How To A Create Google+ Page For Your Blog/Business

Whether you run a blog or online business, it’s important for you to have social network profiles for your blog/business. When it comes to Social networking sites, we always think about Facebook or Twitter.

But how can we ignore something from Google? Yes, I am talking about Google+. It’s the fastest growing social network ever. And it’s growing very fast.

Like Facebook, Google+ allows you to create a fan page for your brand. Google+ page is going to be very useful for your brand in long run. If you don’t have any Google+ page, this is the time to create one. In this post, I am going to share how to create a Google+ page for your blog/business.

Before moving to the tutorial, I would like to share some awesome features of Google+ with you.

  •  Google+ hangout.  You can use it as an alternative of webinar or online video chat software.
  • Google+ direct connect. It helps visitors to find your page.
  • You can add the people who have added you to connect with your loyal customers.

How to Create Google+ Page for Your Blog/Business

At first visit https://plus.google.com/pages/create  and choose your business type from among categories.

  • Storefront (Restautant, retail store, hotel etc)
  • Service Area (Plumber, pizza delivery, taxi service etc)
  • Brand (Product, sports team, music band, cause etc)

If you are creating a Google+ page for your blog, you should select Brand as your business type.

google plus page business type

Once you’ve selected the type, enter your page name & website and select type of page again. Click on ‘Create page’.

create google plus page

Now you can take a quick tour to understand the features of Google+ page. Then you need to add profile photo, cover photo (Recommended size: 1080 x 608), contact info, Verify website and add intro.

Click on the arrow sign to get next options.

completing google plus page

Once you’ve created your Google+ page, next thing you need to is share your Google+ page to other social networking sites. This helps you to get some quick followers. Here is a detailed post on getting Google+ followers.

Here’s how our RoadToBlogging Google+ page look like.

rtb google plus page

If you own multiple pages, you can manage your pages from drop down menu on left hand side.

google plus pages

Google+ page works like Google+ profile. You can share anything like Image and Videos. You can start a hangout. You can add back to your followers. You can also add Google+ Badge to your blog.

Also Read: A Complete Guide on Starting Google Plus Community

Do let us know if you have already created your Google+ page. Share your page with us if your page is related with blogging and online marketing. If you find this tutorial useful, share this post on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

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Istiak Rayhan
 

Istiak Rayhan is the founder of RoadToBlogging.com, a blog that aims to make bloggers' journey easier. Istiak loves to help newbie bloggers to build a better blog. Here's more about him.

  • Prafull says:

    The tutorial has been really easy and good that will help anyone to make a professional Google Plus for business. There is no doubt that the Google Plus community is growing bigger day by day, so if you are really trying to promote your business to a greater and more targeted audience, then making a Google Plus page is a must. If your shared updates get +1’s from others then it will also help in your search engine ranking. I therefore think we all should get into this before it’s too late.

  • Google+ is now become essential to get good ranking in Search Engine as well as to get exposure to business, but you have very well interpreted how to create the Page. This will be very useful for those who are having difficulty in creating their own page.

  • Ahmad Rasheed says:

    I have just created my Google +1 Page first time for my blog , after reading your guidelines. thanks, My Question.. will Google page posts be shown in Google search? if so… what we need to get it done?

    • Istiak Rayhan says:

      Yes, Google indexes those posts. Those posts mainly show to the followers of the page.

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