With the holiday season here already, it’s time to pull out all the stops for the busy gift-giving time. Gifting your clients and business associates is a great way to show appreciation and gratitude. It also helps to let them know how important they are to your business’s success. The tricky and difficult decision is figuring out what to gift them.
Apart from finding the most appropriate gift for each individual, you would also need to choose something that fits your budget. Does the idea of corporate gifting overwhelm you? Here are some great ideas to help you pick the right client gifts.
The Importance of Corporate Gifting
One of the most common questions that come to mind is whether or not you should give gifts to your clients. The simple answer to this question is yes. The gesture of gifting is an effective way to show your clients that you value and care for them.
However, the kind of corporate gifts you choose would depend on how long you’ve known the clients and the potential for long-term business relationships. While gift-giving is a long-standing tradition it is essential to ensure that you are always following the proper business etiquette.
Choosing the Right Gifts
The act of gift-giving brings joy to the recipient. It also helps strengthen the bond between the gifter and the recipient. The gift must be thoughtful and memorable, and sometimes finding the perfect gift can be challenging. However, there are some key points to keep in mind to make your gifting experience stand out from the rest.
Make it Personal
No one likes to receive a generic gift. A gift should be personal, classy, and tasteful. When choosing a gift, add an element of personalization to it. You could also add a handwritten note along with the gift to make the recipient feel special.
Consider options that are offbeat yet interesting. Finding a unique corporate gift shows the recipient the effort you took to find a thoughtful gift. It’s best to look for options that the recipient can use for a long time.
Go Easy on the Promotional Stuff
Sending your clients and employees generic company merchandise may sometimes seem more like a promotional activity. It’s advisable to leave the marketing strategy out of gifting and instead keep the tastes of the recipient in mind. The gift should never be about the giver but instead, always focus on the recipient and how they feel when they receive the gift.
While having a budget and sticking to it is crucial, it is also vital to not look for the cheapest gifting option. Do make sure that during gift selection you are gifting high-quality personalized gifts to show your appreciation.
How Eva Helps to Make Corporate Gifting Easy
Eva Gifting Assistant is a smart bot who takes all the hassles out of the gifting program. Here’s how.
Choosing and Delivering the Gift
Do you have a long list of clients and associates but don’t know how to get started on the gifting process? Choosing a gift for each of them can be nothing less than a herculean task. With Eva’s fun and interactive chat capability (we have a 99% chat completion rate, surprised?), the recipient answers a few questions based on their personal preferences. Eva not only picks the gift based on their tastes but also handles all aspects of packaging and delivering the gift. It doesn’t get any more simple, right?
Send a Unique Gift Every Time
So you found the perfect gift for each client and have made arrangements to get it packed and delivered. Do you have a plan in place to ensure they never get the same gift twice? Eva makes all this possible and much more.
Eva’s gifting catalog is always up-to-date with the most popular and trending gifting options. In addition to this, Eva’s algorithm ensures that no recipient will get the same gift again. Do you think this is impossible? Try Eva today and see how custom gifting works.
Making Gifting Delightful
Has the task of corporate gifting bogged your marketing team, HR team, or admin down? Many people, especially the ones responsible for the corporate gifting procedure, dread the holiday season for its gifting aspect. Understandably so, since it can be a massive exercise in large organizations.
But taking the joy out of gifting defeats its very purpose, right? Gifting must make both the giver and the recipient equally happy. With Eva, you are assured that gifting is always an enjoyable experience for everyone.
Fully Customized Gifting Program
So you want to gift your clients but instead of looking at several ideas would you prefer some great recommendations? Wouldn’t it be amazing if these recommendations are based on their individual preferences?
Eva gives you complete control of the level of automation you want to apply to your corporate gifting process. You can let Eva find the best-suited option among a list of recommended gift boxes.
Alternatively, you can choose something you like from a list of products based on the recipient’s gift ratings. The personalization options are truly amazing.
Some Gifting Options
Here are some of Eva’s unique gifting options:
A popular gifting option is a bottle of wine or whisky. Some other alternatives could be a hip set flask, a set of wine glasses, or gift baskets with wine and cheese.
For technology-savvy clients, you can choose to gift products like wireless headphones, Bluetooth speakers, or a handy power bank.
Is your client a tea lover? You can choose from a variety of tea products like assorted tea bags, a tea infuser, or a tea set.
Does your client have health and fitness as their priority? Then gifts like a cold massager ball or a set of workout bands would be ideal choices.
No matter how new or old your professional association with your client is, Eva has something for everyone. Eva’s gifting program is launched in minutes, so you are always on point from this gifting season onwards.
All you need to do is use the email or mobile of the recipient to create a unique gift link and share this link with the recipient. When the recipient clicks the link, Eva chats with them and asks a few questions to know their preferences. Then Eva picks out the best client gift based on their tastes, packages it, and the gift is on its way for delivery.
To know more about how Eva can help you with your gifting program, please take a look at this quick demo. We’d love to learn more about gifting needs so we can give you the most customized gifting solutions.