Grab Your Branded Google+ Custom Url

By 31-10-2013   BloggingGoogleSocial Media

Now is the right time to grab Google+ custom urls for your brand’s Google+ page. Google has revealed that they are rolling out custom urls to all eligible pages and profiles over the week … and you should hurry to get you favorite custom vanity url which will gives solid branding. If you are late, someone else may grab you custom url and you might need to adopt poor brand options.

Google+ Custom Urls

While Google+ has initiated custom profiles for top brands and celebrities over a year back, it is now finally rolling out to all profile and pages. We excitedly logged into our Google+ page and indeed there is a pre-approved url waiting to be approve based on our page name.

google+ custom url

Once you click on the ‘Get Url’ link, a pop up alert gets you to confirm your url change.

Saver Google+ url

This is great as it will change the difficult to recall url
plus.google.com/104720479662987122222
to
google.com/+Quickonlinetips (which is great for branding)

After you agree to change url, it will again ask to confirm change as you cannot revert back or transfer the url later if needed.

Confirm Google+ url

And once you confirm, the new url is live!

New Custom Google+ url

So this is our new Google+ url
google.com/+Quickonlinetips
which actually redirects now to https://plus.google.com/+Quickonlinetips

Eligibility for Google+ Custom Urls

So how do you know if your page is eligible for getting a pre-approved custom vanity url? For Google+ pages the only requirement is that they should link to a website! For local Google+ pages, you need a verified local business. For profiles the rules needs at least 10 followers, a profile photo and a profile older than 30 days.

What are you waiting for – grab your custom url before someone else does…

21 comments on “Grab Your Branded Google+ Custom Url

  1. website says:

    Finally ! I don’t know why they didn’t inform me by some popping out message ?
    And why it had to take so long time. An url with tons of numbers looks awful and google doesn’t like dirtiness : )

    Thanks !

  2. P. Chandra says:

    They are rolling out the feature over the week as there are millions of accounts to cover. After you login, the notice will be on top of your dashboard.

  3. Aqib Khan says:

    Great Post ..!

    I saw this Post yesterday but due to shortage of time I could not read it. Today I’ve read it clearly!

    It’s easy to understand & you have made me understand about this Useful Info! Well, Thanks for giving opportunity to know about Brand Google custon URL!

  4. vijay says:

    I got my Short Google Plus Url : http://google.com/+PokuriVijay

  5. Nancy Badillo says:

    Thank you for sharing this wonderful post! I have to try this custom url! I am excited for the change!

  6. Mike says:

    I have already tried using custom URL and it’s a wonderful step by Google by introducing custom URL :)

  7. Mohammad says:

    Thank you Amazing Post … and i will try to use custom URL

  8. Josna says:

    Great news..Thanks for bringing this..i think i have gotten a mail from Google regarding this..

  9. medo mashakel says:

    thank you master the best and very best pages

  10. Lindsay says:

    I heard you will end up paying for this service. Any truth to that?

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