Tracker.ly Tutorials

Also see the documentation and forums for over two dozen written tutorials with screenshots.

1. Before You Start

Intro Tour

15:51 - October 16, 2016

2. Custom Domains:

Add keyword websites

4:11 - May 3, 2015

Manage / Repair domains

5:10 - May 12, 2015

Add DNS forwarded domains

2:33 - May 7, 2015

3. Add And Manage Redirects:

Creating redirects

8:58 - Dec. 9, 2015

How many / Naming redirects

5:41 - April 30, 2015

Custom groups best practices

6:42 - May 5, 2015

Edit / Merge groups

2:53 - May 5, 2015

Change destinations

3:41 - May 6, 2015

Delete clicks and links

4:17 - May 11, 2015

Recent Blog Posts

  • GDPR Compliance for Tracker.ly users

    GDPR is a new anti-tracking law that effects users of Tracker.ly. This is what we've changed to be partially compliant now, and will be changing to be fully compliant in the future.
    1 month ago

  • 6 things to know if using Tracker.ly

    Tracker.ly fixes a number of big problems with every existing link redirect solution, so we took some very different approaches to how we did things.
    3 months ago

  • 5 ways to use Tracker.ly instant links

    Our client’s favourite feature is our instant links, because it lets them track each marketing message without setting up a link for each one in advance.
    3 months ago

  • Huge speed improvements

    This is just a quick notice to let you know we've made a lot of changes under the hood on the dashboard side over the last couple of months.
    10 months ago

  • How descriptive links increase clicks

    Understanding how each type of link affects people psychologically will help you hugely increase your click-through rates on your marketing.
    2 years ago

  • Bit.ly study proves short links are bad

    Tens of millions of marketers use like short links like bit.ly/1vfEgl. After reading this case study by Bit.ly, you'll never want to use short links again.
    2 years ago

  • TechCrunch says don’t brand Bit.ly

    Alan Dunn from TechCrunch writes, “Deadpool is missing out on a very real opportunity for consistent brand experience”. He got it half right.
    2 years ago

Twitter Updates

  • GDPR Compliance for t.co/LciaY4gAEX users t.co/155aF9PyQ9
    1 month ago

  • 6 things to know if using t.co/LciaY4gAEX t.co/0YcnOSmbse
    3 months ago

  • 5 ways to use t.co/LciaY4gAEX instant links t.co/uy89DhR5x0
    3 months ago

  • Huge speed improvements t.co/BU3uTkOqAv t.co/MQVCJbNEe0
    10 months ago

  • After a couple of weeks of optimizations, the longest query recorded on our biggest client's database is now only 2 seconds - 300x faster!
    10 months ago

  • We're now hosted on Amazon. Is it just me, or does the dashboard load way faster now? More infrastructure updates to come.
    11 months ago

  • The upgraded database has sped things up considerably, but is only a temporary measure. We're moving to Amazon over the next week or so.
    12 months ago

  • We're upgrading our databases and increasing database server capacity tomorrow. There will be short downtime around 5am EST August 3rd.
    12 months ago

  • One client has 70K extra -links with 1 click each due to odd variables. We're going to combine everyone's links with variables next week.
    1 year ago

  • There will be some brief downtime this afternoon while we double our server resources.
    1 year ago

  • How Apple blocking retargeting affects marketers t.co/5v5c3wRlEv t.co/sXgYYQ3dJy
    1 year ago

  • Recovered from our worst outage in 11 years t.co/KyAor9fnfz t.co/S6c3rdnyQJ
    1 year ago

  • Running on new server. Clicks appearing. Missing clicks coming soon. Will fix creating short links tomorrow. Then fix adding new domains.
    1 year ago

  • Been working on an emergency server migration for two days to fix data issue. Nearly done, but not flipping switch until Monday to be safer.
    1 year ago

  • If you're not seeing data from the last few days, this is another issue with Rackspace selling off half their business. We're working on it.
    1 year ago

  • Good news. We've solved the issue with the recent issues with some domains unable to communicate back and forth with the dashboard.
    1 year ago

  • A server move is causing domain not responding errors. We're looking into resolving it. Links still work.
    1 year ago

  • The temporary data syncing issue has been resolved, and all data from the past day or so should have appeared in your dashboard.
    1 year ago

  • Why tracking is good for you and your customers t.co/Kr0Fr4e9YY
    2 years ago

  • How to increase click-through rates with descriptive links t.co/wGnQHf70CK t.co/h58SoSaKgM
    2 years ago

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