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22329Re: tracking newsletter visits in webtrends

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  • syedspiky
    May 1, 2009
      Hi

      Thanks everyone for your help! I've fixed it taking a slightlty different route from what had been used before.

      Cheers guys!



      --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com, "syedspiky" <syedspiky@...> wrote:
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      > Hi Cristina bryan
      >
      > Many thanks for replying. We're linking to the server first so that if there is any mistake in the newsletter then we can change this in the server instead of resending the newsletter.
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      > Users go to our server with newsletter_redirect.asp?WT.mc_id=something_newsletter and then get the link from the server and then go to the website.
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      > And yes, I've checked the old newsletter redirect page but didn't see any webtrends code there but the newsletter reporting was fine when it used to be used. Also, this old newsletter_redirect page appears in webtrends Pages report but the new one doesn't.
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      > If you need any more info please give me a shout.
      > And Of course many many thanks in advance.
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      > --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com, "bryan.cristina" <bryan.cristina@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Well, based on this: "the internal server page (when wt.mc_id fires off) don't have webtrends code and
      > > don't know that has been there before. Can anybody help please?"
      > >
      > > I'm not sure how you expect to track anything if there's no WT code on a place you need to track it.
      > >
      > > Couple questions:
      > > - Is there any reason you're linking to a redirect? Unless it's a link people would be typing in very often, which it sounds like it's not because you use the word click, why not link directly to the page and append the mc_id?
      > >
      > > - If you must redirect, for whatever reason, make it an analytics-friendly redirect by taking any ?WT.mc_id= and passing it along to the final redirected result. I had to demand that on our end because people send plenty of things to redirects (and yes, our company too for some odd reasons has on-site links going to redirects).
      > >
      > > --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com, "syedspiky" <syedspiky@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi all webtrends experts
      > > >
      > > > I've asked a few questions here and always recieved some reliable answers from experts and that's why I always come back here. Please help me in the following question please.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > We recently have been experiencing big discrepancy in tracking newsletter visits. The newsletter visits reporting with campaign id have been fine and almost accurate about a month ago. But recently it's showing very very low figures which isn't anywhere near to the other systems (E.g. silverpop) we use to track newsletter visits.
      > > >
      > > > Just to explain how clicks in our newsletter finally reaches to our website:
      > > >
      > > > At first it goes to silverpop , then go to our own internal server (when wt.mc_id fires off)and then gets redirected to our website.
      > > >
      > > > the internal server page (when wt.mc_id fires off) don't have webtrends code and don't know that has been there before. Can anybody help please?
      > > >
      > >
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