Yep so if for example you wanted to link to a video but say four minutes ten seconds in you would add &t=4m10s to the end of the URL.
So you would turn this :
Into This :
The alternative tool is a tool called YouTube Time you can visit the site here : www.youtubetime.com/. Enter the URL of the video and choose the time you want the video to start at and get the link.
Now you know, let us know what you think in the comments.