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.
Once you click on the ‘Get Url’ link, a pop up alert gets you to confirm your url change.
This is great as it will change the difficult to recall url
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.
And once you confirm, the new url is live!
So this is our new Google+ url
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…