With the huge emphasis on establishing your personal and business brand on Facebook., sooner or later you will need to know the dimensions for a particular area of the profile. Here is an outline of the dimension layouts you may need, and a downloadable pdf located at the bottom of the post.
The image size for your logo : Bottom left of Timeline Header.
The upload Width and Height is 180px X 180px but it will scale down to Width: 32px Height: 32px
You will need to choose a picture that can be scaled down as the profile pictures that are displayed on timeline posts are really small. Best practice is to choose your logo.
These are the icons that are displayed on a fan page that has Facebook timeline enabled. If your picture exceeds these limits, your icon will be resized and converted.
Maximum file size: 5MB
This is the size you use for milestone pictures such as company’s foundation date.
Width: 843 pixels
Height: 403 pixels
This is the usable area for your content, videos, and landing pages. This may change with the release of Timeline pages for business slated for February 2012.
JPG file of sizes in 1:1 scale
This is the maximum size of the image you can upload.
This is the maximum size of the image as shown in a slide show or album.
Picture in the ad
Text in ad
Header: 25 characters
Body copy: 135 characters
Status update length: 63,206 characters
Comment length: unlimited
The maximum size of video you can upload
Length: 20 minutes
If you’re working on your business brand page, you may want to wait until after the upcoming Facebook Marketing Event that will be streamcast on February 29th, 2012. Facebook is slated to announce changes to the Facebook pages for brands which will make them more inline to the timeline design users by consumers.
+Anderson Curry is publisher of Digital Life CEO and Managing Partner at ECS Media Interactive, an Internet marketing agency. Anderson has more than 20 years experience in the technology and marketing industries. He regularly writes and speaks on brand development, social media, technology, and the emergence of the new digital CEO.