If you still do not use Apple’s appstore.com shortlinks – now is the time to start! Read more below.
How does a “normal” link to the AppStore look like? Like something you can never remember or reproduce:
(Link produced by Apple’s iTunes Link Maker)
Apple finally caught up with the web’s trends and now provides automatic short links to your iPhone/ Mac app. As usual the feature is a bit late, but it’s way more awesome than what you’ve seen before. The link above becomes simply:
With the added benefits that:
- You don’t need to do anything on your side – the shortlinks works auto-magically
- It’s a country independent link, ie for US visitors opens the US store, for Italian visitors – the Italian one
The link launches iTunes on the visitor machine where they can purchase your app. Let’s have a look how to make these shortlinks: