3 best Google’s goo.gl URL shortener alternatives

By Nilakshi Pathak

    No one likes to have a long URL. Whether you are a website owner or a reader, dealing with a big URL is a big no. This was the reason why Google came up with its URL shortener goo.gl. However, the sad news is that Google will be soon shutting down its service of URL shorteners.

    3 best Google’s goo.gl URL shortener alternatives


    As a result, many people are left blank and are searching for alternatives to replace Google’s URL shortener. In this post, we will tell you about the top 3 Google’s goo.gl URL shortener alternatives.

    What are the best alternatives to Google’s URL shortener?

    Though the market is filled with many URL shorteners, it is tough to get one that works right and meets all your requirement. We have shortlisted the best 3 Google’s goo.gl URL shortener alternatives for you, so that you can avoid the hard work in searching a site that will work for you. Go through the list and let us know if you have tried any of this platform.


    Bit.ly is one of the most popular URL shorteners which is available out there on the market. All you need to do to shorten your link is to paste the URL in the space given on the website. After that click the ‘Shorten' tab. You can then copy your newly shortened URL on the clipboard to use it later. You can try this for free on the website. You can also use its premium version to go beyond the basic. The premium feature will remove the ‘bit.ly' from the link presented to you. As a result, you will able to take full control of your link.


    This is another platform which you can use to shorten your link. Previously, the service was available for all, but recently, they have moved to HootSuite to increase the security. To use the service, you first need to sign up for the HootSuite account. You can again access all the service on this platform for free. Apart from URL shortening service, HootSuite offers a lot many features. HootSuite also works as a platform to manage all the social media sites. You can access all your social media accounts from one place, isn't that a great additional benefit?


    It is a Google mobile platform meant for the developers. But you can use this platform to create shorter links within an app. You can later use the features of Firebase app to see a detailed analysis of the short link that you have created. Apart from this, you can use the platform to build, develop and test your app. You can also use it to grow and engage your audience.

    Wrap Up

    You can try one of the above three platforms to shorten the URL link. I would advise you to try all the three platforms and then proceed with the one that has really worked for you. Let us know in the comment section below, which of the platform mentioned above is the best Google's URL shortener for you.

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