Are Shortened URLs SEO-Friendly?

If you are someone who has often wondered if URL shortening services like Bit.ly and Tiny9.com produce search engine-friendly URLs, well, we do. All the shortened URLs use permanent 301 redirects which are useful for SEO.

If you are new to SEO, it basically stands for Search Engine Optimization and describes the process of optimizing your website to rank higher in the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). The higher your website ranks in the SERPs for the targeted keywords, the more clicks (i.e. sales leads) you receive and hence, the more money you make – at least in theory.

So anyway, if you’ve ever wondered, shortened URLs produced by us, Bit.ly, etc.¬†are SEO-friendly.