bitly is a URL shortening service. The company Bitly, Inc. was established in 2008. It is privately held and based in New York City. Bitly shortens more than one billion links per month,[citation needed] for use in social networking, SMS, and email.
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  • 8 Instagram Tools to Create, Manage, and Analyze Your Marketing Results

    … one of the following tools. Bitly Bitly is one of the most popular URL shorteners out there. With Bitly, you’re able to shorten any distractingly long URL into a much shorter and more manageable form. For example, with Bitly you have a built-in platform to track everything from the number of clicks you get to where in the world these clicks came…

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 3 readers -
  • How to Optimize Your Social Media Schedule for Maximum Impact

    … performing well. Measure the response to the content you share on social media by combining Google’s UTM tags with a Google Analytics dashboard. Another option is to use a URL shortening tool like Bitly to track how many clicks you get for specific posts. Use Bitly to shorten the URLs you share in your social messages to see how many clicks your social…

    Social Media Examinerin Social How To's- 14 readers -
  • 10 Social Tools That Modern Real Estate Agents Need

    … personal site. 7. Bitly While Bitly might not be the flashiest member of the list, this link shortening tool packs quite the punch in the social world. Bitly comes in handy when you’re trying to clean up a post or comment that contains a long or complex link. Instead of facing down awkward formatting and a clunky presentation, simply put your link…

    Relevancein Social Facebook Twitter- 12 readers -
  • The 10 Best Browser Extensions for Marketers

    … of a particular post. You can also see who isn’t following you back on Google+. While it’s rare for a browser extension to cost money, Circloscope has gotten strong reviews and is worth checking out on a free-trial basis. Circloscope works with Chrome. 9. Bitly Bitly’s website makes it extremely easy to shorten links that you want to post to social…

    Jillian Richardson/ The Content Strategistin Google- 22 readers -
  • What Keeps People Coming Back to Mobile Apps?

    … of developing an app that serves a single purpose. The report recommended the use of re-engagement ads with deep links. However, deep links don’t need to be reserved for ads, nor should they. According to Bitly chief product officer Matt Thomson, deep links enable brands to send consumers into apps from regular communication channels, instead…

    Inside Facebookin Google- 12 readers -
  • Matt Thomson Joins Bitly as Chief Product Officer

    … Recently, Bitly announced that Matt Thomson would be joining the executive team as Chief Product Officer. Thomson, who helped other SaaS companies such as Klout and Lithium develop and execute product strategy, will be setting the vision for the product team at Bitly. Mark Josephson, CEO of Bitly, welcomed Thompson: Matt has proven experience…

    Inside Facebook- 12 readers -
  • The Top 5 Free Content Analytics Tools

    … So you’re consistently pumping out engaging content and have a solid distribution strategy in motion. Now you need to know how that content is performing, who’s visiting your website, and how you can hook your audience so they’ll return. And here’s the kicker: You don’t want to use up half your budget for such a service. For every content…

    Amanda Walgrove/ The Content Strategistin Content Twitter- 22 readers -
  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Instagram Marketing

    … is to use a trackable link in your Instagram profile. Instead of listing the full URL, get a Bitly or link that allows you to track clicks. Create a trackable link to accurately track your Instagram traffic. Use a trackable link for each of your Instagram URLs. That way, you can check the analytics for that specific link and get a real…

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 28 readers -
  • 5 Techniques to Drive Clicks From Twitter

    … received 4,986 Bitly clicks and over 19K potential impressions. Our Friends & Family Sale is almost here! To celebrate, enter to win: — Talbots (@TalbotsOfficial) November 9, 2014 The number of users who clicked the link was greater than half of Talbot’s Twitter audience. What is Talbots doing well here? The brand does…

    Lucy Hitz/ Simply Measuredin Social Twitter- 2 readers -
  • AKQA named top agency at 2014 Digiday Awards

    … under Betaworks’s ever-widening umbrella — cops a distinctly renegade attitude when it comes to digital media. Utility is the first word that comes to mind when we think of Betaworks, Bitly, Socialflow, Instapaper and Chartbeat were all tools created at Betaworks that grew into their own independent companies. Digg was saved by the ingenuity…

    Erin Phillips/ Digidayin Mobile Google- 24 readers -
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