QR codes: the good, the bad and the ugly

QR codes: the good, the bad and the ugly

QR codes: the good, the bad and the ugly |QR4U.in

Over the past couple of years, QR codes have cropped up everywhere from billboards to ketchup bottles, and have become a must-have gimmick for some marketers.

When used well, QR codes can be a useful tactic for marketers, when used badly they’re utterly pointless.

Here are some excellent examples of QR codes, good and bad,


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