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Creating custom QR codes in batches

Ever needed to create many branded QR codes at the same time and found it frustrating to do them one by one?

Well now there is a solution to brand and style a load of QR codes with different content at the same time. Using an Excel file as data source and a logo or image by uploading these to the generator, the custom QR codes are generated as you wait and returned to you in a zip file you can download and use.

Custom Branded QR Code Batch Generator

Ideal solution to generate branded QR codes for inventroy, name badges, contact lists etc.

This generator supports variable text captions above and below the 2D barcode, simply download the example data excel file, populate it with your information, then upload it along with your logo and let the generator take care of the rest. This online branded QR code batch generator supports the generation of 10 custom QR codes for free.

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Custom QR Code Shop

Good looking QR codes have a scan rate at least 4 times higher than normal black and white QR codes. But that's not all, branding QR codes with your company color and logo promotes brand awareness and provides additional and easy exposure to the mobile market.

Ch'ing-Wa Sheng

He's the mastermind behind the shop. He wanted that everyone should be able to make unique customized QR codes in a fast and easy way. We gave him our QR code generator, pots of paint, a roller and some brushes and asked him to show us what exactly he had in mind. And this is what he came up with....

Custom QR Code Generator

We thought his idea was rather cool so we made it mobile friendly and added the ability to dynamically add new languages for him. It currently has five languages, managing translations and adding new languages is a breeze.

Who wants a custom QR code shop

Retirement looms for Ch'ing-Wa Sheng and he is looking for candidates to continue in his spirit. If you are interested in running a custom QR code shop, then check out how it works here and get in touch with us.

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Expand your Xing social network using QR codes

Xing is mobile friendly and QR codes are thus an ideal way to expose your Xing social media profile and gain more contacts and credibilty in your network circles. If you don't know what Xing is, check it out here...http://www.xing.com/

All you need is to know your Xing profile information, enter this in our free online styled Xing generator, and you'll have the perfect tool to use in brochures and other printed matter to allow mobile devices and smartphones get connected to you.

Xing QR code generator

Another great free social media QR code support tool from QR4 to boost your social media presence.

Active on other social media platforms? Then our other services may also interest you!

Have we missed something? Need a QR code to get your social activitity more mobile? Let us know what you need and we'll make work of it.

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Drupa, Printers and QR codes

Drupa is a printing convention held once every four years at the Messe in Düsseldorf in Germany. If you're in the printing trade, whether it is analogue or digital, this is the place to be. The place meet up with old friends and colleagues, network with business relations and see what others have been doing and have to offer.

Turning the tide
Eight years ago I remember loads of Chinese and Koreans taking loads of pictures of everything and anything. This year there where a record number Chinese and Koreans with big and heavy press and printing hardware. The most amuzing part of many of these areas was the fact that it was forbidden to use cameras as well as cellphone cameras... and yes, the stands had QR codes on display. Some even had spotters that approached, blocked and repremanded you on using your camera phone to scan a QR code! Is this an omen of what is to come? WTF!

Things to remember at an International Convention where you want use QR codes!

  • Attendees will not allow 'roaming' and certainly not 'packet data' on foreign networks, the costs are just to high!
  • Without convention wide (limited) known free Wifi access, no foreigner will scan QR codes and potenitailly have to go online (I think I was maybe the only person) trying to do it as I saw no one else bother (and in hindsight, rightly so).
  • One QR code does not fit all. People have little to no time to take the trouble to scan a QR code, why should they! Reps are all over the place, right? A QR Code in a magazine <> a QR Code at a convention or on the back of a bus

How do the QR codes created by and used by printers score?

QR Code Banners

Plus point: The weather in the picture is better than when I was there!  Besides the 9 'fat figure' buttons, the party stops here.

From QR codes on big banners to QR codes in the halls and on the grounds drupa.

It did not get any better! There were even suppliers would claimed they could bring paper to life with nothing at all, just a display sign! And to rub salt in the wound, digi:media 2013 was boasting a QR code with a slogan 'Content meets Technology meets Business'. What I learnt from this is that larger advertsing and marketing organizations clearly still have no clue about using QR codes correctly.  Moral to this story, you cannot rely on printers and also not marketing and advertising agencies to guarantee any kind of successful QR code campaign. They don't have what it takes and it shows.

TIP: Seek advice from companies that are experienced with QR codes and have a proven track record or you too may be throwing money down the drain and become the next QR code critic.

Bring paper to life digi:media poster
The Poster

Just how do they do it! Anyone? How do you bring paper to life?

Digi:Media gets at least -100 points for this very poor implementation of a QR code. Granted, they did take the trouble to embed their logo into it with success, however sending it off to a totally mobile unfriendly website is an amateurs error, and not one that should be made by a digital media organization.

The Page
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The winner

Konica Minolta QR Code

Mobile friendly page

Cross Media Publishing

Konica Minolta

The QR code at the Cross Media Publishing booth of Konica Minolta gets the first prize. Of the codes we saw and scanned, this was the best implementation. With easy to navigate pages and easy to read applicable information. Clearly they do understand what cross media publishing is about as they do practice what they preach.

On a final note:

Special thanks to Henk van Houten of Scriptworx for making the visit to this years Drupa possible.

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Creating custom QR codes

Most of us have seen the black and white square barcodes called QR codes here and there but more and more QR codes in colour and with logo's embedded in them are popping up. And yip they are even scanable and work just like their monochrome version.

Standard QR Code vs. Designer QR code

Falconcrest QR CodeFalconcrest Designer QR Code

 Making designer QR codes

It is advisable to first do some homework on making QR codes using colour, 'what colour is your QR code' (Dutch), 'Colourful QR Codes' and 'Transparent QR Codes' are three articles that explain how best to use colours and transparency when making QR codes.There are on-line services that allow you to upload a logo or graphics and create your own designer QR code, two of these can be found at

 QR Code Designer Service

Should you not be able to create a custom QR code you your liking, there are also QR code designer services on offer. It can save you time and frustration by having your unique QR code made by a professional agency with knowledge about QR codes.

Two companies offering QR code design services are:

  • 0D0A - Custom QR Code Designs
  • QR4 - Designer QR Code Service

 Have questions about custom QR codes or need advice, please contact us for more information.

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