Holiday Gifts for Clients that Stand Out

During the holidays people reflect on the people who are most important to them and find ways to celebrate and honor them. Business owners commonly take this time to recognize their clients by sending holiday gifts for clients to thank them for their business.

The holidays are a busy time with a flood of cards and gifts. As a business owner you want to make sure the client holiday gifts you send out will stand out. If the gift you send is received and quickly forgotten, it is a poor use of your budget.

You can make your holiday gifts for clients stand out in a number of different ways.

  • Give something original.
  • Give something meaningful.
  • Give something memorable.

When you think of holiday gifts for clients, you probably think of gift baskets and food. Companies like Harry and David do the bulk of their business this time of year. You don’t want to be like everyone else, though. That is not original, meaningful or memorable.

Original client holiday gifts are ones that are unexpected. Client Holiday Gifts that surprise

It isn’t something you can find at the local department store. The gift is something no one else has given the recipient. Finding original gifts is easier than ever with the internet. Just do a search for original gift ideas and you’ll be bombarded with suggestions.

To pick holiday gifts for clients that are meaningful relate the gift to what you do and who your clients are.

Find something that matches your brand in a clever way. Personalize the gift with your client’s name on the gift itself and it will instantly be more meaningful to them.

Memorable client holiday gifts will stay with the client long after the holiday.

Holiday Gifts for ClientsChoosing something memorable will ensure that your business is thought of for a long time after the gift is given. It also increases the likelihood that the recipient will talk about the gift to others. When they do, you receive free word-of-mouth exposure to others.

In a crowded marketplace, sending original client holiday gifts is one way to make your business stand out. People want to do business with companies that appreciate them. The more your gift stands out, the more your business stands out from the crowd.

When you take the time to make your client holiday gifts original, meaningful and memorable, you are being strategic about your holiday gifts for clients and that will make a bigger impact. If you know you want to send holiday gifts to your clients, but are overwhelmed with the options, set up a free call with me. I would love to help you find the right gift for your clients that will make an impact.


What is a client gift you have given or received that really stood out? Share it below.


Deb Brown is the founder of Touch Your Client’s Heart. She believes the key to client retention and word of mouth referrals is as simple as nurturing business relationships. She helps small service-based businesses do this through meaningful gifts and small-scale mailings. To find out HOW to WOW your clients, go to

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