Take a look at this (fake) link:
It's pretty long, isn't it?
Many links are. That's why in the Internet there are ways of making long into short. For example Google came up with Google url shortener. It works great - beside transforming your beast link into a cute and compact one it also allows you to track in real time how many people click it. Beautiful and powerful.
Log in to your Google account. Next, type in goo.gl as your web address:
And then follow these simple 3 steps:
And now you can just sit down, relax and monitor your clicks.