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How to Use Scan for Your QR Code Needs
How to Use Scan for Your QR Code Needs

Learn to create and manage QR codes with Scan. Follow practical steps and apply best practices for effective results.

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Scan offers a powerful solution for managing QR codes, making it easy to connect with your audience through quick and simple digital interactions. Whether you are promoting a product, sharing a website, or distributing information, Scan can enhance your ability to engage effectively. This guide provides a step-by-step approach to using Scan for your QR code needs.

Step 1: Create a New QR Code

  1. Log into Scan: Start by clicking on Scan in the left sidebar menu. If you don’t have Scan on your account yet, click here to request a demo.

  2. Navigate to the QR Code Generator: Once logged in, find the QR Code section in the dashboard and click 'New Ulink,' give it a title, and click 'Create.'

  3. Enter Your Link: Type or paste the URL that you want the QR code to direct to. This could be a link to your website, a product page, or any online content.

  4. Toggle Generate QR Code: This will create a customizable QR code.

Step 2: Customize Your QR Code

  1. Choose a Design: Select from a variety of preset colors that fit your brand’s style or create a custom design. Adjust colors, add logos, and choose shapes that resonate with your brand identity.

  2. Download Your QR Code: After you've made your customizations, you can download your QR Code in PNG format to add to print or digital formats.

Step 3: Test Your QR Code

  1. Scan Test: Before deploying your QR code, use your smartphone or a QR code scanner to test if it directs to the correct URL.

  2. Quality Check: Make sure the QR code displays correctly across different devices and platforms to ensure a smooth user experience.

Step 4: Deploy Your QR Code

  1. Integrate into Your Campaigns: Place your QR code in strategic locations, whether in print materials like brochures and posters, or digital mediums like emails or websites.

  2. Promote Engagement: Encourage your audience to scan the QR code by providing clear instructions and incentives, such as discounts or access to exclusive content.

Step 5: Monitor Performance

  1. Track Scans: Utilize Scan’s analytics tools to monitor how often your QR code is scanned and from which locations.

  2. Evaluate Engagement: Assess the success of your QR code campaigns by analyzing user engagement and conversion rates. Adjust your strategy based on these insights.

Best Practices for Using QR Codes

  • Clarity: Ensure your QR code is placed in a visible location and is large enough to be easily scanned.

  • Call to Action: Include a clear call to action near your QR code, guiding users on what they’ll gain by scanning it.

  • Continuous Updates: Keep the linked content relevant and updated to maintain interest and effectiveness.


Using Scan for your QR code needs simplifies the process of connecting with your audience digitally. By following these steps, you can create engaging and effective QR code campaigns that enhance user interactions and drive your marketing objectives forward.

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