Method for marketing and redeeming vouchers for use in online purchases

  • US 6,370,514 B1
  • Filed: 08/02/1999
  • Issued: 04/09/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/02/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for marketing and redeeming vouchers for redemption by customers purchasing goods/services on a common computer network using electronic apparatuses, the method comprising:

  • a. providing a voucher server having installed thereon software for tracking purchases using vouchers and for accounting for balances of multiple voucher accounts;

    b. linking merchant web sites to the voucher server and to customer'"'"'s electronic apparatuses server via the computer network;

    c. installing software on the merchant web sites, the software directing customers to the voucher server for processing purchase transactions and accounting for redemption of vouchers;

    d. accounting to merchants for transactions using vouchers.

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