QR Code vs SMS Short Code

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More effective, SMS Short Codes or QR Codes?

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  1. iiaok

    iiaok Regular Member

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    Hi all,

    Looking into doing alternative marketing for some signage. I have limited space, so I want to do either a QR code or a SMS Short code.

    I'm coming here for a consensus opinion. Which is more effective, QR or SMS Short Codes?


    ​Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Oukast

    Oukast Senior Member

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    QR can hold much, much more information within it, but depending a bit on your target audience people might not be able to read them (due to insufficient device capability). If it's anything IT related, I'd go for QR - for not so tech savvy SMS most likely has wider reach.
     
  3. Furious George

    Furious George Supreme Member Premium Member

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    Actual real life signage? I'd go for QR since... sms short codes have a bad rep.
     
  4. JokerNikx

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    QR is The Best But We Wont Get The Result We Expect So Go With Sms Short Code.

    Cheers,
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  5. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    I think the SMS Short Code is better as many phones don't have a camera for QR code scanning and you have to download a 3rd party app where as a short code does not require anything additional.