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Consumers Know What to Do with QR Codes. Do Marketers?

In the marketing world, we call them QR codes, 2D barcodes and mobile barcodes. Consumers call them, “oh…those little black pixelated squares on the corners of magazine ads”. Consumers may not know them by name, but they know what to … Continue reading

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Mobile Barcodes—QR Codes—Are Powerful Marketing Tools

The report is in, and it looks like U.S. marketers are raising the bar on mobile barcode use. Take a look at the graphic for the comparison, as offered in a report posted today on emarketer.com. The current study also … Continue reading

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Link QR Codes to Specific Content

QR codes need to link to specific content in order to be most effective. It’s common sense marketing, really. It’s why the waiter brings out the dessert menu after dinner—to optimally target the selling message for the moment at hand. … Continue reading

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Shorten Links Before Creating Your QR Codes

Before you generate a QR code for a website URL, shorten the link. Generate QR codes for shortened links whenever possible. Handy services such as bit.ly or is.gd (my go-to is bit.ly for reasons I’ll explain later) are very quick, … Continue reading

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QR Codes for Retail Stores

Major retailers have embraced the power of QR codes. The edges of Best Buy shelves are marked with QR codes. For each product displayed, consumers can scan a QR code to get detailed information on their smartphones, in the moment. … Continue reading

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QR Codes Bring City Tourist Attractions Together

How can QR codes help bring city tourist attractions together? Here are some fun ideas to inspire Conventions & Visitors Bureaus and municipalities to consider the unifying power of the QR code. – Directional information: Use QR codes citywide to … Continue reading

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QR Codes Enliven Printed Materials

In age when the printed page is undergoing a rapid fade as we shift to consumption of digital content, QR codes are a vibrant way to bridge the chasm between printed materials we hold and electronic words we download. QR … Continue reading

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