- Be creative
- Do not regurgitate information (If you print a QR on your business card take note of tip #1)
- It MUST be a mobile friendly destination – Mobile Devices scan them.
- Have a call to action
- QR Codes are links, make sure you have control of the page you have pointed the QR Code to. e.g. Don’t point a QR Code to YouTube, point the QR Code to your blog where you can embed and change the video whenever you want.
A QR code is: A specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated QR barcode readers and camera phones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded can be text, URL or other data.
QR code creator that works for contact book info (inserting automatically). http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/
A QR reader is required on your phone in order scan them. Go to your App icon on your phone and search QR Reader.
Do you have a reception / lobby where people wait for you? Why not create a 30 second video from yourself thanking them? or tell them a joke? Remember tip #1
What is a creative way you have used a QR Code?