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Students to access discounts via mobile phone

CampusIDNews Staff   ||   May 27, 2010  ||   

Set to launch in June is a student geared, eco-friendly, electronic coupon campaign designed to save student consumers money, while at the same time generate more business for local establishments, reports The Gainesville Sun.

Developed by owners of Mint Magazine and American Values Magazine, ECouponNation is a discount program that enables students to access real-time discounts via their mobile phone.

Business owners can update events, activities, giveaways and discounts, and the Web site will then relay the information for students to receive instant access to.

ECouponNation said it plans to keep students’ attention by offering $20,000 worth of free products, food giveaways and entertainment each year.

Officials stated that ECouponNation is still in its beta phase but is looking to expand both electronically and demographically, adding that if the Gainesville market is a success, ECouponNation will go on to Tallahassee.

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