Beat The Holiday Gifting Rush!

by Aug 5, 2022

It is never too early to start thinking about your holiday gift-giving needs! Yes, you are still enjoying the wonders of summer but planning early saves you from increased stress later.  YouInkIt staff are professional gift planners and are here to guide you through the holiday gifting season now. Based on a study from Forbes, 94% of employees want a gift from their employer to make them feel valued, (Forbes.com).   Why delay, call us today!

Importance of Employee Appreciation During the Holiday Season

The holidays represent the perfect opportunity for employers to show their appreciation for their employees.  Thoughtful gifting during the holiday season is a perfect way to show employees that they are valuable members of the organization.  No hard work should go unnoticed but what is the best gift to give to employees? YouInkIt has the answer to that question. Swag. Company swag is the perfect gift for your employees during the holiday season.  Customized swag is an effective way to make employees feel connected to the company and gain increased loyalty and improve feelings of job satisfaction. It sends the message that your organization cares.  And, when displayed, worn, or used, your company’s name is also proudly displayed.  Truly a gift that keeps on giving.  

Why should you call YouInkIt in August to discuss holiday gifting? Developing an effective swag promotion and gifting requires some pre-work and thought.  YouInkIt, however, will be with you every step of the way.  First, it is important to outline a budget for your holiday employee swag gifting.  Having a well-defined budget will make a selection of swag much more efficient.  Second, with your budget set, you can now review the options available on the YouInkIt website or speak with one of our representatives.  After you make your selections, it is time to order!   Starting this process in August provides the opportunity to personalize your swag so it becomes the perfect employee gift or customer holiday appreciation gift.  Once the swag is ordered, it should be delivered within 4-6 weeks of the purchase.  If you start today, you will have awesome company swag by October or November! Wow, time flies when you plan ahead!  Just think how easy the holidays will be if you are not worried about gifts to acknowledge your employees or appreciate your customers.  YouInkIt has you covered!

Employee Retention

Companies have found that their investment in customized swag pays off in a multitude of ways. Swag is proven to improve company culture and increase employee retention. Should we go on? Company swag also enhances employee brand, welcomes new employees, celebrates employees, and promotes company values. The lasting benefits of swag surely will outweigh the minimal investment required. For more information, check out our blog on how to swag your way to higher employee retention!

Our YouInkIt Suggestions!

Ranging in prices, here is a great sample list of items for your gifting needs this holiday season.

Apparel Kit

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Comfy clothing items make the best gifts. A great gift for your employees is a new apparel set branded with your company logo! Whether it is a t-shirt and shorts, sweatshirt and sweatpants, or you can get snazzy with one of our button-down polos. YouInkIt has a full line of customizable apparel!

Snack Kit

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Our eco-friendly corrugated tote is filled with customer favorites and these gourmet treats are the perfect gifting solution for the holiday season. This kit includes caramel popcorn, dark chocolate sea salt seed bar, dipping pretzels with sweet n’ tangy mustard, berry nut mix, and delicious oatcakes. Yum!

Desk Kit

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A desk kit can be arranged by adding a pen, notebook, and other organizational desk items we have in stock at YouInkIt! This is a less expensive kit and perfect for those companies arranging a smaller budget for the holiday gifting season. These gifts are both practical and make employees feel valued and appreciated.

Drinkware Kit

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These drinkware items are fully customizable and perfect for promoting healthy hydration habits! YouInkIt has the perfect drinkware set to help your employees celebrate during the holiday season!

Technology Kit

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In the age of technology, we are constantly using our phones and portable items. We are lost when they run out of battery. Provide your employees with a portable charging bank and other technology gadgets so they never have to worry about running out of energy!

Travel Kit

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The holiday season is also the traveling season! Support your employees in and out of the office by providing them with an essential travel kit. YouInkIt’s travel kit includes travel-sized sunscreen, lip balm, a travel duffle bag, and a first aid kit. Guaranteed to make your traveling employee happy and feel appreciated!

Contact Us!

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YouInkIt hopes it inspired you and your company to start thinking about the holiday gifting process a little bit earlier.  It is so important for employee retention to feel valued and supported.  Please schedule a time to talk to us and we will help you choose and customize the perfect holiday kit of branded swag for your employees! 

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