Engage Readers Better with QR Codes on Newspapers and Magazines
Newspapers and magazines still exist! Not only that, lots of people still read them and you can use them to your advantage by using ads with QR codes. Your ad goes from being two dimensional to being multidimensional and interactive! How great is that?
But, QR codes aren’t just for advertising. Newspapers and magazines themselves can also use QR codes for their own promotion.
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Best practices and applications
1. Enhance the shopping experience
Partner with influencers by having YouTube QR Codes that lead to honest reviews of products featured in the magazine to help make your readers savvy shoppers.
2. Enrich reader engagement
There are so many ways newspapers and magazines can use QR codes to engage readers on a deeper level.
3. Connect readers to writers
4. Amplify your promotions
Nonprofits can collect donations by printing a PayPal QR Code with their ads. Readers who are moved to donate can do so right then and there with a scan of their phone. It’s almost too easy.
5. Increase return on investment (ROI)
QR Codes on Newspapers and Magazines: The Benefits
They’re not just for ads, either. Newspapers and magazines themselves can use QR codes within their pages to lead readers to more information about the stories they’re covering. They’re so useful!
How to generate a QR Code on Magazines and Newspapers
1. Register for a 14-day free trial with uQR.me and choose the type of QR code you want on your newspaper or magazine.
2. Enter the necessary information for that QR code type.
3. Customize your QR code by editing the short URLand creating a template for it. Add your name, logo and colors.
4. Download your QR code in the file format you need. (We can help you choose the right one.)
5. Integrate your newly-created QR code into your newspaper or magazine design.
6. Watch the magic happen.
Ready to jump level?
Turn your newspapers and magazines into interactive obejcts
Best Practices for showcasing QR Codes on Magazines & Newspapers
We’ll walk you through adding a logo, including the best size to use. Our automatic system will check your code to make sure it’s still scannable.
Here’s another great tidbit of info: it’s possible to edit your code’s short URL so it reads whatever you want! Put your brand name right into the short URL.
Are you ready for yet another marvelous tidbit of info? If you like, you can choose white label masking for your QR code’s short URL. That means that we “mask” the URL and make it look like the whole thing comes from your website instead of the uQR.me site. That’s beyond branding. That’s super branding!
Sign up and try it!
You’ve got to test your code using various devices before you print it. This is to make sure it is completely scannable before you commit to having it put on any physical media.
The good news is that uQR.me helps you out with this process. Our automated system checks your QR code’s scannability every time you make a change to it, but you should still test it to make sure.
Some key points to remember:
Minimum size: 3 x 3 cm (1 x 1 in) Contrast: Needs to be strong with darker foreground and lighter background Logo: Needs to not block too much of the code. (We’ll help you out with this.)
Real life examples of QR Codes
on Magazines & Newspapers
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