February 11 & 12, 2013                  Shannon Scanlan         Business Services LibrarianArlington Heights Memorial Libr...
What is a QR Code? QR is the abbreviation for Quick Response code Encoded information that is quickly read by a  scannin...
Who is Using QR Codes? Restaurants Realtors Libraries Lawyers Park Districts Event Planners Job Seekers Artists M...
Where Do You Find QR Codes?
Using a QR Code Download a free QR code scanner app for your  smartphone or tablet (device must have a camera) Click to ...
Creating a QR Code Use a free QR code generator website Chose the type of information you will be embedding in the code ...
QR Code Generators http://www.qrstuff.com/ http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ http://www.qrme.co.uk/ http://goqr.me/
QR Code Ideas Website                         Business cards Directions to your business     YouTube channel List of ...
Letting Your Customers Know Include the QR code on:  Flyers  Brochures  Posters  Window decals  T-shirts  Print ads ...
Tracking QR Codes http://qreateandtrack.com (free and paid options) http://www.qreatebuzz.com http://www.tappinn.com
Examples of QR Codes http://www.qrstuff.com/qr_code_examples.html How not to use QR codes   http://econsultancy.com/us/...
Resources Three Ways to Use QR Codes for Business    http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222790# QR Codes-21 Ways to Us...
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Using QR Codes for Business

  1. 1. February 11 & 12, 2013 Shannon Scanlan Business Services LibrarianArlington Heights Memorial Library
  2. 2. What is a QR Code? QR is the abbreviation for Quick Response code Encoded information that is quickly read by a scanning device Scanning devices include mobile phones and iPads with cameras QR code readers are free apps available for download on smartphones with cameras, iPhones and the iPad
  3. 3. Who is Using QR Codes? Restaurants Realtors Libraries Lawyers Park Districts Event Planners Job Seekers Artists Musicians
  4. 4. Where Do You Find QR Codes?
  5. 5. Using a QR Code Download a free QR code scanner app for your smartphone or tablet (device must have a camera) Click to open the app on your device Position the camera over the QR code while it scans The information embedded in the QR code will open (website link, phone number etc)
  6. 6. Creating a QR Code Use a free QR code generator website Chose the type of information you will be embedding in the code  Website address  Phone number Enter in the information The QR code will preview Download the QR code to use
  7. 7. QR Code Generators http://www.qrstuff.com/ http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ http://www.qrme.co.uk/ http://goqr.me/
  8. 8. QR Code Ideas Website  Business cards Directions to your business  YouTube channel List of recommendations or  Movie trailers reviews  Coupons Product instructions  Polls Virtual property tour  Photos Job application  Music Food labels (winery, farm,  Advertisements bakery)  Phone numbers Nametags  Contact us page
  9. 9. Letting Your Customers Know Include the QR code on:  Flyers  Brochures  Posters  Window decals  T-shirts  Print ads  Bumper stickers  Price tags  Menus  Ticket stubs  Book cover  Business cards
  10. 10. Tracking QR Codes http://qreateandtrack.com (free and paid options) http://www.qreatebuzz.com http://www.tappinn.com
  11. 11. Examples of QR Codes http://www.qrstuff.com/qr_code_examples.html How not to use QR codes  http://econsultancy.com/us/blog/10818-10-examples-of- qr-code-madness
  12. 12. Resources Three Ways to Use QR Codes for Business  http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222790# QR Codes-21 Ways to Use Them To Build Your Business  http://doncrowther.com/marketing/qrcodes The Latest QR Code News from HuffPost  http://mashable.com/category/qr-codes/ Creative QR codes  http://mashable.com/2011/07/23/creative-qr-codes/ QR codes with voice messages  http://mashable.com/2011/11/10/j-c-penney-qr-codes/ Creative QR Code Business Cards  http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2011/07/30-creative-qr-code-business- cards/ Village of Arlington Heights and QR codes  http://triblocal.com/arlington-heights/2011/08/26/village-turns-to-social- media-to-market-businesses/

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