I'm new to using the CampaignMonitor tool and have used a number of large scale ASP's in the past for email deployments. Can anyone tell me if there is a way to add a custom field in a link for making it easier to review in the reports?
ExactTarget in the US has a custom field that they have created called alias which is only used in the reports so that long url strings call easily be identified.
You could do something like this if you want the same URL in multiple locations but to easily see which one it is they clicked:
<a href="http://yourlink.com/#topleft">link text</a>
The just change the #topleft bit to your unique identifier. It will show up in the reports like so:
If you're after just putting a custom field into a link, you can do something like:
<a href="http://yourlink.com?coupon=[coupon_field]">link text</a>
I'm trying to add a custom link using the syntax above but its just not working. I can't figure out why.
Here's my link: <a href="http://www.example.com/show.php?type=busfirm&id=[userid,fallback=0]">...
any idea whats wrong?
I had to delete my draft and re-import.all working now
Might be a bug there. I originally created the draft using a template, then changed it to a bespoke html import.