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2023 holiday gift guide for entrepreneurs

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‘Tis the season for appreciating, gifting, and slowing down ahead of the new year. Whether you’re scratching your head for a last-minute idea or want to treat yourself to something special, we’ve rounded up some meaningful options (that are actually worth buying) into a gift guide for entrepreneurs. And here’s why you’ll love ’em: Now, […]

‘Tis the season for appreciating, gifting, and slowing down ahead of the new year. Whether you’re scratching your head for a last-minute idea or want to treat yourself to something special, we’ve rounded up some meaningful options (that are actually worth buying) into a gift guide for entrepreneurs. And here’s why you’ll love ’em:

  1. These come from other small/growing businesses
  2. These gifts celebrate the one ingredient that ties us all together: story
  3. These are gifts that entrepreneurs might actuallyyyyy use

Now, let’s get addin’ to the cart!

Saltd Studio 2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Entrepreneurs

the gift guide for entrepreneurs

Made by Mary: There’s something so special about commemorating your story and important moments through a piece of jewelry to hold near and dear. I’ve given MBM pieces to friends and family and own many myself. So, I speak from experience when I say that they are meaningful, durable, and unique. The perfect way to celebrate the accomplishments and stories of a biz owner you admire!

Goodr Sunglasses: Okay, what entrepreneur doesn’t need a great pair of sunglasses? Whether you need protection after staring down your email inbox for hours or are out giving service quotes on the field, Goodr has the goods. I love this brand because they make great products and are a fabulous example of storytelling in marketing. Their 1-year warranty isn’t too shabby either. My personal fave is “The Nine Dollar Pour Over.”

Upside Goods Candles: If you’ve been around here for any amount of time lately, you’ve likely heard me talk about Ashley and her incredible candles. Not only do they smell AHH-MAZING, but each candle will bring a sense of nostalgia and comfort to your space. And, the subtle crackle of the candle’s wick helps you focus during those busy work hours. If that’s not enough to sell ya, she donates to mental health organizations as part of every sale (which we love).

Beis Travel & Luggage: “The gift of stress-free travel”… Sounds idyllic, right? Beis has been on my radar for years, and I’ve loved watching the brand grow over time (their email marketing is fantastic, btw). Beis bags are functional, slick, and classy – the perfect combo for a stress-free work trip (or work-cation).

Philosophy of Leisure: Every business owner has felt the waves of an unbalanced work/life load. Philosophy of Leisure is the solution that helps busy bees reimagine the good life through reflection, reprioritizing, and dreaming-up a lifestyle that’s sustainable, full of fulfillment, and downright good. Gift your fave workaholic some 1:1 coaching or a course to help their story include work/life balance (check out their freebies while you’re at it).

Moo Stationery & Cards: No joke – I’m probably one of Moo’s biggest fans so it was a non-negotiable that Moo makes it onto our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Entrepreneurs. I absolutely LOVE their business cards and the quality of their products! What better way to support a biz owner in your life than with a gift card or order of updated business cards heading into 2024? Take 25% off your first order by clicking here.

The Flight Planner: For those type-a friends (or those that really should be MORE type-a…), this planner makes organizing your life easy. Plus, I’m not complaining that their brand messaging is super creative, too! Manage your schedule, set intentions, stay accountable, and be productive. Go ahead…be that super organized person…or gift this to someone who aspires to be a super organized person.

Copper Corners Art: This might be embarrassing to admit, but I spend wayyy too long on Instagram watching artist Mary-Catheryn paint gorgeous yet playful paintings for her clients. She’s incredibly talented, and I love watching her bring people’s memories and stories to life through art. You likely have an entrepreneur friend who is voted most likely to rearrange and/or redecorate their office every two months (ahem…me…). A commissioned painting (or gift card) of their pet, beloved vacation spot, or family might just be the perfect present to spruce up their space!

Branding or a New Website: It would certainly be silly of me not to mention our own shop full of Semi-Custom Brand kits, Showit website templates, workbooks, and more. If you or a friend is starting a business (or simply wants to refresh their look), these products are professionally designed, unique, and are great to snag without making your wallet sad, if you know what I mean. DIY or Semi-Custom isn’t your vibe? No prob – our studio’s got you covered with our custom design work. Let’s chat!

honorable mentions to improve your business

Honeybook: If you’re a service-based business, you’ll need a place to manage your clients, contracts, payments, and more. Honeybook makes it all easy, customizable, and affordable! Get bookin’ and save 20% off your first year by clicking here.

Showit: In case you haven’t heard, we LOVE Showit for all things websites! It’s the best no-code website building tool out there. Get one month free with our Showit discount code: saltsocialco

Flodesk: We love using Flodesk for newsletters, promotional emails, and parts of our product sales process. Build a subscriber list, create workflows and send eye-catching emails. What’s not to love? Get 50% off your first year by clicking here.

I hope our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Entrepreneurs inspired you and sparked your holiday spirits. Cheers to a meaningful season and a happy 2024!

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