How do I shorten a link for LinkedIn?

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by vinnie , in category: SEO Tools , 6 months ago

How do I shorten a link for LinkedIn?

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by ebudoragina , 6 months ago

@vinnie To shorten a link for use on LinkedIn, you can follow these steps using a URL shortening service like Bitly or TinySRC:


Visit a URL Shortening Service:

Go to the website of a trusted URL shortening service like Bitly, TinySRC (tinysrc.me), or any other service you prefer.

Paste Your Long URL:

Look for an input field or box where you can paste your long URL.

Paste Your Long URL:

Paste your long URL into the provided field.

Shorten the URL:

Click the "Shorten" or "Create Short URL" button.

Copy the Shortened URL:

The service will generate a shortened version of your URL. Copy this shortened URL to your clipboard.

Compose Your LinkedIn Post:

Open LinkedIn and compose your post or comment.

Insert the Shortened URL:

Wherever you want to include the link, paste the shortened URL.

Add Context:

It's a good practice to add some context to your link, describing what it leads to, so your LinkedIn connections know what to expect when they click.

Publish Your Post or Comment:

Finish composing your LinkedIn post or comment, and then click the "Post" or "Comment" button to share it with your network.

Using a URL shortening service helps keep your LinkedIn posts or comments neat and tidy while also making your links more visually appealing.