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Christmas is one of the most exciting times of year for marketers. They love to put their marketing skills to the test by creating campaigns that can entice customers to buy.
So your marketing team deserve a little treat to say well done for all their hard work over the year. So, whether they are part of a large company or they have been working from home on their own small business, here is our list of amazing gifts to help you show your appreciation this Christmas.
Appreciate then and thank these unsung heroes of your company with these unique Christmas gifts for marketing teams.
60+ Amazing Christmas Gifts for Marketing Teams
1. Send a Starbucks eGift Card
Consider sending a Starbucks eGift Card as a gift to a colleague. It's a thoughtful way to show appreciation, especially after long hours spent working on the computer.
2. Blogging Fuel Mug
Keep your favorite marketer fueled with a Blogging Fuel Mug. Not only is it a practical gift, but it also aligns with the values of precision and the written word.
3. "Eat. Sleep. Blog." T-Shirt
Despite the challenging lead targets and constant writing deadlines, our job is truly amazing. Every day, we have the opportunity to capture people's attention and fascinate them. This shirt perfectly encapsulates that sentiment.
4. "But First, Coffee." T-Shirt
"But First, Coffee." is a statement that accurately describes the priorities of many marketers. Consider gifting a t-shirt with this phrase to a colleague as a way to show your appreciation for their hard work.
5. Mophie Smartphone Case
Help a marketer on the go stay connected with a Mophie smartphone case, which not only protects their device but also provides extra battery life, up to 100% or more. These cases are a little bulkier than standard phone cases, but they are worth it for the convenience they offer.
6. Book Cover Laptop Case
The Book Cover Laptop Case is a perfect gift for the reader. Inspired by writer Jorge Louis Borges, who used to sleep surrounded by books, this allows the reader to carry their beloved books wherever they go.
7. Subscription to a Streaming Music Service
A subscription to a streaming music service is an excellent gift for the music lover. Not only does music bring joy and happiness, but a subscription eliminates commercial interruptions and allows for uninterrupted listening. This is especially useful for marketers who may listen to music while working.
8. @TwitterName Necklace
Show your appreciation for your social media-savvy friend with a @TwitterName Necklace or social media coasters. These gifts are perfect for the strategist who has helped your company grow its Twitter following.
9. 99U Essays: Manage Your Day-to-Day
The 99U Essays: Manage Your Day-to-Day book is a must-read for anyone looking to increase creativity in their work and personal life. With tips on prioritizing creative work and managing daily interruptions, this book has an impressive 4.4-star rating on Amazon.
10. Freelancer Tools From WriterAccess or Zerys
For the freelancer, consider gifting tools from WriterAccess or Zerys. Create a gift certificate for a day of content creation relief to make their job a little easier.
11. Premium Versions of Productivity Apps
As a gift, consider getting your marketer premium versions of productivity apps they use on a daily basis. These apps, such as Evernote, Dropbox, and Feedly, can help organize their time and plan campaigns more efficiently. The premium versions often come with additional storage, advanced search capabilities, and other useful features. For example, Evernote's premium version includes a presentation mode and improved search, while Feedly Pro offers one-click integrations and custom sharing URLs. It also allows you to sync with variety of apps like Evernote time tracking by TimeCamp. Giving your marketer access to these upgraded versions for a year can greatly enhance their productivity.
12. Class Reimbursement
If you want to give an intellectually curious marketer a gift that will truly excite them, consider offering a combination of classes and time to learn a new skill. There are many affordable and free online classes and tutorials available for those interested in learning to code (Codecademy), design (Skillshare), or acquire other relevant skills.
However, finding the time to take these classes can be a challenge. By providing both the classes and an approved block of time each week to dedicate to the lessons, you can give a marketer on your team the opportunity to learn something new while also giving them the time they need to fully engage in the material. Consider packaging this gift all together for an extra special surprise.
13. Donation in the Marketer's Name or Honor
Consider making a donation in your marketer's name or honor as a unique gift. It is important to know what causes or issues are important to them before donating. A gift of this nature can be very meaningful.
