QR-Codes marketing is relatively new, but the Codes themselves originated in Japan but became popular all over the globe due to the amazing things people could do with them. These codes can contain simple text, URLs such as link to your Facebook pages and Flickr photo stream and contact information. They can used to provide quick information to online resources while displaying them on printed material. Bloggers and webmasters can even use them to build an audience for their blog and website as this post will demonstrate.
If you own a blog and you are searching for new and innovative ways to build an audience, you should use QR-Code marketing to enhance it further. These codes can help you bring people to your website just as other marketing techniques do. When QR-Codes are used alongside effective SEO and Social Media, they can work as a catalyst!
You can add the QR-code, which contain a link to your Facebook pages or Twitter account, on your offline ads. Your potential audience will scan these codes using their Smart phones to reach your pages quickly.
You can also add flair to your SEO campaign by using QR Code marketing and encoding links within them. Although search engine crawlers, with the exception of Google, do not read these links now, it is not going to take long before they start doing that as well. For now, you will be telling the search engines that a new image has been added to your blog or website. Google already recognizes these codes. Other search engines will soon recognize these codes and start indexing them accordingly.
You can use QR Code marketing to provide event, competition or contact details. You can also encode a link to Youtube videos. You can use them in hundreds of ways on your pages. All you got to do is to think of innovative ways to engage your visitors using these codes.
In order to create a QR code, you only have to point your browser to any free code generator website. You will not even have to download anything. You will find a text box where you will input the text and will get your QR-Code image instantly. Most of the web applications serving the purpose of generating the QR Codes are easy and simple to use.