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Personalize Google+ URL

Website of the Day: Gplus.to

For those that wrangled a Google+ invitation, add some personal pizazz to the account with a Gplus.to vanity URL. Similar to the vanity URL option Facebook introduced several years ago, now's the time for early adopters to secure a personalized URL in an easy-to-share format.

Currently, Google+ profiles look like this: plus.google.com/random string of 21 numbers. Gplus.to allows the user to generate a personalized gplus.to/MyName URL. The site is actually made by a third-party developer, so essentially you're creating a vanity link to your profile rather than actually changing the Google+ profile URL. Google doesn't officially allow vanity URLs yet in an effort to thwart potential email spammers.

To create a vanity link, simply enter a nickname and the 21 digit Google+ ID number to the Gplus.to website. Voilà! A shareable link to alert your social network to your new social network.

Do you have an interesting website you want to share? Join the Website of the Day group and blog it for a chance to be featured on GeekSugar.

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