Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Now you can change your Google+ Page URL in to a custom URL

Getting Started with Google+ Custom URLs
A custom URL is a short, easy-to-remember web address that links directly to your profile or page. google.com/+Techumbrella to visit their page rather than https://plus.google.com/113607379188958735113/
Requirements for getting a custom URL
Before you can get a custom URL, your account needs to be in good standing and meet the following requirements:
Eligibility for People:
·         Ten or more followers
·         Your account is 30 days old or more
·         A profile photo
Eligibility for Local Google+ pages: Must be a verified local business
Eligibility for Non-local Google+ pages: Must be linked to a website
Getting your custom URL through Google+
If you meet the above criteria, you'll see a notification at the top of your Google+ page or Profile.
1.     Click Get a custom URL button to get started. Alternatively, from the "About" tab on your Profile, click the "Get" link located under your Google+ URL.
2.     You'll see the URL(s) you've been approved for. If you see more than one option, select the one you like best. You may also be asked to add a few numbers or letters to make the custom URL unique to you.
3.     Check the box to agree to the Terms of Service.
4.     Click Change URL.
5.     We may ask you to verify your account by your mobile phone number. If you need to do this, you'll see a box pop up asking you to do so.
  a. Enter your mobile phone number.
  b. Check the box to make it easier for people who have your phone number to find you on Google services.
  c. Check your phone for the code that was sent to you.
  d. Enter that code in the box.
  e. Click Verify.
6.     Once approved, this URL will be linked to your Google+ page or Profile, so be sure everything is exactly the way you want it. Once your URL has been approved, you can't request to change it. When you're certain, click Confirm.

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