buying a gift for someone close to you, keep their personality,
likes & dislikes in mind. However,
to pick out a gift for someone you don't know very well, pick out
a gift that is general in nature, maybe something that is useful.
To Gift, But What
The question ďTo
gift or not to gift?Ē is not as taxing as ďTo Gift, but, what to
Gift?Ē There isnít anyone in this world who does not like receiving
gifts (at least none that I know of!). The very thought of receiving
a gift is most exciting.
It is a lot of fun
to be at the receiving end, but what about all those times when
you have to buy a gift for someone? That someone can be anyone:
an important client, a business partner, an old friend, a new acquaintance,
a member of the family or just someone you donít care much about!
Do you find yourself
clueless and confused? Do you hate picking out gifts for people
for the simple reason that you just donít know what to buy? If
you feel like you're being described, here is what you can do before
you go out to purchase a gift for someone:
out your Budget -
Be very clear in your mind about how much it is that you
can manage to shell out to buy a gift. Your budget will also
be affected by such factors as what is the occasion, what does
the person in question mean to you? etc. Always keep a clear
range in your mind, and this will simplify the whole process
of picking out just the right gift.
Go to the Right
- If you are not sure of
what to buy as a gift, its best to go to a mall or a department
store where you can find items ranging in type, size and cost.
This way you can see a lot of things and then decide what gels
with your idea of that perfect gift.
of the Person -
If you know the person well, think of their tastes, likes,
dislikes, and personality. Try to find a gift that will make
them happy! However, if you do not know the person very well,
things may be more complicated. The best way to resolve this
is to buy a gift that will suit anyone - a bouquet of flowers,
wallet, pen set, books etc which make for perfect general
gifts and suit all ages and personalities.
is the Thought that Counts -
Last but not the least;
donít forget that eventually it is the thought of giving a gift
to someone that counts. So when purchasing or giving a gift
to someone, no matter how big or small, do it with good (warm)
feelings and I guarantee you; the person on the receiving end
will enjoy and appreciate it.
Picking out the perfect
gift for someone can be quite an enjoyable and rewarding experience.
So the next time you go gift shopping, enjoy yourself, have fun
and make someone happy!!
Author: Akanksha is a Freelance
Content Writer, who enjoys penning down her thoughts. She
writes articles on various topics including travel, healthcare,