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.
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.
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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