Grab Your Branded Google+ Custom Url

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…

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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 !

Aqib Khan
Aqib Khan

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!

vijay
vijay

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

Nancy Badillo
Nancy Badillo

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

Mike
Mike

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

Mohammad
Mohammad

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

Josna
Josna

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

medo mashakel
medo mashakel

thank you master the best and very best pages

Lindsay
Lindsay

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

Home for sale in chennai
Home for sale in chennai

Thanks for sharing useful tips on Google Plus URL.

yskan
yskan

It is working for me.

Does anyone know if you have to use this new url for rel=”author” or do we still need the ID?

Norman
Norman

Excellent, I saw your post about a week ago and follow the simple instruction and it worked. I have my own url. Thank you

Gautham
Gautham

Hi,

That looks cool indeed. By the way, does Google+ Custom URLs play any crucial role in affecting the SEO?

Balazs Hende
Balazs Hende

Hi, thanks for sharing this!
@Gautham: I don’t think so, however it looks nice and easy to remember :)

spookseo
spookseo

Vanity sites are good if you are planning to be a celebrity online. It keeps you away from all the posers that can help your other “fans” or followers to get distracted. It is good that Google released this deal. Surely, it will get loads of users out of it.

Robert
Robert

Thanks for this post, I wonder what to do, because there is written something like: now it’s free but it’s not guarantee that will be free in the future.

Brand
Brand

And I was having this awful string of numbers after google enabled this option because they didn’t even mid to inform me about this update..pfff

Motoring PRO
Motoring PRO

This was probably the most expected improvement by many. I recommend using a custom URL as it is easier for users to remember it.

Technology Blog and Tutorial
Technology Blog and Tutorial

it was needed to me. thanks for sharing. visit for post

Aquafresh RO
Aquafresh RO

Cool, I read this post 10 days back & implemented, they really worked. I have my own site & looking for guest blogging.