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13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages

It was only a few days ago when Google+ finally gave us access to brand pages – the moment we have been anticipating since summer. Now, anyone can create their own business page on Google Plus and it seems that within a few days a lot of businesses have decided to do so. The brand pages are still very limited though – for example it’s not possible for the brand page to have more than one admin at the moment. However, I still prefer Google+ over Twitter for following brands and keeping up with content from the thought leaders in social media and marketing. And surely Google+ will slowly roll out more features for brand pages.

Here are some Google+ brand pages that I thought looked beautiful and here is our post RT@dreamgrow How to Create a Google+ Page for Your Brand.

  1. Adidas Originals five pictures make a cool sneaker. How about that?adidas 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Google Chrome‘s Google Plus brand page is one of my favourites. Their designed pictures seem to be telling a story. google chrome 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Hugo Boss went with a slick look and I think it suits them well. hugoboss 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Allstate Insurance. Simple yet elegant. allstate 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Pepsi seems to have hit the spot with the five pictures. They are already pretty active on Google+. pepsi 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    I really like Mashable‘s simple and slick look. mashable 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Finer Solution‘s pictures try to tell a story about what they’re providing. finersolution 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Android has themed their page about their latest OS ice-cream sandwich. Kudos for the design! android 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Toyota also has a slick look for their Google+ page where they are showing off their new car designs. toyota 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Fox News shows off their lead anchors. foxnews 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Hoo doesn’t love owls? The social media monitoring tool Hootsuite has eight of them on their brand page. 
    hootsuite 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Even Yahoo is on Google+. yahoo 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages
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    Angry Birds brand page is really cool and by now I think there are a few who haven’t heard of Angry Birds. I found their example on Mashable’s post where they list a few awesome Google+ pages. angrybirds 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages

If you still haven’t created a Google+ brand page, please read our guide about how to create a Google+ brand page for your business.

 

Posted on: November 9, 2011

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  1. fimbim November 10, 2011 6:06pm
    • Mart Prööm November 10, 2011 7:07pm

      Thanks for your comment! While it’s obvious that it’s your own, I think it’s definitely cool. :)

      Reply

    • Jonathon November 12, 2011 2:02am

      Nice, I like it.

      Reply

  2. Nick November 11, 2011 6:06am

    Red Bull’s G+ page. Moving, shiny, pretty.

    https://plus.google.com/u/0/105379671042990608528/posts

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    • Mart Prööm November 11, 2011 10:10am

      Thanks for your comment, Nick. Red Bull’s is definitely a great example!

      As Priit already mentioned, we tried adding animated gifs but it didn’t work.

      Reply

    • Jonathon November 12, 2011 2:02am

      Wow, red bull’s is cool.

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  3. Nick November 11, 2011 6:06am

    Thanks for the list, by the way. I’m starting to think more about how we can leverage our brand page, and the examples you used have given me some ideas.

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    • Priit Kallas November 11, 2011 8:08am

      Thanks Nick. We tried to get the top images moving with gifs but they didn’t. Will do some more testing.

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  4. Jonathon November 12, 2011 2:02am

    I particularly like the Angry Birds and Adidas pages.

    I also submit my band’s page for consideration and not just because I’m trying to promote my band. We’re hardly a big enough artist to warrant making this list. What do y’all think about the page?

    https://plus.google.com/105567571623450772498

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    • Mart Prööm November 12, 2011 2:02am

      I like it, Jonathon. Thanks! But there’s only four small pictures used of the available 5. Why’s that?

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    • Jonathon November 12, 2011 2:02am

      Thanks Mart. I just didn’t feel like we needed a fifth for that particular header. I tossed around a few versions of it with 5 pics, but felt it was overkill.

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    • Mart Prööm November 12, 2011 9:09am

      You’re welcome! I wasn’t saying that the fifth is absolutely necessary, just curious! :)

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    • Jonathon November 12, 2011 2:02am

      Also, the absence of a “placeholder” photo space helps. If G+ had the placeholders, like facebook, then a fifth pic would be necessary.

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  5. Fernando Fonseca November 12, 2011 4:04am

    I have been experimenting in my personal profile in order to apply that to some brand pages we are working on:
    https://plus.google.com/107863796156749531232/posts
    This is the first experience.

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    • Priit Kallas November 12, 2011 9:09am

      This is pretty cool, Fernando!

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    • Fernando Fonseca November 13, 2011 9:09pm

      In the meanwhile we have launched this page http://goo.gl/SljrV where we will be showcasing some ideas that can be applied to Google Plus pages and produced by our team. This Monday we will have new stuff to show :-)

      Reply

  6. magiadigital November 12, 2011 5:05am
  7. Erik November 12, 2011 8:08am

    Clikbrix is making use of the Top Left Profile Pic and the fact that it flips around. One side instructions the other the ability to take action on the instructions.

    https://plus.google.com/b/116226477852929409585/

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    • Priit Kallas November 12, 2011 9:09am

      Clikbrix, has a great idea! I would like a bit more design, thou.

      Reply

  8. Sheila November 12, 2011 7:07pm

    I like this one, since I’m into fashion – love the mood!

    https://plus.google.com/105538646101765679847/posts

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  9. Evan November 12, 2011 10:10pm

    The Adidas one is really bad… They didn’t cut the image with the spacing… they just sliced 1 image up into 5 images and you can tell the stripes do not line up.

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    • Mart Prööm November 12, 2011 10:10pm

      Nice eye for detail, Evan. You are absolutely right about that. I didn’t even notice that up until now and there’s probably others like me out there. Thanks!

      Reply

  10. Cristinne November 13, 2011 11:11am

    This examples are really cool. Now I have some good ideas on how to make my brand page.

    Reply

  11. Suzy Allman November 13, 2011 3:03pm

    “Finer Solution” is a really strange name for a company.

    Reply

  12. Pekanbaru November 13, 2011 7:07pm

    very awesome…
    I also would make a good Google + Pages as you show :)

    Reply

  13. Rhen Wilson November 13, 2011 9:09pm

    I work for Aristotle Interactive. For our client, Elvis Presley Enterprises, we created this page. Elvis Presley’s Official Page: https://plus.google.com/107085311944359912442/posts

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  14. Josh November 15, 2011 6:06pm

    Great post and some really nice examples.

    I work for Arby’s and we just launched our Google+ Page last week: https://plus.google.com/u/0/115970469879064438487/posts

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    • Mart Prööm November 15, 2011 6:06pm

      Thanks, Josh! I appreciate it! Arby’s definitely looks very good. Kudos!

      I’m thinking about making a follow-up post early next month with more examples. It’s a shame that you cannot brand your page more than the 1+5 pictures at the moment but I guess you have to make due with what’s given.

      Reply

  15. Tim Black November 16, 2011 1:01am

    I’ve been playing around with our Google+ page. It’s here:
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/110438320782588868977/posts Frankly, I’m not sure what else to do with it. One of our graphic design/web developers had been working on animated caricatures of our staff, so those seemed like a natural fix for the photos section. I guess our issue is, we’re not a big brand and you have to wait for people to circle you, it seems like a lot of effort. Hopefully, like all things Google, it’ll get better with time.

    Reply

  16. Richard December 1, 2011 3:03am

    Really like this collection and I’m sure that we will see many more creative examples in the future. I may be biased, but I like this one:

    https://plus.google.com/110591698639185904495/up/start/#110591698639185904495/about

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  17. Miska December 21, 2011 5:05pm

    WOW some pretty cool pages, nice work guys.

    I like the way this one explains its self:
    https://plus.google.com/116769196460408264120

    Happy holidays

    Reply

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  19. Tom January 22, 2012 4:04pm

    Have a look at the Koch Amps Google+ page http://www.plus.ly/kochamps

    My tip: Go to http://www.Plus.ly to make a branded URL to your G+ page

    Reply

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  21. Ian Smith May 21, 2012 5:05pm

    I love those ideas!!!
    Plenty of creative juice to get me going. Let’s go.

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  22. Valentin Vesa June 1, 2012 11:11pm

    All your screenshots have the logo nicely placed in the left sidebar, on top, but our Google+ page has the logo placed to the right, in the header area, on top of the actual banner in the header.
    Do I do something wrong? Look here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/101908722166683242840/posts

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    • Priit Kallas June 4, 2012 9:09pm

      Valentin, you are right this post is from the time when Google+ looked different. We’ll update our post as soon as possible.

      Reply

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  24. JaY Srivastava November 6, 2012 11:11am

    wow this inspires me to design something for my page too.

    Reply

  25. Brian Solari July 19, 2013 11:11pm

    These all look great, Thanks for sharing!
    Also I love the Angry Bird one ;)

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