Those YouTube links are so long aren’t they? Even more frustrating that you cannot have a custom URL for your YouTube channel unless you have reached 100 subscribers. It can be tough getting to that number, and meanwhile your URL is a meaningless bunch of characters.
I’ve got round the problem by making a custom URL with https://bitly.com, like this:
What’s more, by using bitly, I can see the insights for the links I’ve created. If you download the app you can create short and memorable links from your phone.
There are other ways to shorten links, but I like bitly because it’s so easy to use and share links from the app.
This article explores link shortening in more detail. All the articles I have read do list bitly as being the best, and I shall be continuing to use it.