Creating QR Codes For Your Business


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Creating QR Codes For Your Business

  1. 1. December 12 & 13, 2011 Shannon ScanlanBusiness Services Librarian
  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. MR Codes Developed by Microsoft Can only be read by a Microsoft Tag Reader More design options such as  Images  Logos  Patterns
  4. 4. Who is Using QR Codes? Restaurants Realtors Libraries Lawyers Park Districts Event Planners Job Seekers Artists Musicians
  5. 5. Where Do You Find QR Codes?
  6. 6. 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  Advertisements (winery, farm, bakery)  Phone numbers Nametags  Contact us page
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. QR Code Generators
  9. 9. Generate QR Codes for Facebook
  10. 10. Shorten your URL with bitly Shorten your URL with a bitly account and analyze the visits to your website via the link or QR code Generate a QR code   now-lets-you-add-qr-codes-to-links-in-seconds/
  11. 11. Tracking QR Codes (free and paid options) ( free and paid options) (Track QR Codes on business cards to linkedin profiles)
  12. 12. Resources Creative QR codes  QR codes with voice messages  Creative QR Code Business Cards  business-cards/ Village of Arlington Heights and QR codes  social-media-to-market-businesses/ Grow Your Business With QR Codes  business/ And then there are these 