Coupons Overview

You can add new and manage existing coupons on the system. To access the Coupons Dashboard, click on the Coupons link from the main navigation menu (see button labled with number 1). Coupon Index Page

Page Components

# Name Description
1 Menu Link Used to access the listing of coupons.
2 Add Button Click bring up the create coupon form.
3 Action Dropdown Button Shows all the actions you can perform on the coupon.
4 Edit Link and Delete Link Based on your selection you can either edit or delete the coupon

Add a Coupon

To add a coupon, click on the Add Coupon button (see button labled with number 2). Enter the information into the fields.

Coupon Index Page

Once you have entered all the information, click on the Create button. The system will display a message that the coupon was successfully added. You should now be able to see the new coupon in the Coupon list.

Coupon Create

For detailed information on each field and option click on the links in the table below.

Page Components

# Name
1 Coupon Cover Image
2 Offer Name
3 Offer Type
4 Offrer Start Date/Time
5 Offer End Date/Time
6 Redemption Limit
7 Description
8 Disclaimer
9 (Optional) PLU Code

Edit a Coupon

To edit a coupon, find the coupon to edit on the main "Coupon" screen. Click on the "Actions" button for that coupon (see button labeled with number 3), then click on the edit link next to label 4. Coupon Index Page Once you have clicked the edit button, the system will display a message that the coupon was successfully edited. You should now be able to see the edited coupon in the coupon list. Coupon Create

For detailed information on each field and option click on the links in the table below.

Page Components

# Name
1 Coupon Cover Image
2 Offer Name
3 Offer Type
4 Offrer Start Date/Time
5 Offer End Date/Time
6 Redemption Limit
7 Description
8 Disclaimer
9 (Optional) PLU Code

Delete a Coupon

To delete a coupon, click on the Actions button (see button labeled with number 3). From the drop-down menu, select Delete (see link labeled with number 4). Click the OK button if you are sure you want to delete the location. Image of Portal

Page Components

1. Coupon Cover Image

Just like social media cover images, the coupon cover image will be the prominent image shown on the top of the coupon listing page.

Upload a cover image and image specifications

To upload a cover image simply hover over the cover image area on the create/edit coupon page and click the placeholder image. A file selection prompt will open, select the image to upload.

{info} It's recommended to keep an aspect ratio of 40:21 or 1200px x 630px, which happens to be the common size of Facebook cover images. You can download a sample image template here. Please note: image placement is subject to change without notice and is controlled by the template in which your mobile partner has implemented.

Area(s) annotated with the number 1 in the image below represent the placement of the Cover Image on the respective pages. Please note: image placement is subject to change without notice and is controlled by the template in which your mobile partner has implemented. Click on the image to view an enlarged version.

Example Placement of Cover Image in Mobile App (Annotated by #1)

Cover Photo with Mobile Example

2. Offer Name

{info} Area(s) annotated with the number 2 in the image below represent the placement of the Offer Name on the respective pages. Please note: image placement is subject to change without notice and is controlled by the template in which your mobile partner has implemented. Click on the image to view an enlarged version.

Coupon Mobile Example

3. Offer Type

Select whether the coupon is a general (in-store) or online coupon.

  • General – Coupon can be redeemed in store using the redemption methods
  • Online – Coupon can be redeemed online, redemption information needs to be provided as part of the description or disclaimer.

{info} Area(s) annotated with the number 3 in the image below represent the placement of the selection of Offer Type on the respective pages. Please note: image placement is subject to change without notice and is controlled by the template in which your mobile partner has implemented. Click on the image to view an enlarged version.

Coupon Mobile Example

4. Offer Start Date/Time

Select the date and time for when the coupon will be active.

{info} Area(s) annotated with the number 4 in the image below represent the placement of the Offer Start Date/Time on the respective pages. Please note: image placement is subject to change without notice and is controlled by the template in which your mobile partner has implemented. Click on the image to view an enlarged version.

Coupon Mobile Example

5. Offer End Date/Time

Select the date and time for when the coupon expires.

{info} Area(s) annotated with the number 5 in the image below represent the placement of the Offer End Date/Time on the respective pages. Please note: image placement is subject to change without notice and is controlled by the template in which your mobile partner has implemented. Click on the image to view an enlarged version.

Coupon Mobile Example

6. Redemption Limit

The number of times a coupon can be redeemed by a single user.

7. Description

A statement or description about the offer and what the customer gets.

{info} Area(s) annotated with the number 7 in the image below represent the placement of the Description on the respective pages. Please note: image placement is subject to change without notice and is controlled by the template in which your mobile partner has implemented. Click on the image to view an enlarged version.

Coupon Mobile Example

8. Disclaimer

A statement of your store’s coupon policy that should be tailored to address concerns about expiration times, limitations, additional fees, taxes involved, limitations due to hours of operation or hours of redeemability, limitations on geographic scope, prevention of fraudulently copied coupons, statement that it is illegal to sell or transfer the coupon, statement that the coupon has no cash value, limitation on how many times the coupon can be used.

{info} Area(s) annotated with the number 8 in the image below represent the placement of the Disclaimer on the respective pages. Please note: image placement is subject to change without notice and is controlled by the template in which your mobile partner has implemented. Click on the image to view an enlarged version.

Coupon Mobile Example

9. (Optional) PLU Code

PLU Code cashier will enter into POS system to redeem coupon.

Redemption Methods

There are three mobile coupon redemption options: QR Code, mzSTAMP, and POS Integration.

QR Code Redemption

To redeem a coupon, the consumer will select the applicable coupon then click on the Scan this Deal button. The device scanner will open. Using the scanner, the consumer will scan the QR code displayed at the Merchant POS. Once the QR code has been scanned, the consumer will receive a “Confirm Notice”. If the consumer clicks OK, then the "Show to Cashier" message is displayed. The server or cashier will apply the coupon credit at the POS. This credit can be applied using the same procedures that the Merchant has implemented for redeeming a paper coupon such as a soft key or PLU code. Image of Portal

mzSTAMP Redemption

To redeem a coupon the customer will select the applicable coupon then click on the Redeem this Deal button. A stamp page will open. Using the stamp device provided by Mobilozophy, the server or cashier will stamp the page. If the stamp is successful, a notice that the coupon has been redeemed will display. Image of Portal

POS Redemption

Depending on the POS, the redemption process varies. Mobilozophy will provide Client a separate document outlining the redemption process that is applicable to their POS.