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Google+ Rolls Out Vanity URLs to All Linked Pages

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Brock Murray
Co-Founder / COO

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Google has finally rolled out vanity URL’s on all Google+ linked pages. This has been long overdue with users being forced to access pages consisting of up to 16 characters.

See below for a tutorial on how to activate your Vanity URL!

Step 1

Access your Google+ Page. If you are eligible for a vanity URL you will see a notification saying “Your page is pre-approved for the custom URL…” Click on “Get URL” to begin the process.

Step 1

Step 2

Next you will see a pop-up with the pre-approved custom URL. Agree to the terms of service and click “Change URL”

Step 2

Step 3

Youl will need to confirm that you wish to change your custom URL to the provided choice.

Step 3

Step 4

You will receive notification that your custom URL has been claimed. If you want to make changes to the formatting (uppercase or lowercase) proceed to the next step.

Step 4

Step 5

Simply click on ‘Edit’ and a pop-up will appear with the option to make changes to your vanity URL. You may only make changes to the formatting (uppercase or lowercase) not the actual name. Once you are ready click ‘Save’

Step 5

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Brock Murray

Brock Murray is the COO and co-founder of seoplus+ digital marketing agency. As the driving force behind this award-winning, full-service agency, Brock's passion is helping businesses establish, grow, and maintain their online presence. With the help of SEO, PPC, social media, content marketing, and more, Brock and his team help clients of varying sizes and verticals, from small, local retailers to large, multinational enterprise companies.

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