Want to know what's new and improved in Bonusly? You're in the right place! 🎉
We share improvements, new features, and new rewards in this article, listing the most recent updates first. Posts are categorized by topic with a nifty emoji shorthand:
✨ New feature
🎁 New reward
📣 Update / Announcements
🎁 Support Afghanistan and Haiti with new donation options 🇦🇫 🇭🇹
Visit our Donations page to see how much Bonusly users have donated to support these efforts. 💚
✨ Reward your employees (and yourself!) with hassle-free swag! 🔥
With our new AXOMO integration, you can connect your company’s AXOMO store to the Bonusly Reward Catalog. Your employees can redeem their Bonusly points for swag they’ll love. AXOMO manages order fulfillment, letting you get back to what you do best! 🙌
Check out this blog post to learn more and get your swag on! 😎
📣 Recognize your teammates with new Bonusly work-themed GIFs! 🙌
Try out our new work-relevant GIFs made by the Bonusly team! Whether you want to give a quick thanks, a thumbs up, or celebrate a victory, we’ve got you covered! GIFs are available in Tenor and Giphy, so you can easily add them to your recognition posts! Just type “Bonusly” into the search box and select your favorite!
Refer to the Pro-tips article on giving a bonus for instructions on adding a GIF!
✨ Bonusly Signals makes it easy to gather, understand, and act on employee feedback 👏
Survey says, Bonusly Signals is now included with all Pro subscriptions! Signals enables managers and leaders to get frequent, real-time feedback from their teams. With a library of customizable templates and question types, you can use Signals to run all kinds of employee surveys and incentivize participation with automated recognition. 🎉
📣 Bonusly users surpass $1 million in donations to charity 💚
The Bonusly community is so generous! Our team makes in-platform donations possible but you all made $1 million in charitable donations a reality. Read more about this milestone over on our product blog. 🥳
📣 20+ employee award ideas to incentivize and motivate your team
We collected a bunch of our favorite employee award ideas, including some from our customers and some that we use here at Bonusly, to help you get creative with employee incentives. Check out the full list for inspiration.
✨ Connecting to Bonusly with a Zap!
We've updated our Zapier dashboard for easier access to see what apps you can connect to Bonusly with a Zap. Click on Zapier on the integrations page to check it out and read our Zapier blog post for some ideas!
🎁 New rewards: buybuy BABY, Kroger, Global Hotel + more available! ✨
We’ve added 5 new brands to the Bonusly Reward Catalog, including additions for Australia, Bulgaria, and the US 🌎 ! Check out the Rewards Catalog to browse and search for the new additions in your country. 🤩
🎁 Celebrate and support Pride Month! 🏳️🌈 🏳️⚧️
We've added new donation options for The Trevor Project and Human Rights Campaign to celebrate and support LGBTQ+ folks for Pride Month! You and your team can now donate directly to show your support through your Reward Catalog. 🏳️🌈 🏳️⚧️
If you’re looking for additional ways to support your LGBTQ+ employees, check out our new blog post for a bit of education and actionable tips for creating a culture of true inclusion. 💚
🎁 New rewards for India are now available! 🇮🇳
We've added 5 new rewards for India including Cafe Coffee Day, Nike India, and Ratnadeep Super Market. Check out the Reward Catalog to see all of the new additions including rewards available in your country. 🙌 🌎
🎁 Supporting families in India during Covid-19 🇮🇳
Visit our Donations page to see how much Bonusly users have donated to support this cause. 💚
✨ We’re hiring in a major way! 🤗 💚 🎉
We currently have open roles in Sales, Operations, Marketing, Customer Success & Support, Product and Finance. Check out our current job openings at https://bonus.ly/careers!
🎁 Visa and Mastercard USD prepaid cards added for more locations!
We've just added Visa and Mastercard USD prepaid card rewards for 81 more countries around the globe! 🌎 Check out the Rewards Catalog to see what’s available in your country and redeem for Rewards using your Bonusly earnings. 🤩
🎁 New international rewards added to the Bonusly Reward Catalog! 🌎
We just added 68 new rewards to the Bonusly Reward Catalog, including Cinnabon, Hulu, Jamba, and multiples options for Mexico 🇲🇽, Philippines 🇵🇭, and Ireland 🇮🇪 ! Check out the Reward Catalog to see the new additions in your country. 🤩
🎁 Supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander communities
We’ve added Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC) to our Reward Catalog as a way to help all Bonusly users take action to support advancing civil and human rights for Asian Americans.
Visit our Donations page to see how much Bonusly users are giving back to support charitable causes. 💚
✨ New feature: “Approvers” added for Claimable Awards
Easily add multiple levels of approvers to Claimable Awards to help you manage and execute your Awards! Check out this article to learn more about how to set up Claimable Awards for your team! 👀
🎁 New Visa and Mastercard Rewards are now available!
