Adf.Ly vs Bit.Ly

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The last year alone has seen a big rise in the use of online URL shortening. URL shortening is a technique on the World Wide Web in which a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) may be made substantially shorter in length and still direct to the required page. This is achieved by using an HTTP Redirect on a domain name that is short, which links to the web page that has a long URL. In November 2009, the shortened links on one URL shortening service were accessed 2.1 billion times. So for example if there’s somewhat long URL like: (which has 107 characters). You can use an online URL shortening to shorten your link to something like: (which has only 18 characters) or (which has only 20 characters). Normally, a URL shortening service will use the top-level domain of a country that allows foreign sites to use its extension, such as .ly or .to (Libya and Tonga), to redirect worldwide using a short alphanumeric sequence after the provider's site address in order to point to the long URL. Another use of URL shortening is to disguise the underlying address. Although this may be desired for legitimate business or personal reasons, it is open to abuse and for this reason; some URL shortening service providers have found themselves on spam blacklists, because of the use of their redirect services by sites trying to bypass those very same blacklists. Some websites prevent short, redirected URLs from being posted. URL shortening has many benefits for both your personal use, as well as for your online business use. There are many URL shorteners available in the internet today especially that URL shortening is becoming popular in internet marketing like affiliate and social network marketing. Some of the most popular URL shortening, like and, they are free to use. They both offer Google Analytics integration and on-site performance monitoring. Before we go through and separately, we will explain the major difference between and, is that shortened URLs make you money. That is, every time someone clicks your shortened URL, you will make money. Advantageously, links are shorter than links, this is because is fast becoming an overpopulated service. So how much money can you make with It's a good question. The amount of money you can make with your links depends on where the people who click your links are located.
The great thing about is that you can shorten virtually any URL you want to. So say there is a video on YouTube that everyone is talking about, you could shorten the YouTube URL with and then post it on your Facebook or Twitter page, and if there are a lot of people that click on your links, you can make good money. You can also email your links to others. You can post your links on blogs, websites and forums. The possibility of making money shortening links is unlimited and is a fantastic way of earning extra money for life. Then how much money will you make from this The average rate of pay is $4.00 per thousand clicks. $4.00 may sound small, but just think for a second. How many people use Facebook? Over 500 million people use Facebook on a daily basis. So even if a small portion of Facebook users click on your links, you could be earning a tidy amount of money. A great way to attract lots of users to your links is to set up a Facebook group. Many of these groups have more than a million users - so if you get your thinking cap on, you can make good money very quickly. has an easy to reach payment threshold, so once you have earned $5.00 on your account, your earnings will automatically be paid into your PayPal or Alert Pay account. If you don't have a PayPal or Alert Pay...
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