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Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!

Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Apr 10, 2013

Did They Really Read Your Email

You composed the perfect email and you sent it... but did they read it?

It’s time for another Data Doctors Tech Tip.

Whatever happened to that email you sent? How long did it sit in someone’s inbox before it was opened? Or maybe they never got it? Was it even opened at all?

If you use, you’ll know more than if it was read. You’ll know when it was opened, how long it remained opened and where, geographically, your email was viewed.

Using DidTheyReadIt, e-mails that you send are automatically and invisibly tracked. The instant the recipient opens your message, DidTheyReadIt automatically notifies you.

DidTheyReadIt is 100% compatible with Windows and Mac, and all different email programs. It works for Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail,, Mac mail... you get it.

Once you sign up for an account, you can start sending tracked messages.

You can sign up for a free trial at

The service not only works for emails, but attachments like PDF’s too. So if you send an attached PDF, you’ll know if they actually saw it.

The service is great for people selling stuff online to know if the buyer saw the message, job hunting to know if the employer saw your resume, the uses are only limited by your imagination.

We’ve got the answers to your technology questions.

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