**Boost Your Business with Holiday Gift Ideas for Small Business Owners**
‘Tis the season to treat yourself as a small business owner! With the holidays approaching, it’s important to remember to take care of yourself and indulge in some well-deserved gifts. Whether it’s for fun or practicality, here are some holiday gift ideas that can add value to your business all year long.
**Creative Whack Pack: Stimulate Your Creativity**
Looking for a fun way to be more creative? The Creative Whack Pack is a deck of 64 cards featuring different creative strategies to help you generate new ideas. With a price tag of just $17, this deck can give you the kick you need to get your ideas into action. There’s even a highly-rated app available for iPhones and iPads.
**CordBrick: Keep Your Cords Organized**
Is your desk a mess of tangled cords from phones, chargers, and other devices? The CordBrick allows you to “trap” your cords individually so they don’t wrap around each other. It’s also a handy cord wrapper for when you’re traveling. With a price of $14.97 and multiple color options available, the CordBrick is a practical and affordable gift for any small business owner.
**Index by Pinger: Manage Your Business Communications**
Looking to streamline your business communications? The Index by Pinger app lets you carry just one cell phone with two lines: one for business and one for personal calls. In addition to a second line, this app offers the ability to auto-respond to missed calls, book appointments, integrate payment platforms, and more—all for $24.99 a month.
**Amazon Prime Membership: Access Exclusive Benefits**
If you’re not already a Prime member, it’s worth considering. In addition to free and fast shipping, a Prime subscription offers access to movies, TV shows, music, video games, and podcasts, as well as early access to special shopping events and other business benefits. Plus, you can get a free membership to Amazon Business, which offers business-only pricing, bulk discounts, and a price comparison tool to help you save money.
**Touchscreen Gloves: Stay Connected in the Winter**
Winter’s cold temperatures can make it difficult to use your phone while wearing gloves. With touchscreen-compatible gloves, you can easily use your phone without having to remove your gloves. The CNN Underscored team has recommended 13 brands that work well, with prices ranging from $10 to $110.
**Leather Journals: Put Pen to Paper**
If you enjoy putting pen to paper, a leather-bound journal can be a great gift. Whether you use it for jotting down ideas, notes, or motivational quotes, a leather journal can be a stylish and practical addition to your workspace. You can find them at bookstores or shop small on Etsy, with prices starting at less than $20.
**Legos for Adults: Unleash Your Creativity**
For a bit of fun, consider getting a Lego kit for adults. Whether it’s building a Corvette, Van Gogh’s Starry Night, or the Eiffel Tower, Lego kits can be a great way to unwind and unleash your creativity. While some kits may come with a higher price tag, the enjoyment and relaxation they can provide are priceless.
**Conclusion: Your Business Deserves Some Care Too**
As a small business owner, it’s essential to take care of yourself in order to take care of your business. This holiday season, treat yourself to some gifts that can add value to your business and bring you joy throughout the year. After all, investing in yourself is investing in your business’s success.
About the Author:
Rieva Lesonsky is CEO of GrowBiz Media and has been covering small businesses and entrepreneurship for over 30 years. Get more insights about business trends by signing up for her free Currents newsletter.
By incorporating these holiday gift ideas into your business routine, you can take care of yourself and your business simultaneously. So go ahead, treat yourself this holiday season—you’ve earned it!