Imagine being able to track your sent emails before receiving a response.
Well, you don’t have to imagine anymore. There are several tools you can use to track the status of your sent emails. This can give you insight into whether the recipient is interested in further communication. For example, if you send out a job application, you can easily learn beforehand whether your potential employer will respond by how s/he engage with your email. There are a number of benefits to being able to track the emails you send out. Here are three free tools you can use to get started;
MailTrack is a free email tracking software that can be used for unlimited time on the Gmail email platform. It is available as a Chrome extension, which you can connect to your Google account. It tells you if your emails have been opened or not, and how many times, through its pixel-based tracking system. It also lets you know when the emails you receive are being tracked.
The notifications are available as a single checklist when your email is sent, and double checklists when it is read by your recipient. Desktop notification is also available.
MixMax is a platform for email outreach. It offers tools for personalization, building workflows or scheduling meetings. On top of that, email tracking is also available.
MixMax informs you when an email is opened, it can also track the number of opens. On top of that, it can distinguish who opened an email even if you send it to a group of addresses.
A free plan is available which allows for tracking up to 100 emails per month. On this plan, a “Sent with MixMax” signature is also added to each email. Premium plans are available from $24/user/month.
Boomerang for Gmail is an email scheduling tool that helps you to take control of your email communication within the Gmail email platform. It allows you to schedule your email, with a follow-up reminder that sends a notification message when your email is not being replied by the recipient. You can schedule the reminder in your own time frame. Boomerang for Gmail is available for Gmail platform, which you can also use via your Android device.