“It’s the most wonderful time…of the year….”
In the spirit of the season, here are our top 88 choices for giving a gift to…wait for it…a VA or Freelancer. Use it for your colleagues, print a copy of it and hand it to the hubs, or tell your mother-in-law, please dear GOD no more china. See if you can’t convince your loved ones that the gifts below are truly the kind…that will keep on giving.
Who hasn’t fallen down the black hole of WordPress themes or Creative Market textures? Ask for some funny money to go towards one of these VA pleasures.
- Creative Market Credits
- Photoshop Class
- New WordPress Theme – Genesis Framework is our favorite!
- Subscription to Adobe Suite
Not necessarily the cheapest gifts, but you can use the excuse that they help you make more money!
- Apple Class
- Second Monitor
- New Computer
- Selfie Stick
- Smart Phone
- Internet Speed Upgrade
- Gift Certificate for Extra Phone Data
- Travel Charger
- Cord Organizer
- Smart Phone Mic
- Mini Tripod
- Travelling Cord Case
- Phone Case // Wallet Combo
Tools, tools, tools! They help your business run. Have someone pay a year subscription to that one tool you’ve been dying to use.
- Yearly Membership to 17Hats
- Screenflow (Mac) or Camtasia (PC)
- Year Subscription to Freshbooks
- Year subscription to Zoom
- Year Subscription to Acuity
- Year Subscription to Clickfunnels
- Year Subscription to Teachable
- Year Subscription to ConvertKit
- A Year of DropBox of Google Drive Storage Space
- Amazon Gift Card
- Amazon Prime Membership
Work Life Balance Gift
- Healthy Habits Happy Moms Membership – This one is coming soon, so make sure you’re on our mailing list. It’s our favorite work/life health and wellness program.
- Yoga Studio membership (Online or Studio)
- Water Bottle
- Gym Pass
- Pool Pass
- Garmin Vivofit, Fitbit, Jawbone UP2 or similar!
If you’re going to spend all day in your office, it might as well be pretty…and ergonomically correct.
- New Desk
- Ergonomic Office Chair
- Standing Desk
- Office Supplies: Pens, Notebooks, Pencils
- Office Makeover Shopping Spree!!!
- White Board
- Space Heater
- Laptop Case
- Backpack or Laptop Bag
- Gift Card to Design & Print Business Cards
- Webinar Backdrop
- 2017 Planner
- Cup Warmer
- Laptop Stand
- Office Candle
These are some of the most fun gifts. Things that directly impact your revenue. Think pro-photos, mentorship opportunities, or some money to spend on Facebook Ads.
- Professional Photo Shoot
- $100 Facebook Ad Budget for 2017 Marketing
- Legal Contract Templates Package to protect your ass // business
- Education: Create Your Laptop Life Mentorship Program
- Education: Freelancer Lifestyle Series in January – Coming soon!
- Education: Sign a Client in 30 Mini Program
- Education: Ticket to CYLL Chicago 2017 Meetup – Coming soon!
Getting Out of the House Gifts
It’s hard to get out of the house when you’re a freelancer. But these gifts will force you to do a bit of self-care.
- Gift Certificate for a Massage (Getting out of the house is good!)
- Gift Certificate to Nearest Coffee Shop
- Gift Certificate for Pedicure
- Gift Certificate for Haircut
- A Weekend Away (planned and booked)
Food & Beverage Gifts
Do we NEED an explanation here?
Some of our favorite books that have changed our business mindset and game.
- DotCom Secrets by Russell Brunson
- Launch by Jeff Walker
- Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Zigler
- The Seven Day Startup by Dan Norris
- Rework by Jason Fried
Sanity Saver Gifts
These gifts are not just for VA’s and Freelancers…they are for ANYONE. Especially #4. 🙂
- Housekeeping Services
- Food Delivery Services
- ALL THE WINE
We know that getting dressed when you work from home is optional, but it doesn’t mean that splurging on some fun yoga pants or slippers wouldn’t be luxurious!
- Yoga Pants / Stretchy Pants / Pajamas Pants / Tights
- Cozy Sweater
- House Robe
- Beautiful bag for leaving the house!
- Gift certificate to buy real pants (for those times you leave the house!)
- Pretty Scarf (to cover up pajamas while on client calls)
- Earrings (to sparkle up the pajamas + scarf combo)
- Fingerless gloves (to keep your hands toasty while working!)
Self Care Gifts
Sigh…as you can see. We lost steam in the self-care department. HA! This is the fate of a hard-working entrepreneur who rarely has time for self-care. At least we got one in there!
What’s at the top of your list? Anything we missed?
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