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Updated URLs in Google+ and YouTube

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Rices's Landscapes

1651 55th St NE
Canton OH 44721

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Our client has recently changed their business name from "Rice's Nursery" to "Rice's Landscapes". We added structured data to our website to show more features in the Knowledge Graph card; however, this markup hasn't shown in over 3 weeks. We're assuming that this is due to the custom URLs for Google+ and YouTube are not the same name as the business. Is there a way to update these URLs to align with the company's new branding/name? 

Re: Updated URLs in Google+ and YouTube

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Hi @Alyssa B both Google+ and YouTube allow the current custom URL to be removed, and - if eligible - a new Custom URL to be claimed.





However, I believe that option is unfortunately not available if the Google+ and YouTube Brand Account was originally created through Google My Business. 


Hopefully the experts here can say whether the custom URL makes a difference in what displays on the Knowledge Graph card. I would think it shouldn't make a difference, but that isn't my area of expertise.