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 Android, iPhone, Google Chrome and SaaS. 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).