QR Codes are popping up all over Asheville. If you are walking through downtown, you will see them at The Twisted Crepe, Tall Gary’s and many other places around town. The popularity started growing strong around the local area here when a company called ConnectMe QR, which offers a premium QR Code with a built in CMS, launched from the area. Since then, they are in the process of expanding Worldwide.
Here is a video taken in the Asheville area showing how QR Codes work and how much you can do with them.
The Iwanna has taken a great leap forward in connecting the print world with the digital. On every one of their Asheville & WNC papers, you will see this new ConnectMe QR Code for folks to scan with their iPhone or Droid smartphone.
ConnectMe QR put out an offer for Asheville area people and businesses to get their premium custom QR Code free for life if they sign up by the end of June 2011. This leaves you less than 24 hours to take advantage of this offer. If you are in the Asheville area, you can go to ConnectMeQR.com, register and use the registration code loveasheville.
Check out some area businesses already in on the action:
This is an exciting time for Asheville North Carolina! For the month of June 2011, residents in the Asheville area will be allowed to get the mobile ConnectMe QR app for free for life.
ConnectMe QR is based in Asheville. They wanted to give back to the local community by laying the groundwork for AVL to be QR Code City USA.
You do not need a smartphone to have a QR Code and account. You can set up a free account, customize your QR Code where it points to your content, put in on your blog, Facebook, send it out over Twitter, put in on your business cards and more. As you can see in the picture, when someone scans and reads your code, it takes them to a simple dashboard where they can choose how they want to contact you and what content of yours they would like to see. This is the ultimate QR Code to mobile website platform for your business!