It is the opinion of most internet marketers that a short URL is trusted more than a long one. It also looks better.
I believe the link shortening craze began with Twitter. As you are only allowed 140 characters in your post, shortening a URL by using a link shortener, such as bit.ly, takes up less characters, allowing more room for written words as well as hashtag insertion.
Some companies, for example, Mashable, use their own proprietary link shorteners.
by Hussain Abdullah4 weeks ago
Are you searching for custom URL shortener? https://t2mio.com the best URL Shortener is here for you. You can use it as URL Shortener Twitter, Facebook URL Shortener, YouTube URL Shortener. You can use it instead of...
by Billie Kelpin2 years ago
I've been going back and forth, up and down, and sideways trying to get a short, short story that I wrote the way I want it. I went to critiquecircle (which I highly reccommend for it's excellent set up), but now...
by Preethi Anusha5 years ago
Has it got to do anything with SEO ? Is it possible with Hubpages ? If yes how ?
by seedling7 years ago
I was using Twitter to build backlinks to my articles but I just noticed that HubPages use the short URL. Since it is the long URL that has the article title (and will therefore rank higher) HubPages should...
by Luis E Gonzalez3 years ago
Twitter links are usually too long. Most experts recommend that you shorten them. I use this program to do just that. Maybe you should look at ithttps://bitly.com/
by Denise Mai5 years ago
To share my hubs on social networks I need to go into each hub, artificially showing as a reader, to grab the link. If there was a way to grab the link without going into the hub, our stats would be more accurate.
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