Can I Use Shortened URLs in my Text Messages?

Suggestions for how to send links in your text messaging campaigns.

You can send text messages with full domains as well as shortened domains, although full domains are preferred by carriers.

URL shorteners may be used to deliver custom links, but avoid public and shared domain shorteners.

Public and Shared URL Shorteners to Avoid

  • bit.ly
  • goo.gl
  • tinyurl.com
  • tiny.cc
  • lc.chat
  • is.gd
  • soo.gd
  • s2r.co
  • clicky.me
  • budurl.com
  • bc.vc

Recommended Paid URL Shorteners

Here are some suggested paid URL shorteners: