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Blog - Tracez les performances de vos QR Codes. Americans: Y'All Love QR Codes. Forget the bad press, the QR code seems like such a clever idea: Like a smarter barcode for the 21st century, it hooks up through your smartphone or computer's camera to some code that reads it, and translates its spotty pattern into a URL, or a phone number, or a passage of text, or a digital business card--all instantaneously.

Americans: Y'All Love QR Codes

They've been used all over the globe for ages, but the tech is having a moment in the U.S. Check out Victoria's Secret's new "Sexier Than Skin" ad campaign--I bet it already grabbed your eye. It's new, undeniably clever, certain to tempt many a viewer into trying QR codes in a way that perhaps no other ad ever has, and it's so "meta" (with the tech itself acting as part of the visual joke) it's hard to imagine the ad campaign working any other way.

QR Codes 2011. Lately I’ve seen QR (quick response) codes popping up everywhere.

QR Codes 2011

They are being used as a marketing tool for businesses, ticketing, labeling, and even as wall decorations in the Lab42 office. When scanned on a smartphone, these 2D barcodes can direct you to a website, text or phone number. Who's Really Scanning All Those QR Codes? QR codes are everywhere these days — in fine art exhibits, some cities' building permits, wrapping paper and every imaginable kind of marketing campaign.

Who's Really Scanning All Those QR Codes?

QR code-focused startup JumpScan was kind enough to send along a graphically organized representation of some data they've gathered about QR codes — who's scanning them, what kinds of devices they're using and what brands are running QR code campaigns. Cooler still, you can scan every QR code in this infographic to get more info, making this Mashable's first interactive infographic. Top 14 Things Marketers Need to Know About QR Codes - Search Engine Watch (SEW) I recently spoke at SES New York on best practices for mobile marketing with QR codes.

Top 14 Things Marketers Need to Know About QR Codes - Search Engine Watch (SEW)

Here's a follow-up crash course on tools, tactics, and best practices to confidently help you jumpstart a 2D barcode marketing campaign. 1. A QR Code is a 2D Barcode QR codes are an encoded barcode image resembling a square-like maze. 15 Creative QR Codes [PICS] In the same way that bar codes don't have to be boring, quick response codes can also be creative.

15 Creative QR Codes [PICS]

Thanks to a 30% tolerance in readability, you can have some real fun with clever designs. Besides looking good, this can also make them more successful. "Designer QR codes are not only a way to make your 2D barcode stand out, but they also add a more human element to the otherwise cold and techie appearance," says Patrick Donnelly, QR code designer and expert. "This could be the difference between someone scanning your code or not. " Un supermarché virtuel à base de QR Code : le carton de Tesco. A Slightly Nerdy, But Awesome Way to Share Event Photos.

We just found a clever way to use Dropbox to share photos from everyone at event parties.

A Slightly Nerdy, But Awesome Way to Share Event Photos

Sure, you could settle for Facebook's highly compressed photos, or you could have them all so you can pick and choose what photos belong in your own collection. Step 1: Use Google Docs to create a form that asks for everyone's e-mail. HOW TO: Use QR Codes for Event Marketing. Matthias Galica is CEO of ShareSquare.

HOW TO: Use QR Codes for Event Marketing

Via a self-serve mobile web app CMS and QR codes, the ShareSquare platform enhances real world promotions for artists, agencies & brands. Mashable readers can sign up for the private beta for free by clicking here.