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I'm trying to set up this damn FB page for the company where I'm working for.

I think it's probably useless stuff, but I want to give a try.

I came up with this page:

www.facebook.com/pages/Poste-Certificateit-PEC-per-societa/168391856527591

Then I saw company pages with simple URLs, like this:

www.facebook.com/serverplan.it

I thought my 1st url could be re-written also as www.facebook.com/Poste-Certificateit-PEC-per-societa, but it does not work.

So why some company pages have simple URLs and some others need that long URLs?

Or what am I doing wrong?!

Thanks!


And BTW, if I'm on the wrong FB approach attempting to create company page, I mean if you think a group page or something else might be better from a Internet Marketing POV, plz let me know and exaplain. Thanks again.

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A page has to have 25 fans/likes before they can select a vanity URL. If a page doesn't have enough fans/likes or doesn't choose a vanity URL they will use the default one assigned to them by Facebook.

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as John said you need at least 25 likes of that page to be able to customize the url.

Once you get 25 likes/fans go to facebook.com/username and you can customize it there.

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