Gift Card Giving Tips and Inspiration

  1. Hotel Gift Cards Can Be A Unique & Thoughtful Gift!

    Are you looking for a unique and thoughtful gift for your special someone? Want to tell then thanks for all they do or maybe just congratulations for an anniversary, work accomplishment or something else. Have you considered giving them a hotel gift card?

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  2. Gift Card Ideas for Your Special Someone

    Gift cards are the #1 most requested gift for 15 years in a row. I know I’m always looking for new gift card ideas but sometimes the tried and true brands are still the ones everyone wants the most. For this year’s occasions, we’ve spotlighted some of the most popular brands and some up-and-coming brands to check out. 

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  3. Unique and Practical Gifts for Nurses

    Nurses are all heart, and we all want them to know it. Finding the perfect nursing gift to say thank you, happy birthday, you’re the best, or even happy graduation can often be difficult. BGC interviewed the front line and here is what nurses really want for gifts.
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  4. Give A Gift Card Box For A More Thoughtful Gift

    We have ideas for you to make give your gift card in a more fun and thoughtful way, including homemade gift card boxes. Everyone loves gift cards because they get to choose exactly what they want but handing over the card in a greeting card can get a little boring.
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  5. 5 Ways to Use Gift Cards to Help Charities in 2022

    Looking for little ways to help others in 2022? Start by rallying the family together because these suggestions are family-friendly and a great way to teach your kids that random acts of kindness, no matter how big or small, can help people!! 


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  6. The Ins and Outs of Picking Gift Cards for Employees

    It is difficult to pick out just the right gift card for the entire team. In fact, only 32% of business gifters feel confident in selecting and giving gifts according to the Business Gifting Strategy Report.  Everyone is unique and has their own interests and one branded gift card doesn’t seem to fit everyone.

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  7. Best Gift Cards for Dad

    National Retail Federation reports that Dads want home improvement/gardening, auto accessories, personal care, tools, and sporting and leisure items this year. Every year, we all look forward to treating Dad on his special day, Father’s Day. While few of us expect to take their dads out this year (according to NRF), we still want to splurge on a gift that is unique and different and of course, creates a special memory. What’s better than gift cards for Dad in the categories he wants.

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  8. Finding Unique Business Gifts for Clients and Employees

    Business gifts are important! Breakaway from the conventional gift basket and logo wear and find a gift that is truly unique for your clients and employees.

    According to the Corporate IQ Survey, the two top people that businesses buy gifts for are clients and employees. They love sending gifts for Christmas, thank you’s, recognition and let’s not forget birthdays or anniversaries. You want to make them feel appreciated and valued and not just like everyone else. But, it’s hard to find a business gift that all your clients and employees will like AND generates a memorable experience. We’ve got some tips and suggestions for you to follow.

    Personalized Business Gifts

    Business Gifting 101 includes personalizing your gift. There are different levels of personalization, and all are welcomed but the more you personalize the business gift, the better.

    Add a Personal Message

    Regardless of what you send, make sure to have a note included with the gift that has a heartfelt message. Tell your employee or client why they make a difference and why you value them. Try and add details in your message and call out specific examples. Be gone with generic messages like ‘Here’s to a great year’. A couple of extra minutes and effort really makes a difference to your client or employee.

    Customize your business gift by letting them choose

    When you do not know your recipient well, it’s tough to find a unique and cool gift that they will love and don’t already have. Coolers, koozies, speakers, headphones, pens….we all have them. A different twist to customizing your business gift is choosing a gift that allows the recipient to pick what they want. Swap gift cards, like the BGC Card, are a perfect example of this. Your employee or client is given a gift card from you but they ‘swap’ their gift card for a branded gift card from a retail

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  9. Best Gift Cards For High School Grads and More!

    Graduation season is here and this is an exciting time for graduates and their families!  Finding the right gift card to congratulate the graduate is difficult but it is even more difficult to figure out how much to spend on graduation gift cards for high school students. We have the answers to both of these questions for you.

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  10. The Best Gift Cards for Mother’s Day

    What are the best gift cards for Mother’s Day this year? Buygiftcards recently surveyed more than 400 mothers aged 25-55 to answer this question and Mom told us...

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