What is a QR Code Video?
A QR Code video when scanned takes users to a video that they can play.
This can be used offline as well as online by individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses.
Why is 2020 the year of QR Codes?
How to make a QR Code for video
You can create your own QR Code for video in a few easy steps.
Create QR Codes for YouTube, Vimeo or IGTV
- Copy the link of the Video
- Paste it on the QR Code Generator
- Customize your QR Code with colors and logo
- Generate your QR Code and test to see if it is scannable
- Download it in your preferred format - EPS, SVG, PNG, JPG or PDF
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How to use QR Codes for Videos
Convert video into QR Code for your Business Cards
Why tell people what you do when you can show them? With a video QR Code,
you can easily create the perfect business card.
Users can scan the QR Code without an app
on both Android and iOS.
Scan QR Code for Video on Sales Brochures
Allow consumers to visualize your product or service and its uses instantly with a
video QR Code on your brochures.
Convert Video to QR for Product Updates
Show customers exactly what has changed instead of blogging about it.
Use a video QR Code on your website, blog or newsletter.
Educate Consumers using how-to video QR Codes Businesses can add a QR Code video on products to either educate the customer on how to use the
product or the other uses of the product which may not be apparent from the product packaging.
Scan QR Code Videos for OOH Advertisements
You can now turn every Out of Home advert into a digital one with video QR Codes.
Coupled with a compelling tagline, you can get consumers to
watch your advertisements.
QR Code to play video for Product Demos Deliver value to potential customers by sharing in-depth product demos with them. Add a video QR Code to digital
signages in-store to help customers find the information they need through an interactive store experience.
Video QR Codes are a great way to promote any popular tourist spot. Embed QR Code videos on your local tourism page, and even on popular tourist locations for users to scan the QR Code to watch videos to educate themselves about the location.
With online learning not going anywhere anytime soon, QR Code videos are a great way to share videos to users. Make use of video QR Codes to add cooking tutorials, educational videos, or even technical learning videos.
Create a QR Code for free using Beaconstac’s free QR Code generator for video.
Dynamic Video QR Codes
What if the link to your video expires or the video on your channel gets taken down?
Instead of having static content on QR Codes that you have no control over, use dynamic QR Codes that allow you to change the URL in
Imagine you upload a new video on your channel every Wednesday. One single QR Code can be updated to display a new video.
Several YouTubers also have their own line of merchandise. In this case, adding a QR Code can guarantee constant engagement.
For businesses that send out newsletters frequently, instead of creating and uploading a new QR Code every month,
the same QR Code can be used.
How to Create Dynamic Video QR Codes
Creating a dynamic video QR Code with Beaconstac is easy.
Create a QR Code Enter the URL of the video. Download your QR Code and use it offline on posters,
flyers, brochures or online in emails, newsletters and websites.
Attach a Markdown CardThis is an optional step but gives you far more control over what the end user sees.
Instead of just watching a video, you can also add a CTA button, more images and customize it as per your needs.
Markdown cards are essentially short landing pages that can be used in lieu of a website.
Creating a markdown card: Everything you need to know
Why Are Dynamic QR Codes Better with Beaconstac?
Not only do dynamic QR Codes allow you to quickly change the content of the QR Code but you can also
leverage dynamic QR Codes by Beaconstac in a multitude of ways.
Retargeting on Google and Facebook Retargeting helps drive down customer acquisition costs because they are
10x more effective than a normal display ad. On Beaconstac’s dashboard, all you need to do is input the Facebook
Pixel ID and the Google Conversion ID and you can start retargeting anyone who has scanned your QR Code.
Integration with Google Analytics Not only do you get analytics like time, location, and date of the scan but you can also
integrate your Beaconstac dashboard with the Google Analytics to get more insights into your audience.
Fine-tune campaigns in real time Need to make a quick change? You can use Beaconstac’s dashboard to make changes to your
QR Code in real time.
Password-protection Want restricted access to exclusive users? With Beaconstac’s password protected QR Codes, allow only exclusive users to watch your content and prevent unwanted users from watching your video.
Age-gated content Now, set an age limit to deflect underage users from accessing your videos with QR Codes.
Convert video to QR Code: Share videos instantly
With video streaming anticipated to grow steadily in 2020, it is only wise to switch to QR Codes to share videos instantly. Sharing long URLs is a sure shot way of losing the link, being redirected to the wrong video, and making it difficult to share with users.
With video QR Codes, convert any video to a QR Code and share it with anyone in a jiffy.
To convert a video to QR Code, follow these simple steps -
- STEP 1 - Grab the URL of the video you want to convert to a QR Code
- STEP 2 - Go to Beaconstac’s QR Code generator
- STEP 3 - Select Website QR Code
- STEP 4 - Paste the URL of the video and customize the QR Code. Add logo of the streaming service or video to notify users what the QR Code holds
- STEP 5 - Generate and test the QR Code
- STEP 6 - Download the QR Code
Video QR Code FAQs
How do I play a QR Code?
Point your camera at the QR Code for a couple of seconds. If you already have the app installed on your smartphone,
you will be able to play it through the app or you can watch it from your browser.
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How to make a QR Code for a video?
Scan QR Code to watch video -
Grab the link and paste it in the QR Code generator. Customize your QR Code and download it.
Add the logo of YouTube or Vimeo or IGTV to let the end user know what they can expect to see when they scan the QR Code.
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How do you attach a video to a QR Code?
To attach a video to a QR Code, simply copy the link of the streaming service or video and paste it in the QR Code generator. Customize the QR Code and download the QR Code.