How to Set Up Your Facebook Business Manager Account

How to Set Up Your Facebook Business Manager Account
A quick introduction to what it is, and why you'll want to use it for your Facebook ads.
Written by Collin Belt
Updated over a week ago

Depending on how deeply you've dived into the Facebook-advertising-rabbit-hole, you may have come across Facebook Business Manager at some point. If not, no worries! I'll give you a quick introduction as to what it is, and why we'll be using it for your business.

What is Facebook Business Manager?

Facebook Business Manager is a suite of advanced tools created by Facebook to help business collaborate, collect and track data, and ultimately produce high-converting ad campaigns.

Basically, it's a super-charged version of your existing Facebook admin dashboard. It's also free to use! (Since obviously, Facebook is making gazillions by helping their advertisers put out better ads).

Here are the top reasons why it's amazing and why we'll be using it for your business:

✓ Collaborate and share access to pages and ad accounts without sharing ownership of your brand's Facebook page.

✓ No more shared logins and changing passwords.

✓ Manage multiple pages and ad accounts from one dashboard.

✓ Access to advanced tools and analytics for tracking advertising conversions.

✓ Did I mention it's FREE? 

So let's dig in!

Step 1: Head on over to this link to create your Facebook Business Manager account. 

(Psst - you'll need to connect a Facebook page for your business to get started. If you haven't done that yet, you can find step-by-step instructions here).

Step 2: Follow the set up prompts and claim your Facebook page.

Boom! Now your Business Manager is set up and ready to roll.


Step 3: Invite us to manage your Business Manager Account.

In order to set up and manage your ads, we'll need full admin access to your Facebook Business Manager account. 

Here's how you can give us access: 

1: Go to your business settings at this link.

2: Under Users click Partners

3: Click the blue + Add button

4: Enter our Partner Business ID. It's 1212865012064531

5: When prompted to select a role, choose Admin

6: [IMPORTANT! This step is easy to forget!] Facebook will generate a URL for you to send to us. We need to click that link to connect to your account, so go ahead and shoot that link to hey@beltcreative.

That's it! Now we can start creating ads for you. 

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