Have you noticed when you’re scrolling on Facebook, certain links that are shared say who they are written by and you can actually click on it and it will take you the blog’s Facebook Page?
If you haven’t noticed it, it looks like this:
The best part is that this appears any time anyone shares your post. It’s a great way to get extra visits and likes to your Facebook Page and it’s really easy to set up!
Facebook calls this Facebook Authorship and in order to set this up, you need the Yoast plug-in. This is a great plug-in for all blogs to have so if you haven’t installed it, do so now.
How to set up Facebook Authorship using Yoast WordPress Plugin
To install, click on Plugins, then on “add new” and type “Yoast” on the search bar. The first result you see should be Yoast. Go ahead and install that.
Now that the plug in has been installed, find SEO on your left side menu and click on social.
Click on the Facebook tab and make sure the Add Open Graph meta data is enabled.
Then go back to your left side menu and click on users.
You should see all your users displayed on the screen. Click on your user name so the settings get displayed.
Find where it says Facebook Profile URL and paste your page’s URL there.
Click on save and you’re done.
If you have a blog with multiple users, you have to do this for each user.
I’ve found that this change takes a while to update. So, a few hours after making the change, paste one of your blog posts link on your Facebook account and you should see your page linked below the title.
Here’s an example of what it looks like before the change and after:
Now when anyone shares your post, everyone will be able to click on your page name and like it if they want to follow you.
Carolina King and Jessica Dimas are two experienced bloggers finding success in different niches with different revenue streams, creating this blog together to prove that any blogger can be successful. Connect with them in their Facebook group or on Instagram for more inspiration.
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