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Two google+ accounts, wrong one linked to my business

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Hello

 

I have just realised that my business has two google+ accounts and the wrong one is linked to my business.  Can I change this?

 

Business: Chalet Cannelle, 74360, France, 0450733097

Linked google+ account:  https://plus.google.com/113715917332997268096

 

(I think this is linked to my personal gmail account).  I am happy for it to be deleted

 

The google+ account I would like to link: https://plus.google.com/u/1/110935044750165508221

 

Hopefully I have given enough information

 

Thanks

 

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@DorieFish

Those two URLs are  not links to accounts but two complete different things:

 

https://plus.google.com/u/0/110935044750165508221 is a G+ profile of a person who "works for a business called 'chalet cannelle'"

 

This personal profile violates in a certain manner the naming rules for personal profiles written down in here: https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1228271?hl=en

 

The other URL https://plus.google.com/113715917332997268096 is for a business page (the fact it is named as your personal profile) doesn't affect any rules and is ok if the business it describes is named as 'chalet cannelle' too.

But from the website http://www.chaletcannelle.co.uk/ this naming looks correct.

 

Now about deletion:

 

while you can delete your personal profile at any time applying the hints in here https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1044503?hl=en  you can't remove  the business page https://plus.google.com/113715917332997268096 from Googles data repository.

Even in case you would technically deleted the local page https://plus.google.com/113715917332997268096 from your dashboard it would continue to show up on Google Search and GMaps for any one searching for the business 

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@DorieFish

Those two URLs are  not links to accounts but two complete different things:

 

https://plus.google.com/u/0/110935044750165508221 is a G+ profile of a person who "works for a business called 'chalet cannelle'"

 

This personal profile violates in a certain manner the naming rules for personal profiles written down in here: https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1228271?hl=en

 

The other URL https://plus.google.com/113715917332997268096 is for a business page (the fact it is named as your personal profile) doesn't affect any rules and is ok if the business it describes is named as 'chalet cannelle' too.

But from the website http://www.chaletcannelle.co.uk/ this naming looks correct.

 

Now about deletion:

 

while you can delete your personal profile at any time applying the hints in here https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1044503?hl=en  you can't remove  the business page https://plus.google.com/113715917332997268096 from Googles data repository.

Even in case you would technically deleted the local page https://plus.google.com/113715917332997268096 from your dashboard it would continue to show up on Google Search and GMaps for any one searching for the business 

Chalet Cannelle in 
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Helmut Geissler, Google My Business Top Contributor   |  my G+ profile

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Hello, and thanks! I didnt appreciate the difference between the profile and pages of google +

I guess I need to establish how my google listing should be linked to google +. It doesn't make sense the way it is currently linked as the postings are on the profile rather than the page. I am really better to delete the profile and start again on the page?

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there isn't really a need to delete your personal profile - but yes yo can.
However it doesn't make much sense to continue dealing business matters with or via your personal profile.

The dedicated platform for this is your business page.

The main point to keep in mind for the business page is:
Anybody interested on the business (I mean interested in the chalet in the alps) can find it on maps.
and the can follow the business pages for any stuff you post as chalet rather as any person working for the chalet
To post any info as the chalet (I mean as the business page) you can do this via your dashboard where you manage the page.
There is also a kind of direct accessing the page using / applying this HC article:
https://support.google.com/business/answer/4570250?hl=en
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Helmut Geissler, Google My Business Top Contributor   |  my G+ profile

Re: Two google+ accounts, wrong one linked to my business

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Great, thank you, I think I am all straight now!

Many thanks