Google+ Adds Pages to Support Brands

I pointed out in the post I wrote a few days back, Google+ lacks interaction between companies and customers.

Google has announced Google+ pages which seems to fill this void, before its release people used to make separate Google+ accounts for their businesses which Google used to banned, because people need to use their real name in Google+.

How to create a Google+ Page?

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  • As you see in the above screenshot, you just have to select the category in which your page falls into, enter the name and other credentials.
  • Then your page will be created and you then need to upload a profile picture and enter a tagline.
  • You can then share your page publicly or just share with your friends, and that’s it!

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Here’s something important, now as you’re an admin of a page, you can interact with people as a page or as a individual, you can switch from the drop down menu near your profile picture. In the same drop down menu, click on Manage your pages, to delete the pages you’ve created.

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Pages appear on search too, just enter the keyword, say Techcrunch and you get the Techcrunch page in the results, under the People and Pages menu.

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What’s more cool is that, people can hangout even with page admins.

It will be interesting to see if Google+ can attract businesses, and if this can increase user interaction. Tell us what you think about Google+ Pages.

UPDATE:  Read about Adding Managers on Google+ Pages here.

Related: Facebook Gets Multiple Fake Pages on Google+

One Comment

Free Download Buzz November 9, 2011

Google has always been one of the smart competitor of Facebook, and with this invention of Google + Pages, now Google will become more stronger..