Last updated September 13th, 2013 at 03:33 am
With the passage of time, many new advertisement and marketing methods have arrived in the online marketing. It seems that the old marketing techniques have become totally out dated and are being replaced with new and more advanced marketing methods. One such example is of QR code. Now, many of you may not be familiar with QR codes and what goals a person can achieve with the help of these codes. Well, don’t worry at all because I will be describing each and everything in detail to you. In this post, not only you will learn about QR code and how they work but you will also learn some bonus tips that can be used to increase your sales with the help of QR codes.
What is a QR Code?
The question that you may have in your mind is; what in the world a QR code is? In simple words, I can say that a QR code is a bar code of online world. When you go for shopping in a departmental store and you purchase certain products, you have to take them to the cashier so that he can scan the bar code with the help of bar code scanner and tell you the price. This is how a QR code works but you don’t need a bar code scanner for this purpose. If you have a smartphone then you can install a free QR code scanning app and scan the code with the help of your smartphone camera.
How QR Code Looks Like? – Use QR Codes to increase your Business
Many of you may also be thinking that how a QR code looks like? Well, it is basically a square shaped bar code. An image in the form of pixels, I would say. This is basically a code that cannot be read with naked eye. You need to have a smartphone equipped with a QR code scanning app to read that code.
How QR Code can be used to increase sales?
If you are thinking that how can you use the QR code to increase sales of your online business then you will get the answer to this question very soon. Have you ever noticed different online companies coming up with promotional codes? If you get that code and you provide them with that particular code while making a purchase, you get special discount. You may only be getting a discount but the company who has issued promotional codes for their customers are actually enjoying a sudden increase in their sales. This is the same result that you can achieve with the help of your QR code.
Instead of launching different promotional codes can be misused by customers, it is preferred to come up with a QR code. This way, you will get queries from legit customers only. Only those customers will contact you who have a smartphone and a QR code scanning app as well. In this way, you will be sure that you are giving a discount to the deserving customer.