Users will no longer find unique QR codes in their Places accounts. We’re exploring new ways to enable customers to quickly and easily find information about local businesses from their mobile phones.Google
I’ve used QR codes in the past and I have a lot of friends that are very high on them, but I’m with Google on this one. QR codes are too limiting and near field communication is the future. QR codes have 6-12 months self-life left in my opinion (or whenever Apple comes out with their new iPhone).
I apologize for being away for a while, lots of new and exciting things going on in my personal life including an upcoming wedding as well as a new job. I’ll do my best to get new and fresh content on the site in the coming weeks, but it could be pretty sparse. In the meantime, why not check out my shared article feed or find me on twitter?
Here are a few article that have caught my eye recently.
- Do Mobile Coupons Matter? – Forrester breaks down which consumers are using mobile coupons, what technologies are on the forefront and if your company should begin to support mobile coupons.
- Rapportive – a simple CRM tool built right into GMail (Firefox add-on)
- How to Create a Text Marketing Campaign – Straight-forward advice for small businesses along with some great tools to help you get started with your first SMS campaign.
- Landing Page Makeover Clinic from CopyBlogger
- Best Keyword Ranking Tools for SEO (video) – paid and free versions
- Keep your website up to date with these SEO Health Checks
- AlertRank is like Google Alerts on Steroids - each site in your alert will be rated based on an algorithm that takes into account the overall value and influence of the source