Google+ Pages Connect People with Businesses

After seeming like it may never happen, Google has finally launched business pages for Google+, called Google+ Pages.  The main focus of Google+ was connecting people with other people.  Now, users can build relationships with businesses they care about, too. Google+ Pages look similar to Facebook Pages, allowing businesses to connect with their audience, spread messages, promote content and generate leads. Here is a quick overview video from Google:

Google+ Page Features

  • Fans can recommend your business page with a +1
  • Fans can add your page to a Circle, to see status updates
  • Fans can spend time with your team, face-to-face via Google+ Hangouts

Here is what Pepsi's Google+ Page looks like:

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