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Connecting Your Khoros Account to BL.INK

You can integrate BL.INK into your Khoros Marketing (formerly Spredfast) account seamlessly with just a few clicks and shorten your branded URLs from within the Khoros Marketing platform.

Before you begin, make sure the BL.INK team has activated your integration with Khoros Marketing. Send us an email at help@bl.ink to enable this feature. 

Connecting Khoros to BL.INK

From the Khoros Marketing platform, enter the Initiative Settings to edit your default options. 

Choose the Link Shortening menu item on the left. Then select the Authenticate Your Own Account option and you'll select BL.INK from the drop-down directly below.  

Khoros

 

The first field will ask for your domain you plan to shorten URLs for. Then enter your API key.  

Note: Check out this article for how to find your API key.

In the last field, labeled Primary Base URL, enter app.

Note: For Enterprise customers, please use the URL you use to log in to BL.INK. If you’re unsure, please reach out to your account manager or BL.INK Support. 

Then click Authenticate and Save and you're ready to go!

Try composing a message including a long URL, and use the shorten on publish option. When the message publishes, it will automatically create a short link with your branded domain that will be tracked by BL.INK Analytics. You can see your basic BL.INK stats within Khoros Marketing, and if you'd like to dig deeper, log into your BL.INK account for more detailed analysis.

If you have more questions on setting up Khoros with BL.INK, please reach out to help@bl.ink.