I posted this once before, but lost it when I moved the blog contents here from Radwarrior.com, so I am re-creating the post.
Have you ever wanted to email an ebay link to someone but hated copying and pasting the mile-long link?
I don't know why EBay has to have such ugly, long links. There is a way to shorterize them yourself, without using a service like http://bit.ly, or http://tinyurl.com. All you have to do is hand craft the link on http://gci.ebay.com?viewitem&item= <item number>. Here's the same item with the short link...
There's also a way to make a nice, short link to your ebay seller's page.