1. Not having the URL appear right below the QR Code.
  2. Not being clear about what the code is for or where it goes.
  3. Not having any value on the other end.
  4. Simply linking to the company’s main homepage.
  5. Not linking through to a mobile-friendly site.
  6. Making the code too small.
  7. Putting the code in an area that’s difficult to scan.
  8. Putting it on something that’s moving all the time.
  9. lacing codes in locations where you can’t get a mobile signal (e.g. underground)
  10. Having a broken link.

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Out of Reach!

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Spinning Round

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Jeopardizing Motorists!

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No Mobile Reception Underground

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Ew! Not in the Loo!


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On a Moving Target

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On the Luggage Carousel?

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Small and On the Move!

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Yeah…Right.

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INSIDE the Bottle!


 

 

*source: Mizrahi, Olga. “QR Codes Best Practices: How To Do Them Right…and Wrong.” Long Beach Post. Long Beach Post, 28 Mar. 2013. Web. 01 July 2013.