How to tag a page on Facebook is one of the common questions asked by most Facebook users. Sometimes, it can be done easily whereas other times, not so easy depending on a couple of factors. The most basic reason people tag Facebook pages is to reach out to new local Facebook users and increase engagement. The typical way to do this is by tagging relevant pages to draw their attention and more importantly, to reach and get their followers. When you tag a page, be it a business page or any other, your posts are seen on the page by their followers and this increases your exposure. If you are a small business looking to expand your reach using the Facebook tag feature, then this article on how to tag a Facebook page for you.

How do I go about it?

how to tag a page on facebook

To know how to tag a page on Facebook can be easy or difficult based on the settings of the page. If you’re in luck and probably the page you’re looking to tag has not restricted other people from tagging it, then a few simple steps will hel p you do just that. However, if your lucky star leads you not to a page unrestricted, then you might need to find another alternative.

The easy way of tagging a personal page or business page on Facebook

  1. Click “Write a post” on your personal or business page.
  2. Begin writing your message.
  3. Begin by typing the “@” sign followed by the name of the other company page you wish to tag.
  4. Select the relevant Page from the list of alternatives provided by Facebook.
  5. Please update your status

The process can be followed for tagging pages in the comments section of a post to reach out to them concerning something or as usual, to increase your exposure. 

To mention someone in a post or remark,

  • Capitalize the initial letter of their name.
  • Choose a name from the drop-down menu.
  • In a post or comment, type “@” followed by the name of the Page or group you want to mention.
  • Choose a name from the drop-down menu.
  • Keep in mind that you may not be able to mention a Page based on its settings.

A link is formed when you reference someone, a page, or a group in a post or remark. The privacy settings of the person, page, or group you mention determine the audience for the link you generate. If you mention a secret group, for example, only members of that group will be able to access the link. A notification may be sent to the person, page, or group you mention, and the post or remark may display in their timeline. 

Why can’t I tag a Facebook page on my phone?

how to tag a page on facebook

Sometimes, we can’t seem to tag that Facebook page using our smartphones. The reality is, the features that appear on Facebook using your smartphone are sometimes different on your PC. For this reason, you may have to ditch your phone and work on your PC. 

Other times, based on the settings of a Facebook page, you won’t be able to tag the page until you have liked it. Sounds awkward right? It only makes sense because as you’re trying to expand your reach using those Facebook pages, they also want to increase their followership. Another win-win for everyone again.

When you are constantly tagging pages in your posts and comments, Facebook at a point may begin to view them as branded content. What are branded contents? Branded contents are advertiser-created contents or basically content that was paid for by an advertiser to manage social media affairs. Facebook has regulations to control such branded content and may remove your post if they believe your tagged posts are one of them even if they aren’t.

Learn more about this by visiting your setting on your Facebook page to review what Facebook says about branded content.

The Benefits of Tagging Facebook Pages

The following stipulates some of the basic reasons why it is necessary to know how to tag a Facebook on pages, especially those that are prominent with a wide reach. Here are 4 reasons;

  1. When you tag another page, your post would appear on that business’s Facebook page.
  2. The followers of the Page you tagged will see your post, broadening your reach.
  3. This may assist you in gaining more followers and interactions.
  4. Your post will be seen by those who are unfamiliar with your company.

When to tag Facebook pages

Although tagging pages may be advantageous in a way, remember it can become a nuisance if you always tag pages in every little post you make. Tag pages when it is for a relevant reason. That way, you don’t fall on their block list. Here are some great instances of when to tag a Facebook page.

  • When you’re working on a new product or service with that company.
  • When both of you are attending the same event or conference.
  • When that company’s owner paid a visit to your place of business.
  • When you have relevant images of the page or someone employed there.

Conclusion

We hope this article has answered all your questions regarding how to tag a page on Facebook. If there are any other answered questions bugging your mind, visit our comments section to leave your comments there. We might be able to help you answer all of your questions. Until then, look up other articles related on becoming an influencer and advertiser