We have already seen what is gamification and no doubt it’s a great way to create a community and more engagement. Badges, rewards are a great way to make users use your website more, and engage more to earn better points. Bing Rewards is an initiative by Bing team to make users use Bing more and also make bing their homepage. In this article I will cover all important detailed to get started with it, and how you can get free coupon and credits by using Bing search engine.
What is Bing Rewards and How to Get Started with it
This is a loyalty program by Bing, which will let users redeemable credits for rewards. You can use credits to redeem it for various offers like Skype credits, free hulu plus subscription, Xbox music pass, Amazon gift cards and many more. You can see complete list on this page.
Bing Rewards is currently available for U.S.A only. For the allowed regions to use Bing rewards, you can simply go to this page and enroll for the program. You can join in by using your Microsoft account or using your Facebook account.
Once you are signed up, you can also consider installing Bing Bar to earn more rewards points. One can also take advantage of Bing Rewards tours program to earn more credits. You can access tours page with your logged in bing rewards account. More over, existing bing rewards user can use “refer a friend” program to earn extra points.
Important details about Bing Rewards:
- You need to be in U.S to take advantage of this loyalty program from Bing.
- You need to be atleast 13 year of age to apply for bing loyalty program.
- This also included gamification, as new users have member level, and then you can earn gold and silver membership.
- lifetime credits is your current credits + credits spent on redeemed awards.
Another interesting thing about this loyalty program is, Bing also letting school students to donate the credits to their school. This way, every school will be competing with each other to have the maximum credits. A smart move by Bing, and all U.S. school geeks and nerds should gear up on earning and making their school to have the maximum credits. Once a school earn 30,000 Rewards credits, it will get 1 Surface RT with Touch Cover. You can learn more about Bing for school program over here.
Also make sure you check out this intro video, which will answers many of your questions:
Over all, this is one smart move by Bing to include Gamification to Bing Search engine. This will help to get new users, and also make existing users to keep using Bing search. It will be great to see, how gamification and loyalty program is going to increase Bing search users. Do let me know your opinion about Bing rewards program? Will it help Bing to get new and regular users?