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Ten Ways to Maximize Your Social Media Presence

10.  Frequent Fresh Content:
One of the worst mistakes a company can make is to create a social media profile and then neglect it.  People are spending more and more time on social media and it is a great way to connect with new customers and form stronger relationships with  existing ones.1  If people have decided to friend and or follow a company on a social media site, then that attention should be rewarded with new and interesting content for them to interact with.  Perhaps your company could post video tutorials or troubleshooting guides.  There is a delicate balance that must be struck with this new content, the goal should be to provide enough new content to bring people back on a regular basis, but it is also important not to drown them with a flurry of updates. Continue reading “Ten Ways to Maximize Your Social Media Presence” »

Droid Barcode Scanning Apps Review

Hey All,
Welcome to the site and I hope you enjoy the experience. Stu and I created Barcode Publicity in hopes of bringing businesses and consumers a new means of easy interactive marketing. For that same reason we created our website with the intention of being interactive so I highly encourage everyone visiting to use it to its full potential. Leave us a comment or feedback, ask Dr. Barcode a question, or even create a barcode in our custom 2D barcode creator. (In my opinion the best one free on the net! I dare you to find one with more functionality…. jk… but seriously.) Continue reading “Droid Barcode Scanning Apps Review” »

Dr. Barcode Review: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0

One of the primary goals of is to educate consumers in the United States of QR scanning “apps” available for their phone.

We focus on this aspect for three primary reasons:

1. The majority of mobile phone subscribers in the United States still do not realize that their phones can be used as mobile barcode readers.
2. Some apps available may work for some types of 2D barcodes (UPC codes), but are not intended for the reading more detailed QR codes.
3. Some apps are available only through overseas carriers. I’ve downloaded a couple of programs that appeared to be for the Blackberry Curve, only to see them fail because they are not intended for use on US mobile devices. Continue reading “Dr. Barcode Review: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0” »