How many of you would like to be seduced by your affiliate manager? How many have seduced your affiliate manager already?

Now get your naughty affiliate minds out of the gutter! What I mean is that you need to learn how to communicate with your affiliate manager and not get screwed. See, contrary to popular belief, affiliate managers don't always have your best interest at heart.

How many times has an affiliate manager told you affiliates were just killing it on an offer? How many times has an affiliate manager convinced you to run a campaign? Now, I'm not saying that affiliate managers never give good advice on campaigns to run…I'm just saying that sometimes an affiliate manager needs to get a lot of traffic/leads for a particular offer regardless of how well it is performing.

A lot of it has to do with the AM you get assigned. Like in any business there are competent and incompetent people working in the industry. A lot of it has to do with how well you get along with your AM. Some people click, and some don't. If you don't feel like you're getting what you want from your AM, it's reasonable to ask for another.

I want to compare what my best affiliate managers are like vs. the worst I have dealt with.

The best AM's I have

The worst AM's I have dealt with;

Obviously, those are some of the best and worst examples, and many AM's will fall somewhere in between. So the question is;  How do you get what you want from your affiliate manager without the BS?

Here are some tips for making the most of the relationship with your AM:

The relationship with your affiliate manager is very important. Try to keep a friendly, open line of communication, and you can build a relationship that will be very profitable for both of you!