Linker Alternatives

    Linker is described as 'simple web tool, for creating short URLs. It is similar to goo.gl, but it is simpler and it is run by an individual' and is a URL Shortener in the category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Linker, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including SaaS, Android, iPhone and Google Chrome. The best alternative is bit.ly, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Linker are adf.ly (Free), za.gl (Free), tinu.be (Free, Open Source) and cmpct.io (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 13, 2020

    1. Shorten URLs from anywhere with bit.ly. Bit.ly allows users to shorten, share, and track links (URLs). Reducing the URL length makes sharing easier. Bit.ly is available as a website, as a bookmarklet, and as a robust and open API.
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    2. Earn money for each visitor to your shortened links with adf.ly! Use a URL shortening service that pays. adf.ly is a free URL shortening service with a twist: get paid to share your links on the Internet! Just register for an account and start shrinking.


    3. Shorten your links and make money by sending traffic to your shorted link. It gives payment under 3 business days and it's payout rate is $100 per 10,000 views for publishers worldwide.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      tinu.be is a open-source url shortener and QR Code generator with all main features totally free and open for community.
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    4. You may have heard of projects like bit.ly where you paste a long URL and the service spits back a shorter one you can share with friends and colleagues. cmpct.io is a bit like bit.ly but it differs in a few ways...


    5. ity.im is one of the first URL shorteners to integrate an ad network.
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    6. Get push notifications when your links are clicked! Hyperlink is the easiest way to find out if your links are getting clicked on. No need for expensive and complicated analytics tools that only show you yesterday's statistics. Are my links getting clicked on?
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    7. GlimpseLink allows you to customize the link preview of any URL on social media. Just specify the title, description and image to generate a short link with a customized preview!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Pygmy: Open-source, extensible & easy-to-use URL shortener.

      Discontinued

      The official website is unavailable, and the last update was in May 2019.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Unitrim is a link shortener developed by the Unirises where users can earn real currency by just simply shortening URL, Unitrim helps you maximize the impact of every digital initiative with industry-leading features.
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