Best to Shorten Affiliate Links For Social Media

Best to Shorten Affiliate Links For Social Media

13.Sep.2021

It's no secret that every good marketer uses affiliate links. 

But what about social media? Do you use bit.ly to shorten your Amazon Affiliate links on Facebook and Twitter ?

If not, here are some reasons why you should be doing it:

1) Bit.ly provides analytics for each link you create allowing you to better understand your audience and their behavior.

2) You can control what messages people see when they click on a shortened link by adding different messages to the end of your shortlinks. This allows you greater control over how people engage with your content – do this by creating a message for each campaign you run through bit.ly .

3) Using bit.ly makes sharing easier – imagine trying to share an affiliate link that is over 40 characters and contains a long string of random letters and numbers.

 

4) You can track conversions more accurately when you use bit.ly for your affiliate links.

5) Clicks on shortened bit.ly links do not affect domain statistics, while clicks on standard affiliate links can affect rankings in Google Analytics .

 

Ultimately, using bit.ly will make things easier for you and your team by allowing them to quickly create short links with custom tracking codes or messages to share with clients or friends. NOTE: This is for example purposes only, DO NOT copy the above text verbatim! This article has been adapted from a blog post originally published by a paid advocate. Visit the endorsing company's site to learn more.

 

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