14. Personalized Gin & Tonic coaster
These coasters will make your marketer feel like a character from Mad Men while enjoying a cocktail. They will surely be conversation starter during their next drink.
15. Collapsible water bottle
This practical gift is perfect for bringing to the office and refilling without taking up too much space at the end of the day.
16. Contigo® AUTOSEAL® Kangaroo Water Bottle with Pocket
A water bottle that also has a pocket for storing keys, cash and credit cards, perfect for busy marketers who don't have time to go home between the gym and work.
17. Stainless steel travel mug
A mug that can keep beverages hot or cold, perfect for on-the-go marketers.
18. Bacon delivered to their door!
Cure & Simple is a startup that delivers fresh, hand-made bacon straight to your door. Everyone loves bacon (unless they're vegan, in which case seeds might be a better gift).
19. Book on Book
a transparent, plastic book that lays on top of your real book, allowing you to read while your hands are free to do other things. Perfect for busy marketers who want to catch up on their reading during lunch breaks.
20. Best Self Success Journal
An organized notebook to help your marketer reach their goals.
21. Business card case
A business card case is a practical gift that allows marketers to keep their cards organized and easily accessible.
22. Staple-free stapler
It sounds like an oxymoron, but this is a real thing. The staple-free stapler is a unique and innovative tool that allows to secure documents without the use of staples.
23. Travel tie holder
The travel tie holder is a handy accessory that prevents ties from becoming wrinkled while on the go.
24. Notepaper roller
A notepaper roller is a convenient gadget for jotting down notes and ideas.
25. 4-Port USB Power Strip
The 4-Port USB Power Strip is a useful item for keeping all of your devices organized and charged.
26. A Hootsuite account
A Hootsuite account is a valuable tool for social media managers, allowing them to easily schedule and manage their online presence.
27. iPad Stand
An iPad stand is a small and lightweight accessory that makes using an iPad more comfortable and cool.
28. Moleskine smart notebook
The Moleskine smart notebook is a high-tech version of the traditional notebook, allowing you to turn your handwritten notes into digital files.
29. On-the-go phone charger
An on-the-go phone charger is a must-have for anyone whose smartphone is constantly running out of battery.
30. Extra-long phone charging cord
An extra-long phone charging cord is a useful gift that allows marketers to charge their devices from a distance.
These handy little devices allow you to keep track of all your important belongings like keys, wallet, and phone.
32. Solar-powered laptop charger
For the gadget-loving marketer, this is a must-have gift. It's a bit on the pricey side, but it's worth it for the convenience.
33. Signature lighting system
This isn't directly related to marketing, but it's a cool gift idea for anyone who appreciates good design.
34. Tote that charges your phone
Believe it or not, this exists! A bag with a built-in charger to keep your phone powered up on the go.
35. A smartwatch
Help your marketer stay connected and up-to-date with the latest tech.
36. Phone sanitizer
PhoneSoap promises to clean all the germs and grime off your phone, which is especially useful for busy professionals who use their phone constantly.
37. A zen garden
Sometimes, organizing a tiny zen garden can be just as relaxing as a bubble bath (though nothing beats a bubble bath, of course). It's a great way to de-stress when you can't leave the office.
38. Desk dots
These aren't just toys, they're also functional (sort of).
39. Plush Humongous Heart
This adorable stuffed animal is perfect for releasing stress when work gets tough. Instead of smoking a cigarette, your marketer can give this humongous heart a hug.
40. Percy the Pencil Porcupine
Organizing pens has never been this cute! This little toy is perfect for anyone who loves office supplies.
41. Personalized clock
Digital clocks are great, but there's something special about a minimalistic clock with a heartfelt message.
42. A garden in a bottle
This is a beautifully green addition to any desk.
43. A desktop toy
For the marketer who never lost touch with their inner child.
44. Office darts
A fun way to blow off some steam and have a little office fun.
45. Bubble wrap calendar
Who doesn't love popping bubble wrap? This calendar is the perfect way to add some stress-relieving fun to your workday.
his Kickstarter project has already raised $4 million, so chances are good that your marketer will love it.
47. Hand Shit
Don't let the name fool you, this is just a moisturizing cream for your hands. Even if your marketer doesn't need the cream, the funny name will bring a smile to their face.
