LAMBERTVILLE (WWJ) — The Web site http://www.freebie-depot.com maintains a huge listing of free birthday promotions on the web, updated daily.
Now, anyone who likes free stuff on their birthday — meaning, anyone period — can get access to those freebies on their smartphone.READ MORE: Detroit Adds 4 Electric Buses To Fleet
Tim Pearsall, who developed Freebie-Depot.com as a hobby in 2007, said the app was driven by Internet demand.
“Free birthday offers are the most popular item among all the free offers we feature,” he said. “The list of over 500 offers has been pinned on Pinterest over 140,000 times. Mobile, on-the-go access was the next natural step.”READ MORE: MDOT Closing Pedestrian Bridge Over I-94 Near Wayne State University For Repairs
Freebie-Depot.com has been recognized and featured by Woman’s Day magazine, the AARP Bulletin, MSN Money and MoneyTalksNews as well as TV stations and newspapers across the country.
“Free birthday offers are a win-win situation for businesses and consumers,” Pearsall said. “This very effective marketing drives customers and revenue for merchants while consumers get something for free to help them celebrate their birthday.”
The app is free with no advertisements and allows users to compile, print and email lists of their favorite offers to themselves, family and friends. In addition, options to instantly share through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ make sharing these freebies fun and easy.MORE NEWS: 3 Charged After Woman's Body Found In Trunk Of Burning Car
The Free Bday app is iOS-compatible for both the iPhone, iPad and iTouch. To download the Freebie Depot Free Bday app visit: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-bday/id756378886?mt=8.