QR Codes

Example of a QR Code which takes browser to Villanova University main website

QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) are popular. They allow a smart phone to use the camera to scan a graphical code and then be taken to a website or provide other textual or contact information.  You will need to download a QR Code Reader app on your smartphone to be able to scan QR Codes.  Search for QR Code Reader and download any free one.

This page lists websites and other resources that provide you with useful information about creating and using QR Codes for your marketing purposes and gives great examples of how others are creatively using QR Codes.

See example of a QR Code above.

QR CODE GENERATORS:

QR Code Monkey  (Also see YouTube Video below *)

Sizable QR Codes: http://keremerkan.net/qr-code-and-2d-code-generator/

QR Stuff:  http://www.qrstuff.com/

SnapVU Generator/Tracker/URL Shortener: http://snap.vu/

Manuals & Guides

INFORMATION ON USING QR CODES

Video on Creating QR Codes (QR Code Monkey *)

Tech & Learning: QR Codes in Everyday Life (Ignore the commercial, and click skip on right side.)

21 Uses for QR Codes Video

QR Codes in Museums: http://www.themobilists.com/2011/08/30/qr-codes-in-museums/