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How to Create a Facebook Post that Links Back to your eCommerce Site

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1. Copy the URL of the page you want visitors to link back to

Copy the URL of the page on your eCommerce site that you are featuring in the Facebook post and want visitors to come back to

2. Paste the URL into the Status field on your Facebook Page

Paste the URL into the Status field on your Facebook Page

3. After Facebook automatically generates the image and title from the URL, click the +Upload Image icon

After Facebook auto-generates the image and title from the URL, click the +Upload Image icon

4. Select the desired image from your computer, idealy in a 470:246 ratio

Select the desired image from your computer, idealy in a 470:246 ratio

5. Once the new image has generated from the upload, add your copy including #HashTags and links, and click the Publish button at the bottom right of the post

6. The final Facebook post

† You may need to use the Facebook Developer Debugger tool if the image doesn’t appear after pasting in the URL

Google URL Shortener

The Google URL Shortener can help you create a smaller URL to pages for use in posting about them in Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and more. It also allows you to track how many visitors have clicked on the link. For example:

http://www.theflowerlady.com/the-flower-lady-blog/diy-project-a-garbage-can-becomes-an-urban-planter/

becomes

http://goo.gl/4bzrua

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