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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QR Code Reviews – Tai Pei Bourbon Chicken

QR Code Reviews - Tai Pei Bourbon ChickenMaking 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 - Tai Pei Bourbon Chicken - QR codeToday we look at a QR code found on a yummy box of Tai Pei Bourbon Chicken.  If you like Asian food, you gotta check this out.  It was great.

Measuring a little over 1 inch square, this code included a call-to-action but no URL.  Just the thing for supper after a Krav Maga workout.

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QR Code Reviews – DeWalt Right Angle Attachment

qr-code-review-dewalt-right-angle-attachmentMaking 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-review-dewalt-right-angle-attachment-qrToday we look at a QR code you can find on a right angle drill attachment from DeWalt.  Measuring in at about 1.5 inches, this QR code has a good call-to-action in three different languages but no URL.

For those of you have ever tried to run electrical wire or drill a hole in tight places, you can understand how a tool like this DeWalt Right Angle Attachment would help with a job like that.  There have been many times I’ve needed one of these myself.  It will even work with impact tools, a big plus for anyone working on cars or on hard material like concrete or tough wood.

If this looks like a tool you just have to add to your toolbox, click here to order from Amazonclick here to order from Amazon or check your local Lowes or Home Depot.  The right tool makes a job so much easier.

Enough about tools (I could talk about them for days…), let’s get back to the QR code.

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QR Code Review – Sun-Maid Dark Chocolate Yogurt Raisins

QR Code Review - Sun-Maid Dark Chocolate Yogurt RaisinsMaking 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 Review - Sun-Maid Dark Chocolate Yogurt Raisins - QR codeToday we look at a QR code on a box of yummy, Sun-Maid dark chocolate yogurt raisins.  The QR code is located on the bottom of the box and is pretty small, measuring in at around 1/2 of an inch or so.  There is a call-to-action but no URL.

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QR Code Reviews – KT Tape

QR Code Reviews - KT TapeMaking 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 - KT Tape - QR codeToday we look at a QR code found on a roll of KT tape.  The code is a little less than 3/4 of an inch square which makes it pretty small but still scanable.  There is a call-to-action to the right of the code (not a great call-to-action, but it will work) and a URL, although not the encoded URL.

If you have never heard of KT tape, imagine regular athletic or cloth tape about 1.5 inches wide that are pre-cut into strips.  The tape is stretchy and, when applied to specific places (over muscles, tendons, ligaments, etc), it provides a little support to help with and prevent injuries.

{… now embarking on a tangent…} Personally, I’m using it for a nagging Achilles tendonitis problem.  The manufacturer states that the tape is waterproof and will last 4 to 7 days.  In my experience, that is accurate unless you wear it to the beach and move around on the sand a bit.  In that case, the life of the tape can be measured in hours or minutes.  Otherwise, it is pretty good stuff (although a little pricy). {/tangent}  Back to the review…

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