QR Codes on print media is a great way to engage potential customers. We have all used them. But did you know that you can choose from 25 different types of QR Codes for customer engagement?
Be it driving traffic to your website or getting more followers on social media. These 2D barcodes have a lot to offer.
The big question is:
WHAT DO YOU WANT YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE TO DO?
Here is list of 25 actions that you can get your audience to take:
1. See a webpage
By creating a website QR Code, you can drive traffic to your website. Just enter the page URL and generate your QR Code. Create Website QR Code now.
2. View your location on Google Maps
If you want to share your exact location with your visitors, then create a Maps QR Code. Search for a location or enter map coordinates and generate your QR Code. Whoever scans this QR Code will be able to see your exact location. Create a Maps QR Code now.
3. See your complete profile with downloadable contact details
You can create a personal page with all your contact information and share it with people. All they need to do is scan the Dynamic Vcard QR Code from your business card. They can also save you as a contact on their smartphones. Create a Dynamic Vcard QR Code now.
4. Get access to all your social media pages
Most businesses have a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram. It is very difficult to focus on any one platform. So what do you do? You create a Social Media QR Code that gives your audience access to all your social media links. Create a Social Media QR Code now.
5. See a PDF
You can also show an entire PDF to your target audience with a PDF QR Code. When scanned, the PDF will open in the browser of the scanning device. Create a PDF QR Code now.
6. See a Wedding Invitation
Wedding invitation is the official announcement of your wedding to your friends and family. So you might want to make the most of it. With a Wedding QR Code on your invitation card, you can:
a. Share Google Maps location of the venue with guests
b. Share your couple journey photos and videos
c. Get your guests mark the event in their calendars
d. Help your guests RSVP with their smartphones
7. Get engaged with your product packaging
Today a lot of brands offer similar products. As a marketer, it is necessary for you to differentiate yourselves from the competition by engaging your customers. You can add a QR Code on the packaging of your product to:
- Provide your product’s detailed information to the buyers
- Suggest a cooking recipe
- Showcase your product range
- Create awareness about your campaigns
8. See an image
For images such as product image, safety instructions, etc., you can create an Image QR Code. When scanned, the QR Code will open the image in a browser on the scanning device. Create an Image QR Code now.
9. Download your mobile application
If you want to give your potential users an easy way to download your mobile app, then create an App Store QR Code. Even if your app is available on various app stores, you will only need a single QR Code. An iPhone user gets redirected to the App Store and an Android user to the Google Play store. Create an App Store QR Code now.
10. Listen to an audio file
For audio files like music, podcast, or audio tutorial, you can create an Audio QR Code. Just upload the audio file of your choice and generate a QR Code. When scanned, this QR Code will play the uploaded audio file on the scanning device. Create an Audio QR Code now.
11. Show a page with a lot of text
Let’s say you want to share a full page of text such as:
- Terms & conditions
- Safety instructions
- Technical specifications
- Description of an art piece
- Side effects
You will need a landing page with formatted text capabilities such as the Rich Text QR Code. When scanned, the QR Code will open a page with content specified by you. Create a Rich Text QR Code now.
12. Get a coupon
For print promotional campaigns, you can share a mobile coupon with your target customers. When scanned, a Coupon QR Code will redirect to a mobile coupon landing page customized by you. Create a Coupon QR Code now.
13. Send you payment via PayPal
You can receive payments for your products or services, via PayPal. It also includes donations. All you need is a PayPal QR Code. For this, you just need to add your account email ID, product name, value, and currency. This will ensure that your customers have an easy option to send you a payment. Create a Paypal QR Code now.
14. Read important text
Say you want your customers to read some plain text such as:
- Product information
- Product code
- Coupon code
- Special message
All you need to do is create a Text QR Code. Enter the text and generate your QR Code. Create Text QR Code now.
15. Save you as a contact
If you think your business card is boring, create a Business Card QR Code and add it to your card. A Business Card QR Code allows people you meet to save your contact details on their smartphones. This is useful as most people lose the business cards they get. Create a Business Card QR Code now.
16. Save your event on their smartphone calendar
You can remind your audience about an upcoming event if they scan your Calendar Event QR Code. Once scanned, your audience will be able to view and save the details event on their smartphones. Create Calendar Event QR Code now.
17. Access your Wi-fi network
Your guests or employees can access your Wifi network by scanning a Wifi QR Code. All you need to do is:
- Specify your Wifi security protocol (WPA, WPA2, WEP)
- Add your network name
- Add your password
Android users will be able to connect to the network. iPhone users will be able to view this information on their screens. Create a Wifi QR Code now.
18. Like your Facebook page
Trying to get potential customers to like your Facebook page? Create a Facebook Like QR Code. You just need to know your Facebook page URL.
Once scanned, this QR Code will lead your customer to your Facebook page where they can Like your page.
Note that it is not possible to Like your page just by scanning the QR Code as Facebook restricts this. Create Facebook QR Code now.
19. Watch a video on Youtube
Create a Youtube QR Code to get people to see your video on Youtube from your print media promotions. All you need is the Youtube URL to the video. Create a Youtube QR Code now.
20. Tweet about you
An increase in the number of mentions by your audience on Twitter increases your social authority. Scanning your Twitter QR Code will generate a pre-loaded tweet on their smartphones. They just need to click on the Tweet button to post the Tweet. Create a Twitter QR Code now.
21. Dial your phone number
A potential customer can dial your phone number just by scanning your Contact QR Code. Create Contact QR Code now.
22. Send you an email
Your audience can send you an email by scanning an Email QR Code. The default email application opens with your email address in the recipient field. Create an Email QR Code now.
23. Send you a text message
Looking to run an SMS campaign? Want to build a mobile subscribers list? Make it easy for your audience to send you an SMS. When they scan your SMS QR Code, a pre-loaded SMS generates on their phones. They only need to click on Send. Create an SMS QR Code now.
24. Get your Bitcoin address
Create a QR Code for your Bitcoin address so that it is easy for your friends to send you Bitcoins. Create a Bitcoin QR Code now.
25. See your LinkedIn Profile
You can add a LinkedIN QR Code on documents such as resume and business card.
When scanned, it will redirect the end-users to your LinkedIn profile.
Choose the right QR Code for your campaign