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Top 10 URL Shortening Services

Here is a list of 10 useful URL shortening services services through which you can turn your long URLs into short URLs and share them with others easily. Some of the services listed below provide custom alias, analytics and add-ons support where as some also provides additional password protection feature. All other features are listed in the description of each URL shortening service. Don't forget to vote for your favorite URL shortening service in comments.

Bit.ly

URL Shortening Services
Its the default url shortening service provided by Twitter with built-in link tracking and analytics, a plugin for firefox, and native Twitter posting support.
Example: http://bit.ly/nXnqF

J.mp

URL Shortening Services
j.mp is owned by the same company as bit.ly and offers same features as bit.ly. However the only difference is that j.mp is 2 characters shorter than bit.ly
Example: http://j.mp/nXnqF

3.ly

URL Shortening Services
3.ly also known as "The Shortest in the World!" is another 3 character URL shortening service like bit.ly. To view the hit count of your URL, just add the minus sign to it in the end.
Example: http://3.ly/OwxW

Tinyurl.com

URL Shortening Services
Over 400 million URL have been shortened via tinyurl.com. It was a standard url shortening service before bit.ly was created. TinyURL offers a browser bookmark button that will provide a TinyURL of the page you are on. TinyURL also offers a preview feature for your browser that will allow you to preview where a TinyURL will go, before you click on the link.
Example: http://tinyurl.com/ydfkunq

Su.pr

URL Shortening Services
Su.pr is the only URL shortening service that also helps your content get more traffic! Every Su.pr URL you create exposes your content to StumbleUpon’s nearly 8 million users. You will need a StumbleUpon account to access the Twitter integration, traffic analytics, and custom URLs.
Example: http://su.pr/3FYc7F

Is.gd

URL Shortening Services
is.gd is a service that shortens URLs such as web addresses. This is useful in many circumstances e.g. in email clients that break long URLs.
Example: http://is.gd/6sxjf

Tr.im

URL Shortening Services
tr.im is another URL shortening (trimming) service which provides you with analytics and add-on support for Mozilla Firefox
Example: http://tr.im/KGiF

Goo.gl

URL Shortening Services
goo.gl is a URL shortening service offered by Google. To use the service you must download the Google Toolbar.

Youtu.be

YouTube links can be shortened by editing the URL. For example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEDOXHEfxrw can be shortened to http://youtu.be/PEDOXHEfxrw. Both links direct to the same video.

URLcut.com

URL Shortening Services
A simple service that you can use to shorten long URLs and password-protect them.
Example: http://urlcut.com/1tzge
Password: jaxov

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    Hiit4 years, 8 months ago

    Another kick ass free seo tool with multiple uses.

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    Maddy5 years, 3 months ago

    Guys, suggest you to try http://www.cutpit.com, really cool url shortener with N numbers of unique features like tweet, sms email, link management et al, try it, i use that only, its also very reliable.

    Cheers!

    Maddy

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    Short Url6 years, 10 months ago

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