How Do You Get Google+ Local URL These Days?

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As I'm working on citations for clients these directories ask for the Google+ Local URL for the business. I know since Google did away with the ability to link directly to a Google+ Local page for a business I'm wondering how you get this URL now.

Travis
 

travelincat

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Go to the page whose url you want. On the top right is an icon with three rows of three squares. Click on it, then click on the Google+ icon. This will take you to the page where you can copy the url.
 

BaggySEO

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Using advanced operators in Google also works for me if the business name isn't too common - something like:

site: plus.google.com "[business name]"

e.g. site: plus.google.com "palacio lounge"

(remember to remove the space between the : and p! :p)
 
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@BaggySEO - I use the site:plus.google.com trick all the time, but from your wording I wasn't sure if you knew that unverified listings don't pull up that way anymore, as Colan mentioned above. They started forwarding straight to maps back in March, so site:plus.google.com won't find what you're looking for unless the business is already verified. For non SAB's, map maker is a good place to check. If it is an SAB though, it can get a little tougher.

Maybe you already knew that, but in case anyone else reading this didn't, figured I'd throw it out there.
 

Tony Wang

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Interesting, you guys still fill in the Google+ url on citations? I don't even bother anymore, especially since the GMB separation.
 
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I'm not super anal about making sure I fill in the Google+ URL at these directories but if I have the URL readily available I'll throw it in there. It's probably completely meaningless these days but since it only takes a few seconds to do I figure why not..."just in case" there is *some* value to providing it.

Travis

Interesting, you guys still fill in the Google+ url on citations? I don't even bother anymore, especially since the GMB separation.
 

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