Shortening your URLs is fundamental these days, for sharing links on Twitter without having it clog up your entire 140 character span for example. Other than a better appearance, most proper URL shortener services also offer click-tracking and some even support custom URLs.

If you’re not sure about what something like this actually does, here’s an example:

This page: http://allyouneedislists.com/technology/internet/10-best-and-shortest-url-shorteners/

This page shortened: http://bit.ly/hJq98h

Wow, right?

So here’s a list of these services, have a look and tell us which one you think is best in the poll below!

1 Is.gd

2 Su.pr

3 Bu.tt

4 Bit.ly

5 Goo.gl

6 Cli.gs

7 Tiny.cc

8 Sn.im

9 Tinyurl.com

10 Moourl.com

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