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...

Why Food Corporate Gifts are an Absolutely Terrible Idea

You might be thinking that giving someone chocolate or a fruit basket might be a great gift idea to give to a prospective client.   You want to make an impression?  Send some donuts to the prospect’s office. Want to celebrate a milestone?  Send them a box of...

7 New Employee Gift Ideas that Will Leave a Lasting Impact

First impressions can make or break a new hire.  The first few weeks of the new employee's experience will set the tone for the  According to the Spencer James Group: “The first few days and weeks of a new employee’s experience sets the tone for her satisfaction with...

3 Reasons Why Harry And David Corporate Gifts are a Bad Idea

On the surface, Harry and David may seem like great corporate gifts to send.   They have a trusted brand, well known in the food gifting industry. But you will not receive the impact you expected if you give a Harry and David corporate gift.  Chances are, you’ll waste...

9 Employee Gift Ideas to Show that You Appreciate Their Hard Work

Research shows that one of the most powerful ways that you can retain your best employees is to show that you appreciate them. In fact, showing your employees that you appreciate them will also help increase their productivity and improve your company culture. With 3%...

7 Personalized Gifts to Build Strong Relationships with Clients

Let’s face it. When you get a “gift” from a vendor or partner and it has their logo embroidered all over it, it doesn’t feel like a gift at all.  Does it? It feels more like that company is using you as a walking billboard to promote their business.  The cool kids...