Because inspiration can strike anywhere or because you tend to remember a friend or loved one’s birthday at the most random times, the new Treat Birthday Card app for iOS devices can help you create one-of-a-kind birthday greetings wherever you are. The easy to use app allows you to create your card quickly for as little as $1.99, less than the cost of a greeting card at your local pharmacy, Treat takes care of printing, addressing, and mailing so you always get props for being thoughtful even if you don’t remember until the very last minute.
Getting started. Start by logging in using your Facebook account or Treat login. Using your Facebook login allows you to view your friend’s birthdays across the top of the app.
Select your card. Page through endless cards by just swiping or spin the card finder wheel that filters cards by recipient and tone.
Swipe and tap, tap, tap to make your card. Once you’ve selected your card, tap on it to customize it and with another tap, choose photos from your iOS device, Treat, Shutterfly , or Facebook accounts to use in your creation. Tap to customize the greeting and add the recipient’s name.
Address it! If you allow the app to access your contacts list, it will even pull the address from your address book to address the envelope. If you’re not one with words, Treat also features a vast message library of pre-written, customizable messages.
Add a gift card with a tap and decide when you’d like your card to be delivered! Before you order, add a gift card from Amazon, Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Target, Athleta, Fandango, SpaFinder, Groupon, 1-800-Flowers, and more to be sent with your card.
For the forgetful or those who like to plan ahead, there’s also a convenient scheduling and reminder service that allows you to create and schedule delivery of birthday cards a year in advance. Treat also reminds users when a friend’s birthday is coming up so they can create and send the perfect birthday card in plenty of time.
Treat by Shutterfly is so excited for you to try their service that they are providing one reader will a one-year VIP membership to Treat for unlimited free cards for an entire year. This prize is worth $350! Please note that since this app is for iOS devices, you must have an iPhone, iPod, or iPad in order to use it. Enter through the Rafflecopter widget below before November 16.
I received a gift card from Treat for my time in reviewing the app, writing this post, and hosting this giveaway. All opinions are my own.