Bitly

Bitly

A popular URL shortening site that condenses long URLs into short ones under the bit.ly domain (which happens to use the Libyan country code "ly." Users can also create a custom name as long as it has not been taken; for example, the Bitly link to a video of this product on YouTube is bit.ly/CDEhistory. See URL shortening.
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CBRE's David Kleinhandler and Michael Politi represented Bitly, Inc.
17 ( ANI ): Symantec has found a spam campaign that manages to abuse three Web services Snapchat, Kik and Bitly at the same time.
It isn't yet known exactly how many Instagram users have been affected, but reports indicate that the bitly link used in the attack has been clicked on more than 35,000 times.
Complementing the functions of the tools mentioned above, in sharing files via download links, a consistently useful tool is Bitly (wvvw.
Especially useful for sharing links on Twitter and Facebook, which limit the number of characters in a message (examples: Bitly and TinyURL).
Campaigns, Part of Bitly Brand Tools, Helps Marketers Build, Manage and Measure Campaigns Across Channels
8 million tweets and bitly links with the goal of reaching an understanding on how timing, along with other core dynamics can amplify the reach of a single tweet to a massive scale.
Instead, marketers that leverage Bitly Brand Tools integrated with the URX Index and want to use deep links, can simply opt in, encode their links like normal, opt for Bitly to automatically pair their mobile deep links and web links, then start sharing.
Other notable Betaworks products are Bitly, SocialFlow, Chartbeat, and recently the newly acquired and revamped Digg.
Typical metrics you can measure include followers and likes, the number of visits to your site from social media and how long those visitors stay on your site (tools like bitly and Google Analytics can help with this), which pages people are visiting, retweets of your tweets, comments on your blog, positive and negative mentions of your company or brand within social media, leads and sales acquired, and relationships with clients and prospects.