Refer a Friend Campaign

I'm starting to see that this problem probably isn't possible, but I figured I'd give an ask to double-check.

I'm looking to send out an event email that allows a subscriber to forward an email they previously received and use the forward data to track those who forward it to a friend. I'm sending it with the understanding that each trackable forward would qualify them for an entry for a prize.

The problem I'm seeing is that if I pull in the link from the earlier email it automatically updates to reflect the email I'm currently sending them and not the earlier email.

Any ideas?


martincorbin, 5 years ago

Also, I wanted to say that if I pull the web version's forward to a friend link it doesn't track the subscriber who forwarded it (regardless of if their email is in our database or not).

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 5 years ago

Hi martincorbin, you can view who forwarded an email and to how many people using our social sharing reports. This is only possible if you use <forwardtoafriend> links, which you can style up all you like.

When you forward an email to a friend using our <forwardtoafriend> links, a new email is sent, but devoid of tracking information. For privacy reasons, we do not collect the email addresses the email was forwarded to.

I hope this clarifies things for you, but let us know if you have any questions about this :)

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