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Posts tagged with qr code

Which Mobile Trigger works best for you?

Clients often ask me which mobile technologies work best for them, whether its QR, NFC, A/R etc., so I’ve put together a breakdown on the pros, cons and best uses for each. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Win with ScanLife Over the Holidays

    The holidays are upon us again, and what do you need when you battle door-buster sales and crowded malls? How about an app that can scan any barcode or QR Code to help you find the very best prices, deals, and local prices? And what if you could win free stuff just by using that app just as an extra perk?

    Now you can with the ScanLife Rewards Sweepstakes which allows anyone with the Android or iOS app to win an iPad Mini with Retina! We know they are tough to find, and you probably have a better chance of winning one from us, than getting it from your weird uncle. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Apple Continues its Love for the Barcode

    It’s that time of year again. New iPhones and a major new iOS upgrade are finally here. While most people are enamored by features like Touch ID and flat design, at ScanLife we are thrilled that Apple continues to throw their undeniable support at the barcode and QR Code. We posted that Passbook was the best thing to happen to QR Codes around the same time last year, and that trend continues in force. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • NFC is Here- But Who Wins? Series 1: Part One

    As I see it, the technology that removes that step stands to benefit most for its simplicity. NFC is a perfect solution by design (if imperfect by current deployment) because it will include device endemic hardware that removes the need for app downloads and camera activation. In fact, with all the designer app readers in market, the consumer is still required (or thinks he is required) to download the “correct” reader to access the content. This adds 6-10 steps to the process that further separates the user from a clean interface. NFC promises to remove those steps, making it a true “ready, out-of-the-box” solution. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Are the advertising principles of the fictional agency on “Mad Men” still applicable today? Or are technological advances and savvy consumers driving an advertising evolution? Read the rest of this entry »

    Simple Steps to Follow for QR Code Success

    These days, just about everyone has a smartphone filled with applications that make each day a little easier and a lot more fun. In many countries like the United States, one-half of smartphone users have barcode applications already loaded on their devices. Savvy marketers have tapped into this growing technology by using QR Codes to transform traditional media into powerful marketing tools that allow them to connect with customers like never before. Read the rest of this entry »

    QR Code Adoption: 2013 Trends & Statistics

    QR Code trends continue to gain momentum as smartphone owners grow across the globe, and smart marketers turn to engage marketing to reach mobile consumers.  Released last month, eMarketer’s latest statistics  showcase that on average, 19% of US respondents (1 in 5) have scanned a QR Code ahead of the 15% average in Europe. Interestingly, […] Read the rest of this entry »

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