‘Tis the season… of having no idea what to get for the people in your life.
Hey, give us some slack. If “gift-giving” is a love language, it makes sense that some of us feel lost in translation.
Good news for you, we asked our team to recommend the best gifts for the entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small business owners in your life. (For the record, this list is not sponsored.)
And as long as we’re here, don’t forget that Santa can also gift LIFETIME DEALS on powerful software in the AppSumo store.
Kitchen Gear & Delicacies
Cheers to new kitchen gadgets, snacks, and libations!
Bodum Travel Press | $19.99 | “French press is great, what is not great is waiting around until it’s ready to drink. Nobody got time for that. Stop standing around, just run out the door with some hot water in your Bodum Travel Press and plunge after a few minutes. Good to go.” – Jarrett
Instant Pot | $119 | “Love to cook but don’t have time for an elaborate meal M-F? Make delicious meals in no time.” – Ashley
Buc-ee’s Famous Beaver Nuggets | $10 | “The best snack of all time.” – Brandon
Botanist Gin | $40 | “Super flavorful thanks to the double amount of ingredients used compared to other gins. Pair this with Dolin dry vermouth to make a truly exceptional martini.” – Julien
Hidrate Spark 2.0 Water Bottle | $49.95 | “The hustlin’ entrepreneur in your life probably needs some assistance with self-care. The Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart Water Bottle tracks water intake and glows to remind you to stay hydrated.” – Mel
Innovation, vision, strategy… it’s all starts with getting good zzz’s.
Pottery Barn Sherpa Blanket | $49 – $79 | “A warm fuzzy blanket that is both fashionable and comfortable!” – Sarah
Casper Foam Pillow | $119 | “Great pillow.” – Chelsea
Gadgets to help entrepreneurs solve their everyday problems (and have a little fun):
The Looking Glass | $599 | “VR/AR without the glasses! Bring 3d renderings and holograms to life from the comfort of your home.” – Marco
RAVPower Portable Charger | $59 | “Choose any seat at the coffee shop with reckless abandon. Never again will you be tethered to a seat near a plug. With fast charge capabilities for your MacBook, iPad, and phone, this battery bank has you covered for all your productivity needs.” – Ayman
Upright Original GO | $120.00 | “For the slouchy entrepreneur in your life: Real-time posture feedback trains your body to adopt upright posture naturally.” – Vanessa
Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker | $100 | “Portable outdoor speaker, wireless bluetooth connectivity, waterproof, and bumps. NUF SAID”. – Nick C.
Quip Toothbrush | $50 | “This toothbrush is too legit to Quip! With a built in timer and a sleek design, this is the best investment you can make for those pearly whites!” – Jeff
Google Nest Mini | $49 | “Like some of your favorite AppSumo deals, this awesome tool will only cost you $49! It’ll wake you up in the morning, turn on your lights, tell you your schedule, play you a diddy, and even set your alarm for the next day! Perfect for the entrepreneur in your life that could benefit from some external organization and an automated routine.” – Candice
Is there anything more 2019 than streaming?
Fire Stick | $24.99 | “With the streaming wars just beginning, the Fire Stick almost feels like a necessity. The entrepreneur in your life already has a lot on their plate—they don’t need to be buying new TVs or dongles to keep up with the times.” – Chris G.
Disney+ | $7 | “From Disney Channel Original Movies (DCOMs if you’re in the know) to the oldies we grew up on, this is the perfect way to bring home the classics this year!” – Ilona
Finally, all the cool gifts that don’t fit into a single category:
Warby Parker Blue-Light Protection Glasses | $50 | “Prescription and non-prescriptions glasses for those of us, aka all of us, that spend almost all day on our screens & running our businesses.” – Amy
Red Wing Blacksmith Boots | $299 | “My great uncle was a traveling doctor who lived to 97. His #1 piece of advice? Take care of your feet and wear good shoes. I’ve been wearing these Red Wing boots just about every day for the past three years and have been very happy with them.” – Chris S.
Nomadik Holiday Box | $29.99+ | “Want to step away from your computer? Go explore the great outdoors? The Nomadik Box has over $60 worth of outdoor goodies that the explorer in your life could use!” – Anna
Herschel Laptop Sleeve | $39.99 | “Let’s face it: Entrepreneurs probably spend more time with their laptops than with anything (or anyone) else. Help them keep their computer protected with a laptop sleeve from Herschel. With a variety of colors and designs to choose from, you can keep the entrepreneur in your life stylish year-round!” – Ryan
What’s on your list this year? Share in the comments!
Happy gifting, Sumo-lings!