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What Are QR Codes (and how can I benefit from using them)? #SocialCafe #TBW

What Are QR Codes (and how can I benefit from using them)? #SocialCafe #TBW

Topic: What Are QR Codes (and how can I benefit from using them)? Hosts: Deborah @SocialWebCafe and Da Vinci @TheBlogWorkshop

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  4. Twitter chat starts in 5 mins! Get your QR Code tips, tricks & questions ready :) Join in with #SocialCafe and #TBW pic.twitter.com/ChbJaaYR5T
    Twitter chat starts in 5 mins! Get your QR Code tips, tricks & questions ready :) Join in with #SocialCafe and #TBW pic.twitter.com/ChbJaaYR5TYR5T
  5. Hello fellow bloggers, vloggers and online socialites! #SocialCafe #TBW We're chatting NOW about #QR Codes :) Join in!
  6. YEAHHHH Its time for the The Blog Workshop Chat So excited. Chatting NOW about #QR Codes #TBW
  7. RT @tamarawilson: YEAHHHH Its time for the The Blog Workshop Chat So excited. Chatting NOW about #QR Codes #TBW #SocialCafe
  8. If you're lurking on the chat tonight! Feel free to join in with any experience or questions you have about QR Codes :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  9. LOL my phone is going to go crazy again, better shut it off LOL But I Love Tuesday nights #TBW
  10. Today our topic is: What Are QR Codes (and how can I benefit from using them)? #TBW #SocialCafe
  11. @socialwebcafe I seen her say that we were Online Socialites and I giggles at least I am one somewhere lol #TBW
  12. Last week we talked about how to find blogging education. Check out the summary at:  http://sw.bcafe.co/50 ocTBWCaSocialCafe
  13. Warning Yes I am goofy tonight, blame the benidryl not me ;) but Hey I am more chatty so I guess as long as its on topic we are good? #TBW
  14. RT @socialwebcafe: Today our topic is: What Are QR Codes (and how can I benefit from using them)? #TBW #SocialCafe #TBW
  15. I'm sure QR Codes may be a bit scary for some BUT they don't have to be QR Codes = Quick Response Codes #SocialCafe #TBW
  16. I'm sure QR Codes may be a bit scary for some BUT they don't have to be QR Codes = Quick Response Codes #SocialCafe #TBW
  17. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: Im sure QR Codes may be a bit scary for some BUT they dont have to be QR Codes = Quick Response Codes #SocialCafe #TBW
  18. A1 I didn’t get “into” QR codes until...bored at a restaurant & downloaded scanner app to iPhone and scanned menu... #SocialCafe #TBW
  19. Great to see you, too! ;) RT @tamarawilson: @socialwebcafe Hey sweetie Great to see you this fine evening #SocialCafe #TBW
  20. QR Codes have been around since 1994 and were used to track car parts during manufacture. But now they are used socially #SocialCafe #TBW
  21. Yep. I'd agree MT @tamarawilson: @socialwebcafe Arent they like barcodes for your site? How to use them scan w/cell. #SocialCafe #TBW
  22. QR Codes have been around since 1994 and were used to track car parts during manufacture. But now they are used socially #SocialCafe #TBW
  23. A1. A QR Code is a barcode that contains data that can be read by your phone or readers camera #SocialCafe #TBW
  24. MT @YourLifeAfter25: A1. A QR Code is a barcode containing data that can be read by ur phone or readers camera #SocialCafe #TBW #socialcafe
  25. With QR Codes you can embed your site/blog URL, add contact details for v-card exchange, offer special discounts & more. #SocialCafe #TBW
  26. RT @YourLifeAfter25: A1. A QR Code is a barcode that contains data that can be read by your phone or readers camera #SocialCafe #TBW
  27. Check out episodes of Social Web Cafe TV  http://www.socialwebcafe.tv  subscribe to the podcast version #SocialSocialCafeTBW
