Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Facebook Ads Manager Account

Creating a Facebook Ads Manager account is an essential step for businesses looking to leverage Facebook’s powerful advertising tools. Here’s a step-by-step guide to get you started:

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Facebook Ads Manager Account

Step 1: Set Up a Personal Facebook Account

If you don’t have a personal Facebook account, you’ll need to create one because you need it to set up and manage your Ads Manager account.

  1. Go to Facebook: Visit
  2. Sign Up: Fill in the required information (name, email or mobile number, password, date of birth, and gender).
  3. Click Sign Up: Follow the instructions to verify your account via email or SMS.

Step 2: Create a Facebook Business Page

  1. Log In: Log into your personal Facebook account.
  2. Go to Pages: Click on “Pages” in the left-hand menu.
  3. Create New Page: Click the “+ Create New Page” button.
  4. Enter Business Details:
    • Page Name: Enter your business name.
    • Category: Select a category that best describes your business.
    • Description: Write a brief description of your business.
  5. Click Create Page: Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

Step 3: Set Up Facebook Business Manager

  1. Go to Facebook Business Manager: Visit
  2. Create Account: Click “Create Account.”
  3. Enter Business Information: Provide your business name, your name, and your business email address.
  4. Click Submit: Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

Step 4: Add Your Facebook Page to Business Manager

  1. Log In to Business Manager: Use your personal Facebook credentials.
  2. Business Settings: Click “Business Settings” in the upper right corner.
  3. Pages: Click “Pages” under the “Accounts” section in the left-hand menu.
  4. Add Page: Click “Add” and then “Add a Page.”
  5. Enter Page Name or URL: Type in your business page name or URL and click “Add Page.”

Step 5: Set Up Ads Manager

  1. Business Settings: Go to “Business Settings” in the Business Manager dashboard.
  2. Ad Accounts: Click “Ad Accounts” under the “Accounts” section in the left-hand menu.
  3. Add Ad Account: Click “Add” and select “Create a New Ad Account.”
  4. Enter Ad Account Details:
    • Ad Account Name: Choose a name for your ad account.
    • Time Zone: Select your time zone.
    • Currency: Choose your preferred currency.
  5. Assign Permissions: Add people to manage the account and set their permissions (admin, advertiser, etc.).

Step 6: Add Payment Method

  1. Payment Settings: In the Business Settings menu, click “Payment Methods” under the “Payments” section.
  2. Add Payment Method: Click “Add Payment Method” and enter your payment details.
  3. Complete Setup: Follow the instructions to complete the setup.

Step 7: Start Creating Ads

  1. Ads Manager: Go to Ads Manager from your Business Manager dashboard.
  2. Create Campaign: Click the “+ Create” button.
  3. Follow the Ad Creation Process: Choose your campaign objective, define your target audience, set your budget, schedule your ad, and create your ad creative.


By following these steps, you’ll set up your Facebook Ads Manager account, which will allow you to create, manage, and optimize ad campaigns to reach your target audience effectively. This powerful tool can significantly enhance your business’s online presence and drive growth.

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