June 21, 2012

How to add a form to a Facebook page tab with ShortStack

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Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, anyone with a Facebook page.

John HaydonIf you’ve ever thought about collecting data from your organization’s Facebook page fans, no doubt you’ve run into several questions:

  • How do we add a form to a custom tab?
  • How do we add custom fields to this form?
  • How do we collect entries in a single database that I can download?

Enter ShortStack, a third-party application for Facebook pages that allows you do create custom tabs, mobile apps and create custom forms.

In the video above, I use ShortStack to create a custom form, add that form to a custom tab with an image, and then add the custom tab to a Facebook Page. And here’s the final result.John Haydon delivers social web strategy solutions for “the quick, the smart, and the slightly manic.” Curious? Then connect up: Contact John by email, see his profile page, visit the John Haydon blog, follow him on Twitter and Google Plus or leave a comment.

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  • Good share, I am looking for this! :)