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December 6, 2018

For Bloggers: Gift Guide | Blogmas 2018 Day 6

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Yesterday I wrote about what to buy your favorite writer for the holidays. Today I’m going to tell you what to buy your favorite writer if your favorite writer is a blog writer! 

Blog writers tend to have a different set of needs from regular writers. I happen to be both and often find my brain falls into two different places depending on what I’m writing. My novel has a very different feel from these quirky blog posts and that means I want different things on blogging days! 

So here are my recommended gifts for the blogger in your life to make their holiday season awesome!

A New Planner 

Bloggers have the unique job of scheduling. We schedule blog posts, social media posts, new blog ideas, blog goals, and more. Some of us also are students, parents, or just have other full-time high demanding jobs and busy lives. Having a planner in necessary to keep us sane and make sure we don’t forget anything! (Mine is color-coded. Let me know in the comments if you want a planner tour!) 

I found this cool planner for online content and media planning so your favorite blogger and keep all their blog planning in one place! 

If your blogger already has a favorite planner considering getting them some planning stickers or colored pens (see my writer gift guide for pens recommendations).

A New Camera

Bloggers take a lot of pictures both for our posts and for social media. If your blogger has been in the market for a new camera you could surprise them with one as a gift for the holidays! A lot of bloggers recommend the Canon EOS Rebel T6 and I found this convenient bundle on Amazon that comes with everything your blogger needs to start taking awesome pictures! 

If they already have a really good camera that they love, consider offering to buy them a year subscription to their favorite photo editing program like Adobe Lightroom

Cute Merch

If you’re on a budget, but still want your blogger to know you support them, consider getting them a blog themed tee or mug that they can wear while tirelessly writing and editing. I found this “Blogging is my Hustle” tee on Etsy and it’s adorable! 

Coffee

As mentioned in my writer gift guide coffee is usually a non-expensive and easy thing to get any creator or artist (unless they don’t like coffee, tea, or hot chocolate– which is surprising but some writers do). Grab them a gift card to Starbucks or their favorite coffee chain. Or if they’re a work from home type grab them a pack of their favorite flavor and a new mug or if you want to really spoil them grab them a Keurig! 

If you’re still lost at what to get your favorite blogger in your life try talking to them and asking what they need. Do they need help financing for a self-hosting service? Are they trying to save up for a new WordPress theme? Do they just need someone to watch their kids for an hour so they can get some work done? The best support you can give them this holiday season is just to ask them what they need help with! 


If you know someone who’s stumped at what to buy the blogger in their life this holiday share this post with them! 

P.S. Be sure to check out my Gift Guide for Writers and Readers and my Reading Wishlist posts. 

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16 Comments on “For Bloggers: Gift Guide | Blogmas 2018 Day 6

Lauren Becker
December 6, 2018 at 4:20 pm

I love paper planners. I still need to get one for 2019 so I can start getting it set up!

-Lauren
http://www.shootingstarsmag.net

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BrigidDowney
December 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm

I have a traditional planner, a wall calender, a bullet journal, and a digital planner! It’s the only way I keep my head on straight lol (It’s also all color coded because I’m crazy)

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Clo @ Book Dragons
December 6, 2018 at 4:56 pm

planners are my jam! I have so many for 2019 its unreal, cause I want to organise myself in the best way possible. and I’d love to have a tour of your planner cause plannersssss. Also hi, I’m a writer for both things like you and don’t like coffee hehe. I’m a tea lover and I do like hot chocolate now and then 🙂 loved this post and the writers one!

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BrigidDowney
December 6, 2018 at 4:59 pm

Awww you’re so sweet! I’ll do a planner tour at the beginning of the year (scheduling it right now so I don’t forget!) I keep SO many planners, but I just bought a rose gold one for 2019 and I LOVE it! I’m a coffee, tea, and hot cocoa person depending on my mood (got some peppermint tea right now for this headache lol) I’m glad you liked the posts!

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Eline @Lovely Audiobooks
December 6, 2018 at 10:17 pm

I know I should plan more and better, but planning to plan makes my brain hurt :-/ I love the idea with the merch. I hadn’t even considered that this is a thing. The shirt is indeed cute 🙂

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BrigidDowney
December 7, 2018 at 4:33 am

I make planning fun with colored pens and stickers! It’s turned into a relaxing creative outlet for me lol I literally searched “blog” on Etsy and a ton of stuff came up! Lots of fun ideas!

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Alexia561
December 7, 2018 at 1:32 am

Great gift ideas! I just picked up a new planner for next year and a second white board calendar (so I can plan two months at a time). Would love to see your planner!

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BrigidDowney
December 7, 2018 at 4:32 am

I’m going to do a planner tour probably at the beginning of January!

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Deanna Reads Books
December 7, 2018 at 2:30 am

COFFEE I could always go for coffee. Great list.

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BrigidDowney
December 7, 2018 at 4:31 am

Coffee, tea, mugs I will take them all! Glad you liked it!

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Lili Star Reads
December 7, 2018 at 7:51 am

A planner is the perfect thing for a blogger! I didn’t realise how much planning went in to blogging until I started!

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BrigidDowney
December 7, 2018 at 8:43 pm

I love planning! It’s become an outlet for me taking time to make it look pretty and plan out my week!

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Amanda Cade
December 16, 2018 at 6:04 pm

Mugs are my favorite! I have a collection that takes up an entire cabinet.

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BrigidDowney
December 16, 2018 at 6:57 pm

We have so many mugs!

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Amanda Cade
December 16, 2018 at 7:18 pm

I have a habit of digging through mine every morning to find the perfect one for my mood or plan for the day.

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BrigidDowney
December 16, 2018 at 7:20 pm

OMG SAME! And sometimes I steal my partner’s mugs (often I steal my partner’s mugs xD)

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