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If you read CN regularly, you know I like the QR Code concept. QR codes are 2D barcodes that can contain a lot of information and instructions so when you scan the code, it does something (most times it takes you to a website).
QReateBUZZ is a new service that helps you create QR codes for use on business cards, promotions, etc. They provide QR code creation tools plus the ability to manage multiple codes and an analytics tool (sample image below). The strength of the QReateBUZZ system is in the management and analytics – something many other QR code services don’t offer.
The interesting thing about QReateBUZZ is that it’s like using a hosted website (i.e. moo.hostedwebsite.com) — if that hosted website disappears, so does your site — same thing here. And this isn’t unique to QReateBUZZ, the issue would be present with any hosted company.
The service is free to use although I’d like a hosted model for a small fee. This hosted model would basically remedy the issue noted above. Here’s a sample screenshot from their analytics tool: