It’s been a long time coming, but Google has finally given the official go-ahead for businesses to create profileson the Google+ social network.

We have gone hands-on with the new option to offer you a simple walkthrough, demoing just how quick and easy it is to get set up on the service.

Take a look through our image gallery above for our no-nonsense how-to. Once you’ve got yours set up, link us in the comments to your brand’s Google+ page.

If you’re looking for inspiration, then take a look at what other brands have created in the gallery below.MORE