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How to use QR codes
I'm sure we've all seen them, little black and white squares, which don't seem to do an awful lot, but in the right hands they can be a marketing tool that can generate business and see profits soar. They are called QR codes to those in the know, or Quick Response codes to those that aren't.
But, the question is, how can they be used to help smaller businesses? Or are they simply the big boys' toys to generate huge income?
No matter how small your business, getting information to the public about what you offer and how well you do your job is vital, and QR codes can help you do this.
While advertising is often confined to where you put it, adding a QR code will open your firm up a world of virtual possibilities, as the more information you can provide the more likely people will be to buy your products.
Boosting customers' confidence
For start-ups particularly, getting consumers to trust in your service is one the biggest battles of the first few months, and guess what, QR codes can help you do this too. Consumers are more likely to trust a business that has QR codes as you will make your firm look like a genuine competitor in the market.
Make customers feel special
A sure fire way of getting on the good side of consumers is to make them feel special, which of course can be done via QR codes. If you offer something special to those who arrive to your site via a QR code they are far more likely to pull their card out of their wallet and buy from you, as you have made them feel part of a special club.
So, don't just dismiss QR codes as something for big businesses, they can be used to your advantage if you implement them into your advertising correctly.