Smart Marketing for the Future and the Present with QR Codes
These two dimensional barcodes are the newest hit for the future. It can carry information between vertical and horizontal means once the code is scanned. There are three squares on three of the corners of the code, and this is what tells the scanner what type of data it is and how to send it to the phone from the code. The Smartphone that scans the code should be internet ready and enabled in order to visit the webpages that a lot of the codes send you to. There are so many applications that can be used with these codes that the possibilities are endless. This allows you to promote your business easily and free at the same time.
QR codes are used in a lot of different campaigns out there, both interactive and traditional campaigns that these codes can be used in. Some of the examples of campaigns include, but are not limited to: in store displays, print ads, mail, email, billboards, and trade shows. A lot of marketers use these codes because they provide a lot of insight into marketing and showing businesses in a cool new way that a lot of people think is fascinating. You never know what you're going to come to at the end of the code when you scan them. Some markets are slowly approaching the idea of marketing with these types of codes. As technology continues to increase, the use of the codes likely will as well. A lot of phones already have the app to read these codes installed right to their phone as soon as they get it. If it is not, there is an app that can be downloaded to the phone from the marketplace.
Scanning a QR code is a shortcut to having to type in an url on your tiny key pad. You can just scan the code, and you're off to the website in minutes. You can also have people save the contact information of your business when they scan the code and have the information saved right into it. This is definitely a quick way to store contacts without having to search through the entire phone, and type all of the information in by hand on the small key pad. You can accept the changes to your phone and there the information will stay.
You can scan any type of code, for any type of reason, wherever the code is. This is something that you can do right from your phone wherever you are. One example of this is scanning QR code is when you see a house for sale that has the code right on the sign, you can take a virtual tour just by scanning the code, and find out a lot more about the house than what would be put into a flyer. QR codes can also be put on menus in order to offer customers promotional items and discounts on their meal. There are so many ways to use these wonderful codes, and you can become creative with them as you go. The best part about these codes is that the people that scan them keep the information right in their phones until they decide to delete them. So they bring your information right along with them.