Visa and Mastercard prepaid card reward options have just been added for the US 🇺🇸 and Canada! 🇨🇦 Check out the Rewards Catalog to see what’s available in your country and redeem for Rewards using your Bonusly earnings. 🤩
✨ Update and manage users with the new Gusto integration
Reduce the amount of admin work needed to manage your users with the new Gusto HRIS integration. Changes made in your Gusto account will automatically update in Bonusly. 🔥
📣 New Pending Awards fly-out page
We’ve added a new Pending Awards button at the top of the Bonusly Awards page for quicker access to details for both Manual and Claimable Awards that are waiting for approval, all in one place! ✅
✨ Approvers added for Manual Awards
When you create a Manual Award, you can add multiple levels of approvers to help you manage and execute your Awards! Here’s a helpful article to learn more about how to set up Manual Awards for your team! 🤓
🎁 Celebrating Black History Month with new donation options! 🎉
Visit our Donations page to see how much Bonusly users are giving back to support charitable causes. 💚
🎁 New Rewards available in the Bonusly Reward Catalog! 🙌
You’ll find 43 new brands just added to the Bonusly Reward Catalog, including Instacart, Lululemon, Twitch, Adidas, and multiple new brands for Mexico! 🇲🇽 🤩 Check out the Reward Catalog to see the new additions in your country. 🌎
📣 Bonusly users recognized each other over 5 million times in 2020! 🤩
During a very challenging year, we learned a lot about the positive impact that recognition can have on employee motivation and team morale. Check out the annual product data report for the full report! 💚
🎁 New Rewards: DSW, Spotify, STARZ, + more now available! 🎊
We’ve added more than 30 new brands to the Bonusly Reward Catalog, including multiple new additions for Australia, Egypt, Italy, and the US 🌎 ! Check out the Rewards Catalog to browse and search for the new additions in your country. 🤩
✨ New look and features in the Rewards Catalog! 👀
Out with the old and in with the new! The Bonusly Rewards Catalog has a fresh new look and updated features to make finding and redeeming rewards faster than ever! 😍
✨ Picking emojis is better than ever!
Our emoji feature has a new look and inclusive functionality. 🔥 You can use the skin tone selector to choose how you represent yourself and the frequently-used emoji to customize recognition in a snap! 👍🏿 👍🏽 👍🏼 👍🏻 👍
Head over to the Bonusly home feed and check it out! 😍
We’ve added 180 new rewards to the Bonusly Reward Catalog, including many new international options! 🌎 Check out our Rewards page to see the new additions for your country. 👀
📣 We’re officially SOC 2 Certified!
Security and privacy are always a top priority at Bonusly, which is why we’re constantly improving our processes to keep your information private and safe. Read more on our new Trust page. 🔒
🎁 Helping Beirut recover
We've added a donation option for the Lebanese Red Cross in response to the explosions in Beirut. You and your team can now donate directly to support relief efforts through the Reward Catalog.
Visit our Donations page to see how much Bonusly users have donated to the Lebanese Red Cross. 💚
📣 Product Updates and New Features article
Woah, meta! 🤯 Read this article to learn what’s new and improved in Bonusly and find out about new rewards in our catalog.
📣 Updated Company Value Hashtags + new descriptions sidebar
We’ve added a nifty new sidebar to the Bonusly feed to showcase your company value hashtags. Now you can include 140-character descriptions of each hashtag to keep your team aware of and aligned with the values that are most meaningful. 🎉
To set up or update your company value hashtags and add descriptions, head on over to the ‘Admin > Company > Settings’ page.
🎁 Fighting for change and equality for all Americans.
We’ve added the NAACP Legal Defense Fund to our Reward Catalog as a way to help all Bonusly users take action to support racial justice and equality. Bonusly will also be matching customer donations to the LDF up to $25,000.
Visit our Donations page to see how much Bonusly users have donated to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. 💚
✨ Auto-approve Claimable Awards
Save time and easily approve all requests for a Claimable Awards with the new, toggle button. No admin action needed! 🙌
✨ Rewards Budgeting Calculator
Use our new Rewards Budgeting Calculator to play around with your rewards budget in order to align your spending with your company’s changing needs. 💸🎉
📣 Self-serve SFTP
You can now set up your SFTP within Bonusly. Spend less time on administrative work and more time jumping right into your account!
📣 Making things better behind the curtain
Testing out your Bonusly account and reviewing analytics before launching just got a whole lot easier! We can regenerate sample data with the click of a button, helping you better assess and share how Bonusly will positively impact your company. 🎉
✨ Helping managers stay connected
With our new Manager Digest, managers get a quick and personal overview of their team's engagement sent directly to their inboxes every Monday. Delivering
high-level team analytics, managers can gain valuable insights to boost collaboration, recognize employee efforts, and stay connected!
📣 We’ve improved our analytics
We created new demo data to showcase the power of Bonusly’s best features and analytics so you can demonstrate the value of Bonusly to your team. When you present Bonusly to the decision-makers in your organization, this demo data will help you build a case for investing in a 360-degree recognition platform with meaningful people analytics. 💪 💥
📣 Bonusly + Slack integration update!
The updated Bonusly Slack app makes it easier to give recognition, claim awards, and get rewards directly from Slack. You can now add GIFs to your bonuses, too! This is definitely our favorite part of the update. 🤗 💚
You and your team can now donate to the World Health Organization COVID-19 Response Fund through the Reward Catalog to support COVID-19 response and research efforts.
Visit our Donations page to see how much Bonusly users have donated to the WHO COVID-19 Response Fund.
✨ We’re hiring!
Check out our current openings and learn more about the Bonusly crew and culture on our new Working at Bonusly page. 🎉
📣 Finding our way
We improved core navigation on the back end to make it easier for our developers to change and update functionality in the future.
🎁 Cheesy Gordita Crunch, anyone?
Taco Bell is finally in the Bonusly Reward Catalog for the United States and Puerto Rico. 🌮 🔔
📣 More secure Digital Signage and much easier Bulk Upload
We added even more privacy safeguards to Digital Signage to protect your company’s Bonusly data. We also updated the bulk upload feature so it’s easier for admins without an HRIS integration to import user data from .CSV and .XLSX files!
✨ No need for Photoshop
You can now select an emoji to customize the appearance of your Claimable Awards. 🎨 🔥
🎁 Helping Australia
Many users wrote in to ask how they could help with the Australian Bushfire relief efforts. You and your team can now donate to the Australian Red Cross through the Reward Catalog.
Visit our Donations page to see how much Bonusly users have donated to the Australian Red Cross.