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Tips for Creating SparkTeams

The first thing to do before creating a new SparkTeam is to make sure a similar SparkTeam has not already been created by using the “Find / Join a SparkTeam” tool. For example, another co-worker could have started a Company SparkTeam that you can join so that you don’t have to add it yourself.

Here are some tips for starting a NEW SparkTeam:

SparkTeam Name: Pick a useful, descriptive name so others can quickly identify your SparkTeam.

SparkTeam Overview: Enter a full description of your SparkTeam. This is also a good place to explain why your SparkTeam is using SparkPoints and to set SparkPoints goal. You could also update this section on an ongoing basis to provide news or announcements to your SparkTeam.

SparkTeam Type: Pick the classification that best matches your SparkTeam. For companies, Small Companies typically have 1-100 employees, Medium Companies have 101-1,000 employees, and Large Companies have over 1,000 employees.

Public or Private SparkTeam Access: This refers to whether you want anyone to freely join your SparkTeam (Public) or whether members must be invited (Private). If you create a Private SparkTeam, you’ll need to use our “Invite Member” button to invite others to join. Public SparkTeams can also use the “Invite Member” button, but members can also join your SparkTeam by searching or browsing for SparkTeams.

Appear on Leaderboards or Not: Leaderboards are a fun way to compete against other SparkTeams. However, every SparkTeam might not want to be on the Leaderboards, so there is an option to not appear on Leaderboards.