How do I create a Custom Short URL?

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How do I create a Custom Short URL?

If you’re reading this article, you might be a recent user on Short.cm. Today we’ll take a closer look at how to shorten and customize a link.

In case you were stuck with shortening, continue reading.

A short link is a long URL converted into an attractive and memorable form used to redirect visitors from one web page to another.
Let’s look at the example:

A short URL contains a generic domain and a random slug. What is a generic domain? A generic domain is a domain, which a link shortener provides users with for free. The examples are “shortcm. li” and “bit.ly.”

The better idea is to create a short, branded URL. Branded means that a short link contains a domain name, which describes a brand or a relevant keyword for the business. This way, you promote the personal brand, not another company.

So let’s take a look at the transformed example:

After shortening, use the URL on social networks, email marketing, offline marketing, and other promotional channels.

It takes you 15 seconds to shorten a link in Short.cm. Just paste a long link into the long link bar, and the service responds with the “link management” pop-up window. After that, edit a URL slug, share the link, or customize necessary functions in the “link management” window.

Watch the video guide below on how to shorten links in Short.cm.

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The article is about:

  • Branded URL Shortener.
  • How to create a short link.
  • Create a short link for free.
  • Custom links on Short.cm.

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