12 Gifts for the small business owner on your list

Looking for gift ideas for your favorite small business owner? The solopreneur, by sheer fact of being a one-person shop, has to wear many hats. Often busy, overwhelmed and needing some extra TLC to keep their business running smoothly, the solopreneur needs things to inspire and streamline their life.

Here’s our favorite gift ideas to help them be their Best Kept Self so their business can thrive:

1. Wearable tech

Ringly is a wearable that connects to your smartphone. No longer do you need your phone on the lunch table when taking that important meeting. Customized vibration and subtle light notifcations on the side of the ring notify you of important calls, emails and texts so you can stay phone-free and focused on the task at hand. (Ringly, $260)

2. Anker PowerCore phone charger

A business owner is constantly on their phone and always on-the-go. This portable and small charger allows them to stay juiced up through their entire day. (Amazon, $10)

3. Moleskine Evernote smart notebook

Every solopreneur has a go-to notebook, but now it’s easy to turn those hand-written notes into a digital saved file in Evernote. Using the Evernote Page Camera feature, you can capture the pages of your notebook with your smartphone. Plus, the notebook comes with a three-month Evernote Premium subscription. (Amazon, $21)

4. UEL ZING Cold Brew coffee

A solopreneur often thrives on coffee. Get this great tasting UEL ZING cold brew coffee in a pack of four sleek 12-ounce bottles. They have a shelf life of four weeks and come in reusable/recycleable and BPA-free bottles. (SquareUp, $12)

5. QuietComfort acoustic noise-cancelling headphones


Whether it be on a plane or working in a coffee shop, getting and staying in the zone is key for a solopreneur. These noise-cancelling comfort fit headphones from Bose are a perfect addition to their toolbox. (Bose, $300)

6. Fuzzy Lund house slides

Coming home and slipping into something comfortable is at the top of every solorpreneur’s list. There’s nothing better to slip into than fuzzy heaven against your tired soles. Check out this fuzzy and uber comfortable house slides from Lund. (Pole and Swede, $48)

7. Henri Bendel leather compact mirror

Touch-up on the go with this beautiful Henri Bendel leather compact mirror — perfect to slide into a small clutch and a tote. (Henri4 Bendel, $48)

8. Charging cable and stylish key chain

POWER Link Tassel is fashion that’s functional. This genuine leather tassled key chain also doubles as tools to recharge your mobile devices.(Native Union, $60)

9. “Behind Every Successful Woman Is Herself” art print

Get this print in a variety of sizes for the most motivated and inspiring solopreneur that you know. (Zazzle, $10)

10. “I’m Outta Here” passport holder

For the solopreneur who travels, this stylish passport holder will keep their most important documents safe. (ASOS, $36)

11. Virtual keyboard

Type on any flat surface with this virtual keyboard, which syncs via bluetooth to smartphones, laptops and tablets. Perfect for airplanes or unplanned emails that need to be sent via iphone. (Brookstone, $119)

12. 2016 17-month agenda

Plan the new year right with this Kate Spade 2016 agenda. Stylish and organized — just the way a solopreneur likes to live their life. (Kate Spade, $36)

Have more gift ideas? I’d love to hear them. Send me a tweet (@MsShaunaMack) with your picks and head on over to Best Kept Self to get more ideas on how to pamper the solopreneur in your life.


Originally published at www.sheknows.com on November 29, 2015.

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