BL.INK vs Bitly: Which URL Shortener is Right For You?

Not all URL shorteners are created equal. While they all do the basic job of shortening links, if you’re only sticking with the basics, you’re missing out on the opportunity to showcase your brand and increase click throughs on your content.    Here are a few differences you’ll want to be aware of:   Research […]

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When’s the Right Time to Upgrade?

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to upgrading your BL.INK plan. While upgrading too early could mean you’re paying for features and functionality you don’t need, waiting could be costing you even more in terms of valuable time and resources. To make your decision easier, we’ve created a range of plans that scale when […]

New: BL.INK Integration with Zoho Flow

  We’re pleased to announce a new integration with Zoho Flow. This integration connects BL.INK to hundreds of other apps you already use, including Asana, WordPress, Slack, Twitter, Basecamp, and Dropbox.  Set up workflow automations based on the triggers you specify, such as when a new domain is created in BL.INK or when a new […]

URL Shortening Best Practices

It’s one thing to shorten a URL. It’s another thing to create a branded short link that boosts your brand, increases the ROI of your content, and simplifies reporting.   Here’s a list of 10 smart ways our customers use branded short URLs to boost their business. Most link shorteners create short links with their […]

Introducing the New BL.INK and Sprinklr Integration

In response to customer feedback and requests, we’re pleased to announce that BL.INK is now integrated with Sprinklr. BL.INK is an enterprise-grade URL shortening platform. Sprinklr is the most complete social media management platform, allowing brands to manage customer experiences at scale. This integration brings together the best of both platforms, allowing customers to create […]

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How Choosing the Right URLs Can Build Your Brand

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 […]

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6 Reasons Enterprise Teams Love BL.INK

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 […]

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Life After Goo.gl: What to Look for in Your URL Shortener Replacement

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 […]

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Good-bye Goo.gl: It’s Time to Make the Switch to BL.INK

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 […]

How To Use Links To Grow Social Engagement

Go where the action is.   It’s timeless marketing advice, and describes why so many brands use social media as their primary online presence. In fact, a growing number of brands recognize that social channels are just as important as the brand’s website.   Since social channels are a foundation of brand presence, they’re a […]