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How To Shrink Affiliate Links To Bring More Sales In WordPress

I will be talking much about Links or Url’s Time to Time and am going with How To Shrink Affiliate Links Today. So Whether You like it or not, Affiliate Marketing and Referral Programs Still Rocks Only If You Know how to go about it and if you are not the type who always wanna see results without hard works. I have joined some affiliate/refferal programs recently and if you remembered one of my article on Ways To Making Money Blogging in 2016 and Beyond where I made mention stuffs about affiliate Programs. I Have pals who are into most of affiliate and referral program and am pleased with some of their results and as time goes on am still gonna be sharing my experience on them and also share some nice affiliate programs to earn well with anytime.

Am so sure that most of us have found some Odd Links/URL’s embedded in Articles or in Images Once you move your mouse pointer to the Text Links or Images leading to its Landing Pages, be it in a new web browser tab or in same browser page.

How To Shrink Affiliate Links To Bring More Sales

Most Affiliate Partners do not earn well with this programs because most clients or visitors accessing the pages or areas with affiliate or referral links sometimes copy the main url and omit the affiliate or referral id’s.

So today am gonna walk you through on how to get this done safely and make your links rhyme and blend with your WordPress site default domain links and even make it more professional. Just in case if you have tried accessing some sites who are into such programs and you see links like the following:

Yes, this people were smart enough to beat their competitors in the program by implementing this method and with this, it makes them earn well than the default links provided by the program host.

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Just Take a Look at This:
Affiliate link by Host looks like β‡’ or , or

Just Note that the above links looks exposed and most people who knows you with your usernames will definitely know that you own some earning/payment percentage share outta that link. believe me that once the main url is exposed, visitors will rather make use of the main URL and go ahead to the site and this makes Affiliate Fans loose some buck πŸ™ .

To Shrink Affiliate Links on any WordPress Based Site, You Simply Need The Plugin Called Pretty Link Lite. This Plugin Has Its Pro Version but the Lite Version gives us what we want in a jiffy. It simply Shrinks, track and share any URL on the Internet from your WordPress Website and Create links that look how you want using your own custom domain name.

How To Shrink Affiliate Links or Referral Links

β‡’ Login To Your WordPress Admin Dashboard
β‡’ Navigate To Plugins > Add New
β‡’ Kindly SearchΒ Β  Keyword Pretty Link Lite and Install

How To Shrink Affiliate Links To Bring More Sales
β‡’ Activate Plugin

Now That Plugin Has been Activated
β‡’ Simply Click On Pretty Link Link From Your WordPress Dashboard Sidebar

How To Shrink Affiliate Links To Bring More Sales

This Plugin Also Helps You To Fight SEO Aspect. Remember Google Penalizes Sites With Much Affiliate or Paid Links and with the feature of this plugin, you can simply set the URL to a NO-Follow Option, set redirection options and as well track clicks on your link. Shrinked Url’s can also be grouped in order to grant easy access and better understanding of your categorized saved links. See More In The Below Image.

How To Shrink Affiliate Links To Bring More Sales


Conclusion: Shrink Affiliate Links To Bring More Sales because WordPress has been endowed with so much flexibility and can make things easy in a jiffy. With this my lil guide on helping you simplifying your Affiliate or Referral Links and also at the aim of earning well with Affiliate Programs, I believe we are all good to go now and start implementing some new things. If you are the type who had once loose hope in affiliate marketing, then I guess its gonna be fun now πŸ™‚ .

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Share Your Experience Via Comments πŸ™‚ . See You In Ma Next Article β™₯

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Olawale Isaac Odejide

Am Olawale Isaac Odejide, an Internet Spotted Fan Who Loves To Share What He Has Passed Through, Seen and Accomplished. Passionate to Learn & Write Stuffs That Come Naturally To Me. Generally Am a Freelancer,Blogger, Entrepreneur, Marketer, Web Designer/Activist and Student.


  • Nice information! Thanks for sharing this article. It is really helpful to use shrink link to gain more sales. Keep sharing such wonderful information.

  • Hello bro,
    thanks for publishing this wonderful post herein. This is my second time on your blog and my first time to comment.

    I learnt something unique fro. this post which some few bloggers underestimate. Shrinking affiliate link is cool – it hides your id and makes your URL look natural.

    Most people won’t notice its even an affiliate link to see. Thanks once more.
    Have a nice sleep.
    My regards.

    • Wow. I Really Love the way you spoke your mind and summarized my article. lol. I believe this will be the first impressive comment on my blog. Affiliate marketing is so cool if we know the secrets. e.g email list building is part..

      Thanks @ Joseph.

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