Tuesday, February 24, 2015

5 Best URL Shortening Services to Earn Money Online

URL shortening services are very popular these days. We usually use shortening URL services to share our links over Internet, basically on social networking websites where messages character are limited. Twitter allows only 140 characters, what if you need to share an URL along with our messages. It may exceed the 140 characters limit, you can use URL shortening services to shorten your URL and accommodate your full message in 140 characters.

What if you make some handsome money by shoring your URL. This is like using services to get paid. Isn’t it cool? Here, in this post I am going to introduce you with some awesome URL shortening services which pay you for using their services.


The below listed websites are ad based and displays ads to the users when click on url generated, and based on clicks they pays you. Here are the top 5 URL shortening services.

1. Adf.ly

Adf.ly is one of the popular URL Shortening services out there. It pays up to $8.63 per 1000 unique views on desktop. Payment from Adf.ly are made through PayPal, Payoneer and Payza on first day of every month. The minimum payout to their users are $5 for PayPal, Payza and $10 for Payoneer. For more details on the payout rates visit official website of Adf.ly Rates.


2. CashFly

CashFly.com is another URL shortening services. It pays up to $4.85 per 1000 unique visitors and $3.19 per 1000 raw visitors. Payment from CashFly are made via PayPal or by check on 30th of every month. The minimum payout amount you can request is $4. If you do not earn the minimum amount to be paid your earning will be carried over. For more details of the payout rates visit official website of CashFly.


3. LinkShrink

LinkShrink is another URL shortening services which pays you for using their services up to $3.83 per 1000  views. Payment from LinkShare are made via PayPal and Payza twice a month and minimum withdrawal of $10. You can also earn 10% commission of referrals for lifetime. For more details of the payout rates visit official website of LinkShrink.

Link Shrink

4. Shorte

Shorte is a URL shortening services which pays up to $7.78 per unique 1000 views in the United States. Payment for LinkShare are made via PayPal, Payoneer and WebMoney. You can also earn 20% commission on referrals for lifetime.


5. LinkBucks

LinkBucks is one of the best and popular URL shortening services out there. It pays up to $1.31 per 1000 views. The payout rates are country specific, you can visit official page of LinkBucks to get more details on payout rates. You can also refer your friends to join LinkBucks.For each referral LinkBucks pay you 10% of their earnings. In addition to that, you’ll also get 5% of the earnings from the members that your referrals send in! Finally, you'll also earn 1% of the earnings from every member that those people send in as well.


Please note the above payout rates mentioned are specific to United States. For more details of payout rates, please visit official website of respective service.

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  1. In my experience, the best solution for monetizing is shorte.st. Shorte.st counts more visits and all clicks have the same rate, not like with other shorteners, where the rate is going down with every click...
    I use shorte.st on my blog and on Facebook. The most of my traffic is from Spain, Latin America and United States. My last payment I received from shorte.st (2015, march) http://imgur.com/c1ot3oU


  2. Thanks a lot for the info. As for me, after trying several websites I found shorte.st is the best, it has the best payout rates & they paid me the highest ... I truly recommend it.

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