastest and best will end up at the front of the pack!

Custom Facebook Timeline Header Graphics so Far

Here is the first set of our Custom Facebook Timeline Header Graphics… let me know what you think!

04.06.12 – Added 6 more…

4 Tips on Designing Your Facebook Business Page Timeline Graphics

How To Make Great Custom Facebook Business Timeline Graphics

There is one thing you may be surprised about after you upgrade though!  Despite the fact there is more real estate, the format and dimensions of the primary Facebook Timeline header graphic is not something you will likely just have graphics sitting around for… on top of that there is the badge profile image that takes a little chunk out of it also!  So, it may be time to do some fancy footwork in Photoshop or Fireworks and get some custom graphics up.

Here are some tips to make sure your Custom Facebook Business Timeline Graphics look good:

1.Post An Image that is at least 850 Pixels Wide & 315 Pixels Tall

The concern here is that if you post an image that is smaller than those dimensions, FB will be forced to fill the space by stretching your image.  This is fine if you like image degradation – but most of the world prefers clean crisp graphics.  If you stick to those recommended dimensions or larger, Facebook will not stretch your image and it should maintain around 90% of the original image clarity. [Read more…]

Timeline for Facebook Business Pages – Get it Now!

Better Business Branding on Facebook

It is now available as you can see on our web design company Facebook pageAn alert popped that Timeline was available yesterday, so of course we adopted!  The timeline is so much more attractive of a layout, particularly given the increase width of the business profile header images.  From a business branding standpoint we have to thank Facebook for the improved look and feel.

How do I get My Business Facebook Timeline?

Simple!  Go to your page when logged in as an admin and you should get the image you see below (click for larger image) – then click preview.  You will be greeted with the option to see and customize your timeline appearance.

You Will Probably Need Custom Facebook Timeline Graphics

This is where you may run into trouble with the look and feel of the whole thing as the format for the graphics is most likely far different than what you are used to… We have already written a post on 4 Tips on Designing Your Facebook Business Page Timeline Graphics that will hopefully prepare you – or help you understand what needs to be done to get the switch done right.  We advise against making the switch prematurely as it can make your business Facebook page look worse – if you don’t have the right custom Business Facebook Timeline Graphics – which we are happy to help with if needed.

Once you make the transition you won’t have to look far to see how relatively unattractive the old profile pages were – but the full switch on all pages is just a short 30 days away!


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