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QR codes printed on greeting cards Connect seamlessly to personalized vacation websites with videos, photos, text and more
SAN FRANCISCO – (BUSINESS WIRE) –
Hit, the market for premium designer products, today announced the launch of personalized Minted vacation websites, a one-of-a-kind innovation that integrates vacation cards with multimedia capabilities including videos, photos and more. of text. In addition to purchasing a greeting card from Minted, vacation websites can be accessed by friends and family of the sender by scanning a QR code printed on the back of the card. From sharing baby’s first steps to choreographed teenage music video, Minted Holiday websites add depth and vibrancy to a guest’s vacation wishes. As a digital native company, Minted is delighted to launch this new offer which brings the latest innovations to the age-old tradition of sending greeting cards.
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Minted, the premium designer goods marketplace, today announced the launch of personalized Minted holiday websites, a one-of-a-kind innovation that integrates holiday cards with multimedia capabilities including videos, photos and text. (Photo: Business Wire)
“Now more than ever, Minted is experiencing a high demand from our customers to stay in touch with their friends and family. We are excited to take advantage of the widespread adoption of QR codes during the pandemic to launch vacation websites, where customers can share videos with each other, ”said Mariam Naficy, Founder and Co-CEO of Minted.
Minted, the pioneer of design crowdsourcing, is known for its high-quality greeting cards that feature the work of independent artists from around the world. Now, with the launch of Minted Holiday Websites, a beautiful personalized card is just the start. Customers can share family videos, long letters, and even more photos with a website that uniquely coordinates with their greeting card. Card recipients simply use their smartphones to scan a QR code printed on the back of the holiday card, unlocking access to the sender’s holiday website which seamlessly integrates additional media content. From a new puppy to that championship soccer game, customers can share the most memorable moments of their year with friends and family. Visitors to the site will also be able to leave a comment and the sender can respond directly on the site.
“From wedding, save dates to birth announcements, birthday party invitations and annual vacation cards, Minted is honored to celebrate life milestones with our customers. Integrating video content with physical stationery presents an exciting opportunity for interactive digital experiences that amplify the ways we connect and celebrate, ”said Naficy.
Year after year, Minted continues to be at the forefront of innovation in the design industry, not only to offer customers the best in design around the world, but to make it fast, easy and transparent. Minted offers a host of services to make buying greeting cards easier than ever:
- Hit: The Address Book mobile app: Customers can save time and easily update their contacts by using their phone’s camera to scan envelopes and automatically populate their Minted address book. Address update requests can also be sent to family and friends via email, text, or seamlessly merging existing phone contacts, all from within the app.
The Stamped Envelope — Personalized envelopes with FREE patented recipient address imprint, designed to match customer’s card.
Text us your photo — a FREE greeting card styling service. Text a photo to CARDS (22737) and Minted will text five stylish greeting card templates with the image.
Vacation cards start at $ 66 for 25. Vacation websites are free with the purchase of a vacation card printed on the back of the card. As with all Minted products, a portion of every purchase will directly support the careers of Minted independent artists. Learn more about www.minted.com/holiday-websites.
Minted is a premium product marketplace committed to discovering and nurturing the world’s untapped creative talent and bringing it to market. The company’s art, stationery and home furnishings have reached more than 75 million homes around the world. Thanks to Minted’s crowdsourcing technology, consumers have the power to vote on the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring Minted always sells products that are always fresh and cutting edge. The winning designs are made by Minted, allowing artists around the world to sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since its launch in 2007, the company has grown to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home furnishings. Minted is also building a traditional retail distribution for its community of independent artists, partnering with major retailers and consumer brands. The company has raised more than $ 300 million from leading investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners.
Courtney Grinnell, Communications