A complete step-by-step tutorial on how to add your Blog posts to Facebook.
How do you make your specified blog posts show up on your Facebook Business or Fan pages automatically? It is not too difficult but it will take some patience and these step-by-step instructions. If you don’t have a Facebook Business or Fan page, Create One Here First before you continue.
Adding Your Blog to a Facebook Business Page
Step 1: Go to http://facebook.com/networkedblogs
NOTE/TIP: Open in another tab or window so you can follow along with these instructions.
Step 2: Click on the “Add To My Page” link located on the left hand sidebar
Step 3: Click on the “Add To Page” button of the Facebook Page where you want your Blog posts to appear.
Once added, you can close window and go back over to Facebook to begin the next steps.
Step 4: Go to Facebook.com. Click on the “Home” button in the top upper right corner. Now select the Facebook Business or fan page that you just added the NetworkedBlog application to. IE: Agent Assist 5.0 is the one I chose for this example.
Step 6: Select the link option to (Click here to add it now) in the instructions.
Step 7: Take a deep breath, you’re doing great and almost finished.
Now Register your Blog by entering the full URL or web address where your Blog is located, then click the “Next” button to continue. Don’t forget to add the http:// when adding your Blog URL
Step 8: Enter the information and complete the form on the following screen as it relates to your Blog, then click the “Next” button once again to continue.
Step 9: Confirm you are the author by selecting and clicking the “YES” button.
Step 10: In this next step you have 2 options to get confirmed as the author:
1. Ask friends to confirm you, or
2. Install a widget on your blog which can be removed once you’re confirmed as the author.
Option #1: Select the friends you want to confirm you as the author and click “Send Requests”
Option 2: The preferred method, copy the appropriate code to your blog as a widget. This method is quicker, easy to do, and you don’t have to bother your Facebook friends in the process. When done, come back and click on the “Verify Now” button.
(Also, Once confirmed and verified, the widget can be removed from your Blog site if desired)
If the widget code is installed properly on your Blog’s site, it will look something like this:
Step 11: Return to the Facebook Networked Blog setup page and click on the “Edit Tab” button to complete the final steps.
Step 12: Select the Blog(s) you want to automatically appear on your Facebook Page and click “SAVE“
THAT’S IT, YOU’RE DONE!
Your selected Blog articles will now automatically appear on your Facebook Business or Fan pages.
To see the actual results of this process, CLICK HERE to view the example I used for the above tutorial.
Two Additional Tips:
1. You can move the location of your icon/link on the Facebook sidebar by clicking on “edit” link and just dragging and dropping the Networked Blogs icon wherever you want it to appear on your Facebook page sidebar.
2. You can make additional edits and changes by visiting your Blogs on the Networked Blogs site. An email will be sent to you by Networked Blogs once you’ve completed the steps and process above. There will be a link directly to your blogs.
DISCLAIMER: Facebook is constantly and consistently making changes to their site all the time. If you find this post 5 or 10 years from now, there is the possibility that this option and process may have changed or even no longer work.