4 QR Codes to Attract Holiday Shoppers In 2013

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you haven’t prepared your online shop for the holiday shopping season… now is the time to do so. One of the easiest ways to attract holiday shoppers this year is through the use of QR codes.   Example QR code:     (Scan this QR code with your mobile device to get a free holiday marketing guide)    QR codes can be scanned with mobile devices and make it possible for shoppers to turn any point of interest such as store…

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QR codes may be the best gift for the holiday season

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The holidays are coming and those still struggling to find a steady job may be feeling the stress associated with the season. For some, the gift of a job is at the top of their list, but such a gift is often beyond the power of the average consumers. There is, however, a new way to help give job seekers an edge over the competition. QR codes are well known within the marketing world and have gained a great deal of renown in the field. The same marketing strategies used…

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Santa Monica Museum activates QR code campaign along with many other museums

Santa Monica Museum of Art in California

Print 2D, an integrated media solutions company, has developed a new QR campaign for the Santa Monica Museum of Art in California. The museum is gearing up for their annual  fundraising event, called Incognito, and hopes to make use of mobile technology to offer a unique experience. QR codes have been experience quite a lot of attention in the art world, particularly from museums looking to put a cutting edge on their exhibits. The codes have been used to recreate Picasso’s masterpieces as well as promote upcoming artists. More museums…

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QR code on the run with local errand service

QR codes have found their way to Kitsap Errand Runner, one of Washington State’s most prominent errand running services. The codes have been growing in popularity in the state and are catching the attention of more people. Part of their appeal lies in their ability to connect consumers directly with businesses, creating a tangible link between the two. Owner of Kitsap Errand Runner, Bryan Garrett, has begun experimenting with the codes after seeing them in advertisements. At first, Garrett had no idea what the codes were. QR codes are, essentially,…

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Art lover’s get ready to scan!

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  A new group of volunteers calling themselves the Pervasive Bordeaux have begun using QR codes recently. Pervasive Bordeaux aims to bring entertaining cultural experiences to more people and believe that using the codes will accomplish this goal. The group has recreated some of the most famous paintings from the Italian Renaissance and has been working with Italian restaurants to supply them with table cards attributed with QR codes. When scanned, the codes bring diners to a mobile site where they can see the paintings. Commentary on art pieces is…

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Super Creative QR Code Renegade Art Installation

Origami Cranes Used to Help Raise Money

It is becoming more apparent that QR codes are not exclusive to the business world. Several hundred origami cranes and paper cubes were found to adorn the trees in the courtyard of the Denver Art Museum in Denver, Colorado. In what is being called a “guerilla art installation,” each of these paper displays features a QR code. When scanned, the codes would resolve to the American Red Cross website, encouraging viewers to make donations to aid the victims of the recent tsunami disaster in Japan. The display was taken down…

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Dubai doing it big again but this time with QR codes

A number of companies have displayed their ingenuity in using QR codes. The codes have had a significant impact on how marketers reach consumers, but some have not been content with the normally sedentary nature of the codes. Generally, QR codes are an accompaniment – often tucked away in a corner – while the more flashy aspects of advertising soak up the most attention. Those looking to make the codes a more prominent piece to their marketing campaigns have gone so far as to constructing massive codes out of paint…

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Brainstorming new and innovative ways to do business

This year’s SXSW conference has played host to a number of exciting innovations in the mobile technology sector. Mobile technology has come a long way in a relatively short amount of time. With the advent of QR codes and other data matrix platforms, smart phones have become a vital part of everyday life. With the rate at which this technology is advancing, it should come as no surprise that nine guys on a bus were able to launch a startup in less than 48 hours. WalkIN is a service that…

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Library’s love QR Codes

The Groton Town Library of Connecticut will be using QR codes as a way to connect with residents and collect responses to surveys they will be conducting regarding the library’s services and materials. The goal of the survey is to find out whether or not the library is living up to the community’s expectations and providing what they need. Library director Betty Anne Reiter has said that the codes will be affixed to posters and printed promotional materials throughout the library itself. The codes will link to a mobile site…

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