QR Code Reviews – IDville Catalog

QR Code Reviews - IDville CatalogMaking effective QR codes takes work.  To shortcut the amount of learning and work required, you can look at how others are using QR codes.  By using the best techniques you find and avoiding the worst problems, you can make your QR codes be the best they can be.

QR Code Reviews - IDville Catalog - QR codeToday we look at a QR code that can be found among the pages of a IDville catalog.  If you are looking for blank ID cards, printers, lanyards, clips, or just about anything else relating to identification badges, this catalog can help.  On page 37 of this catalog, we are greeted by this QR code.  Measuring in at a little over 1 inch square, this code has a good call-to-action but no URL.

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QR Code Reviews – See Jane Work Pencil Cup

QR Code Reviews - See Jane Work Pencil CupMaking effective QR codes takes work.  To shortcut the amount of learning and work required, you can look at how others are using QR codes.  By using the best techniques you find and avoiding the worst problems, you can make your QR codes be the best they can be.

QR Code Reviews - See Jane Work Pencil Cup - QR codeToday we look at a QR code found on a See Jane Work pencil cup from Office Depot.  This line of products have great visual appeal and matching patterns across products such as folders, boxes, paper trays, and more.  The code is located on the front of the package and includes a URL but no call-to-action.

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QR Code Reviews – Downy Unstopables

QR Code Reviews - Downy UnstopablesQR Code Reviews - Downy Unstopables - QR codeMaking effective QR codes takes work.  To shortcut the amount of learning and work required, you can look at how others are using QR codes.  By using the best techniques you find and avoiding the worst problems, you can make your QR codes be the best they can be.

Today we look at a QR code found on bottle of Downy Unstopables, a product that you add to your wash along with your fabric softener to provide a long lasting fresh scent.  The code is about 1.5 inches square and includes a call-to-action and a disclosure about text message and data rates may apply, all in English, Spanish, and French.  There is no URL.

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QR Code Reviews – Reln Concrete Tape

QR Code Reviews - Reln Concrete Tape

QR Code Reviews - Reln Concrete Tape - QR codeMaking effective QR codes takes work.  To shortcut the amount of learning and work required, you can look at how others are using QR codes.  By using the best techniques you find and avoiding the worst problems, you can make your QR codes be the best they can be.

Today we look at a QR code found on a roll of Reln Concrete tape.  This particular product is something I’ve never seen before but makes a lot of sense.  You use the tape to cover drains while you pour a concrete slab.  The tape keeps the concrete from getting in and ruining your drains.  Duct tape would work but I’ll bet this stuff is designed to do a better job.  Anyway….

The QR code is about 1.5 inches (or close to 3.8 cm for those who prefer the metric system) square but does not include a call-to-action or URL.  On the front of the product, you can find the URL of the company which ends up being the same URL that is encoded.

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QR Code Reviews – Krispy Kreme and Ghostbusters

QR Code Reviews - Krispy Kreme and GhostbustersHappy Halloween!  In honor of this spooky holiday, we will be joined by ghosts, goblins, and other scary creatures that lurk around the internet.  Since ghosts need QR codes too, this QR code is very fitting for today.  Now, on to the review.

Making effective QR codes takes work.  To shortcut the amount of learning and work required, you can look at how others are using QR codes.  By using the best techniques you find and avoiding the worst problems, you can make your QR codes be the best they can be.

QR Code Reviews - Krispy Kreme and Ghostbusters - QR codeToday we look at a QR code found on a box of the fantastic Krispy Kreme doughnuts.  There is a call-to-action and URL (but not the encoded URL).  Don’t be frightened of these ghosts, just scan the code and capture as many as you can.

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