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Video – Learn How We Shorten URLs in the Message & Track As Well

Turn even the longest URLs into text-friendly tiny links. Send links to sites, videos, downloadable content, or apps. Teeny tiny links so you can text everything!

Video Transcription

Hey everybody, thanks for watching. Today I’m going to show you how to use the Tiny Links feature on Simple Texting. This allows you to turn long URLs into tiny bite-sized links so you can easily share via text message. All you have to do is go to Messaging, New Message, select your recipients, and here’s an example: Check out Simple Texting’s new app for Chrome. Here’s our new app for Chrome but check out that URL — it’s way too long. We normally wouldn’t be able to share this via text message.


We’re going to copy, paste it into the message body, and then we’re going to click this button that says “Shorten my URLs”. Click it and it magically turns it into a Bitly link that’s really easy to share. Saves us a lot of characters, a lot of space in our text message.


Now we just click Continue, Confirm, and it’s sent. You can even check how many clicks your links get by going to the Analytics section and picking a link status. There you go. Thanks for watching.