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Points & Rewards System

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Point system awards you for your involvement on SG Home Needs.

What can you do with the points?

  1. Every period of time, there will be a contest where the top 3 performers will be awarded cash prices or sponsored items/ vouchers. Top performers are chosen based on the greatest number of points for that period of time.

Current cash prizes at the end of June

  • First prize: $50
  • Second prize: $30
  • Third prize: $10
  1. Points can be used to redeem quality vouchers that can be used for your home needs (coming soon)


How do I earn points?

  1. Refer a friend – 20 points
  2. New sign up – 10 points
  3. Update profile --> 10 points
  4. Article published --> 100 points
  5. Review --> 30 points
    1. Reviews are subjected to approval.
    2. Only approved reviews will be awarded points.
    3. Only 1 review per listing will be awarded points.
    4. Subsequent reviews to the same listing will not be awarded points.
  1. Read an article --> 3 points
    1. To identify which pages are articles, all articles have the word “blog” in their urls.
  1. Comment on an article --> 6 points
    1. Comments are subjected to approval
    2. To discourage spams on the site, spam comments will result in -5 points


Ranks and badges to earn points

As you do more activities on SG Home Needs, you will earn badges. Badges are recognitions of your contribution on SG Home Needs. Badges also awards you with additional points.


  • Trusted reviewer (10 reviews --> 30 points)
  • Committed Writer (5 articles --> 50 points)

Your rank changes as you accumulate more points. Here are the available ranks:

  • Newbie (40-99 points)
  • Junior (100-149 points)
  • Veteran (150-249 points)
  • Master (250-399 points)
  • Sensei (400-599 points)
  • Evangelist (600 points and more)


How to refer a friend?

Go to, scroll down to the “referral link” section


Copy the link and send it to your friend.


How to sign up?

Sign up at

Indicate the right profile – Business or Individual. And enter your particulars.



How to update profile?

Go to, click on the settings button.



How to publish an article?

View instructions here


How to write a review?

View instructions here


How to comment on an article?

Articles are found here

“Leave a comment” is found at the bottom of every article.