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Seasonal Mail Ordering & Delivering Service on Internet

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014704D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jan-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20
Document File: 1 page(s) / 41K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Seasonal Mail Ordering Delivering Service on Internet Disclosed is a service business model by using the Internet to support users who make and issue seasonal mail such as "New Year Mail", "Summer Mail", "Christmas Mail", etc.. It is one of services from an Internet Service Provider (ISP). The business model is that the ISP offers Web based services by using personal database of the address list.

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Seasonal Mail Ordering & Delivering Service on Internet

    Disclosed is a service business model by using the Internet to support users who make and issue seasonal mail such as "New Year Mail", "Summer Mail", "Christmas Mail", etc.. It is one of services from an Internet Service Provider (ISP). The business model is that the ISP offers Web based services by using personal database of the address list.

In case of the "New Year Mail" making, it is tough work to create the rear page design, print, write address and deliver. The new business model offers the WEB based total mailing services to reduce the user's effort as follows;

1. Rear page design service User can select samples of art/pictures from WEB site to design the rear of the mail.

2. Address control service The users register their personal address list at first. The ISP utilize the address file not only for this year's delivery but also next year and in future by storing / controlling in ISP's DB. <The delivery address is almost same as previous one, so the list is very useful to select the address.>

3. Mail / E-Mail selection delivery service The user can select the delivery method (physical mail or e-mail) by marking on the address list

4. Mail printing & delivery service According to the order from delivery list by user, the ISP print the mail and deliver them. The ISP informs the delivery complete message to the user.

5. Charge The ISP gets the fee for the above services by following manner; - Rear page...