How to create QR code on business card: step by step tutorial
QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) first designed for the automotive industry in Japan.
QR code becomes more and more popular nowadays. One small square QR code contains vast volumes of different information, such as:
website links (urls);
contacts (first name, second name, phone number, email, address etc.);
any other text information.
How QR code on visiting cards helps your business:
In our opinion, QR code occupies important place in business cards creation.
First of all, it is simple and easy access to information. People who you are giving your visiting cards to don’t need to copy information from cards to phone thus avoiding possibilities of making mistakes while coping.
Second, it provides fast access to websites and social network. It helps to associate your visiting cards to your web resource. This option is useful to everyone, specially those who use internet to make business: corporate websites, online stores, blogs or social network profiles.
Business card QR code possibilities let pointing not only to sites main page, but as well link to any site directory or product page. It’s very helpful for big company managers, who are responsible for specific niche. This feature is convenient for internet business owners, who would like to draw attention to profitable products (seasonal goods, sales and motivational events)
How to use QR code to your mobile device.
All you need to do is to use scanner program, which can be downloaded on your device. Here are some popular programs:
Android: QR Code Reader, QR BARCODE SCANNER;
Apple iOS: QR Reader for iPhone, Bakodo - Barcode Scanner and QR Bar Code Reader, AT&T Code Scanner;
How to create business cards with QR code in JuicyBC program:
Step 1: Choose File – New blank project from program main menu.
Step 2: You need to select background (photo, templates or same color). We want to create visiting card with yellow background.
Step 3: Find QR code business card generator or use your own photo. For example, we use www.the-qrcode-generator.com. We need to make QR code for one page of our website. We fill text field and save photo (png file format).
Step 4: Insert our QR code into business card. Choose Edit – Insert Logo. Tune our photo like you want. We select Left side and scale 200.
Step 5: Fill the field with your information. If you want to change text options such as size, font, style or color click on corresponding field text option button. We use size – 80, style – Bodoni MT Black.
Step 6: Our visiting card design is finished. We may save (Ctrl+S) and print (Ctrl+P) our picture.
Visiting card with QR code is ready!