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TABLE Brazil

403 North Craig Place, Lombard, IL 60148

(201) 822-5327

 

When I first created my Gmail for my new business (tablebrazil@gmail.com), I also created a Google+ page (I guess the URL is https://plus.google.com/b/111221283619663399520). Somehow, another profile got created in Google+ (https://plus.google.com/u/0/102050655632590712838) which was causing a conflict, so I deleted it. It was through that profile that I had scheduled a Google Hangouts On Air and saved it to its associated YouTube page. Since I have deleted that profile, I assume I have deleted that video, which is not a problem.

 

Now my original profile is saying that I can request a unique URL, but says there's another page using the same name, which (now) there is not. I'd like to claim http://google.com/+Tablebrazil and http://youtube.com/c/Tablebrazil for my company. I shouldn't have to add extra characters to resolve the conflict since, as I've said, there isn't any other +Tablebrazil except for the profile I have already deleted.

 

Thank you,

 

Lee Wright, Founder and Partner of TABLE Brazil

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Hi @TABLE B

 

This page is a Brand Page: https://plus.google.com/111221283619663399520/about

 

And having checked around, it does not seem that you have a business page.

 

The Google+ Help forum >> https://plus.google.com/communities/115758385206378551362

 

Or YouTube Forum >> https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/youtube

 

Should be able to help



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Hi @TABLE B

 

This page is a Brand Page: https://plus.google.com/111221283619663399520/about

 

And having checked around, it does not seem that you have a business page.

 

The Google+ Help forum >> https://plus.google.com/communities/115758385206378551362

 

Or YouTube Forum >> https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/youtube

 

Should be able to help



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Hi @TABLE B

 

In addition to Tim's excellent advice, I just wanted to add that the term 'custom url' is a bit misleading as you can't really select what goes into the URL - that is determined by Google's algorithm. If you don't like what's being offered, you can only decline and wait for a (hopefully) better offer.


You can also submit feedback on the whole process by clicking on the feedback link at the very bottom of the left hand side menu in Google+.

 

Some people have had luck by also submitting their requested URL via this means.


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I can guarantee that I am the only "TABLE Brazil" (or any variation of "table" plus "Brazil"), and I am certain it is not allowing me to claim /Tablebrazil because the other profile is causing the conflict. It gives me the message: "Many people have the same name. Add a few extra letters or numbers to this URL to get one that is unique for you." (There are no other pages that have "table" plus "Brazil" plus something else.) I've deleted the second profile, and although I am trying to set myself up with Google Business, my original profile is a "Brand Page." I need help setting my business up, and if I have completely messed up from the beginning, is there any way of sorting it all out to become a Google Business page, or do I need to delete everything and start over? I don't mind deleting my email account, but my Google Drive currently has 4 MB of documents I use for my business. My business is e-learning, and I am using Google Hangouts, Google Drive, Google Documents, and even recommending that my clients open a Google email account so that all of Google's products will work smoothly. However, what isn't working smoothly is trying to set my business up with Google, which is ironic.

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Hi,

That text is cookie cutter text from Google and doesn't necessarily mean that you've messed up.

The only option is to not accept the offered URL and wait for a better offer.

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