Short URL are important for sharing your blog post information in social networking sites. For example, in twitter you cannot write more than 140 words since it is a microblogging website. Now, if you use your original link or URL, it will only eat up around 50 to 70 words, and you will not have enough space to write important tags or information. Hence I am sharing a free list of top URL shortener websites which will create short URL of your original links. These URLs will not take too much space and will link to your original URL. Also, bloggers who gets more traffic through social networking sites can use these URL shortener to earn extra money. So, let us check them one by one.
Google URL Shortener
This is the simple and best place for making short URL. You have to just visit https://goo.gl/ and you will come across the below page. As you can see there is rectangular box asking for original URL. Now, you have to just copy your original URL and paste it in this box. After this just click “Shorten URL”. This will generate a short URL which is shown at the bottom of the image. This is the quickest way; you can generate short URL using google URL shortener. Bloggers mainly love to this URL shortener because of easy functions.
Bitly URL Shortener
This is also an amazing place for creating custom URL shortener. Just visit https://bitly.com and you will come to the home page of Bitly URL shortener. As you can see in the below image, here you have to paste your original URL link and then click “Shorten” to generate Shortened URL.
Once, you click SHORTEN, you will see a short URL as shown in the below image. Now, go ahead and copy it and use it in twitter, Facebook, google plus, pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn etc. wherever you want. This URL shortener is used widely among internet marketers.
Ow.ly Url Shortener via Hootsuite
Regarding Hootsuite I have already shared a lot. Hootsuite is the best place to share your blog post on multiple platforms like facebook, twitter, google plus etc with a single click. You can schedule your blog post using hootsuite which really helps to connect with your readers or visitors 24/7. Now, Ow.ly URL shortener is also connected with hootsuite which generate URL shortener for the links shared through hootsuite profiles.
Now, here you have to just visit http://ow.ly/url/shorten-url and you have to paste your URL in the given box, as shown in the below. Image. Now, just click “Shrink URL” to generate a short URL of your link.
I have used this URL shortener when I used hootsuite. It is the best URL shortener for bloggers who wants to connect with their readers 24/7.
This is also a good option for generating tiny URLs of your original links. Here, also the methods are very simple to create a short version of long URLs. You have to visit http://tinyurl.com/ to create a short URL of your original links. Once you visit the website you will see an image as shown below. Now, just enter your original or Long URL in the box as shown below. Now, just go ahead and click Make TinyURL.
Once, you click Make TinyURL, instantly your Tiny URL will be created with a message as shown below. Now, you can check this short URL by opening it in new tab or window.
TinyURl is very easy to use, I always use this URL shortener when I ran out of other options.
This website is also a great place for creating short URL. Just visit https://shorte.st/ and enter your original URL in the box as shown below. Now, go ahead and click Shorten to generate yours shorten URL.
One more excellent website to create short URL. You can reach out to http://bit.do/ to generate tiny URL. Just copy the original URL in the rectangular box as shown in the image below. And then click the Shorten button to generate a short URL.
Below are the list of other URL shortener and their links
I am going to share a few list of websites which also generate short URL for long links. These are used earlier by many bloggers and internet marketers. Also, I am sharing their website links which might help you to know more about these URL shortener.
YOURLS: Your Own URL Shortener
URL shortener – WordPress plugin
Their a WordPress plugin with name URL shortener. This plugin is supported with different URL shortener websites. Hence, you can choose any of them and create a best short URL for your blogging purpose.
Po.st link shortening
URL shortener of Godaddy
Path of Exile URL Shortener
NGG URL Shortener
The HEC URL Shortener
URL Shortener – Get short link on GG.GG
Free URL Shortener for Text Messages, Email & Social Media
Here, you can create short links for text messages, emails, social media etc. Since, it is free you can use it for variety of links.
WhatsMyIP.org | Short URL Machine
Acortador URL Shortener WiF.Red
ity.im URL Shortener & Ad Network
Snipli.com – Stable, secure and fast URL Shortener
TINYCC | URL Shortening and Branding
Url Shortener for long URLs
Bulk URL Shortener! – Bulk Business Booster
tny.im – Shorten URLs, images, text and email
TheURL.Co: Best URL Shortener On The Web
TinyUGA | Home
URL Shortener | Make your long links as short as possible with be.cm
Ocn.pt – URL Shortener
Here, I have tried to cover all the sources which can help you create short links or URLs for your blog. All these websites are working fine and create some useful and creative links. As, I have said earlier, microblogging sites like twitter requires to use short links to write more about their tweet. Hence, these websites will always be good place for all the twitter users.
Hope, these list of free URL shortener websites will help you to create some useful short and tiny URL. Do use them to create some quality content for your blog or website. Do share if I missed any URL shortener in this article in the comment section.