Newsagents wanting to use the QR code generating and content hosting site QRki, my newsagency software company has launched can do so for free using BLOG as a voucher code. This will be give you free access until December 31, 2013.
You can use QRki to create a QR code to access your Facebook page, Twitter feed, LinkedIN profile, website or some other web link. This type of use will always be free.
You can also use QRki to access a video you load – like a product demo – or a competition entry page or a brochure document or other copntent. This type of use will cost $1.00 for a month from Jan 1 next year.
The idea behind QRki is to give small business retailers QR code accessible content publishing facilities like those now widely used by major retailers in the US, Europe and Asia. QR code use in these countries is huge but small businesses often get left behind because they don’t have the web infrastructure. This is where QRki comes in.
You can tell from it being free now and the $1 for a month pricing that it’s not a commercial activity for me. Small business retailers are important to Australia and I’ll do everything I can to help provide tools that help them more effectively compete.
Since I first wrote about this yesterday plenty opf newsagents have created QR codes to promote their Facebook pages and to access other things.