We kicked off 2019 by improving BL.INK for our customers, and we’re just getting started! Our goal is to deliver the most flexible and robust URL shortener and link management platform to businesses of all sizes. Read on to learn how we’ve improved BL.INK in Q1. We heard you! Many customers love the ability to […]
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When you wake up in the morning, what’s your first engagement with a brand? Maybe it’s the glimpse of the Apple logo on the back of your iPhone as you turn off your alarm, the Dove soap in your shower, or the roast description on your bag of Starbucks coffee beans. The average person […]
In a recent Name.com blog, BL.INK’s Dannielle Cabler shares why it’s important for Goo.gl users to start evaluating options for when they lose access to Goo.gl, beginning March 30th, 2019. Name.com offers URL shortening powered by BL.INK to all of its customers. Name.com customers love being able to manage their domains AND links all […]
BL.INK was proud to sponsor Digital Summit Seattle 2019. We enjoyed hearing speakers on a range of topics, from storytelling through video to email marketing optimization. We learned that many attendees are using URL shorteners and shared with them how BL.INK can make their short links work harder. Attendees we spoke with hailed from Zillow, […]
URL shortening platforms aren’t “one size fits all.” While some may be great for smaller businesses, they just don’t meet the needs of enterprise teams. While BL.INK can be used for all types of businesses, it was developed in 2008 specifically for enterprise clients, with their unique needs for security, service, and value in […]
If you’ve ever used the Goo.gle URL shortener, you’re probably aware that after March 30, 2019, your short link information is going to be inaccessible. Here’s the alert that’s currently posted on the Goo.gl home page (as of January): Before you dive into online research on alternatives, make sure you’re clear on what you actually […]
Do you share your website analytics or advertising campaign performance with your competitors, customers, and the general public? That’s an absurd question. Of course not! But unless you’re actively taking steps to protect that information, your answer defaults to “yes.” As marketers, we assume that our go-to tools keep our analytics private. However, […]
The Goo.gl URL shortening platform is going away, which means if you’re using it now, you have until March 30, 2019 to view your analytics and download a .csv file of your data. After that, according to the goo.gl site, your previous links will still work as redirects, but you won’t be able to create […]
Eighty percent of consumers would rather watch a live video than read a blog post, according to a Livestream and New York Magazine survey. But there are a few things preventing many entrepreneurs and marketers from taking the plunge and going live. In this webinar, BL.INK advisor and live video expert Ian Anderson Gray […]
Perhaps you’ve been using Google’s URL shortener and are struggling with their imminent demise. Perhaps you’re a Bitly user and tired / frustrated by the fact that your short links are promoting Bitly’s brand (not yours!). Whatever your reasons, perhaps it’s time for you to reconsider your short link options. Perhaps it’s time to […]