  28. @tamarawilson No apologies. We want questions like this! You are a great asset by asking, and because you are u! #TBW #SocialCafe
  29. Hey, Gang. Sorry I'm late >.< What's the word for tonight, boys n' girls? :-) #SocialCafe #TBW
  30. If you have a smart phone, tablet or reader with a camera and ability to have the QR Code reader apps you're good to go! #SocialCafe #TBW
  31. @TheBlogWorkshop is one app better then the other or are they all kinda the same? (for iPhone) #TBW
  32. @organizedSAHM Hey hun, thanks for joining tonight :) be sure to chime in when you're ready #SocialCafe #TBW
  33. MT @tamarawilson: QR Codes hv been arnd since 1994 and were used to track car parts during mfg. now they r used socially #SocialCafe #TBW
  34. I confess I haven't used QR codes hardly at all. I found value in them offline, via the phone so I could visit the site.. #TBW #SocialCafe
  35. A2 I’d like to use them more. So far, putting the QR code on our fun image:  http://sw.bcafe.co/51 CaSocialCafeTBW
  36. @socialwebcafe I only have one on Mommyland from the mobile plug in. beyond that not so much. #TBW
  37. I'm thinking "merchandising" for ur business. oops, that is q3 @TheBlogWorkshop What was the cool site you had? #TBW #SocialCafe
  38. All the QR Code Readers are different, but here's some suggestions RedLaser is great for  iPhone has many uses #SocialCafe #TBW
  39. @socialwebcafe A2 mainly at resturants like you, I want to start doing stuff locally (off line) so I will be using them more. #TBW
  40. A2: I haven't really used QR codes, didn't even know they existed until this chat. lol #TBW #socialcafe
  41. @alinterpretatio Definitely relate. We love interaction and engagement. Right @TheBlogWorkshop ? Right, gang ;) #TBW #SocialCafe
  42. @socialwebcafe @pmnorman uses them in recruiting. I think they are the way to go! I just don't know to incorporate them #SocialCafe #TBW
  43. And we didn't forget Android users! LOL, you can use QR Droid™ #SocialCafe #TBW
  44. @TheBlogWorkshop Took the words out of my mouth, my dear. I use RedLaser on my iPhone. Been known to scan stuff at store. #TBW #SocialCafe
  45. Cool! RT @organizedSAHM: @pmnorman uses em in recruiting.I think they r the way to go! I just dont know to incorporate them #TBW #SocialCafe
  46. @socialwebcafe @TheBlogWorkshop A2: Unless I participate in an Expo, QR don't create the bulk of my site's traffic #SocialCafe #TBW
  47. @organizedSAHM There r cool sites where u can "get them made" (even free) and download image and place image on print-outs #TBW #SocialCafe
  48. @TheBlogWorkshop Thank you installing it now. and thanks for the one for the droid for the mans phone #TBW
  49. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: And we didnt forget Android users! LOL, you can use QR Droid™ #SocialCafe #TBW
  50. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: And we didnt forget Android users! LOL, you can use QR Droid™ #TBW #SocialCafe
  51. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: All the QR Code Readers are different, but heres some suggestions RedLaser is great for iPhone has many uses #TBW
  52. A2. We have our QR Codes on social sites, flyers, business cards, etc #SocialCafe #TBW pic.twitter.com/kciU8c6zIC
    A2. We have our QR Codes on social sites, flyers, business cards, etc #SocialCafe #TBW pic.twitter.com/kciU8c6zIC6zIC
  53. @YourLifeAfter25 What a neat idea thanks that will help when I move offline in May #tbw
  54. QR Codes are great for promotions, you could so a group scarvenger hunt or blog tour and have people scan codes for clues #SocialCafe #TBW
  55. @TheBlogWorkshop #SocialCafe #TBW can use attach QR codes to the bottom of your email as a business card?
