How to Set Up a Facebook Advertising Account

April 10, 2015

Let's walk through how to setup a new Facebook advertising account using the Ads Manager. By doing so, you will have control over the creation of new ads, measuring performance of ads, adding new users and updating billing information.  

To get started:

Step 1:  login in to your personal facebook account.

Step 2:  Click on this link to go to the Facebook Ads Account Settings page:  https://www.facebook.com/ads/manage/settings.php 

(If you aren’t directed to the proper place however, go to the Ads Manager by clicking on the link from the left side of your Home screen.)

Facebook Ads Manager

(Then click on the Settings link on the left side while in the Ads Manager.)

Facebook Settings

Step 3: Scroll down to the Permissions area and click “Add a User.”

Facebook Permissions

Then (as an example) enter my name (Will McNae) if we are friends or my email address to add me (willmcnae [@] hotmail.com) if we're not yet friends.

Add as “General User”.

Facebook Add New User
General Users can see and edit your ads and set up ads using the funding source you associate with this ads account.

Step 4: Add Billing information by clicking on Billing and then Funding Sources in the left menu.
Click on Add New Funding Source.

Facebook Add New Funding Source

Step 5: Add business/company credit card or PayPal information.

Facebook Funding Source

 

This completes the setup process for your new Facebook Ads Account.  

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