How to Create a Facebook Business Page

Social media is an important tool for business owners and managers. It can help you make connections with new and returning clients or patrons, build trust and provide customer service. Navigating through setup and maintenance for social media accounts might seem confusing, but you can easily make a business page on Facebook to get started. Follow these simple steps to create a Facebook Business page.

1. Go to Facebook, log in and get started

On facebook.com/business, click on the Get Started tab and choose Facebook Pages from the menu options.

Then, click the Create a Page button.

Facebook screenshot of 'get started' menu

In the Create a Page section, input your business name or brand name in the Page Name section. Then, choose a category for your business. Facebook prompts you to type in the category you think your business belongs in, and then it provides choices that may match. For example, if you type “flowers,” … Read more

How to Safely Drive in Fog

At one point or another, you’ve probably had to drive through some kind of bad weather. While driving in fog isn’t the same as driving in a thunderstorm or blizzard, it can still create problems for your commute if you’re not careful. Foggy conditions in particular can greatly reduce your visibility, potentially causing dangerous driving situations and car accidents. Navigating through fog is difficult for new and experienced drivers alike, so it’s all the more important to understand how to deal with it when you’re on the road.

What causes fog?

A good way to think of fog is as a cloud on the ground. In general, what causes fog to occur is the condensation of water vapor, the gaseous form of water. As the water vapor condenses, it turns into water droplets that float in the air. Fog appears when water vapor condenses around other solid airborne … Read more

8 DIY Home Décor Projects to Tackle When Staying Home

Looking for things to do while social-distancing? These DIY home décor ideas are the perfect solution for a productive day while updating your home. Create unique pieces of furniture or a new look for any room in a few hours or a few days. With a small investment and a bit of repurposing, these 8 project ideas will help you update your space.

1. Paint a room

Painting is a cost-effective way to make a real change in the way a room looks and feels. It’s amazing how the power of color can affect your mood. Color changes help to style a room with certain color palettes that evoke design themes like French country or cottage style.

If painting the entire room is too much, you have other options. One quick way to use paint in an easy DIY project is with an accent wall.[1] Painting one wall in … Read more

How to Jump-Start a Car

When your ride suddenly won’t start from a dead battery, knowing how to use jumper cables is a good skill to have. At first, jump-starting a car can seem like a stressful situation, but you’ll quickly realize it’s one of the easiest ways to start your vehicle. To bring your battery back to life, all you need is jumper cables and another vehicle with a working battery. Find out how to start a car with these steps below.

1. Review your owner’s manual

Safety should be a priority whenever you’re working under the hood, so always review your owner’s manual before you start hooking up any cables. Your vehicle’s manufacturer will provide specific recommendations and safety precautions to follow when jump-starting.[1]

2. Position the working vehicle

When you’re ready to jump-start your car, you’ll want to position the vehicle with the working battery close enough to your car’s … Read more

What to Do to Prepare for a Hurricane or Tropical Storm [Slideshow]

Are you prepared for hurricane season? In an average season, about 18 named storms occur. Of those storms, 3 are typically major hurricanes and another 6 vary in intensity, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).[1]

The time to prepare for a hurricane is before it hits. By knowing how to prepare for a hurricane, you can concentrate on safeguarding your home and belongings as best as possible. Preparing for a hurricane could prevent thousands of dollars in damages.

By following tips from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety and Nationwide can help protect your home from high-speed winds, hail, driven rain and flying debris. Here are some hurricane preparedness tips to keep you safe.


inside of a house with text "DO: seal your home"
a ladder with text "DO: clear your gutter"
a staircase with text "DO: elevate your belongings"
a grill with text "DON'T: Leave loose items items"
cars on a highway with text "DON'T ignore warnings"
a table lamp with text "DON'T" run generators inside your home"

1. Create a hurricane emergency kit

Create an emergency kit that includes essentials needed to survive if you and your family are stranded in a storm. Here’s a look at … Read more