10 best things to buy with your IPSE £50 Amazon voucher

When you refer a friend to IPSE, you will receive a £50 Amazon voucher when they sign up for a Plus membership. Amazon offers a range of gadgets and accessories perfect for those who are self-employed and working at home. Here are some of the best finds.

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Top ten things to buy on Amazon for freelancers:

1. Nulaxy Ergonomic Notebook Stand, £25.49

Enhance the comfort of your homeworking space by investing in this laptop holder. It will elevate your machine to eye level which will help to improve your posture and reduce pain in the neck and back. Optimise your space by using this alongside an external keyboard and mouse. For tips on how to further improve your working space to prevent injury, check out this article.

2. Wacom One, £49.99

This pen tablet is an essential home office accessory for those who paint, sketch, or edit photos digitally as part of their freelance work. The pen included is lightweight, balanced and, with built-in advanced electro-magnetic technology, gives excellent control over your creations allowing for more precise work. The tablet itself is smooth and gives an authentic pen-to-paper feel.

3. 720°DGREE Stainless Steel Water Bottle, £25.97

Being your own boss, it can be tempting to plough on through tasks and forget to take breaks and drink water. This premium stainless steel water bottle can help you stay hydrated whilst you concentrate. It comes in a variety of sizes and colours and has a vacuum insulated double wall meaning your drink can be kept cold for up to 24 hours and hot for 12 hours.

4. Fitbit Inspire, £49.99

Meet the uber-popular fitness tracker that will help you to build healthy habits into your busy schedule. Features include all-day activity tracking (number of steps, distance, active minutes and calories burned), sleep tracking, and a stopwatch. You can also take advantage of the app to log your meals and stay motivated on the way to achieving your goals. For advice on incorporating fitness into your everyday routine as a self-employed worker, have a read of this article.

5. Fire 7 Tablet, £49.99

With a 7” display, 16GB of storage, and up to 7 hours of battery life, the Fire 7 allows you to enjoy TV episodes, apps, games, e-books and songs. The tablet is ideal for those who are self-employed working from home and want to make their lunch hour more entertaining. Alternatively, with hands-free access to Alexa, you can easily ask your tablet to play music while you are working on a task.

6. Rocketbook Fusion Smart Reusable Notebook, £37.99

Take your business’ organisation strategy into the future with this endlessly reusable planner from Rocketbook. The notebook has 42 pages bearing a number of  different page templates: task list, weekly planner, Objectives and Key Results page, monthly calendar, ideas page, dot-grid sheets, and lined pages. Simply write your notes on the pages, scan and upload them to the cloud using the Rocketbook App, and erase them from the notebook using water and a cloth.

7. DeLonghi Nescafé Dolce Gusto Jovia Pod Capsule Coffee Machine, £40.99

Supercharge the morning’s work with this high-quality coffee machine. The Jovia has a sleek, easy-to-clean design and a mechanical lever meaning you can adjust the volume of drink. It allows you to create 40 drink varieties from the classic cappuccino and espresso to iced drinks. If you are self-employed, you likely have a packed schedule – save those precious minutes going to the local coffee shop and create your favourite order at home.

8. ENACFIRE SoundBar, £25.49

If listening to music helps you to get in the zone, consider these portable wireless speakers for your home office. With exceptional sound performance across all music types, ultra-long battery life, and a compact size, these speakers can serve many purposes. Use them in your home office to be your most productive or in breaks to help you relax.

9. Heavenly Tea Leaves Assorted Tea Sampler, £27.00

Bored of your daily breakfast tea? To mix things up when working from home, get your morning started right by sampling this gourmet collection of loose leaf teas. There are plenty of flavours to choose from including China Green Tea, Peppermint Herbal Tisane, Berry Herbal Tea, and Flavoured Rooibos Tea.

10. Tile Pro Bluetooth Item Finder, £24.99

When working from home, keys, phones, or other devices can easily get lost as work piles up. Solve this problem with the Tile Pro which will ring your things when you misplace them. Tiles work within Bluetooth range (roughly 120m with Tile Pro), so they can help you find things both inside and outside the house. What’s more, you can use the ‘community find’ function which leverages the Tile community to help locate your items that may have been misplaced further afield.

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