Prevent dead email links, save time and use URL shorthand – Video Tip

Have you ever received a link to a web site via email that can’t be clicked because it is so long that the link “broke”?

You might see something like this in your email:

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&time=&date=&ttype=&q
=5400+E+Pima+St,+Tucson,+Pima,+Arizona+85712,+United+States&s
ll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=46.36116,82.265625&ie=UTF8&cd=1&geocode=
0,32.243422,-110.877669&z=16&iwloc=addr&om=1

That’s a 230 character web address (URL).

Using an online web address shortener like TinyURL.com can shorten that address to less than 30 characters and leave you with an address like: http://tinyurl.com/3y9hbw

These shorter addresses are much easier to deal with for taking written notes, writing articles for print media, and definitely for emailing. Watch the short 3 minute video below to see exactly how this works and how you can start sending and using shorter web addresses today.

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