Tag Archives: Smartphones

Fun facts and clever uses for QR codes

QR (quick response) codes seem to be popping up in more and more places these days. These 2D barcodes, scannable by smartphones, were originally created by Toyota subsidiary Denso-Wave in 1994 for tracking vehicle parts. Now they are being used … Continue reading

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Why retailers should integrate mobile device technology into their marketing strategy

Shoppers are using smartphones to access websites and apps more than ever before, according to a report by ForeSee. Of those surveyed, 33% have used their phone to access a retailer website, and an additional 26% plan to access retailer … Continue reading

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QR codes–what are they and how can you use them in your social media strategy?

QR (Quick Response) codes are two-dimensional barcodes that are scannable by smartphone cameras when you download the appropriate QR reader app. You can generate your own QR code with the information you want others to read on their phones quickly. … Continue reading

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Fine dining, social media and mobile devices

Have you ever given your email address to a restaurant and never heard from them again? Devon Seafood Grill in Chicago is notably ahead of the game in the restaurant business and has one of the best email marketing campaigns. … Continue reading

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