Does QR stand for Quasi-Ridiculous? (an analysis)

QR Code Crowne Plaza Hotels

I understand QR codes are the new “it” thing, the Taylor Lautner of calls-to-action. And indeed, given the increasing ubiquity of smart phones (41% in the U.S. according to new research by my client ExactTarget), many of your potential customers have the capacity to interact with your QR code. But whether they will or not […]

Email, Email Marketing Advice

Red Robin’s Email Program Has a Broken Wing


By all accounts, Red Robin is very successful restaurant chain. With hundreds of locations nation-wide and well-deserved plaudits for their Unbridled Acts customer service program, Red Robin has it together. (try the Bonzai Burger, Bruschetta Chicken Burger, and the Tower of Onion Rings). But the Red Robin customer loyalty messaging program is far less than it […]