48. A gift card
If you're not sure what to get your marketer, a gift card to their favorite store is always a safe bet. Popular choices include iTunes and Amazon.
49. A hug!
This time of year can be tough for many people, and a hug can go a long way towards making someone feel loved and appreciated. As John Lennon said in his holiday single "Happy Christmas", "a very merry Christmas, and a happy New Year, let's hope it's a good one, without any fear".
50. Noise-cancelling headphones
Noise-cancelling headphones are a great gift for marketers, especially those working in open-plan offices. These headphones can block out the distractions and noise of the office environment, allowing you to focus on your work and listen to music without interference.
51. The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell
"The Tipping Point" by Malcolm Gladwell is a great book for marketers looking to get into the Inbound mindset. In this book, Gladwell discusses how small actions can have a big impact and spread quickly, just like Inbound Marketing. This book can help marketers improve their day-to-day activities and see greater returns on their campaigns.
52. Joe Pulizzi’s Epic Content Marketing book
For those looking to improve their content marketing strategy, "Epic Content Marketing" by Joe Pulizzi is a must-read. In this book, Pulizzi discusses how to create targeted content, develop strategies for widespread distribution on social media and the press, and establish thought leadership in your industry. This book can help businesses engage with customers and gain a competitive edge through high-quality content.
53. Wi-Fi detector shirt
This shirt will light up when you are in a Wi-Fi zone, displaying the current signal strength to you and those around you. It's a convenient way to locate a good Wi-Fi signal while working outside the office.
54. Lens Kit
A lens kit provides high-quality lenses that can take various photos, such as wide-angle shots and super-wide-angle shots, and clip directly onto your phone's camera. This is a great alternative to buying a new phone or standalone camera.
55. A Grammarly Subscription
Grammarly is a language-writing enhancement platform that provides proofreading, spell checking, and grammar checking. It's a useful tool for marketers who create a lot of content and want to avoid making mistakes.
56. Everybody Writes: Your Go-to Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content
Your Go-to Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content by Ann Hadley: This book will help you improve your writing skills and succeed in the content-driven world. It's a great gift for any marketer looking to learn more about creating high-quality and compelling content.
57. HeadSpace App
Headspace is a digital service that provides guided meditation sessions and mindfulness training. It's a great way for marketers, who often have a lot on their plate, to take a step back, relax, and manage their stress levels.
58. An inspirational coffee/tea mug
A coffee/tea mug with an inspirational quote or initials is a great gift for caffeine-loving marketers. Having a mug with a motivating message can provide a boost while enjoying a hot beverage.
59. A cushion for their office chair
A cushion for an office chair is a practical gift for marketers who spend long hours sitting at their desks. An ergonomic cushion can improve posture, comfort, and circulation, making it a more enjoyable experience to sit in a chair.
60. A desk warmer (also known as a mini electric heater)
A desk warmer, also known as a mini electric heater, is a useful gift for those who work in a cold office or home. These heaters are small and can be placed on a desk to provide a little extra warmth during the colder months.
61. 1Password app
The 1Password app is a great gift for marketers who use multiple tools and have multiple passwords to remember. This password manager allows users to generate and store passwords, making it easy to log in to sites with just one click.
62. A laptop stand
A useful gift for those who find it uncomfortable to work with a laptop at their desk. A stand allows users to adjust the height of their laptop to a more comfortable viewing level.
63. A fidget toy
This is a great gift for marketers who spend a lot of time sitting at their desks, as it provides a way to stay occupied and reduce stress during those times when creative energy isn't flowing.
64. Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook
This environmentally friendly notebook is a must-have for any marketing professional. With 32 pages of a dotted grid that can be easily wiped clean and transferred to a cloud service, this set includes the Rocketbook Core notebook, a Pilot Frixion pen, and a microfiber cloth. The notebook measures 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches.
The smallest gestures can go a long way in building relationships, especially when you have to work with someone that you may not know very well. For some of us, Christmas is the time of year when we remind those around us just how important they are to us. So, why wait till the last minute? Why not be the first to send Christmas gifts to your marketing teams?