Have you ever needed to shorten an extra-long URL? I do all the time. Now that I am using Google Forms frequently, I am always needing to shorten them. I have tried many and there are some benefits to others, but I have started to use "goo.gl" as my go-to shortener.
I love the fact that is keeps track of all of the URLs that I shorten. I also love the fact that it quickly, and automatically, creates a QR Code. Goo.gl makes it very easy for me to create a form, shorten the URL, and collect data from people. Here is a screen shot of the details for a recently shortened address.
Here is a quick tutorial, demonstrating how "goo.gl" easily shortens the address and provides your information. Check it out and give it a try.