URL shortener tools or URL shortening services have been very useful not only for micro bloggers but also to all the people who are concerned to their long URLs. It is being widely used in Twitter by those people who always put web addresses to their tweets. Since a normal URL can almost consume the space or allowed number of characters, this tool is extremely useful to make the 140 characters enough for their message. Aside from shortening your URL for space saving, some services also offer URL customization option, 301 redirect and the capability to track data for statistics purposes. The technique of shortening a Uniform Resource Locator(URL) can be achieved through the use of redirecting a long URL into a domain name that is short. But you do not need to worry about this since there are online tools that you can use to shorten your URL automatically. You just need to type or copy and paste the URL, hit submit or shorten then you are ready to go.URL shortener is indeed a very useful tool in minimizing your URL in terms on length and other more things. Since the first launched of the URL shortener tool in 2002, which is tinyURL, there are hundreds of similar online tools produced across the web.

According to Mashable, there are 90+ URL Shortening Services exist last 2008. What about this year? Is it doubled? Tripled? Who knows? But to sum up the most popular and the most used URL shortener services, here are the 10 extremely useful URL shortener tools that will help you in terms of redirecting, tracking, space saving and a lot more.

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10 Extremely Useful URL Shortener Tools

We gathered 10 of the most popular URL shortener tools that you may use in shortening your URL for free. These online tools will help you to redirect your links, track the data and more.

1. TinyURL.com – Shorten that long URL into a tiny URL

TinyURL.com – Shorten that long URL into a tiny URL

TinyURL.com – Shorten that long URL into a tiny URL

2. Bitly – Shorten, share and track your links

Bitly – Shorten, share and track your links

Bitly – Shorten, share and track your links

3. su.pr – Drive more traffic with your short URLs

su.pr – Drive more traffic with your short URLs

su.pr – Drive more traffic with your short URLs

4. goo.gl – Google URL Shortener

goo.gl – Google URL Shortener Tools

goo.gl – Google URL Shortener Tools

5. is.gd – a URL shortener. Mmmm, tasty URLs!

is.gd – a URL shortener tools. Mmmm, tasty URLs!

is.gd – a URL shortener tools. Mmmm, tasty URLs!

6. ow.ly – Shorten urls, share files and track visits

ow.ly – Shorten urls, share files and track visits

ow.ly – Shorten urls, share files and track visits

7. cli.gs – Short URL service

cli.gs – Short URL service

cli.gs – Short URL service

8. SnipURL – Snippetty snip snip with your long URLs!

SnipURL – Snippetty snip snip with your long URLs!

SnipURL – Snippetty snip snip with your long URLs!

9. ity.im – URL shortener & short urls at ity.im

ity.im – URL shortener & short urls at ity.im

ity.im – URL shortener & short urls at ity.im

10. u.rl – What is your favorite URL shortener?

u.rl – What is your favorite URL shortener?

u.rl – What is your favorite URL shortener?

I do believe that one URL shortener service is enough for us to fulfil what we need. This is the reason why I didn’t list a bunch of websites that offer free URL shortening. With that in mind, I will leave you a question, “What are your favorite URL shortener tools?” for the last spot of this list. You can also put other links in the comment box in case we forgot to list some extremely helpful tools.

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    I love goo.gl – The Google URL Shortener , Is the best.

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