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On September 12-13, 2015, Team Affiliate Marketers Give Back took on another Avon 39 challenge, this time in Santa Barbara, CA.

The Avon 39 is The Walk to End Breast Cancer – 2 Days, 39.3 Miles, 7 Cities Across the United States.

The money raised during the event helps fund research, awareness and education while providing assistance for families currently battling breast cancer. It also supplies much-needed screenings and treatment to detect breast cancer and stop it in its tracks.

This was my ninth breast cancer walk and as captain, I was privileged to walk with these incredible 39’ers: Robert Duva, FinandField.com; Liz Fogg, MyBlingPlace.com; Joel Garcia, Lab6Media.com; Adam Riemer, Adam Riemer Marketing; Kevin Strawbrige, Rackspace and Melissa Salas, WorldOfWatches.com. Special thanks goes out to Karen Garcia of Lab6Media who has walked with us previously, but this time, lent us her hubby and acted as our official “Team Handler”.

Nearly 2,300 other walkers conquered the 39.3 miles to crush breast cancer with us. In total, $5.3 Million was raised in conjunction with this walk with our team coming in fifth place, raising nearly $48,000.

Team Affiliate Marketers Give Back Raises Over $47,000 for the Avon 39 Santa Barbara

I was excited to see that I was the Top Fundraiser this walk, coming in at $34,513.81 and that Team AMGB came in at #5!

My favorite thing about raising money for the Avon Foundation for Women is that I get to see the dollars I’ve raised be distributed right in front of me, during closing ceremonies.

Since 2007, Affiliate Marketers Give Back has raised nearly $600,000.00 for charities that support breast cancer awareness, treatment, research and community programs. [click to continue…]

Only a handful of seats are left for Performance Marketing Summit San Francisco taking place in two weeks!

Performance Marketing Summit by Affiliate Summit


Produced by Affiliate Summit, Performance Marketing Summit is a 1-day conference series for digital marketers, that takes place in various cities, around the world.

Performance Marketing Summit San Francisco is taking place on Tuesday, September 15th at the San Francisco Mariott Fisherman’s Wharf.

Marriott Fisherman's Wharf

The event agenda is packed with networking opportunities, and sessions covering:

  • public relations
  • email marketing
  • social marketing
  • affiliate marketing
  • branding
  • SEO
  • landing page optimization

View the full agenda here. | View the speaker list here.

The price for the event is just $99 and also includes a luncheon and networking cocktail party.

A handful of seats remain. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity right in your home state.

Register today, before we are completely sold out.


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Brian Littleton, Founder and CEO of ShareASale, gave a keynote address at Affiliate Summit East 2015, which took place August 2-4, 2015 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York, NY.

I’ve known Brian for over a decade and was thrilled when he agreed to speak, knowing the value of the insights he’d impart to the attendees.

Brian Littleton, CEO of ShareASale's Keynote at #ASE15 [Review & Video]

A little background on Brian…  he founded ShareASale, a technology company that offers affiliate marketing solutions and services, in 2000. Under Brian’s leadership, ShareASale’s cutting-edge, customizable tracking solutions and client services offerings coupled with their fair and honest business practices, has enabled thousands of merchants and affiliates to collaborate, creating mutually beneficial partnerships.

Brian has served as the President of the Board of Directors for the Performance Marketing Association since 2012. His passion for affiliate marketing has helped to shape the industry and has earned him the Affiliate Summit Pinnacle award for Affiliate Marketing Advocate of the Year — three times.

During his keynote, Brian discussed four business justifications that he’s considered to formulate the business decisions that he’s made. I’ve taken the liberty of paraphrasing them below:

  • The importance of considering the immediate and long-term impact of every business decision and remaining consistent once those determinations are made.
  • The advantages of solving customer complaints, whether you’re to blame or not.
  • The significance of loving your brand and what you do every day. For customers to love your brand, you have to love it first.
  • The extraordinary value of surrounding yourself with the very best.

Brian also shared ten things that he believes every business owner should be doing and encouraged the audience to not wait to do them.

His keynote was filled with interactive polls, humour and photos of his “eagles” (you’ll have to watch the video to understand).

At the end of his address, the audience responded with a well-deserved standing ovation.

After having the opportunity to re-watch his keynote in its entirety without distractions, I can wholeheartedly recommend that any business owner of any company spend the time to view it.  It is not limited to those business owners that are in the digital marketing arena.

View Brian Littleton’s Keynote at Affiliate Summit East 2015 below and let me know what you think.