QR CODES SIMPLIFIED BY: JEFF GALLON
What is a QR Code? <ul><li>A  QR code  as defined by wikipedia.com (abbreviated from  Quick Response code ) is a type of m...
Generating the Code <ul><li>Creating it is fairly easy, you can visit this URL to go and check out the generator:  http://...
Generating the Code <ul><li>In this example we will create a code for redirecting a customer to a specific URL (website, f...
Generating the Code <ul><li>Once you click generate, the code will be shown in the blank box on the right side. You have t...
Where can I use the Code? <ul><li>There are a lot of ways of using the code to your advantage. You can have it printed alo...
How does it work? <ul><li>In order for your customers to use the code, they must have a QR code reader app in their mobile...
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Not getting enough likes on your Fan page? Here's a fun way to get traffic to your sites. Use QR Codes!

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  1. 1. QR CODES SIMPLIFIED BY: JEFF GALLON
  2. 2. What is a QR Code? <ul><li>A  QR code  as defined by wikipedia.com (abbreviated from  Quick Response code ) is a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code) first designed for the automotive industry. More recently, the system has become popular outside of the industry due to its fast readability and comparatively large storage capacity. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded can be made up of any kind of data (e.g., binary, alphanumeric, or Kanji symbols). </li></ul><ul><li>In social media marketing, QR codes is one of the emerging means to promote your business, and attract traffic to your sites. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Generating the Code <ul><li>Creating it is fairly easy, you can visit this URL to go and check out the generator: http:// zxing.appspot.com /generator and you will be taken to the page that is shown in the screenshot below </li></ul>
  4. 4. Generating the Code <ul><li>In this example we will create a code for redirecting a customer to a specific URL (website, fan page, coupons are some possible locations). Click the drop down list and select URL then supply the necessary web address where you want the customer to go. </li></ul>You can select the size of the code you want to generate
  5. 5. Generating the Code <ul><li>Once you click generate, the code will be shown in the blank box on the right side. You have to choice to either download it or use the embed script to put it somewhere in the net. </li></ul>NOTE: If you download the code it is in PNG format
  6. 6. Where can I use the Code? <ul><li>There are a lot of ways of using the code to your advantage. You can have it printed along with your newspaper or magazine ads, at the side of coupons, or even your business cards. The rest is up to you! </li></ul>images taken from: http://www.air2web.com/newsletters/A2W_Sept2010_QRcodes.html http://www.jatxt.com/comparing-sms-text-messaging-marketing-and-qr-codes/ http://www.sacredwaste.com/c/localhost_qr_code_tshirt-p235939230377308888z7s3o_400.jpg
  7. 7. How does it work? <ul><li>In order for your customers to use the code, they must have a QR code reader app in their mobile phone and use it to take a picture of the code. (Available in the Apple app store and the Android Market) </li></ul>

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