Work from home swag ideas
March 26, 2020
What a strange world we find ourselves in today. As of this writing, COVID-19’s global spread has infected hundreds of thousands and forced millions to seek shelter in their homes.
For many who still have jobs, working from home has become virtually mandatory. The need to engage and communicate remotely has arguably never been greater.
We’ve seen a compassionate shift in companies trying to engage and comfort their customers and employees during these uncertain times.
And that’s fundamentally changing how they use branded swag.
We put together these work from home swag ideas that will hopefully allow you to connect with your employees and customers wherever they are.
We’ve broken them down into the following home essentials:
- Swag ideas for your desk and home office
- De-stressing items
- Work from home apparel
- Caffeine break merch
At the end of this post, we share a link to a deck with all these items as well as quite a few more, so be sure to check them out!
Swag ideas for your desk and home office
Aluminum media stand
An aluminum stand is perfect for keeping your cell phone or tablet at the perfect 60° angle for watching videos, reading, or simply browsing the web.
The anti-slip rubber pads and feet protect your device from scratches and sliding, and the side circular cutout provides easy management of charging cable, allowing you to neatly organize your cables.
Price starts $9.05 each at a quantity of 100. (One color pad print on the front; prices on all items in this post are approximate)
Crumbee Desk Cleaner Robot
Effortlessly sucking up crumbs and other tabletop debris, this vacuum comes in handy for cleaning your desktop, keyboard, drawers, and more. Sized at 3.1″ W x 3.1″ H x 2.4″ D, Crumbee is lightweight and handheld for ease of use. It includes batteries and a cleaning brush.
100 quantity = $13.33 each (Full color epoxy dome print on the top)
Skullcandy Sesh Truly Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds
Skullcandy’s lightest, smallest true wireless earbuds pack a full punch in a compact size. They get 3 hours of playtime in the buds, plus 7 more from the case for a total of 10 hours between plug-ins. They are IP55 water resistant rated to handle a rainstorm or sweat during workouts, and built-in music controls allow you to control the volume, track, and answer/reject calls.
The buds come in a premium retail gift box with a Micro USB charging cable and S/M/L eargels.
100 quantity = $58.15 each (One color imprint on the top of the case)
Up Your Standard Desk Gift Set
When it comes to organizing and stocking your workspace, we’ve got the whole kit and caboodle. This set includes a matching pen cup, stapler, tape dispenser, tray, and three pens.
100 quantity = $28.75 each (Full color print on each item)
Swag for de-stressing at home
Custom Cover Coloring Book Set (7″ W x 7″ H)
Relax, focus, and enjoy the simple pleasure of coloring with a custom cover coloring book and pencil set! It includes 24 fun coloring pages and 8 wooden colored pencils that are pre-sharpened. They are packaged together in a clear polybag.
100 quantity = $6.02 each (Full color print on the front cover and one color print on the pencil box)
Tranquility 3-Piece Spa Scent Gift Set
Simply drop one of the 3 aroma diffuser balls into warm water to enjoy the soothing scents of Lavender, Milk, and Citrus. Use in the bath or add to a bowl of water to create a light fragrance in any room. Safety sealed and meets FDA requirements for shipment within the US only.
100 quantity = $16.48 each (One color silk screen print on the top of the box)
Everlast Foam Roller and Sports Sling
The 13″ muscle roller is ideal for warm-up and recovery, deep muscle massage, and perfect for travel. It’s made of durable high density foam, is lightweight and portable, and includes a convenient carrying sports sling.
100 quantity = $44.22 each (One color silk screen print on the bag)
JadeYoga Harmony Mat (24″ W x 68″ H)
Jade perfectly combines work from home swag with fitness. This is everything you want in a yoga mat — cool colors, incredible grip, great comfort, and eco-friendly.
Their most popular mat, the Harmony Mat, is 3/16” thick, providing great traction and cushion while still providing stability for standing poses.
It’s made in a sustainable manner with natural rubber tapped from rubber trees, which are a renewable resource. Through their partnership with Trees for the Future, Jade plants a tree for every mat sold — with over one millions trees planted so far.
100 quantity = $82.42 each (One color screen print on the mat)
Work from home swag: apparel (aka the new office attire)
Made with a breathable polyester and spandex blend, these full-color scrunchies are an excellent accessory for all-day wear. Add a woven tag and full-color packaging for a trendy, retail quality product at an additional cost. These scrunchies take approximately 17 business days to produce.
250 quantity (minimum) = $4.08 each (Dye sublimated print)
Blue Light Glasses
The blue light we stare at all day on our computer, phone, tablet, and television triggers our body into thinking it’s daytime, impacting our quality of sleep and circadian rhythm. Blue light also can cause headaches, blurry vision, mental fatigue, and has a long-term risk of macular degeneration.
Blue Light Glasses help reduce the strain and damage on your eyes caused by the blue light produced by these screens and monitors.
Customization options include different arm and stem colors, printing on the arms or lens, and a choice of a rubberized soft finish. Best to act now, because these have a 5-week production timeline.
250 quantity (minimum) = $9.00 each (PMS matched eyeglass frames with blue light blocking lenses and a 3 color screen print on the arms)
Alternative Campus Burnout French Terry Jogger
Looking cool has never been easier (or more comfortable) in these contemporary jogger pants. They feature ribbed ankles and waistband, natural-colored drawstrings, side pockets and a back pocket, and side seams.
100 quantity = $41.62 each (Embroidery in one location)
Caffeine break promotional products
MiiR® Coffee Canister (12 oz)
Coffee freshness demands the perfect environment, and the MiiR® Coffee Canister offers just that. The innovative accordion-style seal kicks out oxygen and locks in flavor, and an easy grip, simple twist bezel lid completes the closure.
Fit to hold a standard 12 oz. bag of beans, the canister’s sleek silhouette can outfit any kitchen counter and travel near or far. As always, MiiR gives 3% of revenue to trackable giving projects (every MiiR product comes with a Give Code that allows you to experience the story behind your purchase).
100 quantity = $23.54 each (One color imprint in one location)
Beck Cork-Bottom Mug (13 oz)
A traditional coffee mug with a modern twist — a matte exterior and cork bottom.
100 quantity = $9.52 each
(One color imprint in one location)
Lotus Porcelain Tea Infuser Mug (15 oz)
This porcelain tea infuser mug makes the perfect cup of loose-leaf or sachet tea. It holds 15 fluid ounces and contains a stainless steel infuser basket to make your favorite loose-leaf tea. The infuser basket can be removed to steep your sachet teas. The lid allows you to keep your tea hot while waiting for it to brew.
100 quantity = $16.45 each (One color imprint on the front)
For even more work from home swag ideas, check out this deck.
And if you need help with buying, storing, and shipping items into the hands of your employees, customers, or prospects, check out Printfection’s swag management platform.
We can very likely save you a ton of time and help you connect with your audiences during this tough and turbulent experience.
Be safe and well!
Great article Ryan! I particularly like the foam roller and yoga mat. During pandemic, many more people have started working out at home. Also, I feel some trendy face masks can be a great addition to any swag pack these days.