The holiday season is a busy time for most of us. And small business owners, in particular, need to be smart about time management and priorities. This list of gift ideas will hopefully help you streamline your holiday shopping so you have more time to get your most important work done…and fit in some time for celebrating.
101 Business Gift Ideas
I’ve been working on a comprehensive business gift guide over on About.com for a few weeks now, and I am very happy to announce that it is live and ready to be browsed. It contains 101 gift ideas for clients, employees, colleagues and the hard-to-buy-for small business owner on your holiday list.
Read more on About.com: 101 Small Business Gift Ideas for Every Entrepreneur on Your List
Tech and More
Type-A Parent has a great gift guide with tech gifts, family gifts, business gifts and more (I created a few of these lists myself!). Of course not every small business owner is a parent, but there are quite a few gift ideas here that will appeal to entrepreneurs.
Read more on Type-A Parent: 2011 Holiday Gift Guide for Digital Moms and Dads
Gifts for Writers
Most small business owners are writers. Whether you freelance, write for your own blog, or even write business documents, writing is a part of being in business. That’s why I love this list by Lexi Rodrigo with 11 gift ideas for writers.
Read more on Freelance Folder: An Ideal Holiday Gift List for Freelance Writers
This Forbes list is targeted to women in business, but the ideas listed are appropriate for anyone in business. It’s a great list to use for inspiration if you get stuck in your search.
Read more on Forbes: 10 Great Gift Ideas For Women In Business
I love what Entrepreneur.com is doing with their 12 days of indie gifts list. They are announcing one great indie gift (a one-of-a-kind item made by an artisan, craftsperson or independent merchant) per day for 12 days. Here’s the first pick to get you started.
Read more on Entrepreneur.com: 12 Days of Indie Merchant Gifts
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