After spending over a dozen years in the 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.
In 2017, Clarion Events acquired Affiliate Summit Corporation, which includes the Affiliate Summit tradeshow and conference, FeedFront Magazine, GeekCast.fm, ReveNews.com, and the annual AffStat industry benchmark reports. Missy remained the Co-CEO of Affiliate Summit until July, 2020, when she “retired” for a few minutes before taking on a new role as CMO of Vermont Hemp Processing, Inc.
For the last 22+ years, Missy Ward has helped companies grow their businesses successfully using the performance marketing model. Before she quit her day job, 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 Ward's Affiliate Marketing Books
Her book, “Make Money With Your WordPress Blog“, has taught hundreds of bloggers and content creators how to integrate affiliate marketing into their blogs and marketing efforts to earn the money their work merits. She is a contributor and editor of 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 from the sales of these books are donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Avon Foundation for Women, respectively.
How People Will Remember Missy Ward When She's Gone.
Missy Ward is a work-at-home mom, wine-enthusiast, die-hard AC/DC fan, and a New York Jets, Rangers, and Yankees addict. She is also an active fundraiser for charities that support breast cancer research, treatment, and community programs.
She hates cold weather, flavored coffee, gluten, and meat.
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