How To Get a Google My Business Custom URL

Google My Business recently rolled out a new feature recently which allows GMB pages to get a simple to use URL such as g.page/businessname. This custom URL is called a “short name”. Here’s how to get it.

To get your custom URL (short name), follow these steps:

  1. Log in to business.google.com
  2. Select your business and scroll down to the “Info” section
  3. In the info area, click “Add profile short name” and enter your short name.

I just made ours. As you can see, it’s https://g.page/telapost/.

The g.page link is essentially a “URL shortener”, and clicking it simply takes you to the longer URL which looks like this:
https://www.google.com/maps/place//data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x89acb90f5a83222d:0x3d7519117f6e4fb9

The new, custom URL is much easier to remember and print on business cards.

Len

President at Telapost
I create content and do SEO for law firms, small businesses and companies worldwide. I have been generating traffic online since 1992. I have owned multiple successful companies. I'm an organic eater, nature lover and German Shepherd owner. Feel free to contact me here.

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