Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find answers to common questions asked by our users. We suggest that new users must read these out to familiarize themselves with how ShrtFly operates.

About ShrtFly

ShrtFly is a URL shortener that pays a share of its advertising revenue to its users who bring traffic to their shortened URLs.
ShrtFly gives the opportunity to its users to shorten any long URL. When someone clicks on the shortened URL, a full page advertisement is shown for 15 seconds prior to clicking on a CONTINUE button and be directed to the intended destination.

For every view that is forwarded through the advertising page, the ShrtFly user gets credited.
No. At no point in time, ShrtFly will never ask you for any money.

Frequently Asked Questions

Rates vary according to the country the traffic is originating from amongst other factors. The rates per 1000 UNIQUE clicks can be found on our Payout Rates page. The rest of the visits are credited depending on how well the advertisers are willing to pay for that particular country.
We only take a very small percentage of commissions to keep the service running smoothly without any interrupts. We make sure to get the best advertisers bidding for your traffic and with the help of our algorithms, we will be able to get the most out of our user's traffic.
Anonymous(not registered users) short links will not earn, only registered can earn.
Visitors must be unique within a 24 hours.
Visitors must have JavaScript enabled.
Visitors must have Cookies enabled.
Must view your website for at least 15 seconds.
The earnings are proportional to your amount of traffic. The better your strategy to bring visitors is, the higher your income will be. The earnings potential depends on the amount of traffic you are capable of generating through your shortened URLs.
For every user that you refer to ShrtFly, we will pay you 30% of their total income forever. Your referral will still earn the original 100% so he/she is not affected.

In the Referrals section, you may find your referral link and ready-made referral banners to place them on your website/blog or share them through any social media.


We can pay you via Paypal, Paytm or Bank Transfer. In order to request payment via Paypal or Paytm, a minimum balance of $5 must be present in your account. For Bank transfer payments, the minimum amount is $50.

In order to receive payments, your account details must be filled in with the correct details. Apart from that, you must also have an account with either Paypal or Paytm or else a Bank Account.
Once you have requested your payment from the Payments section, your traffic will be validated and your payment will be sent to your payment processor. We aim to validate and send the payment within 24 hours, however it may take up to 2 business days.

General Rules

You cannot click on your own links to generate money. You may only click on your own shortened URLs to test them.
No, each click must be from a source who actually wants to go to the destination website. You cannot offer any incentives to your visitors to click on your ShrtFly links.
No, ShrtFly links cannot be opened in a popup or iframe. The visitor must open your shortened URL only by clicking directly on it.
There is no limit on how many users can register from the same computer, however, if you are using the same internet connection, each account cannot be referred to each other.