Attract More Fans to Your Music & Art with QR Codes

Musicians, visual artists, performers and any other type of creatives can attract fans and disseminate their art to a broader audience with the help of QR codes. Promote your music, your shows, your exhibits and more.

Let’s dive into the pool of ideas for using QR codes to promote your art

QR Codes Get People Talking

Granted, QR codes might not be the first thing you think of for promoting a band or an artist, but they are like a secret promotional weapon. If you use them consistently, they’ll produce results that you can track and use to improve your promotional campaigns, making them even better.

Check out what QR codes can do for your career.

Pitch on the go

Getting booked as a band or an artist means you have to get the gatekeepers to listen to or look at what you’re producing. Print a Download File QR Code on your business cards that connects to a sample of your art. If you’re a musician, link it to an MP3 of your best track and if you’re a visual artist, link it to a image of your best piece. It gives bookers an easy way to download some of your work to experience for themselves.

Turn fans into followers

Fans are fantastic, but they’re even better when they are also social media followers who help to boost your posts. To turn real world fans into online followers, you need to get them onto your various social media accounts. A simple way to advertise all your accounts at once is with a Social Links QR Code, which takes fans to a list of all of the platforms you are on (even TikTok). From there, they can choose which ones they want to follow you on. Put the code on your promotional posters and even on a banner at your shows so fans can scan, choose and follow.

Promote your performances

Touring and gigging is a big part of a musical performer’s life. And artists are always looking for galleries to show their work. When you have performances or exhibits booked, help fans get to where they need to go with a Google Maps QR Code. This is especially helpful for when you’re playing little venues or showing at small, out-of-the-way galleries. With a quick scan, the code opens Maps on a person’s phone and shows them exactly where they need to go. Place the code on your posters promoting the show and make sure everyone knows how to get there.

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Share exclusive footage

Give fans a glimpse into your creative process by sharing exclusive video footage with them via a YouTube QR Code. If you’re a musical artist, let them see some behind the scenes footage of you making your latest music video or concert footage from a particularly good show. If you’re a visual artist, let them see how you create your masterpieces. If you have multiple videos to share, connect the QR code to your entire YouTube channel and let visitors choose which ones they want to watch. Put the code on your merchandise so fans who buy something get an extra treat or put it on a poster inside the venue to give paying visitors a little something extra.

Boost your sales

Even if folks can’t get to your show, they can still buy your music or art to support you. Use a Website QR Code to point fans to where they can buy your music or art. Whether it’s Amazon, your own website or some other platform like Etsy, Bandcamp or Patreon, you can connect the QR code to any type of URL. Link it to your merch store and let fans buy some band t-shirts or prints. Place the QR code on your promotional materials with an enticing call to action and see your sales soar.

Your one-stop QR code marketing platform

From your uQR.me dashboard, take care of all your QR code campaigns with as many team members as you like. Customize your QR codes with logos and brand colors, dig into the tracking data to see when and where your codes are being scanned, and more.

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Create QR codes that actually work for you

The possibilities are endless with a uQR.me Pro account:

Whether your campaign comes to a close or you want to add more information, you can always update or change the content of your QR codes as they are dynamic! You can do so as many times as you want worry-free, and even after printing them.
Download your QR codes as vector image files to have the best printing quality. You can change their size without losing resolution. Choose between PDF, SVG or EPS to place your QR codes on all your printed materials like posters, business cards, t-shirts or even vehicles. You can also download the QR codes as PNG files to use them on digital platforms.
Keep your QR codes organized within projects which work like folders. You can also add descriptions to the QR codes to identify them easily, and tags to group them within a project.
Create a user for each of your team members and assign them to one or more projects so they can create and manage QR codes within them. Each team member will be able to log in with their respective email and password to access their projects.
In addition to customizing your QR codes with your logo, colors and changing the shapes of their patterns to make them standout, you can also mask their short URLs with your domain to boost your brand with our white label feature.
Track and measure your QR codes progress with advanced analytics. Know the number of scans they received over a period of time, where they were scanned, with what devices, the age and gender of your target audience, and more.
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