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Thanks for the mention +Shawn Collins 
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The latest, lazy, unimaginative hacks claim there is nothing wrong, because our brand is a generic name.  A while back, we seemed to have made a good case to the United States Patent and Trademark Office to the contrary, because they granted us a trademark.
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Here's some great tips from +Performance Marketing Association  Corporate Member +Wade Tonkin  on how to keep yourself in the clear when it comes to trademarks in affiliate marketing:
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A great reminder from +Lisa Picarille  on the importance of following Job Application Directions! 
Following instructions and paying attention to details are key elements to doing a job right. It’s simply common sense, right? Well, it seems that those traits are just as important when applying for a job.
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The lead generation industry has a complex distribution model and sometimes rather obscure interconnections. Like any industry, when a lack of transparency
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Did you know that executives spend an average of 6 weeks per year looking for lost documents? Cray!   Here's some tips to clean up your mess and get some time back
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Here's some tips on what you need to do if you give a crap about your affiliate marketing business...
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My sister Jenny Ward-Calkins talks about a new project that launched yesterday called " - Unexpected Stories of a Down Syndrome Diagnosis" that she is part of on
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Here's a post I just finished up on the +Performance Marketing Association blog with updates on the Federal and State legislative activity concerning Internet Sales Tax (both passed and proposed), so that you can be aware of how it may impact your business.    If you are in #affiliatemarketing  please share with a friend.
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It's so hard to operate an online business with so many states have their own laws and regulations. There should be a standard.
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  • Affiliate Summit
    Founder, 2003 - present
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    BlogMistress, 2004 - present
  • Affiliate Marketers Give Back
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Affiliate Marketer, Breast Cancer Slayer, Oenophile & AC/DC fan. The Internet is an ATM to me.

Missy Ward: Affiliate Marketing, WAHM, Mompreneur, Blogger

Missy Ward blogs on, an affiliate marketing blog and is an affiliate marketing Swiss Army knife, work at home mom, die-hard AC/DC fan and active fundraiser for charities that support breast cancer research, treatment and community programs.

After spending over a dozen years in Marketing Departments of various companies and managing her own affiliate sites, Missy Ward founded Affiliate Summit Corporation in 2003 with her business partner, Shawn Collins on a $400 investment.

Today, Affiliate Summit is now a privately-held, multi-million dollar media company that produces Conferences & Tradeshows, FeedFront Magazine, and

Missy is also the Co-Publisher of, Co-Founder of, Founder of and runs a number of her own niche affiliate websites.

She is a contributor and editor of the Internet Marketing from the Real Experts and is the author of  "It's All About the Cookies", which is a business book cleverly disguised as a cookbook. The net proceeds of the sales of these books are donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, respectively.  

Missy recently launched, a site that helps parents, friends and family members select gifts that help children with Down Syndrome, Autism, ADD, SPD, Cerebral Palsy, Sensory Integration Impairment, developmental delays and other special needs.  50% of the net proceeds of the site are donated to the North Pocono Parents of Down Syndrome and Friends.  

For the last 14+ years, Missy Ward has helped companies grow their businesses successfully using the performance marketing model.  Before she quit her day job and decided to work for herself she was the Director of Public Relations for Media Breakaway LLC, Vice President of Partnership Marketing for eBound Strategies, President of Aluria Software and Vice-President of Marketing for Global Travel International.

Missy hates cold weather, flavored coffee and meat.

She loves wine.  Lots and lots of wine. 

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