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[clickToTweet tweet=”In the first years of your startup, the prize probably won’t be a million bucks in the bank; it’s going to be survival” quote=”In the first few years of your startup, the prize probably won’t be a million bucks in the bank; it’s going…
In the first few years of your startup, the prize probably won't be a million dollars in the bank; it’s going to be survival. It’s staying hungry and staying afloat.
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[clickToTweet tweet=”80 percent of jobs are found thru networking. Become a better networker, get a better job.” quote=”80 percent of jobs aren’t publicly advertised and are found through networking efforts.” theme=”style2″]   If your job hunt isn’t…
80 percent of jobs are found through networking. Become a better networker, get a better job. Here are some tips for improving your networking skills.
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Affiliate Summit East 2016 passes are selling quickly this week. Based on past registration patterns, it looks like we will sell out as early as this Friday, July 15, 2016. That leaves you only….. …..to purchase your tickets before they’re all gone! Don’t…
Affiliate Summit East 2016 will sell out on Friday, July 15th based on past registration patterns. Don't miss out. Register today.
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You’ve got enough to worry about when traveling for work. Simplify your life with these tips before packing up and heading out. Is Your Home Secure? You might think so, but there’s a good chance that you’re wrong. According to data reported by SafeWise,…
You’ve got enough to worry about when traveling for work. Simplify your life with these tips before packing up and heading out. Is Your Home Secure? You might think so, but there’s a... more →
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We are now accepting article proposals for issue 35 of FeedFront magazine through May 27, 2016.   The next issue of FeedFront will be coming out in August 2016, and it will be snail mailed to tens of thousands of subscribers, as well as being distributed…
The next issue of FeedFront will be coming out in August 2016. It will be mailed to over 40,000 subscribers and distributed to attendees of Affiliate Summit East 2016
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Issue 34 of FeedFront is headed to the printer and subscribers will be getting their copies in the coming weeks. Issue 34 of FeedFront will also be distributed at the Performance Marketing Summits in Chicago and Toronto. This issue of FeedFront Magazine…
Issue 34 of FeedFront is headed to the printer and subscribers will be getting their copies in the coming weeks. Issue 34 of FeedFront will also be distributed at the Performance Marketing Summits... more →
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The 2016 AffStat Affiliate Marketing Report is underway and will be focused on affiliates/publishers.   If you are an affiliate/publisher, please take a few moments to complete the 14th annual AffStat Affiliate Marketing Survey by September 30, 2016. Data…
The 2016 AffStat Affiliate Marketing Report is underway. Take the AffStat survey by 8/2/16 and receive a 25% off code for Affiliate Summit West 2017.
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Blogging is an essential marketing tool. Companies that post at least 15 blogs entries a month generate five times more web traffic than those that don’t, according to HubSpot. Companies that blog are also 13 times more likely to see a positive return on…
Here are four tips for designing an eye-catching blog that can generate additional traffic and a positive return on your marketing efforts.
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[clickToTweet tweet=”It isn’t hard to make a quality video. But it is very easy to make a bad one.” quote=”It isn’t hard to make a quality video. But it is very easy to make a bad one.” theme=”style2″]   There isn’t much point to creating videos that…
It isn't hard to make a quality video. But it's very easy to make a bad one. Here are some techniques to help you create quality videos that shine.
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When you think about it, it’s not like Uber invented the wheel. They made some improvements (big ones certainly) to an existing business model, which turned out to be exactly the changes consumers were looking for. But give credit where credit is due,…
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Here are five negotiation strategies that work for both women and men that you can use to improve your negotiation skills.
Here are five negotiation strategies that work for both women and men that you can use to improve your negotiation skills.
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  • Make Money With Your WordPress Blog
    Author, 2014 - present
    I am the author of "Make Money With Your WordPress Blog" which teaches established bloggers how to: 1.) Take back the reigns of product placements on your blog and earn the money your work merits in the process. 2.) Find the best products and services to review 3.) Find and implement related affiliate marketing links and creatives 4.) Create the perfect monetized review post and make people want to share it 5.) Stay legal during the process Find out more at http://MakeMoneyWithYourWPBlog.com
  • Affiliate Summit
    Founder, 2003 - present
  • itsaWAHMthing.com
    Co-Founder, present
  • MissyWard.com
    BlogMistress, 2004 - present
  • Affiliate Marketers Give Back
    Founder, 2007 - present
  • Revenews.com
    Co-Publisher, 2009 - present
  • GeekCast.fm
    Co-Founder & President, 2007 - present
  • FeedFront Magazine
    Co-Founder & President, 2008 - present
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Affiliate Marketer, Breast Cancer Slayer, Oenophile & AC/DC fan. The Internet is an ATM to me.
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Missy Ward: Affiliate Marketing Since 1999, Work at Home Mom, Philanthropist

Missy Ward 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 MagazineGeekCast.fm and AffStat.com.

Missy is also the Co-Publisher of Revenews.com, Co-Founder ofitsaWAHMthing.com, Founder of AffiliateMarketersGiveBack.com and runs a number of her own niche affiliate websites.  Her most recent site launch is SpecialNeedsGifts.com, a site that teaches people how to buy skill building toys and gifts for children with special needs.  Half of the net proceeds are donated to the North Pocono Parents of Down Syndrome and Friends.

Here new book, “Make Money With Your WordPress Blog“, teaches bloggers how to take back the reigns of product placements on their blog and earn the money their work merits in the process, using affiliate marketing. 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.

In addition, Missy sits on the Board of Directors of the Performance Marketing Association (“The PMA”) and is the Marketing Committee Chair.

For the last 12+ years, Missy Ward has helped companies grow their businesses successfully using the affiliate 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. 

Subscribe to her newsletter featuring affiliate marketing news, advice and more at MissyWard.com, her affiliate marketing blog.

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I've helped raise over $500,000 to fight breast cancer through AffiliateMarketersGiveBack.com
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  • Baruch College
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About Missy Ward. Missy Ward has been in affiliate marketing since 1999. She is the Co-Founder of Affiliate Summit, FeedFront Magazine, Geek