  56. mans phone lol MT @tamarawilson: @TheBlogWorkshop TY ... and thanks for the one for the droid for the mans phone #SocialCafe #TBW
  57. True. I think I am easily amused and "fun factor" MT @alinterpretatio: A2: Unless an Expo, d/n create the bulk of traffic #SocialCafe #TBW
  58. Many companies are using QR Codes effectively in tv advertising, you may have noticed them on the #SuperBowl ads #SocialCafe #TBW
  59. MT @tamarawilson: A2 mainly at resturants like u, I want to start doing stuff locally (offline) so I will be using more. #SocialCafe #TBW
  60. We love putting QR Codes on our promo items, tees, mugs, etc. When it's the only thing on a tee people are curious to scan #SocialCafe #TBW
  61. @TheBlogWorkshop Good point Da Vinci. I did learn that you can scan from the screen (duh) when doing our image. Great idea! #SocialCafe #TBW
  62. A3 As more and more smart phones find their way into the world, QR codes become more helpful for quick scanning. #SocialCafe #TBW
  63. @TheBlogWorkshop I've heard people say that QR codes are "going away." What are ur thoughts? Gang, what do you think? #TBW #SocialCafe
  64. A3. Great ways to use them would be exchanging v-cards at conferences, seminars etc. Quick, easy way to grab details. #SocialCafe #TBW
  65. Although QR Codes have been around since 1994, they're just now hitting the mainstream, so to say they're going away is a #SocialCafe #TBW
  66. @socialwebcafe @TheBlogWorkshop not at all. I can say for sure I see more & more companies using them for jobs and advertising. #TBW
  67. @TheBlogWorkshop Its more easier then using the bump app. since you don't need the app #tbw
  68. tad premature. I think people who are in the tech world forget that people who aren't "techies" are still learning, lol #SocialCafe #TBW
  69. @TheBlogWorkshop so how would you exchange with someone through your phone? #TBW let then scan it? #SocialCafe
  70. About 2 years ago, people said Twitter was going away, LOL...& here we are today, I don't see QR Codes going anywhere soon #SocialCafe #TBW
  71. @organizedSAHM yea, you could also get a special case too with it on there lol #tbw
  72. @TheBlogWorkshop And, even some people (moi) are "late bloomers," even if we are techie. #blush #TBW #SocialCafe
  73. A3: Well i think i've see QR codes on a restaurant placemat that allowed to enter their contest, so that can be beneficial. #socialcafe
  74. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: About 2 years ago, people said Twitter was going away, LOL...& here we are today... #TBW #SocialCafe
  75. If you have the QR Code on a screen/image on your phone/computer/ipad it will still scan #SocialCafe #TBW
  76. If you have the QR Code on a screen/image on your phone/computer/ipad it will still scan #SocialCafe #TBW
  77. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: If you have the QR Code on a screen/image on your phone/computer/ipad it will still scan #SocialCafe #TBW #socialcafe
  78. @TheBlogWorkshop: If you're looking for an easy way to create a QR Code for your site: try qrstuff.com/?aid=13932 #SocialCafe #TBW” thanks
  79. @tamarawilson I keep thinking about the "bored at restaurant.." then, placemat ads for email subscription/download via QR #SocialCafe #TBW
  80. Q4 What innovative ways have you used them effectively? #SocialCafe #TBW
  81. @socialwebcafe We're definitely going to have a few QR Codes displayed during our Online #Blogging Conference in May #SocialCafe #TBW
  82. @TheBlogWorkshop It does! Like our image. Though, 1 of the sides was a trickier angle. I said I was easily amused, right? #SocialCafe #TBW
  83. Cool! MT @TheBlogWorkshop: Were definitely going to have a few QR Codes displayed during our Online #Blogging Conference #SocialCafe #TBW
  84. A4. Take your offline community & get them involved online a QR Code is a great way to connect them to a giveaway #SocialCafe #TBW
  85. In the professional world having your portfolio, resume/cv etc attached to a QR Code and placed on a business card is great #SocialCafe #TBW
  86. @tamarawilson Yeah, I could spend some serious time there (have!). @TheBlogWorkshop Thnx for sharing it :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  87. We've used them by having our media kit attached to a QR Code, when you're at an event an a brand wants #'s you're PREPARED #SocialCafe #TBW
