Are you a PR pro? Do you have a public relations professional on your team? Do you claim one or more as coworkers or friends? If you’re looking for holiday gift ideas or want to add some to your own wish list, we’ve got you covered! Whether you’re looking for something that hones your skills or gives you a breather before the next “I need this yesterday” campaign hits your desk, there’s something for everyone on this list complete with Black Friday deals. Score!

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What are the 20 Best Gifts for Public Relations Professionals and Where Can You Find the Best Black Friday Deals on Them?

The 20 best gifts for PR professionals—listed below, not in any particular order — can be found at a variety of online stores and sites. You don’t even have to leave your laptop to get them!

1. A Nice Sweater for Meetings

A good suit puts the pro in professional and help make a person feel their best during any in-person meeting. Get this sweater as part of Ann Taylor’s Black Friday deals for $69.50, 30 percent off its regular price of $90.35, using the code “FESTIVE” at checkout!

2. Ring Lights

Every PR professional needs a reliable ring light or two during the age of Zoom meetings as another way to help them look their best. Get this one on Amazon for $15.99 (regular price)!

3. Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Block out the work-from-home distractions of kids or TV with these noise-cancelling headphones from Amazon for $240, down from $400 for Black Friday.

4. Cloud Storage

PR professionals need all the storage they can get, am I right? Storing tons of digital data is best done on iDrive, says PC Magazine, because of its low cost and syncing capabilities. Get five terrabytes of backup storage space on iDrive for $15.90, which is 80 percent off the regular price of $79.50.

5. Apple Airpods

Airpods are perfect for saving PR professionals from sore throats after talking all-day long or helping them sound better in videos. These Apple Airpods are 40 percent off on Amazon, meaning they’re down from $159 to $119!

6. Phone Stylus

Get this Adonit Note stylus for Apple iPad tablets for those who are not as fond of typing all the time. The stylus is only $44.25 on Amazon, which is 11 percent off its regular price of $49.99. Plus, you can take an additional 20% off with a coupon.

7. FitBit Luxe Tracker

If you’re like me, all that sitting while working to knock out my latest campaigns makes my body sore. Get your body moving to fuel your energy to meet those crazy holiday deadlines by gifting yourself or your fave PR pro this FitBit Luxe Tracker, which comes with: 

  • All-day Activity & Sleep Tracking
  • 20 Exercise Modes
  • Call, Text, and Smartphone Notifications
  • Battery that lasts up to 5 days on a single charge
  • A 6-Month Trial of Fitbit Premium

Get it for $89.99, which is $50 off its normal price of $139.99, through Costco’s Early Black Friday deals.

8. Hello Fresh! Subscription

The last thing most professionals want to do at the end of a busy workday is make a home-cooked meal, especially when arriving home after dinner due to crazy deadlines, am I right? Consider treating yourself or gifting others a FREE 14-day trial of a Hello Fresh! Subscription, where all the fixings for healthy, yummy meals are delivered to their door.

9. Power Bank

The always-on-the-go PR professional may not have many opportunities to charge their phones and gadgets. Give yourself and/or them a portable power bank to make staying connected a little easier. This one from Pxwaxpy is compatible with both iphones and Androids and is only $27.95 regularly priced!

10. Headspace Meditation App Subscription

Give the gift of calming meditation to help yourself or a PR pro you love decrease stress. Headspace is proven to reduce stress by 14 percent in just 10 days. Their best annual plan is only $5.83 a month, which is much better than the $12.99 price tag of their monthly plan.

11. Wall Street Journal Subscription

Give an online news subscription to a source that provides authoritative, credible information on the latest news and trends. Better information means more well-researched content. For Black Friday, you can get the digital only or print+digital formats for only $4 a month, when it’s usually $38.99 a month!

12. Statista Subscription

Reliable market research data empowers a PR professional to create better, more authoritative content. Statista is a leading provider of market and consumer data, and an individual account is available for $39 now, down from its usual $59.

13. Discount on a PR Certification Course

To help PR professionals brush up on their skills, this inexpensive PR masterclass through Udemy is $29.99 (regular price).

14. Journal Notebook

Journaling outside the lines is a great way to not only keep track of things but also express creativity. If you or any public relations professional you know is stressed lately, then gift yourself or them a good bullet journal notebook to write in. This KEPF notebook kit’s only $16.99 on Amazon, regularly priced!

15. Lumbar Support Pillow

A comfortable employee is a more productive employee, wouldn’t you say? To help relax backs, get a good-quality lumbar support pillow. This one’s available on Amazon for only $29.99, regularly priced.

16. PR “On Fire” Mug

IYKYK, right? Since laughter is the best medicine, add a little humor to help you or your favorite public relations pro embrace their job with fun. This humorous mug from Etsy is only $14.95.

17. The New Rules of Marketing and PR Book

The rules for both marketing and PR seem to change almost daily as social media, journalism, and peoples’ news sources evolve. Keep everyone up-to-date with this book by David Meerman Scott, only $16.99 on Amazon.

18. The Most Crucial Book: Crucial Conversations

Speaking of books, one of the best books on important communications has just come out in hardcover, and is available from Barnes & Noble for $23.99, which is 25 percent off the actual price of $32! PR professionals can gain communication skills from this book that help in conversations with work colleagues, in families, and on social media.

19. Box With All the Snacks

Nothing says true appreciation like food, right? This snack box contains 50 snack and treat packs, for only $29.99 (regular price)!

20. Williams & Sonoma Peppermint Bark

Whether you treat yourself or want to send a sweeet gift to your client, nothing says appreciation around the holidays like Williams & Sonoma’s Peppermint Bark. Get a tin of their peppermint bark for bites for $29.95 (regular price). Yum!

Wrap It Up

The holiday season approaches soon! In fact, Black Friday is only in a few days! Eek! Get ahead of the game with ease by ordering any of these gifts— or adding them to your wishlist — today! Let us know which ones are your favorites in the comments, or if you’d add any other ideas.

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