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  1. #1
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    Realtime information in email campaign


    Today, email campaigns built are usually static in nature. When your customers get the email, they usually includes stale data (like quantity in stock etc). I built a solution that can show real time information inside emails.

    By using my service, once can built embed code snippets that can be added into your HTML email. The first snippet I have built is a countdown timer (for when the deal ends).

    I wanted to know if the community needs such a solution. Also, wanted to know how much someone would be willing to pay for such a service.



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    My, and nothing.

    Here's why:

    1) If image tags are routinely blocked by email clients for tracking reasons, there's reason to believe that the embed tag will as well (never tried it and don't have a reason to).

    2) In the last year alone, I've had clients run multiple "email campaigns" based on "targeted lists" that they acquired and I had to beg and plead with their hosts not to shut them down on the grounds that they weren't trying to spam...they were just acting really, really foolishly.
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    Yeah, you are right thegame1364....

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    I think Google is getting into the spam blocking game by capping the number of outgoing emails a new Gmail account can send out daily.

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