5 Benefits of QR Codes for Small Business

Each year more and more people are using smartphones. Over half of all Americans now have smartphones with more people using these devices than land lines and other mobile devices.  For marketers, the mobility of smartphones makes it possible to reach customers without any … [Read more...]

Are you Delivering Personalized Experiences to Consumer Smartphones?

According to the RTP WhitePaper Integrating Mobile Across All Touch Points, Smartphones will Influence $689 billion in Retail Store sales by 2016. They currently influence approximately $159 billion in total sales revenue and with 100s of billions of dollars at stake the … [Read more...]

Talking About Luxury Watches and QR Codes on Luxury Daily

In today's Luxury Daily, I'm quoted in an article which discusses a new QR Code-based print ad by luxury watch maker Christoper Ward. My comments and summary are in bold.Christopher Ward aims for mobile sales via QR codeBy Erin Shea May 15, 2013British watchmaker Christopher Ward … [Read more...]

4 Tips to Increase QR Code Scans

Mobile marketing has introduced us to a completely new way of promoting products to our audience.  If you have not introduced mobile marketing channels to your printed products, now is the time to start! Here are a few tips to help you incorporate QR Codes into your marketing … [Read more...]

Furniture QR Codes Go Toe-to-Toe

Every so often, I'll read a magazine and see two separate companies, both in the same industry, making use of QR Codes, and I say to myself, let's see which one of these companies gets QR Codes, and mobile in general, and which one doesn't.The two companies are Carlyle and … [Read more...]

QR Codes and Brand Value

The other day, I had a conversation with someone about QR Codes and brand value, and it went something like this: Question: Does a QR Code in a print advertisement add value to a company's brand? 2DBS Answer: No. Question: Why not?2DBS Answer: Because QR Codes are merely a … [Read more...]

Quoted on QR Codes in Luxury Daily

In an article in today's Luxury Daily, I'm quoted about the use of QR Codes. Enjoy.Kiton bridges print, mobile via QR code experience By Erin Shea April 19, 2013 Italian apparel brand Kiton is connecting its print and mobile marketing through a QR code on its … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Better Digital Marketing

About the Author: Sarah Brooks is a freelance writer covering topics on gold and silver, small businesses and social media. We live in a digital world and are connected to our emails, Facebook and news feeds 24/7. As a small business owner, it’s important to be current on the … [Read more...]

AT&T and Scanbuy Partnership, What Does It Mean

If, at first, your company doesn't succeed, partner with another company. Such is the case with AT&T.Some time ago, AT&T developed a proprietary mobile bar code platform, which enabled companies to generate Data Matrix bar codes. The mobile bar codes were proprietary in … [Read more...]

John Foley’s Take On QR Codes In Untethered Marketing

The following is an excerpt from John Foley’s new book, “Untethered Marketing: The Role Of The Cloud And Mobile Communication.” No discussion about mobile marketing is complete without mentioning 2D barcodes. One of the most popular of these is QR codes, square … [Read more...]

Kate Upton, Gillette and QR Codes

In today's New York Times, Gillette launched a full-page advertisement, which prominently features a QR Code, as well as super model Kate Upton. Sure the ad will garner attention and generate buzz thanks to the image of Ms. Upton, but what of the QR Code?The company's … [Read more...]