December 2013

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The 25th issue of FeedFront is headed to the printer and copies will be going out to subscribers in late December and early January.

Issue 25 of FeedFront will also be distributed at Affiliate Summit West 2014 and Affiliate Summit Meetups.

This issue of FeedFront Magazine includes Screw Resolutions, Plunge into Affiliate Marketing Now by Missy Ward, Tips for Achieving Tech–Life Balance in Your Family by Randi Zuckerberg, and Observations from an Affiliate Rookie by Casey Pavlick.

Also, 5 steps for improved business communication, 9 tips for writing good content, top 10 tips for affiliate M&A deals, 5 ways to fix your affiliate program, the Affiliate Summit West 2014 agenda and speakers, and more.

Issue 25 of FeedFront Magazine can now be viewed online, downloaded, and printed from

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  • Are you a woman that blogs?
  • Are you registered for Affiliate Summit West 2014?

Lady Blogger Meetup During Affiliate Summit West 2014Then you’re invited to attend the Lady Blogger Meetup hosted by myself on Sunday, January 12th at 5:30pm.

Here’s your chance to mix and mingle with other female bloggers that are monetizing their blog through affiliate marketing.

Meet new Affiliate Summit friends and catch up with old ones over cocktails.

The Lady Blogger Meetup at Affiliate Summit is a FREE event. We are also accepting contributions to support the Performance Marketing Association, which advocates on behalf of all performance marketers. If you are in a position to make a contribution in any amount, when registering for your ticket, we encourage you to do so.

Register for the Lady Blogger Meetup at Affiliate Summit West 2014

At our Affiliate Summit conferences we offer educational sessions on current topics in the industry, but there are blogs in the industry that have been nominated as the best at being constantly be up-to-date and full of information.

top-affiliate-marketing-blog-of-2013We recently asked for people in the industry to nominate their choice of the best affiliate marketing blogs of 2013.

After months of open nominations, the results are in and we are now ready to announce the top 25 affiliate marketing blogs of 2013.

These blogs stay on top of trending topics, they’re informative and resourceful, and they offer the best advice for other marketers to follow.

As we grow our brands and businesses online, we can certainly learn a lot from each other. It’s best to learn from the people we know and trust, so we want to thank each blogger for all of the information they share, and commend them on all the hard work they have achieved this year.

Here are the Top 25 Affiliate Marketing Blogs of 2013 listed in alphabetical order.

Congratulations to the selected blogs! We have a badge ready for you to put up on your site.

“This blog is intended to share what I am learning with all of you and help to share past experiences and insight into where I see the world of Marketing going to.”-Adam Riemer, Blog founder

“Back in 2004, I wanted an alternative to forums to share my opinions, tips and resources.” -Shawn Collins, Blog Founder

“We wanted a method to communicate more frequently than our weekly newsletter.” -Missy Ward and Shawn Collins, Blog Founders

“New and relevant affiliate marketing blog posts – All the latest affiliate marketing news from affiliate blogs throughout the industry.” -Luke Kling, Blog Founder

“AM Navigator’s blog aims at popularizing affiliate marketing, contributing to advertiser and affiliate education by answering the questions that they struggle with, and tacking the issues that bother them.” -Geno Prussakov, blog founder.

“We are dedicated to bringing you the most innovative Affiliate tools with the highest level of support. Innovation, quality and ethics are the principles we were founded on.” -Scott Kalbach, Founder & CEO

“Every HubSpotter believes that marketing is drastically changing for the better and is working to help businesses navigate that change. We believe that marketing shouldn’t harass people and that software can be both easy to use and powerful.”-Brian Halligan, CEO & Founder

“This blog covers a large variety of topics.We encourage participation, open dialog, and free thinking comments!” -Brian Littleton, President and CEO of, Inc.

“Internet marketing can be a confusing world. Not only is there too much information, but most of the people writing about it are giving out bad advice, or they’re just trying to scam you out of your money. If you ever wanted to earn a living online and you’re ready to put in hard work, then this blog is for you.” -Charles Ngo, Blog Founder

“All in all, we’re a passionate bunch of young (at least, we like to think so) people who understand affiliate marketing and we would love to connect with you.” -

“I started my blog after attending the “Get Noticed Fast” session at Affiliate Summit as part of my strategy to make a name for myself in this industry.” – Eric Nagel, Blog Founder

“I created this site because in my attempts to locate a good resource site for high paying affiliate programs I was sorely disappointed. My goal here was simple: fix these three problems and create the best website on the internet featuring big ticket affiliate programs. One that is well organized, updated constantly, and listing only the most reputable and reliable affiliate programs available.” -Bill Burniece, Blog Founder

“I bring my memories, strategies and gifts to life on the blog here by helping as many people as I can Escape The Cubicle, And Acquire Wealth. Even though it’s a marketing blog, it’s also a chronicle of my Entrepreneur way of life. I just help as many people as I can along the way, dust myself off when I get knocked down and keep on….keepin on.” -Ralph Ruckman, Blog Co-Founder

“John Chow dot Com started as a personal blog to talk about whatever was on my mind and turned into a case study on the power of blogging and affiliate marketing.” -John Chow, Blog Founder

“I started my blog so I would have a place to share my affiliate marketing experience and knowledge with not only my publishers at PeerFly, but the entire industry.” – Luke Kling, Blog Founder

“My real passion lies in SEO. I can’t help but get my hands dirty when it comes to ranking websites and it turns out I’m pretty good at it as well! I decided to setup this blog to share my own learnings and to provide quality advice and tutorials to those who need it.” -Matthew Woodward, Blog Founder

“I wanted a forum to talk openly about my experiences in affiliate marketing and continue to foster the affiliate marketing community that I’ve been involved with for 12+ years.” -Missy Ward, Blog Founder

 ”We extensively cover all forms of marketing that connect with the performance marketing industry, affiliate marketing and concepts of return on investment (ROI) advertising” -

“My website is a diary of strategies that I have used to make money online. I share what I have learned to help others.” -Jennifer Bland, Blog Founder

“Our blog features news and information about affiliate marketing – including the affiliate programs we manage and issues of interest to merchants and affiliates alike.”- Schaaf-PartnerCentric

“I wanted to share with others what I as learning in the world of making money online.” -Jeremy Schoemaker, Blog Founder

“I don’t believe in luck – I believe in hard work. I believe anyone has the ability to achieve whatever they set their minds to, and you’ll find this blog often challenges people to demand – and go after – what they want in life.” -Rae Hoffman, Blog Founder

“This site was born out of necessity to learn more about the affiliate industry. I want to share my journey. The affiliate space is always changing so I will share industry news, actionable strategies and best practices.” -Jesse Morgan, Blog Founder

“I needed a place to take all that I have learned and researched about affiliate marketing and share it with my fellow marketers.” -Tricia Meyer, Blog Founder

“I am still a one man company and love what I do, that’s what’s important. Enjoy what you do and the money will follow.” -Zac Johnson, Blog Founder