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Trackable Dynamic QR Codes - TrakQR. The Sex Profile. Wikipedia launches new QR code project to document daily life in Monmouth, UK. Wikipedia has chosen the Welsh town of Monmouth in the UK for a new project that will make use of QR codes.

Wikipedia launches new QR code project to document daily life in Monmouth, UK

The project will be named Monmothpedia and aims to document the life of the entire town. Several prominent locations, people and historic artifacts will be linked to a mobile Wikipedia page that can be accessed by scanning QR codes with a smart phone. Residents of the city will also take part in the project, as Wikipedia is tapping the populace for articles about life in the city. Each article will be linked to a unique QR code. When scanned, the codes will take smart phone users to a mobile website where they can read the article in full.

Wikipedia plans to place codes associated with historic monuments and locations in specialized plaques, while others will be affixed to printed notices or made into stickers. Heineken: Personalised QR Code T-Shirts  Music festivals. 10′s of thousands of young people.

Heineken: Personalised QR Code T-Shirts 

All there to listen to great music and meet new people. So at the Heineken Open’er Music Festival in Poland, they created a new way for people to create a conversation and connect with complete strangers… Introducing U-Codes, personalised QR codes that promote your desired message to anyone who scans you. Event goers could visit the Heineken U-Code Dome to setup, personalise and print their own QR code stickers that would, when scanned by any other persona at the festival, connect strangers together to hopefully start a conversation! I love it. My QR code experiment: 9 brands at the Mall of America on Black Friday. I’ve long been skeptical of the QR code madness among marketers.

My QR code experiment: 9 brands at the Mall of America on Black Friday

Sure, I’ve read all sorts of numbers around QR code adoption–good and bad. But many of the studies still pin *understanding* (not adoption) of QR codes in the 30 percent range. So, I tend to think, as a rule, QR codes are pretty over-hyped among marketers. Follow my logic for a moment. I might argue that’s an awfully damn tall order to get a customer to do steps 1-4 as outlined above. And that thinking is partially what drove my little experiment on Black Friday at the Mall of America. You see, we’ve seen a number of examples of brands using the codes in their marketing efforts–so we know what the brands are thinking/hoping to achieve.

So, I took a page out of Tom Webster’s book and did my own work–a lesson he extolled at BlogWorld LA a few weeks ago. Bière, R&D et code QR. Publié le 09/11/2011 à 11:34, mis à jour le 11/11/2011 à 14:09 LA "Beta #6" - Source : Patrick Gagné, Transcontinental.

Bière, R&D et code QR

12 QR Code Uses for Events. QR codes have the ability to transform an event into a different type of event.

12 QR Code Uses for Events

It'd be a green-friendly event. It'd be interactive and engaging in ways that weren't previously possible. World’s First Fully Functional QR Code Portraits. As technology is growing day by day we are getting something new each day and as the example of new exploding technology that is QR codes which are widely used these days.

World’s First Fully Functional QR Code Portraits

A QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response code) is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code) that is readable by dedicated QR readers, smart phones, and to a lesser extent, computers with webcams. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded may be text, URL, or other data. 5 Steps to a Successful QR Code Marketing Campaign.

Are you wondering how to use QR codes to enhance your marketing?

5 Steps to a Successful QR Code Marketing Campaign

Keep reading to learn some tips for implementing 5 essential steps. How PR pros can optimize QR codes. Marketing and advertising pros have taken the lead in incorporating QR codes into mobile campaigns; however, these 3-D bar codes can be part of a PR pro’s arsenal as well.

How PR pros can optimize QR codes

For example, QR codes can help generate additional likes, followers, and impressions by bridging the gap between the physical and digital worlds. Here is some advice to help PR incorporate and maximize QR codes: Choose your platform carefully. Not all QR code generators are created equal, so make sure you find the one that’s best suited for your needs. Certain platforms offer free features, such as colored codes, analytics, and instant notifications; others focus on code generation. Incorporate calls to action. Encourage social engagement. Keep it simple. 3 Best Practices for Generating Reliable QR Codes. Des codes QR en bibliothèque au service des utilisateurs d’appareils mobiles.

