When you scan or read a QR code with you iPhone, Android or other camera-enabled device, you can link to digital content on the web: activate a number of phone functions including email, phone number, IM and SMS, connect the mobile device to a web browser, Google map location or link to your social media site.
What are QR codes
QR codes (Quick Response Code) are two-dimensional matrix barcodes that can hold thousands of alphanumeric characters of information. Their ability to hold more information and their ease of use makes them practical for small businesses. Although initially used to track parts in vehicle manufacturing.
The ability of QR codes to connect people with each other and to multimedia digital content is very useful for businesses and consumers alike.
Sharing – There’s many things you could share. A video or landing page or share an entire eBook.
Community – Sharing is how you build community. A QR code that links to a LIKE button on your Facebook page using Linkify. You can use QR codes to link to specific blog posts.
Practical Uses of QR Codes
- The front or back of your business card.
- Your brochures and other marketing materials.
- Restaurant menus
- Post Cards
QR Codes could link to
- Installation instructions
- Directions to your business
- Coupons and special offers
Use this link to create your own QR code. Simply enter the appropriate data in the QR code generator.