Join the Windows Phone UK Developer Reward Programme Today!

Imagine being rewarded with the latest gadgets (digital cameras, LCD TVs & Kinect) and treated to exhilarating experiences (Ferrari thrill & flying lessons) just by publishing your original and unique Windows Phone app on the Windows Phone Marketplace.

How? Simple! Every successful and original application published in the Windows Phone marketplace gets you one point to exchange for a range of substantial state-of-the-art goodies. There are some criteria you will need to fulfill first. You can choose something right away or wait as the more apps you publish, the bigger and shinier the stuff you get to choose from. And hold on... that's not all... every application also gets you an entry in that month’s bonus prize draw.  So just one little app could win you an awesome prize and that’s on top of whatever goodies you choose to exchange for.

So, register now (for free) and get in there to see what you need to do and how you can be rewarded today!  To find out more about the Windows Phone UK Developer Reward Programme visit www.my-rewards.com/wp and register yourself using the same email and publisher name used in the Windows Phone Marketplace (AppHub).

Here is a sample of the selections of rewards you can redeem with successfully publishing one unique and original Windows Phone app in to the Windows Phone Marketplace!

For successfully publishing one unique and original Windows Phone app, you can redeem one of the following rewards:

Pure One Mini Black Compact Radio, or a 12 month magazine subscription, or a Champagne Afternoon Tea for 2.

For successfully publishing four unique and original Windows Phone apps, you can redeem one of the following rewards:

Pocket Cinema Projectr, Xbox 360 Console (250GB HDD), Performance Car Experience.

There is no better time to build and publish your Winodws Phone App! So get started today and register now.

Additionally if you are a student you can connect with the local Microsoft academic team (on Facebook) and they are offering another incentive for students who publish apps - check out the detail here.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I earn 1 point?

In order to earn 1 point in the Windows Phone UK Developer Rewards Programme, you must have built one original and unique Windows Phone app and it must be published in the Windows Phone Marketplace. In addition, you will need to register yourself on the Windows Phone UK Developer Rewards Programme (this website) with the same details as you have used for the Windows Phone Marketplace (AppHub). Then, we will manually evaluate your application for originality and uniqueness criteria in order to determine whether you qualify for a point.

What is the maximum number of points I can earn?

You can earn a maximum of 4 points during the period of the Windows Phone UK Developer Rewards Programme which concludes on 31 January 2012. This means that you can have up to 4 original and unique Windows Phone apps that are all successfully published in the Windows Phone Marketplace which may qualify you for up to 4 points.

How can I become eligible for the monthly special bonus prize draw?

To be eligible for the monthly special prize draw, you will need to have earned at least 1 point. You will then be automatically re-entered into the monthly draw until the competition finishes. You are only eligible to win once in the monthly special bonus prize draw.

What kind of Windows Phone apps is eligible for this Rewards Programme?

We encourage you to build original and unique Windows Phone apps. Points will not be awarded for applications that are either not original or not published in the Windows Phone marketplace.

What is available for me if I am a student Windows Phone?

As a student, you can get all the tools free of charge from Dreamspark. Furthermore, if you are a student, you can publish up to 100 apps free of charge. Lastly, email ukstu@microsoft.com if you would like to be invited to the Private Facebook Group for Student phone Developers in the UK. Hurry, do it today and the team will provide you with a DreamSpark Hoodie (while stocks lasts).

What do I need to do once I have published my app in the Windows Phone Marketplace?

Once you have successfully published your unique and original Windows Phone app in the Windows Phone Marketplace, we will use your Publisher Name and Email Address (submitted in the registration form) to match and evaluate your app. Then, you will be awarded with a point based on our evaluation of your Windows Phone App. In other words, once you have successfully published your Windows Phone App, no further action is required from you.

When do I need to successfully publish my Windows Phone App to be eligible for a point?

You will need to have successfully published your Windows Phone App between the period of Monday 7th November 2011 and Sunday 5th February 2012 to be eligible for a point.

How will I be notified when I have been awarded a point?

Once your Windows Phone App has been successfully published and you have fulfilled the uniqueness and originality criteria and you have successfully registered on the Windows Phone UK Developer Rewards Programme website, you will be notified via email when you have been awarded with a point. Please note that it may take up to 10 working days for this to be processed so please bear with us during this processing time. We endeavor to notify you as soon as we can.

When will I receive my reward once I have redeemed my point(s)?

You will receive your reward within 6 weeks of redeeming your point.

What if I am a phone developer that resides outside of the UK?

Sorry, but this programme is only available to residents in the UK.

I have more questions, who can I ask?

Please email us on enquiries@my-rewards.com.