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    Commissions for Beginners
  • March 28, 2016

    What’s a level commission?

    Level commissions are the most common network marketing commissions. Virtually every company we’ve worked with at InfoTrax—except for a few older binary plans—has had at least one level commission in their plan. How level commissions work Level commissions pay the distributor a percentage of the volum... Read more ›

  • August 10, 2015

    How to pick the right compensation plan

    When you’re new to direct selling, it can be difficult to understand and navigate compensation plans. If you’re on the ground, selling product, you need simple answers—not a bunch of complicated math—and luckily there are shortcuts you can take. It is possible to learn enough to maximize your payout w... Read more ›

  • March 28, 2016

    What’s a pay leg commission?

    Pay leg commissions are built on a simple concept. They are the primary commission in binary plans, and they are only used in binary plans. They are excellent at guaranteeing that the payout goes to the distributors who are building their organizations. How pay leg commissions work Based on company policies... Read more ›

  • March 28, 2016

    What’s a differential commission?

    Differential commissions focus earnings based on a specific distributor behavior. Where level commissions are designed to stabilize earnings and spread the wealth, differential commissions are designed to maximize commissions to those who are performing the activity the company chooses to reward. How differe... Read more ›

  • March 28, 2016

    What’s a pool commission?

    Pool commissions are excellent for targeting specific behaviors. They are the most flexible of all commissions allowing a company to target any group in the organization. There are two major variations on this commission type. In the equal-shares pool, everyone who qualifies gets an equal share of the pool. I... Read more ›

  • October 24, 2016

    Your comp plan in a post-Herbalife settlement world

    “What does my company need to do in order to stay off the FTC’s radar?” This is the question on everyone’s mind in light of the recent Herbalife settlement and Vemma action. I’m not an attorney, but as InfoTrax's Vice President of Commissions Operations, I’ve read the court documents for both case... Read more ›