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In my previous review, I was very positive about Actionate. I had just joined and I saw all the training, the different affiliate programs and was pretty impressed by the dashboard in general.
However, I noticed a bug in one of the affiliate programs and contacted support. The non-existing support, it has now been 2 weeks without a response.
I did get a response from a “member” in the forums but what he said wasn’t true. The form is still broken for me, which means if I would drive traffic, I couldn’t even get paid because there is no form for leads.
The forum has about 3 active members. What a community!
Also, because I like to drive traffic using alternative paid methods, I wanted to upgrade to the unadvertised elite membership. However, there is no information on how you actually get paid.
The customer support doesn’t exist, The forum is beyond dead, and some of the affiliate programs don’t even work i.e the form doesn’t pop up (when you are meant to be paid per lead). There is also lacking information on the commission levels.
I mean, I am not going to pay for the $50 a month program, pay for a bunch of traffic to get sales for them without even knowing what I am getting from it.
Note: If Actionate updates its affiliate program and fixes all the issues that I have mentioned in this review, then they can contact me & I will be happy to change this review accordingly!
1. Affiliate Programs
Actionate is the affiliate program of Aversity.
That means that you can use actionate to promote Aversity products, which are mainly high-ticket affiliate items.
However, some of these affiliate programs do not even work.
Actionate comes with tons of training on how to use free traffic to promote the products.
Actionate comes with training on tons of different free traffic methods, as I mentioned earlier.
These are methods that anyone can do, so I think that it is really good for beginners to have the training there explaining to them how it all works.
2. The Idea of the Affiliate Programs
The idea of the affiliate programs is pretty good.
I like the idea of an extra commission per lead or engagement, but the missing features, missing information and errors within the platform just erase the entire benefit of this.
3. Unique Cost per engagement model
I also liked their unique cost per engagement model, because it can often motivate affiliates when they see some little commissions.
However, this is kind of erased by the fact that some programs aren’t working & unclear commission structures
4. Ease of use
Actionate has a very easy to use dashboard.
It’s very easy to find the training, the affiliate links, the settings, etc.
However, it is missing clear information on the commission structure, the support doesn’t exist and some of the affiliate programs don’t work.
Best Features Behind Upsell Plan
The best features are behind the unadvertised upsell plan, which is ten times the price of the standard plan
Alongside higher commission rates which play a big role in being profitable using paid advertising.
The standard program is pretty bad, so I wouldn’t recommend just blindly upgrading considering you don’t even know whether you will be paid
Limited Niches & Products
The niches are very limited as well as the products. There are four niches and for each niche, there is between two to four products.
Some of these products have very bad commission tiers, which limit the choices even more.
As I mentioned earlier the support is non-existing. I contacted them twice and did not get a response, even after 2 weeks.
This is terrible for an affiliate program, especially considering how many features are missing or not working.
Lead forms within the CPA offers are broken. This makes them absolutely useless, as you can’t get paid per lead because the leads can’t fill out the form.
Next, we have the so-called community in their forum. This “Community” consists of three people, I’ll leave that to you to decide on whether or not that is a community.
Is The Elite Package Worth It?
Originally when I first joined Actionate, I thought it was.
However, then I noticed a few bugs & issues with the standard affiliate program, so I decided to contact support & ask in the forum.
The features of the elite plan sound like they have huge potential, but I would not invest $50 a month plus work and/or money into something where you are not even sure if you will get paid.
That’s just gambling.
Can You Make 4 Figures A Day Using Actionate?
It’s hard to say, as the commission structure is unclear.
In the settings tabs, it says that the standard commission level is 50%, but in the actual program, it does not say anything about sales commission.
Also, even if you do get the 50% commission level, it doesn’t change the fact that some of the affiliate programs are not even working alongside with the other issues that I mentioned above.
If everything would be as advertised & the affiliate program would be working correctly and you would be getting sales commissions, as well as the engagement commissions, then yes it would be possible.
However, it isn’t.
Should You Join Actionate?
No, you shouldn’t. The whole affiliate program is absolutely useless, unclear and broken.
Actionate itself is a pretty good idea, but all these broken features & unclear structures within the program make it seem like a pyramid scheme.
I would not recommend joining it, however, I will leave it up to you on whether or not you want to join the program.
Below this section are some trusted & free alternatives which you can also consider.