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HELP IN TRACKING PLAIN TEXT EMAIL NEWSLETTER

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Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Dear Friends,

I am developing a personal newsletter manager and i wants to track the plain text email newsletter.I read the forums and expert exchange knowledge base.

I came to know processes :
1Tracking HTML newsletter need a script to call 1x1 pixel images from server doing the couter increment.
2.Plain text newsletter tracking is possible on the mercy of user to click on tracking link.

third i found but no idea how to do it please help :
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BlueDevilFan:

If a recipient is forcing all email to plain-text, something that many organizations do for security's sake, then this will fail.  
You have to write a script at the web server to capture the information.  That's more up-front work, although the end result is better.
Many people view this approach as sneaky.  It's a technique that spammers use to determine if the addresses they send to are valid.  I'm not accusing ryancys of being a spammer or of promoting spamming techniques.  I'm just pointing out that this is a technique used by spammers and that using it may make your message recipients think of you in the same light.  Requesting a receipt is out in the open.  Using a hidden graphic to track them isn't."
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please help me in tracking plain text newsletter.How constant contact and other for managing to tacking plain text newsletter.

i am doveloping the solution in classic ASP

regards,
Sunny
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Your kidding right?

Is it going to be on NT4 for the ASP?


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what do you mean by kidding ?

i don't get .

regards
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Any way you look at it, the user has to click on a link. There is no way to automatically track the user with a text based newsletter, you can't embed any kind of tracking element (1x1 image, etc) because in plain text it'll just show the code, not the result.
Hello,

(oops, I may have missed the 1/08 notification)

I do believe that my answer (ID:24761563) did provide a detailed answer.

Rgds,

NeoDiffusion
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