QR Codes 2018 Amazing Ways To Use!
QR codes are back! They have been very useful in all kind of ways. Most people know QR codes for marketing and mobile payments, but there are many other uses for using QR codes, here we explain a few of the best 20 uses we have seen for custom QR codes 2018!
- Wifi network sharing:
how many times did you ask for the wifi and password, and yes you typed the password wrong, well with a QR code you can connect to the wifi in just one scan. Nothing more easy! This works for Android and iOS11 also can detect a wifi QR code and connect straight! Best to use a Dynamic QR code in case you want to update your password.
- Next to packaged food in groceries or on the packaging.
Give shoppers quick access to recipes that include the ingredients they see on the shelf this give any consumer product a digital dimension and a direct added value to use your product. A great way to do marketing! A customized QR code is here better as people could associate the traditional black/white QR code with a barcode witch they might not want to scan.
- On tables in restaurants to order:
Scan a QR code order, pay and wait for your food to arrive, this makes the whole process for the restaurant as yourself more efficient without losing the charm of being in a restaurant. This has been already widely used in restaurants in Asia.
- Posted next to paintings and sculptures at museums.
Great for visitors who want to learn more about the artist, the time period, and the reaction to the photo. Could also include links to other work by the artist, related artists, and even the ability to buy the image on a mug or poster at the museum shop.
- On historical sites and on walking trails.
Sure, a plaque is fine for grandma, but I’d like to delve deeper, whether with a wikipedia entry, or an video of a local historian explaining the significance of the site.
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- QR Codes in train stations, bus stops and subway stations:
A quick scan would give you realtime information on when the next train, bus or subway would arrive. Super practical.
- On posters for events:
Scan the QR and come on a page to inscribe and pay, this helps the organizer to have a better understanding on how many people would attend and if he needs to do more marketing.
- On beer glasses, ideal to see the story of your beer brewery or have an opportunity to buy online, it gives a great digital extension to your product to market and engage your clients.
- On trade show booths.
Scan a picture, and win a free item by filling in your email.
- On recipes in magazines and newspapers.
Quick link to videos, reviews and feedback at the website. People love to get more information; they will otherwise anyway look online if they have interest.
- In bars to engage your customers with information, games, lucky draws, surveys… or any other way to give your customers a digital extra.
- On medical products and beauty products:
Nobody likes to read the medical brochure, but everybody would love to see a 30 sec video to understand the use and benefits of the medicine or beauty product.
When you shop the goods to your clients that they order, let them do a quick survey and give them a discount a great way to engage and convert your client in a new sale. When your customer is happy to receive your goods that’s a great moment to convert your customer as a messenger to new potential clients.
- Counterfeit of goods:
In many countries counterfeit is a real problem, with a unique QR code counterfeit can be easy stopped. Many luxury brands already make use of this method.
- On liquor bottles.
Linked to cocktails; this would be especially good for new drinks you’re bringing to market and give people a straight understanding of your product.
- On invitations to an event:
A great way to send out a real invitation and a QR to confirm, this keeps the best of both worlds. I have seen this many times.
- On tags for sustainable clothes.
Is that piece of clothing really sustainable? Let’s quickly scan and see it’s story. Clothing offers a great digital dimension.
- On real estate:
Allow people to quick find online more information about the property to buy or rent
- At video kiosks.
QR codes can appear as people interact with your kiosk, whether it’s at the mall or your place of business.
- On movie posters.
QR code takes them to a preview of the movie. It’s a great way to give people a quick understanding of the movie and attract them.
QR codes are super beneficial and we will keep seeing more and more uses in the near future. What is important is to have a good call for action next to your QR Codes 2018, a QR code is the same as a door, but if there is no sign to come in, nobody will enter!
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