Affiliates were asked “Have you successfully requested an increase in commission from an affiliate manager?” for the 2011 Affiliate Summit AffStat Report.
Twenty-six percent of affiliates responded “yes” for this survey question.
I’ve found from countless conversations over the years that many affiliates are unaware of the magical trick of asking an affiliate manager for a raise.
In my days as an affiliate manager, I nearly always gave affiliates an increase when they asked for it, since they were engaged and anxious to do more.
As Wayne Gretzky once said, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”
Over fourteen-hundred affiliates were surveyed on their methods, preferences, and strategies for the 2011 Affiliate Summit AffStat Report.
More details on AffStat at http://affstat.com/.