Miles in the Small Business Network are earned with purchases of goods or services from more than a dozen vendors, including Apple, Home Depot, UPS and Staples.
Earned miles can be put toward air travel, entertainment and merchandise, or can be transferred to an individual traveler. United also lets miles earned in this program be bid on in auctions for unique experiences.
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"Small businesses are a valued customer segment, and this unique program provides them more of what they need to operate efficiently," Praveen Sharma, United's vice president of loyalty, said in a press release. "Our new Small Business Network offers great value to businesses of all sizes, from those just starting out to those that are well-established."
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For more information on the MileagePlus Small Business Network, click here.