This post is from our regular contributor, Angelique.
THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS BACK! It’s just around the corner and you can feel it in the air. The anticipation is building and everyone is excited.
Each year as family and friends gather to celebrate the magic of the season, gifts are a focal point of delight. However, for many gift givers, finding the perfect present for the special people in their lives can create a lot of stress.
In addition, the hunt can be even more daunting for people who have loved ones that are side hustlers who work from home. Finding the perfect gift for this set of entrepreneurs’ can leave even the most creative person stumped for ideas.
The list created below will release your shopping anxiety and help you achieve the holiday season shopping trifecta: a done for you checklist, budget-friendly items and perfect, unique finds for all the work from home side hustlers in your life.
Shop ‘Til You Drop
There is certainly no other time of the year that represents the term “shop ‘til you drop” more than the holiday season. Usually beginning on Black Friday and running until the end of December, retailers around the country gear up for their busiest and most profitable period.
Last year (according to Reuters), spending for both online and physical stores rose 5.5% to a $691.9 billion-the highest percentage rise in 12 years, as noted by reuters.com. For the 2018 holiday season, the average U.S. holiday shopper is set to spend 5% more than last year on gifts, travel and entertainment which is around $1,250 per person, according to Forbes.com.
To be sure you don’t overspend this year and come out of this holiday season in the green, read these handy articles for additional tips:
Gift Ideas for Side Hustlers Who Work From Home
Self-made bosses are always in need of great items that can make their lives easier and more productive. From gift cards to gadgets this wide range of amazing and useful gifts will have the side hustler in your life thanking you a million times over.
There isn’t an at-home entrepreneur today that won’t need one of these during their career. A tablet or laptop provides high value for those who operate their business from the comfort of their home and it’s one of the most appreciated gifts for the side hustler. If you really want to get in their good books think of picking up an option below.
The challenge for most side hustlers who work from home is un-glueing from their screens and getting active. Having a device that makes your health a priority is a great gift to help balance work and play.
Portable Power Bars
The fear of running out of power is so very real for the digitally inclined entrepreneur. Seeing that dreaded low battery life indicator can be stressful when you’re on the go and have lots to do.
These portable power bar options are so handy to help recharge several devices at once and find your inner calm again.
Whether recording a podcast or hosting a live webinar, having great audio is crucial. This item will help your side hustler be crystal clear in all their business endeavors.
Videos and pictures can sometimes be tricky to create with an unsteady hand and uneven surface. Make it easy to take stunning video and images for your business go-getter.
Memberships and Subscriptions
There are many services that are helpful for the busy entrepreneur who is juggling it all from home. Put these ideas on your gift giving radar to help shorten the at home side hustler’s task list.
Audible – You can sign your side hustler friend up for an Audible account which will give them 2 free audiobooks during a 30-day trial. After that, the monthly subscription is $14.95 per month. You can even gift them a few months’ worth of payments.
Office Chair Pillow
Who doesn’t want to be comfortable while building an empire? Make the dream a reality for the visionary working from home.
It can’t be said enough: A tangible notebook is a great companion to have. This couldn’t be truer for the entrepreneur working from home. Take a look at this option below that is sure to please.
Another way to make sure you don’t sit at a desk all day? Stand. Offering this healthy alternative will be a great way for your entrepreneur to get the creative juices flowing.
Airline Gift Cards
Conventions, meetings, events are all apart of the side hustle journey and bestowing the gift of travel is ALWAYS in style.
For many, coffee makes the world go round. Keep their world afloat by supplying this necessary creativity and life-sustaining machine.
Whether you’re an early bird or a last-minute shopper this list will ensure you snag the best gifts for the side hustlers who work from home in your life, making this holiday season merry and bright for you both.
How much do you plan to spend this year on holiday gifts? What other gifts do you recommend for side hustlers who work from home?
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