A website and Facebook app called GiftHit is a fun way to send friends fun, personal gifts from local hangouts instantly through Facebook, email, or text. Sending gift cards to friends is actually a good idea but giving them that plus a real beer via a wallpost is way cooler.
The gifts you can give can range from late night wings, mani-pedis, and concert tickets to your friends by Facebook wall post, email, or text. “It’s the best way to say hi, happy birthday; sorry I stole your boyfriend, congrats, and just about anything.”
You can send a friend a GiftHit through these simple steps:
- Browse by city to find a cool gift: Browse merchants near your friend’s city or college and choose a fun gift
- Send it as a wallpost, email, or SMS: Choose a gift item, write a nice note, and send it by Facebook, email, or SMS.
- Instant giftification: They get it in seconds and can redeem it by visiting the merchant and showing the GiftHit message on their smartphone.
There’s no sign up costs for stores on GiftHit. The merchants simply have to select five of their staple items to put on display on GiftHit and it is sold at the full price. On the other hand, GiftHit users are charge $1 for convenience fee. The merchant is paid when the recipient collects the gift in their store. GiftHit takes 15% of each purchase.
Not only can you send gift to friends in New York, but now you can also send one to friends in Bloomington, Madison, Syracuse, and Tucson. . Plus, GiftHit also allows you to give gifts around your friend’s college, with New York City options of Baruch, Fordham, New School, and NYU. Schools outside NYC include Indiana U, Syracuse, University of Arizona, and University of Wisconsin.