Using Pointofmail.comYou can send tracked email directly from within ANY email program or webmail by making a slight modification to the recipient's address. For instance, if you want to track email to: email@example.com Simply add ".pointofmail.com" at the end of the address, making the new address look like this: firstname.lastname@example.org
This same process will work for all email addresses, for example: email@example.com becomes firstname.lastname@example.org@earthlink.net becomes email@example.com@amherst.edu becomes firstname.lastname@example.org The process of adding .pointofmail.com to the end of email address can be fully automated using one of Pointofmail.com Add-ins that add Pointofmail.com button to your favorite email program or browser. Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Outlook and Thunderbird are supported. Alternatively, you can send tracked email directly from the pointofmail.com web site. Simply log in to your account and click on the "send" page.
Technology behindWhen a message sent using pointofmail.com, the pointofmail.com server adds the necessary code to the message.
While the code is based on web standards supported by all email clients and browsers, pointofmail.com uses unique techniques that provide the necessary functionality.