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When Ashley of Izea asked me to do a segment on blogging with Ted Murphy, on The Daily Buzz, I immediately said yes.

Given the fact that the last time I was on TV, I was opening up a “Snake Can” on Wonderama (yeah, I know — I just totally dated myself),  I figured this would be a good way for my parents to get a better understanding of what I do for a living.

Mike and Irene (my parents) definitely have a difficult time wrapping their arms around internet marketing.  So, it's been an ongoing exercise in frustration for me to explain to them that just because I didn't become that CPA, Doctor or Lawyer that they wished for, that it's OK.

One of the selfish reasons why I was thrilled that my business partner, Shawn Collins and I launched FeedFront Magazine last year was that I knew I could now send something to my parents that was tangible — something they could touch and feel and most importantly, show their friends.

I was right, in classic Mike and Irene fashion, they called me the day they received their very first issue.   The voicemail went something like this…  “Missy, we are so proud of you.  We love your magazine and read it cover to cover.  Even though we don't understand half of what this stuff is saying, we can't wait to show our friends tomorrow during breakfast.  By the way, did you know you had four typos in this issue?”

So Mom and Dad — this is for you.  Although The Daily Buzz is national, it's not in New Jersey so I didn't bother telling you about it.

Watch it and go kvell.

PS — I love you both 😉

Below are some pictures that Ashley took of the entire experience.

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Missy Ward

Co-Founder & President at Affiliate Summit, Inc.
Missy Ward has been in affiliate marketing since 1999. She is the Co-Founder of Affiliate Summit, FeedFront Magazine, GeekCast.fm, itsaWAHMthing.com; the Co-Publisher of Revenews.com, Founder of AffiliateMarketersGiveBack.com and manages many of her own affiliate sites. If she's not making money through affiliate links on the post you're currently reading, it's an oversight on her part and it will be corrected soon.

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1 Missyward April 28, 2009 at 7:05 pm

Thanks everyone. I had a blast doing it and have been bitten by the TV bug. I want more 🙂

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2 Ron Givens April 28, 2009 at 6:55 pm

Great segment on this show!

Also, I have read every copy of Feedfront from cover to cover.

What a great publication!

I look forward to seeing you at Affiliate Summit.

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3 Ashley K. Edwards April 11, 2009 at 2:43 pm

You and Ted did such an awesome job, Missy! Hope you got some interest as a result of the appearance.

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4 BenSpark April 10, 2009 at 6:36 pm

I just love that she called him Ted Murray 2x. You guys did a great job. Although I asked my wife to watch the Daily Buzz and she said that while waiting for your segment her IQ dropped a few points.

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5 Michaella Harkey April 10, 2009 at 3:39 pm

Without sounding condescending, we're proud of you too! And, you look beautiful as always! Go Missy!

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