There are loads of cool ways out there of shortening ugly urls (esp blogger ones!) out there. I have used a number of them. TinyURL, URL.ie and bit.ly (mainly because its integrated to Tweetdeck) but I recently came across one that puts then all to shame, and that is Short.ie
Short.ie is an amazing service and one that I love. It actually allows you to see how many (if any) people have clicked on it! Excellent stuff! Gordon explains it way better then I could!