Shortcut URLs and short links are all the rage since it’s easier to
copy/paste and Twitter being so popular, even though many of them use
a cryptic code, and more difficult when they use upper and lower case.
There are some that allow for custom keywords so you can make a nice &
easier to remember a custom short web link that you can include a
keyword of your choice, i.e.
http://snipurl.com comparison charts with a bunch of shortcut URL services — http://searchengineland.com/analysis-which-url-shortening-service-should-you-…
http://www.toprankblog.com/2009/01/11-best-url-shortening-services-vote-your-… and here’s a big list of 90+ URL shortening services over at Mashable.com — http://mashable.com/2008/01/08/url-shortening-services/