Create Amazing Team Rewards

Team Rewards are a fantastic way to unite your team around a shared purpose. People on your team will pool their tacos together to redeem the rewards you create. They could be anything from a group coffee chat to an all-company retreat or even your CEO running a marathon for charity.

Letโ€™s create a Team Reward to see how they work!

Creating your first Team Reward

HeyTaco! admins can create Team Rewards by clicking the add rewards button on the reward page.

There are preloaded ideas you can select from, but feel free to create your own custom rewards, too. Letโ€™s use the cupcake day idea as an example.


You can now use or change the preloaded text in the description to let people know more about the reward.

This is a great place to add how the reward works and what to expect after itโ€™s redeemed. For cake day, Iโ€™ll add a note about how Office Ops will coordinate to get cake day set up.

Figuring out a redemption amount

It's time to set the price for redemption. How much should a taco cost?

Based on the recommendation, we should take 30 tacos per person in our office to calculate the total number of tacos required for this reward. Assuming we have 10 people in our office, we would need 300 tacos (30 tacos x 10 people) for this reward.

The reason we suggest using 30 tacos per person is because it reflects the ease of obtaining a reward based on our analysis of HeyTaco! data from around the world. Your team's preference may differ, but this is a good starting point.

  • Easy: <30 tacos (takes under 3 months to get)
  • Medium: 30-100 tacos (takes 3-6 months to get)
  • Hard: >100 tacos (takes more than 6 months)

To set prices for your own custom rewards, you can use the following ranges. For instance, if you plan to offer a reward like a team trip for skiing, you can set a challenging price point by pricing it above 1,000 tacos (10 people x 100 tacos). You can adjust the price anytime if it appears too easy or difficult.

Now, it's time to submit the reward. After submitting, HeyTaco will send a direct message to all HeyTaco users since the 'announce reward' box option was selected. This is an excellent way to notify everyone about the newly created Team Reward.

Contributing tacos to a Team Reward

Whoo hooo! Our Cup Cake Day is out in the wild. Now letโ€™s see what happens when people contribute tacos to it.

Anyone with a HeyTaco account will be able to find the reward on the reward page. Once they select it, they can click the contribute button to add their own tacos.

After someone contributes to a Team Reward, HeyTaco will let them know whenever someone else contributes with information on how many tacos are remaining.

Once the reward is 100% complete, it will show up on your redemptions page, and HeyTaco will notify all the contributors of their accomplishments.

The last step is to get the cupcakes for a fun-filled day of delicious treats! Then you can go back and mark the reward as fulfilled on your redemptions page.

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