PDF QR codes: Deliver information in a scan

Take your PDFs to where your audience is - on their smartphones. Distribute menus, listing and manuals in the physical world without any friction

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How to create a PDF QR code?

  1. Generate a quick landing page using the Beaconstac platform

    You could use one of our markdown card templates or build one from scratch. It doesn't require any coding! Here are a few examples of landing pages created for this purpose -

    Template landing pages for QR Code campaigns
  2. Link the PDF from these landing pages

    Grab the URL of the digital marketing material and link it from the markdown card (mobile landing pages).

  3. Creating the PDF QR code

    Generate a QR code on the Beaconstac platform and assign the landing page to it.

    If you are not looking to create landing pages and want to send users directly to the PDF, skip step 1 and 2. Start by creating a QR code for the digital PDF.

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Challenges with promoting digital magazines, catalogues and manuals with URLs

The straightforward approach to delivering online documents is to include a short URL on the sales receipt, product packaging or on posters. However, the challenge with this approach is, it works only if users remember to visit the URL. It also involves manual typing of URLs which is fine when the URL in picture is short. But it gets complicated and risky for longer URLs.

Advantages of using a PDF QR Code

Where can you use PDF QR codes

Best practices to follow when creating & using PDF QR codes

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