Tuesday, March 30, 2010

4 Free Sites For Shorten URL


Shorten URLs or links are popular in twitter. If you want to create your link showing shortly you should be used these free site that is make your link shortly.URL shorteners are helpful because they can preserve a link to a specific web page even if the URL to that page changes in the future. However, it's not guaranteed that the shortened URL will work if the original URL changes.

Tinyurl.com
Tinyurl.com is the most commonly used website to shorten URLs for free. It's easy to use, requires no registration, and reliable. You can also download the Tinyurl toolbar to make shortening your URLs even easier. Even better, you can customize your URLs, so they're easier to remember and more meaningful.

Bitly.com
Bitly.com gives users two options for shortening URLs. You can shorten URLs by simply pasting the link and clicking the Shorten button with your mouse, or you can register for a free account and access more powerful tools. For example, when you log into your account, you can post directly to your Twitter account from Bit.ly, track the clicks on your shortened URLs, and more. There is also a bookmarklet you can add to your browser toolbar to make shortening URLs quick and easy from any web page. If you use Firefox as your web browser, there is a preview plugin that allows you to see where shortened URLs lead to without having to actually click through. You also have the option to customize your URLs with Bitly.com.

Snurl.com
Also called SnipURL, Snurl allows non-registered users to shorten URLs (referred to as 'snips'), but registered users have access to more tools including analytics to track clicks on your shortened links and an option to customize your shortened URLs. Snurl also offers a page of recent 'snips' that you can browse.

Tinypic.com
Tinypic.com allows users to upload images and videos, store them on the Tinypic site, and create shortened URLs for those pictures. Registration and login is not required to use Tinypic. Photobucket.com owns Tinypic.

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7 comments on "4 Free Sites For Shorten URL"

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David on April 1, 2010 at 5:08 AM said...

These sites all seem to be about the same I guess. It is nice to be able to shorten the long URLs.

Internet Marketing Professor on April 1, 2010 at 6:02 AM said...

Thanks for the information and its good to know that there are these short URL's because long URL's are usually forgotten. So, for retention short URL are better.

GPS cell phone on April 3, 2010 at 7:40 AM said...

Thanks for the information and its good to know that there are these short URL's because long URL's are usually forgotten. So, for retention short URL are better.
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Bimal Roy on April 3, 2010 at 11:52 AM said...

Thanks for sharing.

Musikinstrumente on April 6, 2010 at 12:42 PM said...

I never know how this services can be useful. I just use them for funny things like cloaking an url like blog.com/this-video-will-shock-you or like this.

purses coach on April 12, 2010 at 1:53 PM said...

a good post, very love.

Whois on August 27, 2010 at 9:13 PM said...

My favorite is BIT.ly!

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