Gift-giving has long been a part of corporate culture. It is perhaps the best way to thank your clients for their patronage and remind them that your company or business is always there for them. If you are a small business, giving out gifts can put a real burden on the corporate credit cards. However, corporate gifts do have to be expensive. Corporate culture has changed over the decades and people no longer prefer receiving a personalized golfing accessory. Instead, the current trend is to hand out nifty little gadgets that bring a smile to people’s faces. Moreover, these little gadgets are actually quite affordable and won’t burn a hole in your pocket.
Facebook Like/Dislike Stamps
Anyone in a management position always has to approve or shoot down ideas. The Facebook Like and Dislike stamps make it pretty clear what you think about a particular proposal. The self-inking ‘Like’ stamp beautifully replicates Facebook’s ‘Like’ button, including the thumbs up and the wording. The ‘Dislike’ stamp provides a suitable counterpoint.
It is amazing how cool a gadget you can purchase despite having a limited budget. The virtual infrared keyboard is a simple little thing; a laser keyboard projected onto a flat surface. However, it is a fully functional keyboard and whoever possesses it will be the envy of friends, family and co-workers.
Wind-up Paper Shredder
Shredding documents can be an extremely boring affair. At the best, the act of getting up and going to the shredder will get you a bit of exercise; other than that, nothing much exciting happening around shredding time. Enter the wind-up paper shredder. Simply insert the paper in the middle of the tube, twiddle your thumb a little bit and voila! Instant shredded documents. Not only do you save on electricity, you can shred documents on the go instead of letting them pile in a corner, waiting for your turn at the shredder.
Clip-on Desk Cup Holder
We all like our cup of brew in the morning. And we are all paranoid about knocking the cup over the computer and important documents. It is a sin we know we shouldn’t commit, but we still go ahead and put that cup of hot beverage on our desk. With the clip-on desk holder, you won’t have to take that chance ever again. As the name suggests, the holder clips-on to your desk and provides an excellent place for you to place your drink, very similar to the cup holder in a car. Goodbye career threatening coffee spills.
Monopoly Money Tie
Everyone loves Monopoly, no matter what your age. It may not teach us the practical or finer aspects of business, but the board game has become synonymous with the concept of business and industry. Show off your financial acumen with a designer Monopoly tie. Not only does it look really cool, you will officially be the guy people come to for advise on style and finances.
Even if you are not on a tight budget and have a bit of money to play around with, consider gifting a hamper consisting of these 5 wonderful items instead of one big bulky present.