Method of delivering goods and services via media

  • US 7,925,531 B1
  • Filed: 03/15/2002
  • Issued: 04/12/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/13/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of promoting goods and services, comprising:

  • issuing a non-transitory media in which each medium has at least one good or service associated therewith;

    identifying each medium with an identifier and recording the identifier in a database such that the at least one good or service associated with each medium can be determined;

    assigning an inactive status to the media such that while assuming the inactive status the goods or services associated with the medium may not be redeemed;

    recording the inactive status in a database;

    activating at least some of the media by changing the status of the media from an inactive state to an active state and recording the change of the status in the database;

    varying the value of at least some of the media such that the value of the media varies according to selected conditions; and

    distributing the media to holders wherein the holders present the media to providers that deliver the goods or services associated with the presented media to the holders.

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