LinkedIn QR code gives users new easy way to connect with others

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Connecting on LinkedIn at in-person meetings just became more convenient. The social network service that is primarily used for professional networking has introduced a LinkedIn QR code feature, making it easy for its users to connect-on-the-spot with others when meeting in person. Users can find the profile of the person they just met with quick ease. The LinkedIn QR code makes it easy for you to remember names and exchange contact info, especially at conferences, social gatherings and other networking events where it can be difficult to remember the names…

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Twitter QR codes launched for following and sharing

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The social media platform has introduced quick response codes not entirely unlike Snapchat. Twitter QR codes have now been launched for the purpose of making it easier for people to follow accounts and share their own. Every Twitter user has his or her own unique quick response code. When that barcode is scanned, the mobile device user is automatically directed to the applicable account. A user can find his or her QR code within the Twitter app inside the profile option. From there, Twitter QR codes can be accessed by…

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QR codes used by WeChat app to take steps into social media

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This largest group messaging application in the world is using mobile barcodes. WeChat, also known as “Weixin” in Chinese, is the world’s largest group messaging mobile app and was created by Tencent, and it is now using QR codes to bring forward its social media marketing platform. This will give marketers a way to make direct content with its users, of which there are over 100 million. The WeChat app is a social media marketing platform that lets television shows, blogs, newspapers, celebrities, and other marketers to be able to…

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Sitomic makes upgrades to its mobile marketing platform

Platform updated with increased social networking capabilities Sitomic, a mobile marketing company specializing in the use of QR codes, has announced that it has made upgrades to its coupon service. The coupon service has become quite popular as more consumers show a penchant for mobile shopping and using QR codes. Mobile coupons are typically obtained through scanning QR codes and these coupons can be used to garner discounts from retailers. Sitomic has upgraded its platform to allow for more intuitive use of social networking platforms. Mobile coupons to be shared…

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Shelter pets benefit from QR codes through the Purina ONE initiative

Purina QR Code Campaign

Purina ONE has announced the start of two new initiatives to help benefit pets living in shelters, including one involving the use of QR code stickers which can be found on the front of packages of its dry cat food. Every time one of the barcodes is scanned, Purina ONE will give a donation of $1- up to a maximum of $30,000 – to feed pets living in shelters. Furthermore, the “Bowl-by-Bowl” program is starting at the Facebook page for Purina ONE, allowing its visitors to take simple quizzes that…

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Get more business with QR codes linked to mobile testimonials

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Reviews play a big role when it comes to business. More than 70% of consumers rely on reviews when considering making a purchase, according to Business 2 Community, a market research firm that analysis emerging trends in connectivity between consumers and companies. Given the number of people that rely on referrals and their general affinity for social media, businesses looking to give their reviews a boost are turning to QR codes to get the job done. Direct mail campaigns have been successful in the past, but they can only go…

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The three S’s of mobile marketing today: Shop, Socialize and Scan!

With well over 5 billion people subscribing to mobile services, it’s no wonder that the mobile internets use has gone ballistic. Mobile internet is growing bigger, faster than traditional desktop internet did; and use of mobile internet is driving the mobile device growth rate at a phenomenal speed compared to any past (computer) technology. The newest technologies are merging the digital and physical world; with real-time speed.   It’s hard to believe that the first mobile phone call was made back in the 1970’s. It is equally hard to imagine…

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How to stand out of the crowd with new QR code resume service

Vizibility, a company that specializes in personal branding, is now offering QR codes as part of their SearchMe service. SearchMe links to Google search results regarding the person they are connected to. Vizibility is determined for the links to be connected to more than 5 million professional profiles and business websites within the next 5 years. The company wants to help provide new mobile features to career professionals and job seekers and they believe that QR codes will help in the long run. Adding a QR code to a resume…

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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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How companies are spending their marketing dollars in 2011

For small to medium sized businesses, it is expected that these will increase their spending on digital advertising and marketing this year as compared to the previous one according to the Outlook report for 2011 released by Borrell Associates. In this report, 2,800 owners of SMBs were surveyed and results indicate that 84% of them will be spending on digital advertising while 53% will increase this part of their budgets. Results further indicate that a 30% growth is expected on the amount that these companies will spend on social media…

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