What is a QR Code and what can I do with it?
QR Code (which stands for Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of barcode that was invented in Japan for the automotive industry. QR codes are scanned using an app downloaded on a smartphone (such as an iPhone or Android). Once scanned, they link to a mobile website. A QR code that is used for marketing will link to information that enhanses a…
Google Places gets a Plus
Last Wednesday, Google Places pages were rolled into the Google+ social network: Your Google Places pages have become Google+ Local. Google has already changed all of your local listings and the URL of your listings have changed. The content of these new business pages is very similar to the old Place Pages with greater emphasis on social features, such as +1 and social sharing.