Use Short Link Analytics to Track Social Media Campaigns

published: Tuesday, Dec 4th, 2012 | category: Pro Tips | author:

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Short Link Analytic Data

Short Link Analytics Screen

Do you know who’s clicking on your shortlinks?

Well now you do. is now powered to enable real-time tracking of your short links analytics.

To access your short link information, simply append the plus symbol (+) to the end of the link you want to analyze.

For instance, if you’d like to see who’s used the short link, simply visit its tracking page at

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A unique QR code will be generated after you shorten a link with You can save this QR code on your computer by right-clicking on the image, selecting “Save Image” or “Save As”, and choosing a destination. You can use your QR code on your website or social profiles to enable quick and easy sharing.

Why Track Short Link Analytics

Short link analytics can be particularly useful when conducting social media campaigns on websites like Twitter and Facebook. The analytic screen can help you gather important data to accurately determine the most effective ways to focus your social efforts. Plus, sometimes it’s just fun to see who is using your short links.

Geographic location, traffic sources, and even referring websites are available on all short link analytics pages.

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Brian Balla is a professional web designer and WordPress blogger from Portland, Oregon. Included among Brian's varied interests are reading, social media, web analytics, and amateur gardener (zone 8B).

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