New app to help renters with QR Code scanning

It can be difficult to find apartments in a big city. It can be even more difficult to find an affordable one. As mobile technology progresses and becomes increasingly embedded into people’s lives, new methods for apartment hunting are cropping up. Habitat Hunters, a real estate service provider for Austin, Texas, has long aided apartment seekers in their efforts. Now, they are adopting QR codes to better serve a new generation of clients that can’t seem to put their phones down. Habitat Hunters was the first real estate and apartment…

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Everyone should have a little QR code in their daily diet

The food industry is making use of QR codes more these days. Pul Foods, a leading manufacturer of nutritious cereals and snacks, has announced that they will be partnering with Altimo, a software development firm that makes specialized landing pages for businesses. Pul Foods will be using the codes on their packaging and, using Altimo’s software, will construct landing pages that will offer product information and other digital content. Pul Foods will begin using the codes as part of the launch of their most recent snacks. Company CEO, Dr. Deepa…

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Medical journal linked to unique content makes it’s premier

The medical journal, NEUROSURGERY, will be featuring QR codes in their April 2011 issue. Readers will be able to gain access to additional online content by scanning the codes with their smart phones. The journal is using the codes to fill the gap between print and online content. The codes will help enhance reader experience for those that enjoy the traditional hard copy. Print media has been competing with digital content for some time now. With users able to access content quickly through the Internet, fewer are making use of…

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Company enjoys success with QR Code promo

Stemlit Growers, a Washington based provider of organic fruits, was one of the first companies to adopt QR codes in early spring of last year. They began using the codes before they became popular and have enjoyed the attention their produce has been getting since implementing the codes. Now, Stemlit is taking their mobile marketing campaigns to the next level by adding QR codes to in-store displays and point-of-sale materials. The 2d codes can be scanned with any smart phone that has a barcode reading application. They originated in Japan,…

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Why every business needs a set of mobile marketing strategies in their game plan

Smart phone trend

If you would have asked someone 10 years ago if mobile marketing was effective they would have answered yes. However, they would have been referring to outdoor advertising; billboards and truck side ads. Now if you talk about mobile advertising, people automatically refer to their cell phones or PDA’s. From being virtually an unheard of notion 10 years ago, mobile advertising has become an industry worth over 16 billion dollars. Over 80 percent of the nation’s population carries a cell phone. Statistics from 2006 showed that e-mail and telephone marketing…

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Easy and cheap ways to give your business a fresh look

Big name businesses are starting to use new marketing techniques for advertising. Companies are realizing that if they want to reach certain age groups, or crowds, then they have to reach out to them at their level. Just putting an ad on television or in a magazine won’t do it anymore. Companies have done everything they can think of to catch your attention during an advertisement. They’ve used famous actors and sports figures, done slap-stick comedy, and they’ve even used babies, senior citizens and animals. But all of that is…

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Talking postcards add that special touch

RSVP Publications, a company that specializes in direct marketing and direct mailing campaigns, has begun adding QR codes to their direct mail card packs. As technology becomes ever more prevalent, print campaigns have fallen out of favor for many advertisers. RSVP Publications is looking to revitalize print media by using new mobile technology to make their campaigns more engaging by introducing their Talking Postcards product. In using the codes, advertisers can guide consumers to mobile sites set up for their products or services. Businesses can use them to offer special…

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Raising awareness with easy barcode scanning technology

  Farmland Dairies is joining the multitude of companies using QR codes as part of their latest promotional campaign to raise consumer awareness. The company, a leading manufacturer of retail and foodservice branded milk and cream, will be using the codes in health clubs throughout the Northwestern U.S. The campaign is to promote their new dairy products that are enriched with fiber and omega-2 fatty acids. Farmland is using static panels in more than 100 health clubs spanning from New York to Connecticut. The panels feature $1-off coupons and a…

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New QR Code Service and Analytics

Paperlinks, a company specializing in context-sensitive marketing for businesses, has announced their latest product that allows businesses created print goods with their own QR codes attached. Calling their product “Paperlinks for Business,” the company hopes to capitalize on the rampant growth of the innovative barcodes. Paperlinks works much the same way as any other QR code generator and their codes can be scanned with any QR scanning application. Companies can try the service for free and can build a construct a custom landing page for their business by dragging and…

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