What is a Tinyurl?
Tinyurl is a website service providing a less bulky link for when you want to link to something online, for example in a forum or on Twitter.
TinyURL was created as a free service to make posting long URLs easier, and may only be used for actual URLs. Using it for spamming or illegal purposes is forbidden…
Here’s what a shortened – Tinyurl would look like after you enter it into the box…
Take this long url: http://www.incomeinsiders.com/a-caution-worth-sharing-4592/
When you “Make a Tinyurl” it turns it into this: http://tinyurl.com/3vr43uy
This is an awesome service to shorten and hide an affiliate link your using to promote a product/service.
Benefits of Tinyurl;
- Your shortened link will not break in emails
- Your link will never expire
- Hides your affiliate name or number
- Offers a “preview” feature
You can also add Tinyurl to your toolbar quickly and simply by dragging and dropping it. That way, whenever you need it, click and go…
This is a very short video on How to Cloak Affiliate Links but a great Internet marketing tool.