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iPhone app tracks your bike route using GPS

The app speaks for itself. You tap the Start button and ride. When you pause for oxygen to take photos it stops the clock so it just measures your riding time. At the end you tap the Stop button. ¬†. ¬†. When you tap the Done button, the real fun starts… It emails you 2 [...]

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QR code checklist

Even smart people can get distracted¬† and goof up when it comes to QR codes… Q1 Why Why Why? This is crucial. Why scan the code? What is the benefit to me? You need to have a benefit and you need to spell out the benefit. Without a good why-I-should-scan then your QR campaign is [...]

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QR codes: mixed results or 100% crap ?

This is the best I’ve seen. Printed on a letter from New World supermarkets about a wine promotion. It explained that the QR code would take me to their mobile website. It worked perfectly and took me to a website about different kinds of wine. Missing ingredient   What’s missing ? There is no reason [...]

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QR codes

My first project with QR codes. It’s a very promising technology and it’s huge in Japan – driven there by smart phones that can read them. I’ve done many projects using the old-style picket-fence barcodes. Printing barcodes on letters, envelopes, pallet labels, work tickets, sticky labels. And scanning them in warehouse and retail applications. QR [...]

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