What is the one connection that all of your everyday essentials- your phone, computer, car, newspaper, have in common? They are all based in some form of technology. Today is National Technology Day, a day that celebrates the fastest growing sector in the world. Odds are that all of your customers and employees rely on multiple forms of technology throughout their day, regardless of the industry in which they work. Why not make all of their lives a bit easier and reward them with any of these handy technology gifts:
To help charge their phones on the go:
Bluetooth speakers for music wherever they are:
A stylus to help write or draw on their touchscreen devices:
Just two short months ago we were ringing in the new year, celebrating a fresh start in 2020. Little did we know that soon a novel virus would consume the world. In recent weeks we’ve all been advised to practice “social distancing” by keeping contact with others to a minimum. Odds are that you and your employees are working from home for the unforeseeable future.
You can make it easy for them to organize their work and be productive at home with these technology gifts:
This time of year parents and relatives are on the hunt for the *perfect* gifts for the children in their lives. They’ll consult blogs, magazines, and friends at school to figure out what gift will create the biggest smile on those kids’ faces. Is it that hot new talking robot? Or a new video game? Or perhaps you have a crafty kid who loves to do art projects. No matter the gift, you always have to make sure that it is appropriate for the child’s age and developmental level.
Some other things to consider when buying for children:
Is it durable?
Is it lead-free?
Is it non-toxic?
Is it a choking hazard?
America has the toughest toy-making standards in the world, so it’s not hard to find safe American-made toys. But remember that many toys are made outside the US.
Another thing to remember is to read online ratings and comments about the product before buying it.
After you’ve chosen the right toys for the children in your life, treat your adult customers to these technology gifts. They’ll be as excited as a kid opening that thoughtful gift from you.
This week, as you’re zoned out on your computer, tablet, or phone keep in mind the complicated science that brought you those devices and programs. This week is Computer Science Education Week!
Teachers and companies nationwide are hosting coding events and encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to try any “Hour of Code” lesson. You can go to https://csedweek.org/learn for tutorials that span all levels and work on a range of different devices.
How else can you encourage CS knowledge at your workplace?
Have a friendly office competition to see who can complete an coding tutorial first. Winner gets one of these great technology gifts!
Hand out and watch everyone fight over custom goodie bags with these technology gifts with your company logo
Have your company’s tech guy host an “Hour of Code” event at your office