Looking for a quick way to shorten your link?

Once you have discovered just how useful hyper links can be in your blog posts, facebook posts and especially tweets, you may also discover how cumbersome a 250 character link can be. Check out  http://bitly.com.  This handy tool shortens your links before posting them.

Without creating an account, you can use Bitly to simply shorten your links, but if you create a user name, you can also keep track of how many people clicked through and shared your link.  Very handy indeed!

Here’s a list of more URL shorteners from MediaBistro.com