When you finish creating your message you have to select how you want it to be sent to your recipient. Minute of Life offers you to choose between two messaging options:
- The Regular messaging option
- The Augmented reality messaging option.
The Regular messaging option allows you put your message in a time capsule and send it to the future. Every message has its own unique assigned time; meaning it will be available for viewing only after this time comes. You can send your message through email or via social networks.You have the opportunity to add between different templates, preview your message, and select a privacy setting before entering the recipient’s email or get the social network sharing link. This type of message is free, but you can customize the recipient page with templates and other elements of it using MOL points or PayPal.
The Augmented reality messaging option allows you to place your video message on any physical object, say on a Champagne bottle or on a box of chocolates. For this, you will need to select a marker from our marker market; this is an image that your message will be encrypted upon. The marker will display your message, contained in QR code that the recipient will be able to scan using our mobile application downloaded on an Android supported device (the iOS version is coming very soon). This way you can present and congratulate your friends, family, colleagues and loved ones not only with a special message and a T-shirt, but in two clicks, add your personal video message that will be viewable on the gift. So, your gift will "speak for itself" in the literal sense of the expression. Augmented reality messages gives you greater possibility to create valuable messages for different occasions in your life.
MOL Points – this is the currency on Minuteoflife.com, with which you can pay for your favorite products and services on this web-site. Every registered user will automatically have an internal wallet with their account. The balance of which can be replenished by means of money transfer (PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, American Express), by clicking on the “MP” symbol. In addition, MOL Points are awarded for specific actions on the site: the creation of customized regular video messages, augmented messages, replying with stickers, etc.
Minute of Life customers, who use MOL Points always receive greater advantages. Just take a look at one of them: you will receive MOL Points for each specific action, such as getting a recipient page template, sending stickers and so on. Also, when you buy MOL Points you receive additional sum of bonus MOL Points equal to the sum in dollars you spent. Moreover, each time you use MOL Points you will receive back to your account the amount of MOL Points you spent in a dollars.
Buying: You bought a Standard Marker for your augmented message, and you`ve received 5 MOL Spending: You spent 25 MOL points at our web-site or on Minute of Life mobile applications. Each time you go to checkout you can use the Minute of Life internal currency MOL Points. If you spend 20 MOL points, you will again get 2 MOL points as a bonus. points as bonus. And in addition if you buy 20 MOL Points for 2 dollars at the marker market, you will have totally 25 MOL points in your account. ($1 = 10 MOL Points)
HOW IT WORKS - REGULAR MESSAGING
Using this feature you will be able to send your message, created in our media editor, either via email or shared on a social network. It will be displayed on the standard recipient page according to the occasion you selected or you can customize it with a set of different templates that can be selected from Minute of Life`s recipient page template shop; this will give a unique and cool feel to the recipient page. Just go for the one that meets your taste, and if none of them do, you can skip this.
The preview section is where you will get a sample of how the recipient will see your message. This gives you a final view of the message before you select a time and confirm for sending;
if the preview is not satisfactory, you can easily edit the message, but if all is good you just hit the “Next” button.
Then you get to select between sending via email and sharing via a social network. First you pick either the private or public privacy setting then enter the recipient’s name, surname and email to send or go for the link to share on social media.
Picking a time slot is the step that follows. Here you select a unique and personalized date and time for your message. This is the time when your message will be available on the sharing page. Confirm the availability of this time and hit the “Send” button to complete.
THE AUGMENTED MESSAGING OPTION allows you to place your video message on any physical object in the real world. On this section you get to select a marker from Minute of Life`s marker market, move on to pick a subscription plan (it`s how long your augmented message will be available for viewing), enter the recipient’s data, make a payment and confirm to send.
A Marker is the image/visual upon which your message will be integrated. It comes with a QR code that can be scanned using Minute of Life`s mobile applications on a supported device. Your video message is sent on the selected marker (with a QR code) that can be placed on any physical object and the recipient will just need to scan the QR code using our mobile application to view the message while looking at the marker through the mobile application.
You can send:- A virtual marker or;
Your message will be available for viewing as long as the subscription plan you select is active, however, you can extend the plan as desired. You should pay attention to the validity of recipient’s data (name, surname, email, address, phone and any personal data of the recipient which is asked by Minute of Life), so there will be no difficulty in getting your message delivered.