Not only is creating a Google Plus page fast but it is also free and is a valuable tool for any business with additional rankings and listing creating brilliant link networks to your website.
So follow the next few steps to setup your Google Plus page that should take you no longer than 5 minutes to activate:
1. Create Google Account
You need a Google Account and if you don't have one you can set this up at Google Accounts - http://goo.gl/qibZz. Not only will you now have access to Google Plus but also Gmail, Google Docs, Analytics and the whole suite of Google products.
If you do have an account then login to your Google Account now.
2. Create your Google + Account
Now that you are logged in it is time to setup your Google Plus Profile - https://plus.google.com/
Follow the simple steps to activate your Google Plus account using your First Name and Last Name, Gender and 'Add your Photo' link and then 'join'. Choose to follow people or skip this and setup later.
3. Create Google + Business Page
Google + for Business page can now be setup easily at http://www.google.com/+/business/
Click 'create your Google + Page' button and follow the directions by choosing a category in
- Local Business or Place
- Product or Brand
- Company, Institution or Organisation
- Arts, Entertainment or Sports
4. Add the Google + Button to your website