I’m a co-founder of frequent flyer community Milepoint.com, but I ponied up the $59 for premium membership.
By paying for a year up front, I took advantage of the offer which came with 2000 United miles, Hyatt Platinum or 2000 points for existing Hyatt elites, and National Car Rental Executive status as well as a variety of other benefits like a free Gogo inflight wireless session.
I didn’t get in on the first round, but I did the second time it was available (the offer is no longer available with United miles and Hyatt status, but $3.99 monthly premium membership does include ad-free viewing, National Car Rental status, and a host of travel-related discounts.)
My 2000 United miles posted sometime over the past 24 hours:
I’ve received several questions about when points would post and the answer appears to be ‘in less time than promised.’ Love that.