Trying to woo a big client? Try Wooing their pet!

By |2018-09-13T16:18:45-05:00March 18th, 2016|Gift Ideas|

If you have been in business or sales for any amount of time, you will eventually run into some key clients - the type of client that you’ve got to impress, no matter what.  And, unfortunately, if they are a key client to you, chances are they are to someone else as well.  A standard gift to them may come off as white noise.  So how do you get through? Is there a way to not just come off as another salesperson or business owner just going through the motions? Well, the key to that client’s heart may have already [...]

6 Great Employee Recognition Gift Ideas: National Employee Day!

By |2018-09-13T16:18:45-05:00March 3rd, 2016|Gift Ideas|

Did you know that one of the busiest months for a gifting concierge service is July? I spent a long time wondering why so many companies wanted gifts in bulk during the summer. Over the years, after creating gifts for some incredible people, the answer has become clear: gestures of appreciation mean the most when they’re least expected. Just Because Gifting and More We’ve come to expect gifts for our birthdays and Valentines Day, but some of my most thoughtful clients have given gifts “just because.” This Friday is a “just because” day, but it’s celebrated nationwide - it’s Employee [...]

5 Love Languages, Thoughtful Gifting for Valentine’s Day

By |2016-10-13T10:44:15-05:00February 6th, 2016|Gift Ideas|

I was recently in line at a coffee shop when I overheard a young woman tell her friend, “He just doesn’t get me! It’s like we’re not speaking the same language!” She could have been talking about her dad, her boss, her boyfriend, a dog… It didn’t matter who she was referring to because she was right about them all. None of us are speaking the same language. At least, not the same love language. In a book called, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, Gary Chapman outlines 5 different ways that individuals communicate their feelings. [...]

2015 Gifting Trends

By |2018-09-13T16:18:45-05:00January 5th, 2016|Gift Ideas|

At the end of a year capped with shopping and gifts, I saw some patterns among orders I filled for clients and presents exchanged between my family and friends. In 2015, electronic accessories were less popular while subscription gifts, adventure opportunities and travel experiences met increasing demand. Gifts that keep on giving aren’t new - from wine and jelly of the month to magazine subscriptions, a present