I've been trying to research the use of using Google Analytics to track email views, and haven't been very successful. I see people suggesting using visible logos ("web beacons or bugs") to track (to avoid being considered spam), but not how to implement this. Also I realize you can track the Click Thru Rate of the links within your email, but I am just concentrating on the number of users that will actually open the email. I realize the answer may be skewed if users have their image permissions turned off.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!