  88. A4 haven't done yet but getting awesome ideas here. thanks ladies :) #tbw
  89. would it be a good idea to have one set to your online resume blog, i have one that is a central hub for all my online activities. #tbw
  90. :) RT @tamarawilson: A4 havent done yet but getting awesome ideas here. thanks ladies :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  91. Like maybe that blog for the code for say a cell phone cover #tbw
  92. A4 QR code for free download of a song for #musicians. Or, to subscribe to list & get free song. Espec during concerts #SocialCafe #TBW
  93. Noticing a lot of authors adding QR Codes to their books that will give buyers more info on their site or private offers #SocialCafe #TBW
  94. A4: Haven't really used an QR codes yet, but now i know what they are, and how they can be used #TBW #socialcafe
  95. @TheBlogWorkshop I haven't looked in my books will have to see if they have them. #tbw
  96. TRUE @TheBlogWorkshop @socialwebcafe In the prof world, having your portfolio / CV attached to QR Code on biz card is great #SocialCafe #TBW
  97. @socialwebcafe @TheBlogWorkshop QR enable us 2 drive job seekers 2 specific sites & track exactly where they came from #TBW #SocialCafe
  98. I love the idea of the business cards, since we tend to leave them everywhere anyway this would help get more business #tbw
  99. Another way to QR Codes would be to drive sales to a product/shopping page. They can also be used in with Paypal mobile #SocialCafe #TBW
  100. Brilliant use! I've seen so books that mention a site for more info & then, it is like, what page? @TheBlogWorkshop #SocialCafe #TBW
  101. RT @pmnorman: QR enable us 2 drive job seekers 2 specific sites & track exactly where they came from #TBW #SocialCafe #tbw
  102. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: Another way to QR Codes would be to drive sales to a product/shopping page. #tbw
  103. @pmnorman @socialwebcafe Yes, they're great for grabbing quick analytics and creating area specific campaigns. #SocialCafe #TBW
  104. @socialwebcafe I do hate that, having to spend that time searching then get fed up and usually stop #tbw
  105. RT @pmnorman: @socialwebcafe @TheBlogWorkshop QR enable us 2 drive job seekers 2 specific sites & trk exactly whr they came #SocialCafe #TBW
  106. Next Week’s Twitter Chat: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #TBW
  107. Next Week’s Twitter Chat: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #TBW
  108. RT @socialwebcafe: Next Week’s Twitter Chat: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #tbw
  109. RT @socialwebcafe: Next Week’s Twitter Chat: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #tbw
  110. @pmnorman Thank you for sharing your use of QR codes. That IS a brilliant use (& appeals to my techie side) #SocialCafe #TBW
  111. If you broadcast a podcast or radio show you can place a QR Code for listeners to scan and refer to it during the show #SocialCafe #TBW
  112. A4: I rock my QR codes on caps, tees, & my laptop or Droid Schtickers. Yes, I believe heartily in a shameless plug xD #TBW #SocialCafe
  113. I swear this is the fastest hour of the week lol #tbw
  114. Missed the #SocialCafe ? Stay tuned for Tweets letting your know the archive/summary is ready. #TBW
  115. Be sure to write them down :) MT @moppetmissy: @tamarawilson haha yes, hve sooo many great new ideas about using QR codes. #SocialCafe #TBW
  116. :) We like. RT @tamarawilson: I swear this is the fastest hour of the week lol #SocialCafe #TBW
  117. Tonight's chat has be Wonderful! Glad we're able to spark new ideas and provoke some thought! #SocialCafe #TBW
  118. Next Week’s Twitter Chat: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #TBW
  119. Thank u for joining us for #SocialCafe #TBW Twitter Chat. Feel free to keep chatting, just wanted to let you know we appreciate u!
  120. Had a great time chatting with everyone, hope to see you all next week :) #TBW #tbw
  121. Lkg fwd to it! @socialwebcafe @TheBlogWorkshop Next Week’s Twitter Chat: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #TBW
  122. Love that "rock my QR codes" You go! RT @alinterpretatio: A4: I rock my QR codes on caps, tees, & my laptop or ... #TBW #SocialCafe

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