The use of QR codes is still increasing

QR Code Mobile Marketing

comScore has released its latest data, which has indicated that in the United States, the use of QR codes is still on the rise. In June 2011, 6.2 percent of American mobile users – that is, more than 14 million people – scanned a quick response (QR) barcode using a tablet, smartphone, or other mobile device. According to the senior vice president of mobile at comScore, Mark Donovan, QR barcodes are only a single example of the many different ways that mobile marketing can be used effectively for integration into…

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Media company creates a winning mobile campaign

QR Code Contest

There have been many interesting uses for QR codes in the past. Regardless of how innovative the ideas might be behind some mobile marketing campaigns may be, they all rely on one simple thing: Participation. Without participation, QR codes are little more than black and white blocks taking up space. Consumers have gone beyond the point of rewarding their attention to companies that use QR codes, due partly because people now know what they are. Given this knowledge, companies have to find ways to return the favor by rewarding consumer…

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Picking the right wine just got a little easier

QR Code Wine mobile app

Inspired by the success of their contemporaries, more wineries are flocking to QR codes to boost their mobile marketing power. The codes have been gaining traction with vineyards due to their ability to provide engaging content to consumers. Many are taking advantage of the popularity of social media, using the codes to link to their online profiles and make use of social promotion. Despite some industry leaders initially deeming the codes as a marketing phase, they are being won over by their prowess and versatility. J Vineyards & Winery is…

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Mobile commerce immersion taking place NOW!

Social Media Marketing

Society has gone mobile loco. With mobile technology surging, and more high-tech marketing methods aimed at mobile users, it’s no wonder that over 80 percent of the nation’s population has a cell phone. It isn’t just for tweens and teens; adult usage of mobile applications, web surfing and comparison shopping has increased 20 to 30 percent in age groups 35 through 60years old. Technology for mobile devices is advancing at such an incredible rate it’s unbelievable. It has almost gotten to the point that the technology has out run the…

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BMW Augmented Reality Sparkles with 3D Glamour

To launch the new BMW X3 in the Philippines, GMA New Media Inc. (NMI) will work in partnership with Top Gear Philippines and BMW for the creation of ‘augmented reality’ for a magazine. Augmented reality is a term that is used to describe the live view whether it is direct or indirect of a physical environment, with the elements shown through sensory input that are computer generated. For the magazine by NMI, the features of the BMW X3 will be delivered in a 3D format for the readers to have…

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