Posted By RichC on November 1, 2013
There are 3rd party options which redirect long strings for URLs, but most users prefer grabbing the official personalized ones when they are available. Facebook offered user names a couple years ago and Google is slowly getting it together by including real names. You should probably claim your name now if you want a custom Google account URL rather than a long ugly string … at least grab something that is a bit easier to remember.
I’m not a big G+ social networking guy … but I don’t minded getting my name before the next guy: