Getting your links shared in social media is what an SEO expert mainly focuses on, in socializing the business website. Let me help you in understanding what value added opportunities Google Plus has for online users and SEOs.
I can bet that if you are blessed with the Google Plus invitation, then you must be enjoy the new interface to the fullest as Google has provided much easier interface and options for a normal user to get more socialized among his/her social network.
Link sharing is what everybody is doing to express their views and likeness among their social circles but sharing a link URL which is too long to read for a reader is what makes a mess in the community. What if you see the URL of your favorite name, pet name, cool words and anything you want to write becomes the part of your URL? Excited? I am too when I discovered about the customization feature of URL in Google Plus. As I am an SEO Professional myself, so this really made me shout WOW! So here I am with my SEO tips to help you how and what can you customize in your URL to make it as short as you can.
Step 1: Keywords are the Key
You just need to go to the Google Plus website at “gplus.to” and in other tab open your profile of Google Plus social network. In the left section write the name you want to see in the URL which may be any word of your choice or the targeted keywords.
Step 2: Pasting the Profile URL
When you are done in deciding the profile name then it’s time to paste profile URL from Google Plus which will look like this:
The idea is just to copy the digit part of the url which I have made bold and paste it in Google Plus ID section.
Step 3: Add to Get Customized URL
Here comes the final round to step on and get your customized short URL which will redirect to your actual Google Plus user profile. Press “Add” button and the tool will tell you whether your written nick name is available or not. If the nick name is available then the URL will be automatically shorten.
The shortened Google Plus URL will be like
This magic URl is the short URL to my Google Plus profile which will automatically redirect you from this mentioned URL to
which is the actual Google Plus profile URL.