QR Code

Search engine optimization just got better with the increasing popularity of a tiny rectangular 2D barcode. Quick Response or QR codes are barcodes that contain information embedded in the form of patterns. When scanned using a smart phone the codes are interpreted and direct you to a URL location on the Internet or provide the user with specific information about a product or service. SEO firms have realized the potential of these codes and adopted them to drive qualitative traffic to websites and convert them into customers.

There is a robust demand for smart phones in the consumer market and sales have risen exponentially. This has given rise to the inclusion of mobile marketing campaigns and mobile SEO strategies to target the expanding mobile consumer base. The synergy of SEO and QR codes could open up a whole world of possibilities for the average marketer. Since the underlying characteristic of SEO is to drive traffic and gain visibility for web content, QR codes can successfully facilitate the process of converting offline traffic into qualitative online traffic.

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by on April 8th, 2011

Microsoft tag is not a reference from the professional wrestling but it actually is a Microsoft’s product. Microsoft tag technology enables you to scan a special code infront of different products using your smart phone to get the relevant details and recommendations about that product. Download Microsoft Tag reader on your mobile and explore the connection between the real world and the digital world. If you are looking at a printing catalog and you see the Microsoft Tag code, scan it using Microsoft Tag app on your phone and it will bring up the interactive information on your phone.

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lookout mobile security scanning android

Lookout is a security app for Android, developed by XDA member ‘Sonic Design’ which protects your Android handset from malware and viruses. Locate your lost or stolen phone on Google Maps with ‘Find My Phone’ feature. The app also provides a backup and restore. Lockout is a #1 Security App for Android.

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To install apps on Android phone you have to go to Android Marketplace, search for required app, proceed to download and installation procedure. You do not have to do that always. Because Android Marketplace is not the only source to get Android apps. There are other easy ways to get the apps on your Android. For example you can visit Android developer’s sites to download Android apps. Normally they have associated Barcode or QR code to facilitate the downloading. Here is how you can install apps on Android phone through its camera by scanning barcode.

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