How to make Google+ profile URL short using Google Plus Nick


Here is how you can create a short URL for Google+ profile with Google Plus Nick which makes easy to share your profile with friends and also easy to remember. Read more to know how can you make short URLs for your Google+ profile.

Google+ is not yet launched publicly but still it's taking over facebook faster, if it continues, the day is not far when Google will leave facebook behind. Google+ became the first social network site to start group video chat using Google+ Hangout feature in Google+, and going one step ahead facebook has also launched video chat to compete with Google+ but only time and people will decided that which one is going to be more popular. Personally, I believe that Google+ is much better than facebook in terms of privacy, only certain peoples who are allowed to see your post will see your post/status update and others will not be able to see it. Confused? let me make it simple, you can do this by putting people in different circle and sharing update with people in separate circles.

You must be aware of Facebook Username that allows you to hava a username like facebook.com/mauryaratan, this feature is not yet available in Google+ and creates a trouble while sharing your profile URL to your friends. Well! here is an easy way to share Google+ profile URL with your friends.

How to get a short URL for Google+ profile


Nevertheless, there is no official way to shorten the URL of your Google+ profile but there is alternative which allows you to make URLs short by using your Google+ ID. To do so, you just have to go on website http://gplus.to and enter two details. First nickname, that will be added after gplus.to e.g.- gplus.to/ramratan and another one is your Google+ ID that is shown in the address bar of your Google+ profile, see the picture below to make it clear.
Google+ profile URL shortener

This service is known as Google Plus Nick, which shortens the URL of your Google+ profile to make it easy to share with friends. You must grab one nice ID for your profile before it is registered by someone else, just write your Google+ ID and a username and you're done.

My Google+ profile URL is gplus.to/ramratan. What is yours?


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Comments

Author: Michael Dector19 Jul 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

You can use gotoplus.me , it's make vanity URL for your Google+ Profile like gotoplus.me/yourusername



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