Google+ Social Media News - Heather Santo

Google+ Social Media News

By Heather Santo | Social Media


You don't have to try and figure out this social media thing all on your own. I'll light the way!

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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.

  • Account must be 30 days old
  •  Profile Picture

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:

You can read about the claiming process in more detail here:

Getting Started with Google+ Custom URL’s

Have we connected yet on Google+? I’d love to see you there.

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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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