New Facebook Tools – Manage Facebook Fan Pages with HootSuite

“Integrating Facebook profiles with HootSuite has been amazing,” many of you have said, “But what about Facebook Pages?” Consider it done. Starting this week, you can integrate Facebook Pages with HootSuite.

Tools for Facebook

To add your Pages to HootSuite, go to Settings, select Social Networks, then click Add Social Network. You will notice an option indented underneath Facebook that says Pages. Click on this option, and you’ll go through the same steps you previously used to authenticate private Facebook profiles.

When you’re done, updating your Facebook Pages using HootSuite will be a breeze. Just select the appropriate Page and away you go! Schedule updates in advance, or post simutaneously to the profiles and social networks of your choice — Ping.fm, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter.

Give it a try. We’re sure you’ll love it.

Still have questions? Visit us at http://feedback.hootsuite.com

Author: chris.trottier

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82 comments
Atul Jain
Atul Jain

How can i manage facebook fan page on hootsuite. Is it is possible or not.


Sue Coleman
Sue Coleman

This information is out of date I cannot see how to connect the two - help please!

CWM
CWM

This is outdated ... I cannot find the "facebook pages" option as mentioned above and in your Hootsuite University video. My purpose in signing up with hootsuite is to use it to schedule posts for my business page and not for personal posts. Help!

Fashionloca
Fashionloca

I have my fan page but i cant upload pics to folders when i am using the facebook app on my ipad. Does it work with Hootsuite?

CFSA
CFSA

Excellent app - have started to use for our blog posts - many thanks for this..

Leah
Leah

How come I can't see this "pages" option? Is it only available when you upgrade? Does it depend on which version of Hoot Suite you have???

Katja
Katja

I really like Hootsuite, but I keep having problems scheduling posts to my Facebook page. Publishing them right away is no problem, but when I schedule them, they will disappear from my Scheduled Posts at the time of publishing – without appearing on my Facebook page. Am I doing anything wrong? (It works fine with Twitter though.)

sears
sears

Great tips.I did my facebook fanpage for a year.and I will try Hootsuite with it.Thanks

Jennifer Schmuck
Jennifer Schmuck

Thanks for this great tool, we are just testing it on our Facebook Fan page and found it very easy to manage and to handle. Great tool - I will recommend it to some of my other friends in Austria, I'm sure it will be useful for them.

Sudip
Sudip

How do i create a fb stream that just streams the notifications (that little globe to the left of the fb search box that lights up with a number when you have notifications)?

Linda Boyd
Linda Boyd

What's the length of the status I can schedule for a fan page, and can I add a photo

Jim
Jim

Can we use Hootsuite to send out event invites. It is time consuming to do it know on Facebook. You have to add them individually.

Ed McMann
Ed McMann

THANKS! Hootsuite is the greatest. Thanks for the tips.

Ed

Melisssa
Melisssa

I am not seeing the option with the pages? What is the problem? Can someone please contact me?

shahab
shahab

Hi,

All is great, but facebook and facebook pages don't open a pop up, i added all the other services, but these do not work.

Why?

Help

Doreen Hing
Doreen Hing

Gerate great... Looking forward to checking this out. Can it pull in the friends, fans + other pages you like, i.e. tag with the @ sign, as I schedule the post...

Sue Theodore
Sue Theodore

I cannot get a message to post. I have reconnected several times and keep getting an error message. I don't know what else to try! can anyone help me?

John
John

For anyone still having trouble with connecting your Facebook account:

Another issue may not have to do with Security Settings, Facebook settings or even Hootsuite Settings.

We learned our issue was with the resolution of our monitor which did not allow us to see the whole page. In the Hootsuite setup for Facebook there is an "ALLOW" button at the bottom of the page. We could not see the button and the page could not be dragged to see it.

SOLUTION: On your Internet browser (in the lower right corner of the page) click on the (down) arrow to the right of the 100% magnifyer. Reduce the number to 50% or 75% (whichever permits you to see the whole page. The whole page will be displayed and you be able to see a white background on the dead part of the screen.

From here you can see and click on "ALLOW". From here it should all work fine.

steve
steve

I was wondering if you can post from HootSuite to a Facebook Group? I figured out how to add the Fan page and personal FB pages. But I have a large group that I want to manage as well. Anyone know?

sowisconsin
sowisconsin

Is there a way to view comments made by others on the Facebook Page via HootSuite. That would make this a great tool.

