|Dayton Diode Place Page QR Code|
Our discussion quickly turned geeky since, along with our place page, we get a QR code that people can scan with their phone's camera (and appropriate app). Embedded in the code is a link to the place page. The question that came up is about QR codes on business cards; I suggested that it sounded like a good idea, but was worried about things looking cluttered or gimicky. My networking and job interviewing experience is pretty limited though, so I might be missing something important on this topic.
QR code best practices:
- Mobilize the landing page
- Keep the url short
- Make the content valuable
[roothax0r@boxen]$ yum -y install zintAnd then a little one-liner like
[hax0r@boxen]$ zint -b 58 --scale=2 -d http://daytondiode.orgwill give you a QR code in 'out.png'. Here's the one for daytondiode.org: