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A lot of people use coupons, especially on a day like today. But a Utah-based company is changing the way you get coupons.
FrogZog, a new Utah-based company, is making it possible to get coupons on your cell phone by texting what you want and where you're at to 401-23.
"How many times have you left a coupon pinned to your refrigerator when you're going out to dinner? Now, you can get that coupon right on your phone," explained Bill Quick, president of FrogZog.
Say you want to find coupons for movies in your area. All you do is type in the keyword "movie" and your ZIP code, and the offers show up on your screen.
"We have one where a spa is giving away a 20 percent off on spa treatments or massages. We have another merchant that's giving away coupons for $5 off a visit to their restaurant. There's oil changes and sporting equipment and all sorts of things; multiple categories, and we're adding things daily," Quick said.
It's easy to redeem the coupons too, because all you have to do is show your phone.
But it's also something most consumers aren't used to doing. "Most of them want to take a paper coupon in and give it to the restaurant or to the establishment," Quick said.
It's something Quick hopes more people will start doing to save.
If you don't have a cell phone, you can get the coupons on FrogZog's Web site. CLICK HERE to get there.