How to Create Customized and Printable QR Code Labels
March 21, 2023
Printable QR code labels are usually attached to product packaging, flyers, brochures, and offline (and even online) marketing materials that leads to an online information when you scan it.
Once QR codes are generated and attached to these marketing channels, they redirect users to online information by scanning it using a smartphone. m
QR code labels not only function in offline marketing materials, but this powerful digital element can also be displayed and accessible from an online screen when also scanned, making them a flexible tool to use in both ways.
But how can you make customized and printable QR code labels? Read this article to find out.
Static vs. dynamic QR code: Which one is better for your QR labels?
While you can generate a specific QR code solution for your labels for a particular landing page you want to redirect your scanners, there are only two types of QR codes you can generate your QR codes with: it’s either your QR code solution will be static or dynamic.
But what is the difference between the two?
Static QR code
When you create your QR code label in a static QR code or form, the information embedded in your QR code label cannot be:
the data you can embed is limited
the data is stored in the graphics of the code, making it limited
Dynamic QR code
can be edited even though the QR has been printed or deployed
enables you to track your QR code scans
the information that can be stored is unlimited
the data is stored in the QR code generator dashboard
has password-protection feature of your QR code
has an expiry feature
has google tag manager and google analytics integration
has email scans notification feature
For example, if you have generated a PDF QR code as your QR code for labels, you can redirect or replace your QR code label information with another file.
The file category solution houses different files such as a PDF, MP4, MP3, PowerPoint file, excel, GIF, and many other types of files.
With that being said, if your QR code for labels redirects to a PDF file QR code, you can edit your PDF file to another file type whether that is another PDF, an MP4 file, an MP3 file, and so much more. (as it is all under the file QR code category.)
Editing the content of your dynamic QR code solutions
To edit your QR code, click on the track data button and click on the categorized solution where your QR codes may be under in one of those categories.
If you have made a PDF QR code, click on the file category and quickly replace your file.
Tracking the content of your dynamic QR code solution
number of scans and you can also filter that data from years, months, weeks, or days,
Upload the corresponding data needed to generate your QR codes
Click dynamic instead of static.
Click “generate QR code.”
Personalize your QR code
Do a scan test before downloading and printing.
How to use your printed QR code labels: A detailed guide
On product tag labels and packaging that leads to a video content
Human beings are visual. With that being said, you can better do a better engagement with your customers by using printable QR code stickers as labels on your packaging and leads them to a video file using a video QR code.
It could be an introductory video of your product, video content of how it is manufactured, etc.
QR codes that lead to a specific file content
Other file types such as word, excel PDF, image files, MP3 can also be generated using a QR code.
Using the file QR code, you can also embed any of these file types and present that certain information to your smartphone scanners.
For example, you can redirect your customers to detailed information about your product or service that leads them to a how-to guide using a PDF QR code in your product label.
App stores QR code once scanned, this will redirect them to the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, where they can download your app right away without having to look for you in the marketplace of both devices.
Lead them to your company’s website
Generate a URL QR code for your website and boost your website’s traffic.
Expand your social media presence using a social media QR code
Any marketer needs to have a solid presence in the social media world, whether in LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and many more, to establish their brand and build relationships with the online community.
After all, most of the purchases and brand interactions are already making a shift online.
But did you know that you can increase and boost your social media follows and presence by generating a social media QR code?
Social media QR code links all of your social media networks. When scanned, it will show all of your online platforms on the user’s smartphone screen.
Thus, you can cross-pollinate your accounts and encourage your scanners to like, follow or subscribe to your social media page for a time-to-time update and promos!
Label your equipment or products and categorized them using the QR codes.
QR code labels for boxes
QR code labels for your storage boxes can help you organize and determine what files you have place or store in that particular storage box. And so, it helps you find things easier without rummaging over it.
QR code labels for storage bins
To keep similar items in one area while keeping those items separate from other pieces of equipment or items, you can use printable QR code stickers or labels to categorized those units of spaces in your storage bins in a warehouse or in your home.