5 Tips for Buying Holiday Gifts for Clients

5 Tips for Buying Holiday Gifts for Clients

Strategic and thoughtful gift-giving can help ensure your clients feel seen and appreciated. In this article, the authors outline five tips to consider when choosing what to buy this holiday season: 1) Don’t assume expensive gifts are the best. 2) Individualize when

John O’Leary: The Pain of Silent Gratitude

John O’Leary: The Pain of Silent Gratitude

I have a dear friend named John. (Yes, there are a lot of us.) When John was nine, a fire exploded in his garage, and left him with burns on 100% of his body. Doctors gave him a 1% chance of surviving—yet he did. And after enduring months in a hospital bed and years...

2024 Announcement Gift and Grow

2024 Announcement Gift and Grow

What are we excited about in 2024?? Many things!! First-time agency clients – welcome to year one, friends! Multi-year agency clients – 2024 will be THE best yet. (!!) New gift campaigns, to drop jaws & knock-off-socks. (‘Agency clients’ = people who pay us to...

3 Reasons Why Corporate Gift Baskets are a Terrible Idea

You might be thinking that giving a gift basket would make for a great corporate gift. Afterall, you can fill it with a hodge podget of items that will appeal to everyone.  You can fill it with food, gift cards, maybe a bottle of wine. And they seem like they’re...

Why Corporate Candy Gifts are a Really Bad Idea

You’re trying to land a new client and you want to make a great first impression. So you decide you want to send a gift.  Something that will break the ice and help you stand out from the rest of the people trying to get your prospects attention. What do you send?...

3 Reasons Why Chocolate Corporate Gifts are a Bad Idea

Giving chocolate as a corporate gift seems like a great idea. After all, who doesn’t like chocolate? You can get chocolate that comes in custom designs, colors, and decor. And chocolate comes in all different price ranges, so it just depends on your budget with how...

3 Reasons why Wine Corporate Gifts are a Bad Idea

You might think that giving someone a nice bottle of wine will make a great corporate gift idea. Wine seems so… flexible. There’s a varying price range so it fits into all budgets. There’s a wide arrange of styles and flavors that can appeal to all palettes. And wine...

Why Tumi Corporate Gifts are a Bad Idea

Designer luggage. Normally we absolutely LOVE to gift luggage to prospects, clients, and star employees.  As you’ll see in a minute, luggage checks off a lot of the boxes that we have found make a great gift. However, when it comes to gifting Tumi to your clients,...

Why Branded Corporate Gifts are a Bad Idea

Swag! It’s one of the most popular ways to gift new clients, employees and prospects alike. According to demandgenreport.com, B2B organizations spend $226K per year on swag.  According to the State of Swag Report, this money is spent on Apparel, drink ware, backpacks,...

Employee Anniversary Gift Ideas

One of the highest expenses that a business can incur is employee churn.  It is said that it can cost between 6 and 9 months of an employees salary to replace them. If you have a star employee, then the opportunity cost can be even higher! You want to constantly show...