SMS messages have a limited length, so you want to save characters!
TNZ's SMS service has a built-in automated URL Shortener.
Why use TNZ's URL Shortener?
A couple of benefits:
- It's free to use
- It's built into the TNZ service - no external system needed!
- It uses tnz.nz links, or use your own short domain for an additional fee
- It uses unique links per mobile number so you can track who opens which links, when, and on which device, all from within the TNZ Dashboard
How to send short links using TNZ's URL Shortener
You can use the URL Shortener from any system (it's supported by the Dashboard, Email-to-SMS, and APIs). Simply insert the Link command into the SMS message.
|Check the link for info: [[Link:https://www.company.com/path/to/long/link.html?ExtraParameters=Value]]|
The mobile receives:
|Check the link for info: tnz.nz/A1B2C3|
You can send a maximum of 9 links per message.
How to track clicks and opens
From the TNZ Dashboard, select View Messages | MessageLink to see link reports.