QR Codes: When, Where, Why & How

Last week I posted an introduction to QR codes inspired by a whitepaper from GetResponse. Today, I thought we might consider the when, where, why and how of applying QR codes.

A camera equipped smartphone which has the right reading software installed can scan these codes in an instant and then do such things as:

  • Load a webpage
  • Contact info
  • Send an SMS
  • Provide Geo location
  • Register for a contest
  • Sign up for your newsletter
  • Follow a link to a web page
  • Play a YouTube video
  • Like a fan page on Facebook
  • Add a calendar event
  • Wifi network login

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