Know More about Goo.gl service…….
Posted October 7, 2010on:
Just what the world needs, another URL shortener, right? Google seems to think so, and it’s now making its own Goo.gl service widely available to anyone — complete with tracking and statistics — for free.
Below, more about the new entry, how it compares to the more established Bit.ly plus a look at Twitter’s “wrapping” service.
Dashboard To View What You’ve Shortened
Google began offering its own shortening service last December, saying it was something they especially thought Google Toolbar users and those using its Feedburner service would want. Now it’s being offered to anyone much more easily through a dedicated web site. How’s it measure up?
I’ll compare it to the shortener I’m most familiar with, Bit.ly, one that I also consider the market leader. As with both, you can keep a running record of all URLs you’ve created.
Here’s my dashboard from Google’s URL shortener: