QR Code

Martech Zone articles tagged QR Code:

  • Ecommerce and RetailHow do barcodes work? Barcode technology and history

    How Do Barcodes Work? History, Technology, and How To Purchase

    The journey of barcodes from an innovative idea to a ubiquitous component in inventory management and sales tracking is a fascinating tale of technological evolution, legal battles, and strategic rebranding. This overview explores the key milestones in developing barcodes, highlighting their impact on sales, marketing, and global commerce. A barcode is a method of representing data in a visual, machine-readable…

  • Ecommerce and RetailSignage Design, Sign Design Tips

    Signage: How To Design Effective Signs That Drive More Traffic To Your Business

    As marketers, we are often fascinated and driven to the most intelligent or innovative solutions, ignoring obvious solutions that have been proven effective for hundreds of years. Signage is one of those strategies. The above sign is one of my favorites and was in front of my favorite pizzeria in central Indiana. It’s a great, family-owned small business that’s incredibly…

  • Marketing ToolsBeaconstac: QR Code Marketing and Management

    Beaconstac: Helping Brands Build Successful Marketing Campaigns With QR Codes

    Marketers often view online and offline markets as separate entities requiring unique strategies. However, to achieve higher conversion rates and return on investment (ROI), brands should sync online and offline marketing efforts with a holistic strategy.  Why? Today’s shoppers have gone hybrid, moving seamlessly between digital and physical shopping. In fact: 80% of consumers use their mobile devices while shopping…

  • Ecommerce and RetailGoogle Wallet and Apple Wallet Marketing and Notifications

    Maximizing Mobile Marketing With Google Wallet and Apple Wallet

    Google Wallet and Apple Wallet have emerged as significant platforms for marketers. These mobile wallets offer an array of features that enhance user experience (UX) and open up new avenues for marketing and customer engagement. This article delves into the functionalities of both wallets, highlighting their benefits and the unique opportunities they present for marketing strategies. Google Wallet Google Wallet,…

  • Advertising TechnologyDigital Marketing vs. Traditional Marketing Infographic

    Digital Marketing vs. Traditional Marketing: Definitions, Growth, and Intersection

    With my career spanning decades, I’ve enjoyed working in both the traditional and digital marketing industries. My career started at a newspaper, where I caught the Internet bug and began networking and programming. I moved on to database marketing and direct mail and then to MarTech and SaaS platforms. I often share that much of my success was bringing the…

  • CRM and Data PlatformsQR Code: How they work, best practices, and a funny video

    Everything You Wanted To Know About QR Codes

    By now, you’ve likely scanned and utilized a QR code. Quick Response codes are two-dimensional barcodes that store information in a square-shaped grid of black squares on a white background. They work by encoding data in a way that can be quickly and easily read by a digital device, typically a smartphone camera. 45 percent of responding shoppers had used…

  • Social Media & Influencer MarketingShor Micro-Page Builder and Linktree Alternative

    Shor: The Linktree Alternative For Building Beautiful Rich Micro-Pages

    If your social media profile link points to a single home page, you’re likely losing out on engaging your social profile visitors. Linktrees are tools that aggregate multiple links into one page… typically aggregating several calls-to-action that may interest your visitors. Having a linktree is highly beneficial for social media profiles for several reasons: Consolidate Multiple Links: Social media platforms…

  • Event MarketingTech-enhanced event marketing strategies

    Tech-Enhanced Event Marketing: Strategies for Success

    Marketers can’t afford to fall behind on the latest experiential marketing trends — if anything, they should be setting them. In recent years, technological innovations like wearables and touch-screen devices have redefined how we plan, execute, and experience events. Additionally, tech tools like QR codes and near-field communication (NFC) technology have ushered in a new era of guest engagement and…

  • Marketing ToolsURL Shortening Platforms - Features and Benefits

    URL Shorteners: How They Work And Why Marketers Should Use Them

    URL shorteners are web services that transform long Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) into shorter, more manageable versions. They work by generating a unique, shortened URL that, when clicked or entered into a web browser, redirects the user to the original, longer URL. If you wish to do a great job with attribution and a better understanding of your marketing efforts,…

  • Mobile and Tablet MarketingPostReminder - Remind Consumers About Sales, Events, and Offers

    PostReminder: Transforming How Brands Connect With Customers When Timing Matters

    We know how busy people are – especially when they’re walking in the door and looking through their mail. Even if people are interested in a piece of direct mail, they usually set it aside and intend to get back to it at some point. But before they know it, too much time has gone by. The offer expired or the event ended, and…

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