Twitter URL Shortener

How To Create a Vanity URLs On Twitter

Twitter is a powerful social media platform for marketing. Links posted on Twitter are automatically shortened using Twitter's short link domain, t.co. The challenge with creating links that look like this is that showcase Twitter's domain rather than your own. Instead, you can use Branded links (aka Custom Short URLs or Vanity URLs) to share links that feature your brand name and have been found to increase your click-through-rate by up to 39%.

This guide will walk you through how to create custom short URLs directly on Twitter with Rebrandly. If Chrome is your browser of choice this can be done with just one click using our Chrome extension.

Bonus tip:
You can also make a branded link for your Twitter page itself. These links would look something like BrandName/Twitter. This makes it easy to direct people to your Twitter page from online and offline, even verbally. Read this article for more info.

 

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The image above shows a custom short link being created directly on Twitter with the Rebrandly Chrome Extension


Important:
 

In order to create a custom short link on Twitter please first ensure that you are logged into a Rebrandly account.

 

With Google Chrome Browser

If you are using Google Chrome you can easily create vanity URLs on Twitter with one click by downloading Rebrandly's Chrome extension and using the automatic link detection feature.

The video below shows you how it works. 

 

 

With other browsers

If you're using a browser other than Chrome then creating customer short links (branded links) for Twitter is still extremely straight forward. Just download the right extension and you are ready to go!

With Firefox: Firefox Browser extension info

With Safari: Safari Browser extension info

With Intenet Explorer, Opera and other browsers: Rebrandly bookmarklet 

 

This Article is About:

  • Creating a branded link on Twitter
  • Creating a custom short link on Twitter
  • Creating a Vanity URL onTwitter
  • Twitter And Rebrandly Integration

 

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