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Google URL Shortener: Everything you need to know


In this post, we have covered all the benefits of URL Shorteners you need to know.



Why use URL shorteners?



Large URLs looks very ugly and sometimes looks very annoying to the readers further it destroys the beauty of the post. That’s the reason it is important to use short URL because it’s better than long links if URL are small and take less space in the post further it is also useful for such social media platforms which have character space limitations. You don’t only get the nice and clean URL but you also get the analytics on how many people click on your URL.



How to make URL small by using Google URL Shortener?






There are hundreds of URL shorteners but in my opinion, the best is GOOGLE URL Shortener. Google URL is a service which shortens the long links into small and clean links. It also makes them easier to use in social media and other platforms.



How to Make Links Short:



  • Just copy the URL of your article or post you published on your website.

  • Go to Google URL Shortener

  • Paste the URL into the Box and click on Shortener URL.

  • You will get a pop up with shortening URL, details of your post as well as analytics Data Option.



Now the Question Rises where to Use Shortener URL.



Add a shortened URL in a plain Text Email.



It is unnecessary to put long URL in email coz the main objective of email is to communicate the message to the reader, long “UGLY” URLs confuses and irritate the reader.  It just looks good if you add shorter URL.


Add short URL to a print piece.



If you are planning to advertise one of your product in Magazine or in a newspaper. And you hope to drive the traffic to your Website. Shortener URL will play a key role in it because it will be short, easy to remember and it takes less space.

Not just Newspaper and Magazine you can also use Shortener in Thank You card or invitation card or Event.


Social Media.



If you are new to the social media Marketing you may be struggling with the Ugly links. Using Shortener URL in the post gives you more space to write about the product you are marketing and further, it takes the post short and attractive.

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