How to generate short URLs for content in SharePoint

Sharing generated short URLs is very common these days. For example if you want to send a link to a document hosted in your SharePoint 2010/2007 document library it would be something like

http://Portal/Sites/IT/Shared%20Documents/Guidelines.docx

So you would probably include something like above in your email. Now instead of doing this, it would be aesthetically pleasing to generate a short URL like http://t.co/Lvj9RMyf. If you are interested in doing so, following are some solutions that might be of interest to you.

http://spurlshortener.codeplex.com/

http://weblogs.asp.net/jan/archive/2011/12/12/url-shortening-for-sharepoint-2010.aspx

http://blog.mastykarz.nl/4-ways-short-urls-sharepoint-server-2010/

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