Method and distribution system for location based wireless presentation of electronic coupons

  • US 20060178932A1
  • Filed: 02/07/2005
  • Published: 08/10/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/07/2005
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A method for wireless electronic coupon distribution, comprising the following steps:

  • a. selecting a wireless communication device capable of connecting to a wireless communication network;

    b. contacting to a central server directly or indirectly connected to wireless communication network used by said wireless communication device, said central server being connected to a business database containing the names and locations of businesses offering discounted coupons for goods or services to its potential customers, and to a business coupon database containing discount coupon information of said businesses in said business database, said central server also being connected to a search engine capable of receiving requests from said wireless devices for businesses located in a specified area range that offer discount coupons to its potential customers for a specific good or service, said central server capable of transmitting said search result to wireless communication device;

    c. transmitting a request to said central server for at least one businesses offering a discount coupon for a specified good or service in a specified area range;

    d. conducting a search by said search engine of said business database for a business offering discount coupons for a specified good or service and located in a specified area range; and

    , e. transmitting said search results to said wireless communication device.

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