Have you found duplicate Facebook pages of your own property that aren’t being managed by you or your marketing agency? It can be frustrating to find these pages that have no ties to your business or the hard work that you put into your social media, but now you can verify the page you manage so that Facebook users are directed to the right page the first time.
In the past month, Facebook has been rolling out verified badges for business pages where you’ll basically get a stamp of authenticity from Facebook.
The little white checkmark next to your business name shows Facebook users that you’re legitimate and have gone through the verification process. Chances are that you may have seen these checkmarks before as they’re not a new feature to Facebook. Facebook offers blue checkmarks to brands, media, celebrities or public figures, or sports teams to show that they’re official.
This is just another way to help your previous and potential guests find the right page that you’re investing time into instead of following a page that you have no affiliation with.
To get your badge, your page must have a physical address already listed on your page as this badge is for local businesses. To verify your page:
Will you verify your Facebook page? Why or why not? Tell us in the comments section below!