Google has just launched Google+ pages to feature businesses and brands where people can follow them. A Google+ Page is just like a Facebook fan page with Google taste in it. The competition between Google+ and Facebook is well-known, and we all know how Google is bent on killing Facebook! Introduction to Google+ business pages is yet another take from Google to push back Facebook.

If you hold a business, run a company, website, blog; you can grow audience for your brand with Google+ with the Google+ pages for businesses. It’s not required that you need a business to create a page on Google+, you may do it for fun purposes (just like on Facebook) also. Take a look, how a Google+ Page looks like:

google plus pages demo

A Google+ Business Page supports different categories like:

  • Local Business or Place
  • Brand or Product
  • Company, Institution or Organization
  • Art, Entertainment or Sports
  • Other

You may further choose subcategories depending upon your page type. Website or Blog owners should choose “Brand or Product” » “Website“. Follow below given step-by-step tutorial to create a Google Plus page for your brand or business:

  • Log in to your Google+ account and follow this link. A Google+ webpage saying “Create a Page” will be opened.
    create a google plus page
  • Next, choose a category for your Google Plus business page. Fill in the suitable information. After that, click “Create“. See below screenshot.
    create google+ business page
  • Google+ will ask for a Tagline or 10 words that defines your website best; fill them in. Upload a Profile Photo, for example, the logo of your brand. Click “Continue“.
    google+ fan pages
  • Done! You have created a Google+ Business page for your brand!

Now, you can invite people to follow your page, share it on your Google+ profile or can put a Google+ badge on your website.

google plus fan pages like facebook

Update: You can also toggle between your Google+ Profile and Google+ Business pages by clicking the pages link besides profile photo. Refer the below screenshot:

Toggle between Google+ Profile and Google+ page

Also know the difference between Google+ Profiles and Google+ Pages.

Don’t forget to add us in your Google+ circles.