Posts Tagged: QR

Social Media Week DC: Three Take-Aways

If you’re like me, you’re still recovering from and trying to absorb and sort all the content shared during Social Media Week last week. There was so much information and so many ideas presented at each session that I found myself consistently over-stimulated, but in an exciting way. As I wait for all of the… Read more »

A few news stories worth noting

So, I feel like during the past few days there have been quite a few interesting news stories (related to social media) worth sharing. I’d love to hear your thoughts on them! Social Authority Scores for Job Seekers — Hmm…interesting way to establish professional credibility in online, social space. Roger Ebert’s Tweet: Bad Tweet, or… Read more »

QR tags promote a bank–and the classics (and Sudoku, of course)

This is a nifty ad campaign-with-QR-tag for a bank that encourages people to scan the tag for a download of a classic book (Treasure Island, anyone?), a Sudoku, or a crossword puzzle. http://thefinancialbrand.com/14202/firstbank-qr-codes-books-puzzles-giveaway/ One of the cleverest things they’re doing is putting the ads in places where people may be forced to wait–like an airport…. Read more »

CB2: QR Codes for Crisis Response

What is that goofy-looking barcode to your right, you ask? It’s called a QR (Quick Response) Code and it can store over 4,000 alphanumeric characters in this two dimensional black and white image. Think of it as a cryptogram or cipher readable by mobile devices. The one displayed here for instance actually reads, “GovLoop is… Read more »

Virtual Cemeteries

Managing a public cemetery is just one of the many tasks handled by a public works department. Typically we take care of cutting grass, repairing monuments, paving/plowing roads, removing leaves, burying people, selling lots, and handling the documentation and requests for grave locations. Little has changed over the years in how these duties are administered…. Read more »