Everyone loves to know they are appreciated.
The right gift lets your clients know that their friendship and business is important to you and helps cement your relationship.
The best client gift takes your client’s personal interests into account and impresses him with your thoughtfulness and sincerity.
While giving client gifts during the holidays is popular, you’ll find that clients appreciate them any time of year.
Give your clients gifts any chance you can get. Birthdays. Holidays. Important events in their lives. They will be remembered for a long, long, long, long, long time.
Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.
Be creative, A box of chocolates, a magazine subscription, Tickets to the movies.
How about a gift certificate to Starbucks, Home Depot or Office Max
But, here’s my rub about giving gift certificates to specific businesses…
why aim your client to spend their money at a business of your choice? Let them choose.
Here are a few Gift Ideas:
â€¢Â Â Â Custom made gifts
â€¢Â Â Â Gift certificates to events or services you know for sure thatÂ they would enjoy
â€¢Â Â Â Send edible enjoyment: cookies, cakes, cheeses presented with class
â€¢Â Â Â Flowers, on Monday so they last all week or living plants that sometimes last for years
â€¢Â Â Â Books or magazine subscriptions relating to interests or hobbies
Warning: Be sure to look into the gift-giving policies of your clients’ companies before sending along your present.
Sadly, some companies have a “no gift” policy for their employees, and it could lead to an embarrassing situation if they must refuse your gift for this reason.
Now, how will you thanks your clients for their friendship and business?