Character counting is crucial when it comes to social media posts, which is why almost everyone uses shortened links whenever posting a link. Plus, it just looks WAY prettier. Long URLs are ugly!
There are several tools out there to shorten your links, but did you know that ShareASale can shorten your affiliate links right within your account? It’s true!
License Plate Links
License Plate Links are basically shortened custom URLs (hence the name License Plate) that are meant to be used in a social media environment where every character counts!
Heading to #London? Don't forgot your London Eye 'Skip the Line' tickets from Viator! #adhttps://t.co/DKu94EpBMC#travelblogpic.twitter.com/W28UPMWcUf
— SchallWeGetAway (@Schallwegetaway) September 27, 2016
Find It: Links Tab > Create A Custom Link
Now – It’s just four simple steps to create your very own custom link (aka license plate link) for easy social media sharing.
- Choose Merchant
- Choose Destination URL (where do you want your follower to land on the Merchant site?)
- Select Yes! on Create License Plate Link option.
- Activate Social Sharing Functions! (optional)