The month of May is jam-packed with reasons to celebrate, making it the opportune time to execute some clever direct mail automation campaigns! You can send heartfelt customer gifts for Memorial Day and Mental Health Awareness month. If you feel like getting rowdier, invite your clients to sip on Cinco De Mayo and Kentucky Derby drinks!
Sendoso’s Direct Marketplace allows you to not only progress deals forward with thoughtful sends but allows you to support local artisans from cultures around the world. From showing a new mom some appreciation on mother’s day or celebrating that Star Wars fanatic, we have the perfect thoughtful send recommendation for you!
Mental Health Awareness Month, May
Gift idea: Loved & Found
Our top pick: Unwind
Use Case: Executive, Surprise & Delight
Message idea: Take a moment to unwind!
Why Loved & Found:
Today’s leaders are under more pressure than ever, so what better way to show empathy than to remind them to take time for themselves? Introducing a beautiful yet useful gift for busy execs who love elevated essentials. The best way to stand out in a noisy world is to give them a luxury gift that will remind them of you every time they open it!
Gifts From the Garden Month, May
Gift idea: The Art of Succulents
Our top pick: Large Glass Globe Terrarium
Use Case: Renewal, Deal Close
Message idea: Here’s to our succ-cess!
Why The Art of Succulents:
Succulents are a great gift for ushering in the change of seasons. April showers brought May flowers, and succulents are a great way to celebrate! Keep in touch with those who matter most by sending a unique living art piece to decorate a desk or home office!
May Day, May 1
Gift idea: Craft Food Traders
Our top pick: Variety Box
Use Case: Renewal, Customer Engagement
Message idea: Fuel for your strategy
Why Craft Food Traders
The warmer weather in May encourages people to explore new restaurants and experiences, so now is a great time to send artisan food and drink products as gifts. When you buy Irish and local, you support their economy and the environment. Craft Food Traders was born out of the need to send the best Irish artisanal food and drink gifts—sustainably!
Star Wars Day, May 4th
Gift idea: Gentlemen’s Trove
Our top pick: Star Wars Droid Set
Use Case: Pre/Post Meeting, Star Wars Day
Message idea: May the force be with you!
Why Gentlemen’s Trove:
Sending a themed gift after a meeting with a potential client or prospect shows you listened to them. Star Wars lovers will get a kick out of this set that includes Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber, R2-D2, and fighters from the Rebel fleet. Whether in the office or chillin’ on the patio, this triple-insulated stainless steel thermos will keep cold drinks cold for 9 hours and hot drinks hot for 3 hours!
Cinco De Mayo, May 5th
Gift idea: Verve Culture
Our top pick: Cantaritos Kit
Use Case: Deal Close, Cinco De Mayo
Message idea: Hope this adds to your celebrations. Cheers!
Why Verve Culture:
In the Mexican state of Jalisco, clay cups are staples of street fairs. They’re also a great way to celebrate a closed deal! Known by locals as “the best way to drink tequila,” the jarritos de barro mexicanos cups are the original inspiration for the Mexican Cantaritos cocktail! Best of all, these historic cups are perfect for maintaining a cocktail’s cold temperature, and the handmade nature will evoke memories of generations worth of fun.
Mother’s Day, May 14th
Gift idea: UrbanStems
Our top pick: The Juliet
Use Case: Appreciation, Deal Closer
Message idea: April showers bring May flowers!
Spring and Mother’s Day put flowers on everyone’s minds. The month of May is the perfect time to brighten anyone’s day with colorful bouquets and plants! UrbanSteam goes beyond external beauty by working directly with Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms and investing in the people who work there. They believe that a hands-on approach is the best way to guarantee only the freshest flowers are picked every day.
Memorial Day, May 29th
Gift idea: Sunday Golf
Our top pick: Lucky Bamboo Golf Tees
Use Case: Door Opener
Message idea: Let’s tee-up a meeting!
Why Sunday Golf:
On Memorial Day, we honor and remember those who have sacrificed for our nation. It also marks the beginning of warmer weather, which means golf outings, cookouts, and parades. Since personalization is the name of the game for grabbing prospects’ attention, why not send them luxury bamboo golf tees to ensure they swing in style? Clients will be eternally grateful for the opportunity to grab some clubs and a few buddies and enjoy a relaxing Sunday!
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Strategic gifting helps keep customers engaged which is crucial in an increasingly remote world where on-site visits aren’t always possible. Use Sendoso Direct to access thousands of clever send ideas for your prospects and customers. Gift everything from virtual experiences to eGifts to cocktail kits.
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