Ils sont nés au Japon où ils envahissent les affiches et tous les types de publicités virtuelles et imprimées, les couvertures de livres et de magazines, les boîtes de céréales, etc.

Des codes QR en bibliothèque au service des utilisateurs d’appareils mobiles

Ils s’insinuent rapidement dans la culture occidentale, dans de nombreux pays d’Europe et aux États-Unis, et on les retrouve depuis quelques mois dans les stratégies promotionnelles mises de l’avant dans les grands centres urbains québécois. Les codes QR, pour «Quick Response», ont la cote, et leur succès est probablement dû au fait qu’ils permettent l’établissement d’un lien presqu’instantané entre les univers physique et numérique, du moins pour les utilisateurs d’appareils mobiles munis d’une caméra et d’un accès Internet.

Afin d’illustrer la popularité des codes QR en Asie et l’impact éventuel de cette technologie sur nos vies, nous vous proposons la vidéo suivante, qui a circulé et joui d’une grande popularité dans les médias sociaux au cours des dernières semaines : Un carré magique Julie J. 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. Web Analytics Inc. - Using QR codes and Google Analytics to track mobile devices. Google Analytics also has a great feature that allows for us to measure the impact of marketing and promotional efforts. This includes email campaigns, partner banner ads, Google Adwords, and social media, and we now have a great opportunity to blend out offline campaigns with our online measurement. This opportunity is specifically tailored to mobile device users, and it is called “QR codes” – or the funny looking square barcodes that are increasingly common.

To run part of your campaign using QR codes to target mobile device owners. Follow these basic steps: Figure out the URL of the landing page on your Website that you would like to send your mobile visitors to once they respond to your “ad” and use your QR code. QR Code Generator? The Best QR Code Generators. There are quite a few QR Code generators online. Some of them like Barcode Maker simply cosmeticize the Google Chart API while others like ZXing have full MECARD encoding. Here are the best examples: QR Code and 2D Code Generator.

This page is an online two dimensional code generator which is written in PHP. It can generate QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec Code and Micro QR Code for the time being. Because QR Code is much more popular than the other code formats, it is separately named in the page title. If you need more information on two dimensional bar code systems, I strongly suggest that you take a look at Roger Smolski‘s comprehensive blog on QR Code and two dimensional bar codes.

Also you should check out John Hopkins‘s extensive iPhone QR Code reader roundup. Lastly, if you would like to help a student with his university expenses, you can try Michael Schade‘s QR Business Cards service. Using the form on this page, you can create two dimensional code images that trigger various actions on the scanner device. This page is very popular and because of that, it gets an incredible amount of comment spam. I am getting many questions about scanning the codes created on this generator. HOW TO: Make Your QR Codes More Beautiful. Hamilton Chan is CEO and founder of Paperlinks. With the free Paperlinks iPhone app, featured previously by Apple as the #1 New & Noteworthy app, consumers can scan and view QR code content with a native app experience.

Getting Smart About Smart Tags. When MetroWest Medical Center of Framingham began planning its media campaign to promote its new partnership with Tufts Medical Center of Boston, it of course considered print advertising. But given that today is the age of social media, the marketing folks at both hospitals decided to try out some new technology to further engage consumers. 7 services et façon d’utiliser un code QR.

QR Code Generator, Management, & Analytics. GREAT! List: Top 10 Best Two Dimensional (2D) Scan Code Uses in the U.S. in 2010 [Including Quick Response (QR); ScanLife EZcodes; and Tag] - a Blog by GREAT! CEO & IDEAologist Dan Smigrod [@smigrod, @uSCANme] - That's GREAT! December 22, 2010 – Atlanta, GA USA – Here are the Top 10 Best Two Dimensional Scan Code Uses in the United States in 2010, in a list compiled by GREAT! CEO and Chief Creative Officer Dan Smigrod.