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Old 18th November 2012, 09:25 PM   #11
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Bar codes have been used most of the times, i have seen QR codes very less time.

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Old 21st November 2012, 11:47 PM   #12
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I'm starting to see more and more QR codes. Some of the most recent applications have to do with sending customers to their online app to download from their smartphone or to redeem coupons. Seems like there are some pretty creative ways to use them.

I took a picture of the contact info of a place I cold called today (Their windown) If they had a QR code on the outside glass, I suppose I could have watched their "commercial" if they had one. This was for a Tae Kwon Do place.

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Old 22nd November 2012, 08:31 AM   #13
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QR codes do work. I know you have heard that it's not an effective marketing strategy. But those are just mere claims. They actually have no proofs. What's true is this: QR codes, when combined with printed materials can increase customers interaction. And you know how important that is in business. Check this post out for more on that: Printed Media + QR Codes
When used properly, QR codes can be a very effective marketing tool.

They are ideal for including on a mail piece. With our speedy lives, they provide a very quick link from offline to online. Unfortunately, many have been used incorrectly, which doesn't help with their popularity.

http://www.holborndirectmail.co.uk/QR-code-mistakes.php

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Old 4th December 2012, 05:01 AM   #14
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I know with real estate agents they work really well. Especially, if you get a QR code linking to a video tour of a home and then put that qr code on the for sale sign. Just tell people to scan it for a free video tour of them home. It works great.
I think this is probably the best idea I have heard of for the use of QR codes.

QR codes, I think, are one of those 'must do' things that people jump on because it is new; but seriously, this is a use I can really see being of benefit to all converned.

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Old 2nd January 2013, 04:23 PM   #15
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I tend to resonate with this statistic for the US, although my latest trip to Europe shows that they use QR codes exponentially more than we do here in the states.

80% of students have previously seen a QR code, but 75% are “Not Likely” to scan a QR code in the future.. http://www.factbrowser.com/facts/3816/

79% of Americans have never heard of QR codes, but 81% can identify when shown a code that they've seen one. http://www.factbrowser.com/facts/4045/

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Old 16th March 2013, 01:09 PM   #16
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Great technology. I have seen a few businesses that actually make money with QR codes. They offer a service where businesses sign up for a program using QR code cards. Scanning the cards send customers to that businesses landing page on the web services website. The business has the ability to update the landing page when ever. Customers use the QR code to find the businesses current offers in addition to finding similar offers in the same location on the same website.

The service makes their money by selling the cards. Great idea I thought. Might have to work that into our strategy

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Great technology. I have seen a few businesses that actually make money with QR codes. They offer a service where businesses sign up for a program using QR code cards. Scanning the cards send customers to that businesses landing page on the web services website. The business has the ability to update the landing page when ever. Customers use the QR code to find the businesses current offers in addition to finding similar offers in the same location on the same website.

The service makes their money by selling the cards. Great idea I thought. Might have to work that into our strategy
Let us know how that all goes, Voyska. We have a page on our site, giving a few tips on avoiding QR mistakes. QR codes are very effective when used properly.

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Old 18th March 2013, 11:17 AM   #18
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Yes, I will make sure to post about it. For now here is a link to the site that I found. Interesting, easy startup for anyone wanting to start a business like this.

http://curiousq.info/business/

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Old 18th March 2013, 07:05 PM   #19
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Does any know if you can customise one?

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http://www.unitaglive.com/qrcode

http://www.qrt.co/

http://www.visualead.com/

There are many services now that allow you to create custom QR codes. Keep in mind that using background images and colors can cause the QR code to fail. It may look great, but not ideal.

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