We often use URL shorteners without even knowing that many of them have different features. Here is a list of 14 URL shorteners and what's so special about them. Hope you would like them. And don't forget to subscribe to my RSS feed to get notified when The Chronicles of R is updated with more such news, views and reviews.
bit.ly - A simple URL shortener with real-time link tracking, complete history of your links, storing of your Twitter accounts and preferences, a bookmarklet and a preview plugin for Firefox.
BudURL - Manage all of your links in one easy interface with custom notes to keep track of your placemen, instant click stats in your personal Click Stream, create multiple BudURLs that point to the same destination so you can tell which source generates the best ROI, view your referrers, click charts and more!
Eweri - URL shortener with a list of popular URIs, latest URIs and screenshots of those sites/blogs.
HEX!O - A simple URL shortener with bookmarklets.
idek.net -A handy URL shortener with bookmarklets, stats, wordpress plugin and a 301 redirect.
is.gd - A simple URL shortener with a short domain name. You can use this to shorten your email addresses too.
kl.am - A link juice loving URL shortener. This is the successor of zi.ma.
Lincr - A URL shortener with bookmarklets and Firefox Ubiquity command.
POPrl.com - A handy URL shortener with list of popular URLs with screenshots and bookmarklets.
RubyURL - A handy URL shortener built using the Ruby on Rails framework.
Snipurl - A URL shortener with stats, batch processing of URLs and a list of interesting URLs with easy sharing options on most popular bookmarking and social sites.
TinyURL - The Grand Daddy of all URL shorteners, with bookmarklets, URL masking for affiliate links, URL redirects and URL aliases.
twurl - The simplest of them all, anyone with an OpenID can use twurl.
urlBorg - Get detailed history of all the links you created or clicked just by using your GMail id and password to login, also has a preview option.
Now, take your pick.