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"Waribiki-kun" is the Portal Site of Cellphone

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015601D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Feb-10
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 67K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

"Waribiki-kun" is the portal site of cellphone. This invention is the business model of the portal site system. A member, such as of some credit companies or of some associations, has a special discount for shopping or service in many institutions. However, a member can seldom use the service, because he or she can't keep in mind which service can be used. The objective of these services was to attract a member's loyalty more,but it hasn't achieved. However, by this invention, the above-mentioned problem is solvable.

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"Waribiki-kun" is the Portal Site of Cellphone

"Waribiki-kun" is the portal site of cellphone. This invention is the business model of the portal site system. A member, such as of some credit companies or of some associations, has a special discount for shopping or service in many institutions. However, a member can seldom use the service, because he or she can't keep in mind which service can be used. The objective of these services was to attract a member's loyalty more,but it hasn't achieved. However, by this invention, the above-mentioned problem is solvable.

This business model includes the following techniques.
1.A member registers personal information into a portal site. For example, a birth date, sex, etc.
2.A member registers some credit companies and some associations into a portal site,which he or she has joined.
3.A portal site collects service information, such as discount, from the already registered member information to the site to some credit companies,some associations, etc., when there is a request from a member.When data collection is carried out at the time of a request,long time has this possibility in collection.In this case, the agent registered beforehand collects periodically.
4.On condition that the area which the member inputted,the nearby institution in which a member can receive discount service is displayed.

When a member does not input an area, the place in whicha member is present is pinpointed using GPS.
5.When there are many institut...