The Weirdest Kind of Wealthy Affiliate Commissions?

Last Update: May 27, 2018

Hey there,

Today I got one of those emails that we all love that goes by the subject "Congratulations! A New WA Commission!", so I got kind of excited and checked it out.

See the screenshot below:

When I saw that the commission from this sale was $8, I wasn't surprised because this is what we earn when one of our referrals pays $19 for the 1st month of their Premium membership.

The questions came when I read that this referral has been a starter member for 0 days. I mean, if he/she joined on February 12th 2018, he/she must have been a starter member for more than 100 days already! It's been more than 3 months since he/she joined! So why does it say 0 days as a starter member? I'm kind of confused lol.

But that's not all. After logging into my Wealthy Affiliate account, I noticed that this sale had not counted for the Vegas challenge, which got me more confused.

Then I checked out my affiliate stats and saw that this commission had been counted as a yearly premium membership sale! This got me even more confused because yearly premium membership commissions are $100+.

So my question is: if this is the first time that my referral has upgraded to Premium, why hasn't the sale counted for the Vegas challenge??

Has something like this happened to you before? I actually didn't know what to call this blog post, I thought "the weirdest kind of Wealthy Affiliate commissions" was a little bit hilarious lol

Hopefully Kyle, Carson, Jay or one of the super affiliates can reply to clarify these doubts.

Thank you, have a great day everyone =)

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kimgwinter Premium
I'd be interested to hear the explanation of this from support Miren. Thanks for sharing.
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Miren Premium
Same here, I shared this because I thought other affiliates would be interested in knowing an answer to this, just in case it happens to them one day.
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codevonish Premium
Whatever the outcome congrats.financial queries are better addressed by PM to admin.
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Miren Premium
Thanks! I decided to write this post in case this has happened to someone else or in case it happens to more affiliates and they get confused like me.
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Steven-A Premium
good advice below
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Miren Premium
=)
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Loes Premium
I guess the member didn't fill in the profile back then
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Miren Premium
But I remember that one of my referrals who upgraded to Premium some months ago didn't set up their account and the sale counted for the challenge.
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Loes Premium
Ask Kyle for this
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Miren Premium
I will wait a few hours to see if someone more experienced gives an answer.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
This is a bit strange, and your title was appropriate Miren. I would contact Site Support about it immediately, I can only speculate.

Let us know, I am very curious!

Kaju
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Miren Premium
Yes, it's weird. I'm also curious about it as I don't know if there's someone else who has experienced this as well.
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