URL Shortner Bit.ly has refreshed its look and has added a few new features. It’s actually a pretty sweet deal, looks nicer and run main_bitly much quicker.  The foundation is still the same allowing you to shorten, share manage   and track your URL’s.

So what’s new with Bit.ly:

There is an advanced tools section that will allow you to grab a bookmarklet that will sit on your toolbar.

This bookmarklet will allow you to:

  • Send tweets directly from any website that you are on. You can send these tweets from a number  of services without having to open that particular application, including Tweetdeck.
  • View link stats and see where your visitors and clicks are coming from
  • You can get social with the responders, RT’s etc.
  • Send out Bit.ly’s from elsewhere and track them from your bit.ly dashboard

To set up your bookmarklet just follow these 3 quick steps:

Step 1: Click the tools bar on the right side of the menu bar and click the 1st option “bit.ly bookmarklet”



Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of the page and drag the bookmarklet to your toolbar and that’s it





Check it out: Click the image to visit the new site


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CEO/Founder RecruitingDaily and avid skier, coach and avid father of two trying to keep up with my altruistic wife. Producing at the sweet spot talent acquisition to create great content for the living breathing human beings in recruiting and hiring. I try to ease the biggest to smallest problems from start-ups to enterprise. Founder of RecruitingDaily and our merry band of rabble-rousers.