It's so hard to manage Facebook pages on the go -- I appreciate hootsuite taking this on.

Futhi
Futhi

I love hootsuite! Makes it easy to engage with client on social networks! Keep up the great work!!

Mila
Mila

Same problem here. I have a FB photo fan page and to don't miss fan comments in each photo, I have to look one by one. Any solution?

Casey
Casey

Thanks again for the tips. So easy once I was patient, haha.

Jackie
Jackie

@Andrew Howard

I am having the same problem and get message that I "am not admin of any Facebook pages" when clearly I am! Have you found an answer to this?

Sean
Sean

The page access is great. Is there likely to be the ability to work on facebook "groups" as well?

Dave Olson
Dave Olson

Thanks for chiming in (and congrats on adding MySpace). We ask that you submit support related questions to http://help.hootsuite.com where we can track your concerns and answer efficiently.

Cheers!

Andrew Howard
Andrew Howard

@Support @grace.carter

With ease i have added our theatre's MySpace and Twitter accounts to hootsuite (Fantastic!) however "Facebook - Pages" When i try to connect i put in my email and password for the account and then i get a message back "You are not an admin of any Facebook pages.". Now i know i am lol and can sign in to our Facebook "Page" with ease...?!?!? Ideas/Help???

Oh another one we have a "Shows RSS" basically the next 10 shows appearing at the theatre, but when i added the RSS it told me they had to be "date" / "time" posts... errrm why?

Cheers !

Catherine Maino
Catherine Maino

Wonderful!!!! Thank you. I work with clients with Fan Pages and this is needed.

Foothold Services
Foothold Services

Love Hootsuite - can anyone tell me how to view the scheduled posts for an account - I'd like to be able to go back and edit if needed...thanks.

pixielated
pixielated

Any timeline in the works for adding the ability to upload images as part of the Facebook integration? It seems from this forum that this would be the holy grail for me and for the many others who manage several social networks for clients.

delacroysystems
delacroysystems

I dont have a personal FaceBook profile - only a fan page. I keep getting an error "You are not the admin of any Facebook pages." This doesnt work!

Mark
Mark

How to use HootSuite!with with facebook it's a nice subject and very useful for everyone nice post thanks

Piedra
Piedra

Thank you, It makes HootSuite the perfect dashboard as a social media professional

Jess
Jess

Nice! BUT since link tracking of Facebook posts (stats) and images are not yet supported, we cannot use this feature yet. Will you guys be implementing this soon?

Thank you.

Laura Christianson
Laura Christianson

I'm so glad you added this feature. I'm starting a Social Media Tip of the Day feature on my Facebook business page http://www.facebook.com/bloggingbistro, and now I can pre-schedule all 365 tips so I don't have to worry about them going live if I'm ill or away from my computer.

Love HootSuite; use it to manage several Twitter accounts for my clients, too.

Laura Christianson

@bloggingbistro

Sahid Attaf
Sahid Attaf

@Megan

Dear, can you tell me please how to install hootsuite with facebook page?

I am trying two days without success

please help

Andy Au
Andy Au

Hi Fashionloca,

Thanks for stopping by. Contact our Help Desk for assistance with this.

Andy Au
Andy Au

Hi Leah,

These Facebook tools are upgraded for the browser-based version of HootSuite, which automatically updates.

Andy Au
Andy Au

Hi Katja,

Thanks for the feedback! If you're still having issues, let our support team know about it by filling out a Help Ticket with details.

Andy Au
Andy Au

Hi Sudip,

While HootSuite does not have that feature, you can suggest it on our Feedback Channel. Users can suggest and vote up feature requests there.

Dave Olson
Dave Olson

Currently you can attach a photo via a link but not upload to FB but this won't work with scheduling. Otherwise, you can add 420 characters to FB posts.

Dave Olson
Dave Olson

At this time, we aren't able to manage Facebook event invites. We invite you to submit this to http://feedback.hootsuite.com and when Facebook allows this, we can consider integrating.

Dave Olson
Dave Olson

Facebook Groups are not supported at this time. Facebook Profiles and Pages are.

Dave Olson
Dave Olson

Submit a ticket at the Community Help Forum and it'll get sorted out pronto.

Web24all
Web24all

You can view scheduled messages using this:

- Create a new tab (call it something like drafts)

- On the new tab, add a stream

- Pick the service on the left

- On the right hand side, under "type of stream", select "Pending..."

- Click "Create Stream"

Repeat for all the services you're interested in and you're done!