Posts Categorized: Mobile Apps

3 Reasons Why You Should NOT Use QR Codes

This post was updated in 2015.

Over the past few months I have noticed a growth in the use of QR codes in advertising from construction companies, especially by those who advertise in RCI Mag for some reason. I personally think QR codes are great and a very innovative way to deliver specific messages and add value to the user, customer or prospect. I just want to repeat the phrase againĀ  ‘and add value to the user, customer or prospect’! One more time ‘and add value to the user, customer or prospect’!

Ok, so I’m not going to go into how it all works but what I do want to highlight are 3 good reasons why I think you should not use QR codes as part of your online marketing campaigns. Here we go:Read More

A collection of iPhone apps for the construction industry

You would probably think that there wasn’t going to be that many construction related iPhone apps in the app store, right? Well actually you would be surprised at how many apps are in fact related to various audiences within the construction industry.

They range from calculators and design tools through to guidance books – all available to use on your iPhone. Something I noticed is the lack of reviews for each app which may indicate that mobile apps have not yet been discovered due to poor promotion, over pricing (some are) or just simply not needed on an iPhone. What are your opinions on apps for the iPhone when it comes to our industry? Are there any which you use on a regular basis? Are iPhones, or any smartphones, useful for work related processes?

Here are some apps which I stumbled across within the app store, I am sure there are more so if you know of any please do suggest them within the comments section.

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