How to Make a QR Code for Your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

In short, it’s a barcode that you can scan (usually using an iPhone or Smart Phone) and when you scan it you are taken to a web site. Wikipedia’s definition of QR Code is as follows: A QR code (short for Quick Response) is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated QR barcode readers and camera phones. Enter the URL, Text that you want displayed, a Phone Number, or even an SMS (a message).

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Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?

Waxing UnLyrical

Now, checking news feeds on smart phones, scrolling through one’s Twitter handle, and checking updates on blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and other online networks have become part of the urban lifestyle. Pitching journalists via phone calls, e-mails, and SMS’ are not the only ways of securing media coverage anymore. Ed: A version of this post originally ran on September 20, 2013 on Vikypedia.in. We republish it with minor edits and updates. Sixty two!

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6 Ways to Stay Ahead of What the World Thinks

Convince & Convert

And instant messages–text messages, smart phones, social media. SMS/MMS. Can you remember life before the World Wide Web? It happened, and it seems like 100 years has passed since we first opened Netscape or Internet Explorer to “search” for a recipe or a news source. It was a simpler life, from a content consumption and communication point of view. If you wanted to see what was happening in the world, you turned on the radio (AM or FM) or the television (basic cable).

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How to Effectively Bottle Social Media and Product Integration

Convince & Convert

They also promote the website and SMS program on the bottle , which is wise. In addition to family, football, and fancy side dishes you’ll never see for another year, Thanksgiving brings an annual dilemma to the oenophile. What wine to serve for Thanksgiving is a tricky question, as the holiday table replete with savory and sweet options is an Ellis Island of tastes, making for a tough wine pairing.

Does QR stand for Quasi-Ridiculous? (an analysis)

Convince & Convert

And indeed, given the increasing ubiquity of smart phones ( 41% in the U.S. 89% of Americans 15 or older have a phone capable of this action , it would take a lot less of their time to participate, and they wouldn’t get a broken sign-up form. In fact, I wrote a post years ago about US Airways using SMS to allow passengers to sign up for their frequent flyer program. But that’s when SMS was still cool.

Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters

Idaconcpts

These days, one of the best things you can do with your website design is create an easy to navigate and uniform visual that translates well on standard sized screens and smart phones. No more one design for the laptop and another for the phone. In fact, with so much of your competition concentrating on SMS, now is the best time to make sure that your emails (and list) are greater than they have ever been.

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