I was one of those people that did not like to post their Google+ URL on social media for a number of reasons. One of the worst was that it was a gigantic string of numbers and I would never remember it. If I was not able to copy and paste the long string I wasn’t able to use it anywhere. Now, Google+ allows you to make a a custom URL that does not look like a math problem exploded.
It is super easy to do and will literally only take seconds. There is some simple criteria that you have to meet to get one however.
When you are on your page you will see the option at the top if you qualify. You will be asked to input a telephone number to receive a text message code for verification before you can change the URL. I chose the default option because it matched alongside all of my other social media platforms. Unless you alter it, your new personal Google+ URL will look like this: http://plus.google.com/+HeatherSanto/
You can read about the claiming process in more detail here:
Have we connected yet on Google+? I’d love to see you there.
Heather Santo is proudly an A Real Change Certified Virtual Assistant with over 15 years of customer service experience via face-to face, telephone and internet. She also spent time in corporate America as a Human Resources Manager performing generalist duties and specializing in recruiting.
She now enjoys using her talents to serve her clients and help them to operate their businesses efficiently.
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