If you are actively promoting your brand on social media but not using URL shorteners, you could be undermining your marketing efforts. Even if you have outstanding, user-friendly content, it matters little if users are not clicking on your links.
A URL shortener works by utilizing a redirect to send users clicking on the shortened link to the webpage that has the longer link. URL shorteners serve numerous benefits for social media marketers. In addition to making your posts look more attractive, they promote optimization and branding and help to gather and make sense of important analytical data. URL shorteners can be used on all major social applications, such as Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
LinkedIn is particularly important for professionals. It is the largest social media platform for job-related posts and business networking. Using a LinkedIn URL shortener helps to promote your brand, set you apart from the competition, and allows you to easily share the LinkedIn profile link on your business card or resume. [Read more…]