Setting up an athlete fan page

It is likely that you are already a Facebook user (there are more than 1 billion users worldwide!) but to grow a Facebook fan base we recommend that you create a dedicated Facebook athlete page, in addition to your personal profile. Just in case you don’t have a Facebook account yet, it is easy to setup. Simply visit facebook.com and fill out the sign up form. Chances are you can even sign up in your own language as Facebook supports more than 70 languages.

Once you’ve registered and familiarised yourself with Facebook features, you can create a page by going to facebook.com/pages/create.php. Select “Artist, band or public figure”, and then “Sportsperson” in the drop down menu. This is what the page should look like:

Enter your name and agree to the Facebook Pages Terms & Conditions then you’re ready to get started…

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