You have probably heard about quick response codes (QR codes) or have even come across them and are wondering what exactly they are. QR codes are 2D codes that, unlike the traditional barcodes, can store a lot of information. What’s more, qr codes are mobile in that, they can be easily scanned and stored in mobile smartphones.
QR codes are currently beneficial to all who are involved in or own an online business. There are currently many online businesses, both small and big, that can attest to the many ways qr codes promote growth. These codes are great tools for driving traffic to your website and also help your customers and business have an engaging relationship.
QR code make-how to
Here are simple steps that will enable you to qr code make:
- Select a type: When choosing a type of qr code most suitable for you, keep in mind the kind of work you want it to do for your business.
- Design the code: make sure that you do not overdo it with the color and image. Simplicity is key.
- Print it: print the qr code on any place you know your clients and potential clients will be able to see and use it. However, before printing it, you need to test it to see whether it works.
Scanning the codes
Once the qr code has been successfully created, the next step is to learn how you can scan a qr code using a smartphone. If you have clients who do not have scanners in their phones, they can easily download a scanner and then:
Open the application
Put the camera against the qr code as if taking a photo
Wait for a few seconds for the scanner to read the code
Wait for the result which, in most cases, is a redirect to a website page.