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QR codes for Artists – A Mobile Marketing Opportunity?

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When scanned with a mobile device this QR Code will lead you to www.creativesandbusiness.com

Ok, you have probably seen them and if you have the proper app you may have even scanned one using your mobile phone. QR codes or 2D barcodes are like product barcodes on packaging where a series of lines or squares (in this case) represent information. In the case of QR codes this information is used to connect the person scanning the code to a website or other internet address, display text, send a text message or fill out a virtual address card (Vcard).

The QR barcode was developed in 1994 by Denso-Wave a subsidiary of Toyota as a way to quickly scan a larger amount of data than a typical barcode could store. It is now a worldwide standard and its uses have grown from its manufacturing and inventory control roots to a potentially useful marketing tool. It is worth a look to see if QR codes have a place in marketing your art.

A QR code can:

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QR Codes for Artists – An Easy Entry into Mobile Marketing

When scanned with a mobile device this QR Code will lead you to www.creativesandbusiness.com

What is a QR Code?

You have probably seen them and if you are a technology “early adopter” you may have even scanned one using your mobile phone. QR Codes or 2D barcodes are like product barcodes on packaging in that a series of lines or squares (in this case) can represent information.

QR Stands for Quick response

The QR barcode was developed in 1994 by Denso-Wave a subsidiary of Toyota as a way to quickly scan a larger amount of data than a typical barcode could store. It is now a worldwide standard and its uses have grown from its manufacturing and inventory control roots. A QR code can:

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