The Best Digital Gifts & Subscriptions For Last-Minute Shoppers - IMBOLDN
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Digital gifting is a great idea for someone in your life that you may not see in person this year or if you’ve let those shipping deadlines pass you by. These gifts are easy to order and are sent out online through email or text so shipping delays and supply chain shortages be damned! Digital gifts can be a truly creative way to show someone in your life that you love and care for them. Here are 10 of the best digital gift ideas this year.


An annual membership to MasterClass will provide the giftee with unlimited access to a treasure trove of existing and new classes that come from all different subject matters. The classes are usually led by famous people and innovators from all walks of life. It’s a really cool way to give a meaningful gift that they will learn a lot from people like Hillary Clinton, who teaches a new class on the power of resilience, or Carlos Santana with a class on the art and soul of guitar. With 9 different categories of classes, there’s always something new to explore and learn.


A fun app that is dedicated to fitness, wellness, and beauty, the ClassPass is a perfect gift for someone who loves to explore different workouts right in their own living room. There are different plans available that allow you to book a certain number of classes, or you can take a day off and book spa treatments or hair services with the credits. This is self-care at its finest in a digital gift that boosts someone’s total wellbeing.

Grove Collaborative VIP Membership

Think of a membership to Grove Collaborative as giving someone access to purchasing a variety of natural cleaning, beauty, and household products. The goal of the company is to be plastic-free by 2025 and create a more sustainable world for the next generations. They have the highest of standards to take the “guesswork out of going green” as the company states in their mission declarations. This is the perfect gift for anyone in your life who cares about the planet, so basically it should be for everyone. The VIP Membership includes free shipping, seasonal gifts, and exclusive promotions.

Rosetta Stone

Giving the gift of language is perfect for the word traveler or lifelong learner. Anyone can take the time to learn a new language with no better way to try than with the Rosetta Stone program. In a gift subscription, you can purchase the 3, 6, or 12-month plan to get them started on the path to being multilingual. With 25 languages offered, you don’t have to pick one for them, they can choose once gifted the subscription. With over 20 languages to choose from, the options are there to explore. This will help someone, as well, who wants to travel overseas to a specific country and get ahead on learning the language spoken there.

Winc Subscription

Who doesn’t like wine delivered right to their door? Literally no one. Winc is a curated selection of wines tailored to someone’s specific tastes. Does your buddy love rich cabs and pinot noirs? Crisp, mineral-y whites? Then the profile questions they will answer with their first order will ensure that they receive just the right bottles. They offer all different varietals, as well as vegan brands and sparkling bubbles. The Winc Subscription comes in 1, 2, or 3-month options. Go big and get them the 3-month subscription because the more wine, the better!

Audible Subscription

From Amazon comes their Audible Subscription, which is an all-inclusive catalog of podcasts, audiobooks, and other original shows. You can pick out the duration of membership you want to gift from 1 to 12 months. This is a great gift for those people in your life who are always bringing up the latest podcast they are listening to while at the gym on in the car. They’ll be able to listen to Audible on any of the devices they want to use, including their smartphone, tablets, laptops, or connected televisions.


For art lovers in your life, you can’t beat ArtCrate. This is an innovative company that helps its customers pick out just the right art for their homes or offices. They have expert curators that help the giftee choose art based on their personal preferences and style. It’s top-quality art from artists around the world, who make art that will truly transform a person’s personal space. You can buy them a specific gift card amount, or a personalized art subscription shipped to their door each month. The pricing depends on the size of the art you want to give from small to extra large, with just the print or you can add a frame for a little bit extra.

New York Times Subscription

Have you ever wanted to read an article online, pulled it up, and can’t access it since it’s subscription-based? That’s becoming more and more common nowadays, with one of those online periodicals being the New York Times. Give the gift of a digital subscription which is only around a $1 per week. That way they will have access to some of the best articles in the world from a newspaper that believes “journalism has the power to make each reader’s life richer and more fulfilling.” It’s really true.

Book of the Month Club

Books are a way to lose yourself in a faraway narrative. They are transformative, inspiring, and a great way to zone out from all the screen time that is a part of our daily lives. That’s why a Book of the Month Club subscription is a great gift for the book lover in your life who loves reading an actual real book. It comes in 3, 6, or 12-month subscriptions with the monthly book memberships allowing the receiver to pick their selection from a carefully created list of 5-star books each month before it’s sent to them. Books are cool again.

Coursera Plus

Giving someone a year of free classes from Coursera Plus is a great way to expand their horizons and knowledge. They offer over 3000 classes with job-ready certificate programs that will help them achieve their educational goals. You can purchase single months or up to a year’s subscription. This is the ultimate gift for someone in your life who is always looking to learn new things.