An interview with a url shortner. @Covati talks about the business of keeping it short with idek

When the news of Tr.im shutting down hit the web over the weekend and before the Facebook / FriendFeed news took over the internet, I emailed a friend of mine who runs a url shortener service called idek.net, Adam Covati. Adam launched idek.net which stand for "I don't even know" in 2008 and I was curious about how Tr.im shutting down would effect his url shortener site, the faith in the url shortner business and Tr.im's statement that bit.ly is the winner because Twitter decided to use them and more. So I emailed Adam a few questions and he was kindly enough to reply back. Read below an [...]

How to launch your own TinyURL service using WordPress. Yes, I have one too: s1w.com

As you know the conversations about TinyURL services have really taken off the last few weeks. We have seen reports about bit.ly raised $2 million in funding, the diggbar launches with tons of controversy and just yesterday Twitter ditched TinyURL for bit.ly. The bit.ly team must be either real excited or real nervous about their future, either way congrats to them. Also a new custom TinyURL service called Awe.sm just launched that provides custom url and statics for your own domain name at $99.00 a year. But what if you wanted to launch your own TinyURL service for let's say, the cost of a [...]

How to use Twittie for the mac. It’s fast, one column & awesome. Twitter after Oprah & what’s makes a great Tinyurl service – episode 018

Today on Talk Social News we review Twittie @twittie for the mac it's fast, simple & awesome. Plus Twitter after Oprah (@Oprah) & what's makes a great Tinyurl service like bit.ly & idek.net.

The Video:

Tweetie is made by atebits Loren Brichter @atebits.

Tweetie Review and Screencast:

Tweetie is free to download and will be ad supported. To remove the ads, Tweetie's registration will cost you $14.95 (2 week introduction price, after two weeks it will cost $19.95). More information here: http://www.atebits.com/tweetie-mac/

@Atebits announces Tweetie for the mac is available to [...]

Talk Social News daily 005 – Hunch review plus invites, bit.ly receives funding, skype, twitter replies are now mentions and we want your shirts.

Talk Social News daily 005 - Hunch review plus invites, bit.ly receives funding, skype, twitter replies are now mentions and we want your shirts.

Today on Talk Social News we cover:

Hunch, looking for a Hunch invite? Watch or listen to the podcast to find out how to receive an invite from Kipp and Wayne.
Bit.ly recives funding, Story
Skype on your iPhone
Twitter replies are now mentions, story

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The podcast:
Talk Social News daily 005 - length 9:57 download or click to play:[audio:talksocialnewsdaily005.mp3] Subscribe to podcast in iTunes: