May 2011

Disclosure: If I'm not making money through affiliate links on the post you're currently reading, it's an oversight on my part and will be corrected soon.

Affiliate Summit has created a dailymile Challenge where we will donate $1 to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade for each mile run or walked (up to $5,000) from 05/23/11 through 07/31/2011. Pink Ribbon Runner

dailymile syncs with Garmin (205, 305, 310xt, 405, 405cx), Nike+ device and iPhone app, as well as a number of iPhone and Android clients.

You can also manually enter your running and walking efforts.

Shawn Collins Running

Can you rack up more miles than Shawn Collins?

In order to participate in dailymile activities, you will need to friend Shawn Collins on dailymile, and he will invite you to the challenge.

Do you accept the Race to Affiliate Summit East 2011 Challenge?

Affiliate Summit East 2011 is taking place August 21-23, 2011 in New York City.

The participant with the most total miles at the end of the challenge will receive a Platinum pass to the conference.

Please note that all information you provide as part of the contest is public and may be used by Affiliate Summit in our marketing efforts for this event.

I'm driving down to SheCon tomorrow with Prize Giveaways in hand,  Golden Tickets for lots of chances to win Gold Passes to Affiliate Summit East 2011 in my luggage, and my 10-year old son, Alex in tow.

Prize Giveaways during my SheCon Keynote

I will be providing the following keynote presentation this Sunday, May 22nd at 9:00am:

Session Title: Successful Strategies for Monetizing Blogs Using Affiliate Marketing

Session Description: If you consider making money from your blog unethical or evil; this session is not for you.

But, if you’re part the growing movement of blogger-entrepreneurs, or simply want to find a way to subsidize your hobby; long-time affiliate marketer, Missy Ward will provide you with proven tactics to monetize your blog using affiliate marketing — without compromising your integrity, or crippling your traffic.

I'm excited to give this presentation and delighted to have my son with me as he's always wondering what it is that I do at conferences. 🙂  He'll also be my “helper” during the session, tasked with the very imporant job of picking out some lucky winners.

For those of you that want to get a jump on what I'll be covering, here is the presentation for you to review:

ShareASale ThinkTank 2011 takes place on May 25-27 at the Westin, Chicago and like its predecessors, this year's event is going to be filled with great opportunities for affiliates to learn, network, strengthen relationships and have a guaranteed fun time.

ShareASale ThinkTank 2011

Why am I attending ShareASale ThinkTank 2011?

I've attended the last few ShareASale ThinkTanks and I'm excited to attend this year's event again based on the outstanding agenda of sessions and networking events that they've got lined up.

I will be speaking on a panel on Thursday, May 25th as well entitled “EL”evated Marketing Tools” where we'll be discussing current trends in marketing creatives.
ShareASale Thinktank 2011 Cubs
I'm also really looking forward to going to the Cub's game that ShareASale is hosting on the Wrigley Field Rooftop.  I can't think of anything better than an afternoon filled with baseball, beer and bonding with other affiliates.

As an affiliate, here's why you should attend ShareASale ThinkTank 2011:

  • Chances are good it will make you a better affiliate.
  • The event inspires new busines ideas.
  • It’s a place to meet and network with other like-minded people who can become great sounding boards in the future.
  • It’s a wonderful way to reward yourself for all of your hard work and a chance to get out of the office!
  • If you're an affiliate, it's only $50 to attend! You won't get a better bang for your business for that price.
  • So if you're ready to #GetSome practical ideas for your business, become inspired by a great group of affiliate marketers and have a fantastic time while you're doing it, get yourself registered for ShareASale ThinkTank 2011 before it's too late.

    Will I see you at ThinkTank?