Take the guesswork out of gifting this holiday season. Get inspired with ideas from Reachdesk's gift experts and create memorable gifting campaigns this quarter.
At Reachdesk, gifting is our bread and butter. While
gifting is a great idea all year round, we know that for a
lot of businesses, Q4 is prime time (Halloween! Diwali!
Thanksgiving! Christmas!) for getting the goods out to
clients, prospects and your own lovely, hardworking
Now is the time to start planning your extra special Q4
campaigns. We won’t be accepting hurried Christmas
Eve shopping here! Get ahead of the curve with our
thoughtful campaign and gift ideas to get gifting ticked
off your list and free up your time for hitting those end
of year targets. The best part? With Reachdesk as a
partner it’s all automated and scalable, saving you even
more time for when you’d rather be cosying up at home.
We’ve included top tips for Reachdesk customers on
how to make the most of the platform when executing
campaigns this holiday season.
Read on for ideas sourced from our team of direct mail and gifting fanatics and surprise your recipients with fun and truly personalized gifts guaranteed to wow. Thought of something you can’t see? No problem. Our delightful customer success team is waiting to help you delight your customers, prospects and employees
30% of all new female cancer cases are breast cancer. Beat cancer together and support the women in your lives with awareness and fundraising. Donate (check out charities in your country to support), educate on prevention (run a team day with employee swag bags with pink themed work stuff, notebooks, t-shirts and the like), or gift a boob stress ball or cupcakes with pink ribbon symbols.
Take a stand and remind the world that Black Lives Matter. Only together can we tackle racism. Amplify black voices by partnering with local black-owned business or make charitable donations to organizations working towards supporting black voices. Focus on smaller, local community-led programs rather than large-scale initiatives. Big names
get enough corporate attention. Try pairing with smaller and more hands-on initiatives. Or organize a literature day and give all employees a book plus company time to read and discuss.
Show your employees, clients, and the world what you’re doing to promote diversity. Share the knowledge with the book Diversifying Diversity: Your Guide to Being an Active Ally of Inclusion in the Workplace by Poornima Luthra or the Udemy course Diversity in the Workplace by Bärí A. William”, or you can gift a “Diversity is a fact, inclusion is an act” mug.
Share a coffee with someone before you jump into a meeting. This will definitely put a smile on their face and can increase discovery meeting show rate by 15%! Send a coffee gift card or go big with a coffee set for two: ground coffee beans, coffee syrups and two matching mugs.
Time to unwind and take care of yourself. Send a mental health care bundle: scented candle, The Awakened Brain by Lisa Miller, adult coloring book, coloring pencils, herbal tea, big fluffy socks, a journal and/or a happiness planner.
Show support to employees, clients or prospects running the marathon by donating to their nominated charity, or get them a thoughtful gift to ease the post-run pain (water bottle, headband, bath salts and the like).
It’s your party and you can cry if you want to - or you can light up your day and speed up your pipeline instead. Brighten the day of your prospects or clients by gifting them a desk lamp, selfie light for laptop, colour changing humidifier light or string lights with pegs to hang photos on.
Need something to taco bout? Send a taco kit and get conversation moving with a taco lunch!
Clean desk policy at home? Fear not! Get your employees motivated to keep their home office in tip-top shape with some goodies: screen wipes, pen tidy, colourful sticky place markers, laptop webcam cover, mini desk cleaning kit (including desk hoover for crumbs).
Chocolate should always be fair trade, and business should be too. Who wouldn’t be happy to receive a box of fair trade chocolate?
What better time of the year than Halloween to ask those M.I.A. prospects: are you ghosting us? Send them a box of ghost cookies and get that deal back on track!
Shine a light on men’s health this month and show the chaps in your life how much you care with a home workout bundle, a Movember moustache kit or by donating to a relevant cause.
Happy Hanukkah! Play a game of dreidels and feast on latkes. Olive oils, dreidels or a mini waffle maker to revive yesterday’s latkes could be a great way to show you care.
Get those pre-match drinks and celebrations going with an at-home rugby kit. We suggest lots of beers, nuts and chips (or use the Reachdesk Beer and Snack Pack to save you time!)
Happy Thanksgiving! Get the family together and avoid potential arguments with a party game distraction - What Do You Meme is a sure winner!
We should always make time for kindness! Go the extra mile without expecting anything in return and you’ll see the gratitude flowing. How about a gratitude journal, a company-wide volunteering day or a custom electronic diffuser?
Get in the racing spirit and gallop across the finishing line with a copy of Horse Racing’s Strangest Tales by Andrew Ward, guaranteed to get conversation flowing.
Unfreeze your pipeline on National Cappuccino Day - offer your prospects or clients a nice hot frothy coffee on you!
Stress affects everyone, and there’s no better time to take a rest than International Stress Awareness Day. Help someone take the pressure off with a stress ball or a voucher for a nice lunch.
Tell your pipeline to take a hike today and put yourself first with the ultimate hiking bundle: personalized water bottle, thermos, camping mug, hiking socks, backpack and a compass multi-tool.
Happy Diwali! Celebrate light triumphing over darkness with Indian sweets and Diyas.
Have your cake and eat it too - it’s Cake Day and you can have it all (by all, we mean all cake).
Send a care package for that post-marathon muscle pain: water bottle, heat pack for sore muscles, and bath salts.
Christmas lovers rejoice, and get the festive spirit going with spiced goodies and family-style activities!
Send a kit to build your own gingerbread house or make your own Christmas decorations - or spread the joy with a holiday movie kit (Amazon voucher for a film, plus popcorn and drinks). You could also go big with a 12 days of Christmas giveaway!
Hate the commercialization and wastefulness? Opt for donations to charity and eco bundles. HAVE to buy a present for someone? Use Reachdesk to avoid the packed streets and shops!
During the festive season, try partnering up with other companies to have the biggest charitable impact possible.
It’s the one thing that unites us all: our humanity. This week, place the focus on people and highlight initiatives that help those less fortunate.
Give a Global Giving gift voucher for human rights projects or keep it simple - go to your local food kitchen, volunteer, or make kits to hand out to the cold & homeless. Stand4Sock donates a pair of socks to the homeless for every pair you buy for yourself (available via all Reachdesk warehouses).
Make a gift and then enjoy your own handiwork! Check out Creative Jungle Company for fun craft gifts designed with adults in mind.
The sweaters might be ugly but your pipeline doesn’t need to be. Send an ugly sweater or a voucher to get one to show some holiday love!
Don’t let you pipeline crumble under pressue! Send your prospects or clients some personalized bake goodies on National Cookie Day to get the sweet talk going!
Someone still working on December 20? Send them a nice red wine along with a printed recipe for Sangria so they can treat themselves and pretend to be on holiday
Opt for some friendly competiton and challenge someone to a gingerbread house build-off with a gingerbread house kit. Nothing starts a conversation like the chance for a whole year of bragging rights!
Get yourself or someone that’s important to your business in the holiday mood. Bundle up all the ingredients needed for a creamy glass of the Christmas classic!
Need something simple that can be used throughout the quarter? Opt for a cold weather appropriate gift that’s perfect for your pipeline and can be repeated easily. Here are a few ideas:
Beat the blues with a personalized whisk/spoon and whip up some baked goodies.
Re-engage leads that went cold with some warming gifts - hand warmers, thick socks or hot chocolate.
Pumpkin spice kit, coffee voucher or chilli growing kit.