A QR Code is like a bar code that can be read by your mobile phone or tablet. They look something like this:
They are best used on printed material, such as business cards, magazine ads, promotional brochures, window displays etc.
They can store more data than a regular barcode, and there are many things they can do, such as:
- Send to a web page
- Add details to contacts
- Add event to calendar
- Send to an email address
- Call a phone number
- Display a message
- Send SMS message
- GPS coordinates
- Provide Wifi network access
There are many free and paid apps available for scanning QR Codes, try a few and find one you like.
Creating a QR Code is as easy as Googling “qr code generator” and then following the instructions on one of the many web pages that offer free QR Code generation.
If you would like to include QR Codes in your marketing strategy, contact Fig Creative today and we’ll help you to get started.
QR Code Resources
- Why You Should Jump On The QR Code Bandwagon
- What Is A QR Code And Why Do You Need One?
- QR Code Generator