Amazon Prime Day 2020 is a big deal in more ways than one. On Oct. 13 and 14, you can save hundreds of dollars on office items. Whether your team is working remotely or returning to the office, here are 10 items you should purchase.
What is Amazon Prime Day?
Amazon Prime Day is an exclusive, two-day shopping event for Amazon Prime members. Amazon Prime Day usually happens in July, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Prime Day was pushed back to Oct. 13 and 14.
On Prime Day, small business owners can take advantage of two-day shipping, same-day delivery (in select metro area) and other rewards. There will also be plenty of price slashing, too, especially on Amazon items, including Fire TV, Kindle e-readers and Amazon Echo devices.
This year, Amazon is also offering incentives to small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19. Buyers who spend $10 on select small business products receive $10 in Amazon credit. Although money is still tight for many small businesses, a chance to buy necessities for your company can make a world of difference in this new workplace climate. To take advantage of this two-day sales event, have the Amazon app handy, and make sure you're an Amazon Prime member first.
For employees who have been working from home for the past several months and left their digital setup behind in the office, the HP 24mh FHD 23.8-inch monitor is an affordable monitor. It has a low blue light mode, which puts less strain on the eyes, and it has built-in speakers and panoramic viewing.
Hunching over one's kitchen table isn't just bad for one's back, but it's also bad for one's health. A standing desk, however, not only reduces back strain, it can lower the risk of obesity and heart disease. Many standing desks cost hundreds or thousands of dollars, but this FEZIBO standing desk fits many small business budgets at under $150. It's a great way to help employees stay organized and healthy in a small way.
What's a desk without a chair? Sure, employees can use what they have around their homes, but this AmazonBasics office chair supports both one's back and behind throughout an 8-hour workday. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, remote employees are working 48.5 minutes longer each day, and there's been a 13% uptick in meetings. When the increased hours that many are putting in, a cushy office chair with an adjustable padded seat is just what employees need.
Some of your employees' favorite coffee shops have closed down, but you can help them maintain their caffeine fixes with this NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Coffee Machine. This capsule coffee machine can easily make lattes, cappuccinos, and espressos. Save big, and help your team stay warm, caffeinated, and productive as they work from home.
Workers are spending more time at home these days, and it's important everyone remains healthy while they are indoors. The Intelable HEPA air purifier continually circulates fresh air while trapping dust, pollen, smoke and pet dander. The Intelabe comes with a sponge that you can dampen with water and a few drops of your favorite essential oil to calm or uplift you as you work. The brushless motor operates quietly so you can stay focused on your work.
It seems like there are two kinds of remote workers: those who are always at home and others who will be in a coffee shop during one Zoom meeting or in a park for another video conference. For your employees who aren't close to an outlet, this RAVPower portable battery charger can be used to charge laptops, tablets and smartphones (iPhone and Android) more than once using its 20,000mAh of battery capacity.
One of the perks of working from home is not having to leave your bed, but that doesn't mean there isn't still work to be done. This adjustable laptop bed stand gives your workers the best of both worlds. Employees can comfortably work on assignments early in the morning or late at night. The desk is portable and folds up for easy storage. It can also be raised to different heights.
Let your employees know how much you want them, their families and those they interact with to stay safe and healthy with this hand sanitizer that they can spray on their hands or shared surfaces. Palmers kills 99.99% of germs, and this formula contains vitamin E and aloe vera to avoid hands from being chapped.
If you're thinking about getting your employees monitors and standing desks, you might want to get them a rechargeable wireless mouse as well. This mouse give workers more range and freedom. It also has a rechargeable battery, goes into sleep mode after a few minutes to save energy, and is compatible with Windows and Macs.
Screen time is all the time in this new remote working world, but you can help your employee cut back with this HP DeskJet Plus 4155 All-in-One Printer. Reading hard copies or working on paper not only offers a temporary respite from staring at screen all day, but many workers are tactile and prefer to perform some of their tasks with paper copies of documents. The DeskJet Plus 4155 also comes with a scan-and-copy option, an auto document feeder and can be paired with Amazon's Alexa. It's also a great way to provide your employees with the hardware they need while they work remotely.