December 2015

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Affiliate Summit West 2016 passes are just about gone – it looks like we’ll be sold out as early as December 24, 2015.

Time is almost out

Affiliate Summit West 2016 is taking place January 10-12, 2016 at Paris Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV.

This three-day conference includes networking with affiliates, affiliate managers, advertisers, OPMs/agencies, solution providers, and networks. Plus dozens of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from marketing experts.

And most importantly there will be thousands of marketers to meet and do business with at the conference.
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I am a DEADicated fan of the apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic genres. Something about societies in the midst of crumbling or seeing how people change after a cataclysmic event is relaxing to me.

Don’t judge.

The “undead” sub-genre, especially zombie-related, has been my favorite since I first watched Dawn of the Dead back in the late ‘70’s.

Since 2010, my Sunday nights have been spent watching The Walking Dead, when new episodes are airing.

Recently, I noticed that TWD not only teaches us the many ways to take out a Walker, it also provides some important, non-zombified lessons for affiliate marketers.

4 Lessons The Walking Dead Can Teach Affiliate Marketers - MissyWard.com

Walking Dead Lesson #1: Quitters Make Great Zombie Chum

In the very first episode, Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes emerges from a coma into a world overrun by Walkers that think human flesh is pretty darn tasty. Did Rick use his service revolver to end his life, rather than living in a zombie-infested world? Of course not.

Instead, he heads off in a police cruiser, then steals a horse and narrowly escapes a horde of Walkers all to find his family, who may or may not be at a refugee camp in Atlanta.
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