What are MakeUseOf points worth?

Rob Hindle September 27, 2012
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You can exchange 400 points for a $40 product but another $20 product costs 500 points. So is a point worth 4 cents or 10 cents?

  1. James Franklin
    October 4, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    Premium downloads, or competitions which result in a pretty nice reward.

  2. mohit kumar
    October 2, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    Everything, it's fun.

  3. GrrGrrr
    September 28, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    you are thinking too much. Just be here at MUO, help, get help, and have fun.
    points are secondary

  4. Priya Agarwal
    September 28, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    You can win free software and some points as well

  5. HLJonnalagadda
    September 28, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    I honestly don't understand, but I am incredulous of the quality of software that is being offered.. Awesome stuff

  6. susendeep dutta
    September 28, 2012 at 10:56 am

    It's 10 cents.

  7. Ahmed Khalil
    September 28, 2012 at 10:34 am

    it is not money weight as i can understand, it is depend on the no of the licenes avaliable and how mach fans for it

  8. Freecycle Me
    September 28, 2012 at 10:15 am

    I am sure they are not transferable so you can't sell them on ebay :)
    They should be treated as loyalty points. If you are loyal to makeuseof they will give some value back in that partnership. That is the whole point. You can use them instead of paying for their highlighted software or to increase competition chances. Perhaps what should be asked how valuable is that to you?!

  9. Ravi Meena
    September 28, 2012 at 2:24 am

    they are worth some software, and entry to giveaways at makeuseof

  10. Elrick Browne
    September 27, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    Entry to contest and free software at certain point thresholds

  11. David Wright
    September 27, 2012 at 8:18 pm

    I'm sure there is no exact monetary conversion... probably a generalization based on their costs and their net after taking into consideration the benefit they glean from the points they give customers.

  12. Dave Parrack
    September 27, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    They're not worth any actual monetary value, so AFAIK each product offered through Rewards has a points value assigned to it on a case-by-case basis.

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