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Wealthy Affiliate Complaints
If you are searching for Wealthy Affiliate Complaints, I assure you that you are going to find 100’s of pages good or excellent Wealthy Affiliate Reviews!
You might be a little overwhelmed, and wondering what is this Wealthy Affiliate all about?
Why are there very little complaints or negative sides of Wealthy Affiliate?
Hi, there. Edmund here. You are at the right place.
If you have read my Wealthy Affiliate Journey, you would have known that Kyle introduced me to Wealthy Affiliate.
When Kyle offered me the Free* Starter Membership at Wealthy Affiliate, I did some research because I was skeptical at first too.
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – My Research.
During my research, as I scanned through the reviews of the Google search results, oh boy, I was thinking,
- “What is this Wealthy Affiliate all about?!”
- “Why almost everyone praises it?”
- “No complaints? Seriously?!?”
- “Is Wealthy Affiliate another scam?”
I can’t hold back my curiosity anymore and I took a jump to create my free* account. It was in 2014.
Long story short, I became a Premium member a week after to take advantage of the first month discount and to explore it further.
I immersed myself into the training, created my first website and blended into the community.
I began to understand more and more about Wealthy Affiliate as I progressed.
In this article, I will share with you candidly what I felt about Wealthy Affiliate and I stress that these are just my personal views.
Please feel free to comment below to share your views too.
Alright? Let’s get started!
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – So many Reviews?
First of all, have you ever wondered why there are so many good reviews on Wealthy Affiliate?
The answer is Wealthy Affiliate Boot Camp.
The main purpose of this Boot Camp Project is to recommend visitors to join Wealthy Affiliate to benefit from the training and start their own Online Business.
In the process, members could earn affiliate commissions from Wealthy Affiliate for referring new Free* Starter members who then decide to upgrade to Premium Member.
Premium Members are able to experience the support and help from the community even after the trial period ends, plus a lot more.
If you are a Free* Starter Member, you can earn commission from referring new members who upgrade to Premium too. But the commission is half of what Premium Members would earn.
Why Boot Camp?
Many Wealthy Affiliate Members joined the Boot Camp Project because they believe that Wealthy Affiliate is a genuine place to learn, progress and earn with their Online Marketing Business.
It is a good starting point for many who cannot decide on which niche they want to go into.
Many started doing the Boot Camp after establishing their own niche website too.
Therefore, the blossom of many Wealthy Affiliate Reviews.
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – Not all perfect.
However, not all things are perfect. This is a realistic world that each and every human/entity has its own flaws.
Hence, having experienced Wealthy Affiliate for the past few years, I am going to share my honest complaints as a Premium Member with you. However, please read with an objective mind.
Let’s take a look at my complaints. 🙂
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – #1
Tons of Lessons maybe a little overwhelming for Novice
Wealthy Affiliate has tons of lesson and videos. I was slightly overwhelmed with the amount of information I need to digest and training to follow in the beginning as a Novice.
Fortunately, Kyle has created lessons in a simple to follow format and I can always go back to the previous lessons whenever I lost tracked or I wanted to recall something I have learned.
I would advise not to rush through the lessons, but take your time and have hands-on practice with the free websites provided.
This will allow you to put what you have learned in practice and get familiar with the WordPress environment.
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – #2
Seven Days trial Live Support from community too short for some
As a Starter Member, the ability to ask questions and get help from community last 7 days from the day you joins. To be able to connect with the community after 7 days, you need to be a Premium Members.
Each day, I dedicated 2 hours of my time after work to learn and build my Website at Wealthy Affiliate and I find that the 7 days limit maybe a little short for me initially to get familiar with its training, tools and seeking help from the community.
I would love to have more time to ask questions or seek help from the experts in the community.
To be fair to Kyle and Carson, they are willing to let new members experience the platform without charging a single cent for the first 7 days.
This is really rare in the Online World.
However, I am sure that no one will stay by the computer and learn 24/7 for the first 7 days!
A suggestion could be to have a countdown timer of about 48Hrs. The timer will count down whenever they are logged into the system. In this way, new members can make full use of the 48Hrs allocated, at their convenient time.
E.g. If each new members spend 6 hours learning and practicing each day, the countdown timer could last about 7 days too.
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – #3
The difference of Site Comment and Site Feedback
This is a very common complaint heard within the community from time to time.
Site Feedback – To allow members to help one another by giving feedback to their Websites Structures. Such as Themes, Navigation, User Friendliness, Fonts or even Color Scheme.
Site Comment – To allow members to write a comment on a post. The comment should be related to the content of the post. It should be interactive to the writer of the article.
Quite often, we can see members committing the mistake of giving feedback on the Website Structure while supposing to write a comment on the contents of the post.
The problem is simply “Comment” and “Feedback” could have a similar meaning. A “Comment“ could have Synonyms of “Judgement” or “Criticism” which could also mean “giving Feedback”.
On top of that, both “Comment” and “Feedback” comes after “Site“. As a newbie, I would definitely think that I will be giving a comment or feedback to a Website.
Kyle and Carson cannot change the “Site” as it is sort of a logo for the SiteRubix tools suite.
So I hope this would clarify things up and new members would not make these same mistakes again.
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – #4
Some Members are too concern with Wealthy Affiliate Ranking System
Wealthy Affiliate has an internal Member Ranking System where each member has a rank number attached to him/her.
The rank number represent the “activeness” of each member within the Community. For example, my current rank is 684.
This rank number will go up or down depending on your activities in Wealthy Affiliate.
- Helper Rank – How much you help and how timely it is within the community.
- Creator Rank – Do you blog, do you create discussions, do you create training?
- Activity Rank – How active are you within the community, do you leave comments, do you interact with new members?
- Overall Member Rank – Based on a combination of the above.
You are awarded the title of Ambassador if your personal ranking is below 25. (Lower Rank = Better)
I have noticed sometimes some members became too concerns with their rankings. But I just want to share that ranking at Wealthy Affiliate is just an indicator of how active you are as a member.
It is definitely good if you can be active within the community and pay-it-forward by helping others. However, it will not affect your Online Business at all even if you are not an Ambassador.
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – #5
Some Countries are not able to enjoy the Free* Starter Membership.
This is not clearly mentioned at the Wealthy Affiliate Home Page.
Until when you are signing up, you’ll be informed that you are only able to sign up the Premium Membership.
This has once caused some misunderstanding with one of my readers when I just started out in 2014 as I did not place the list of countries in my disclosure page.
According to Kyle, the following countries are exempted for FREE* Starter Membership and First Month Discount Offer.
He said that Wealthy Affiliate must block the above countries to join as Free* Starter Member in order to protect it from lots of Spam and Fraud it had experienced from them.
Therefore, my friend, if you are from the countries mentioned above. I feel sorry and understand your sadness of not able to join as Free* Starter Member to enjoy the free lessons.
However, if you are really serious about building an Online Passive Income, Wealthy Affiliate is the best platform to help you achieve this.
Wealthy Affiliate Complaints – My personal take.
Even though I have listed several complaints, nevertheless, I totally believe that Wealthy Affiliate really could help train any Ordinary person without any Online Business Knowledge to someone who can start earning Online Passive Income.
Not all things are perfect and these complaints are just little pebbles lying on the path of your Success. Because you can just kick them away and focus on your end Goal destination.
I am a living proof. 🙂
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Wishing you Success!
*Please note that some countries are not able to join as FREE Starter Members due to Wealthy Affiliate University’s Anti-SPAM policy.