FAQ

1. Why use a link shortener?

  Save space and “beautify” links. Short links look better and are more user friendly. For some types of communications like text messages or Twitter posting it’s crucial to keep links short to leave room for a message (as you probably know a tweet is 140 characters long)

Tracking & statistics. Shortener give statistics about clicks, impressions and a range of other trackable data.

Hide a target URL. When you see a shortened URL, you don’t know where you will land after you click it. So, some people use this to disguise the target URL.

 Making money. You can earn money each time a short link is clicked!

2. How our service work?

If you add an advertising layer to a classic shortener, you get paid link shortener.

The layer is added between a shortened URL and destination page and this is how money comes into play.

 How it works in practice:

    Visitor clicks a shortened link (shortened URL)

    Ad is displayed on an intermediate page – you earn money.

    The visitor is redirected from the intermediate page to the destination page (long URL)

3.How to create an account?

Click the “Sign up” tab in the upper-right side in the home page. Click the register a new membership in below form. You will see a simple form with 4 fields that you need to fill - username, email, password and confirm the password, accept terms & conditions and click the submit button.

Then you need to activate your account by clicking on the link in the activation email. Now your account is activated and you’re already logged in. You are ready to shorten links and get money!

4.How to create shorten link?

When you are on home page you will see link shortener box, or if you are in dashboard section click the top menu item "new shorten link". Simply paste or type your long link and click “shorten”.

Now you can copy your short link or shorten another link. All your links are available in “statistics” dashboard section.

5.How to withdrawal money?

As our active user you will want to withdraw the money you’ve earned. Save your details and wait for the transfer.

We pay within 24-72 hours. Minimum withdrawal is $5. We can pay all users via their PayPal, Bitcoin, Webmoney, Payeer.

6.Why my views/earnings are not counting?

Firstly anonymous (not registered users) short links will not earn, only registered can earn.

Your visitors must meet the following criteria:

    Visitors must be unique within a 24 hours.

    Visitors must have JavaScript enabled

    Visitors must have Cookies enabled

    Visitors must have disabled adblock

    Visitors should not use proxy or VPN

7. Can I invite referrals?

Sharing your short links is not the only way to earn money with Smally.in. You can also invite new users. For each invited user you will receive 10% of their earnings. Go to the “referrals” tab and share your referral link or banner on forums, twitter, G+, facebook, whatsapp and more.

8.How to setup full page script on own website?

Our full page script will transform all your links into the Smally.in form. Copy the code and paste it to the body section of your HTML code. You can include or exclude the domains that you want to shorten.