Category Archives: Fundraising Activities

Affiliate Marketers Give Back Raises Over $19,000 During Affiliate Summit West 2013

The team raised funds through five events held during Affiliate Summit West 2013, which took place in Las Vegas, January 13-15 2013. The events included a poker tournament, basketball tournament, daily mile challenge, book signing, and bowling.

  • Affiliate Summit West 2013 Charity Poker TournamentThe Affiliate Summit West 2013 Charity Poker Tournament was held on Saturday, January 12th in the Caesars Palace Poker Room.  The tournament was a no limit Texas Hold’em style game. Todd Gellar took home the Grand Prize of an All Access Pass to Affiliate Summit East 2013 PLUS 3 nights stay at the official conference hotel during Affiliate Summit East 2013 (Prize valued at $2,849). Overall the event raised $7,000.00.

Affiliate Summit West 2013 Charity Poker Tournament

  • The Las Vegas Classic Basketball Tournament was presented by RevenueAds and held on Sunday, January 13th at Impact Basketball. It was fun to watch top affiliate marketing companies compete in the first ever 3-on-3 basketball tournament held in conjunction with Affiliate Summit West. Overall the event raised $1,000.00
  • The Race to Affiliate Summit West 2013, an exercise challenge where Affiliate Summit committed to donating $1 to benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in support of Affiliate Marketers Give Back team for each mile in the challenge, raised $10,044. Participants cycled, run, swam, and walked to add up miles for the charity competition. There were 61 folks involved in the challenge, and the top ten competitors accumulated 7,337 miles. Overall, there were 10,044 miles tallied by all of the participants.
  • Jeremy Schoemaker’s did a book signing for his new book, “Nothing’s Changed But My Change” at MaxBounty’s Booth in the exhibit hall raised $700 for the Affiliate Marketers Give Back team.

•	Jeremy Schoemaker's Book Signing at Affiliate Summit West 2013

•	Strike Out Breast Cancer at Affiliate Summit West 2013

Thank you so much to everyone who participated and helped make these charity events a success. We are very grateful for everyone’s support and generosity.

Preview the Silent Auction Items

Get ready to win some great items and support Affiliate Marketers Give Back’s 2012 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.

A wide variety items available for bidding during our online auction taking place July 16-22 area available to preview here. Online bidding starts on July 16, 2012 09:00 AM EDT and ends July 22, 2012 11:45 PM EDT.

A special thank you goes out to the companies and individuals that have donated items for the auction including:

Spa Week Media Group, LTD, Rosalind Gardner, Liga Photography, LLC, The Fruit Company, NightFire Publications, Dan Colachicco – Commercial Edge, The Perfume Spot, uBuildApp, Liz Fogg Consulting, All Inclusive Marketing Inc., 99designs, Merchant ABCs, Team Loxly, Blue Giraffe Boutique, Unconditional Marketing, Brian Littleton – ShareASale,, and Affiliate Summit

If you would like to donate an item for the auction, you can still do so here.

Please mark your calendars to get your bids in to help us raise funds to fight this horrible disease that affects so many.

Affiliate Marketers Give Back Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Silent Auction 2012

Affiliate Summit East 2012 Raises Over $17k (So Far) in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

The Race to Affiliate Summit East 2012, a dailymile challenge where Affiliate Summit will donate $1 to benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in support of Affiliate Marketers Give Back team for each mile cycled, run, swam, or walked through the challenge, is running through 7/31/2012.

Affiliate Summit East 2012There are currently 61 folks involved in the challenge, and the top ten competitors have already accumulated 10,819 miles.

Overall, there have been 17,087 miles tallied by all of the participants, so it’s $17,087 raised (so far).

I am at #9 right now (see my dailymile profile) with 736 miles, and still hanging on in the top ten. But my greater emphasis on running over cycling has me at risk of dropping away. Maybe I need to get on that bike more.

Here are the top ten affiliate marketing exercisers, as of July 5, 2012.

dailymile syncs with Garmin devices, Nike+ device and iPhone app, as well as a number of iPhone and Android clients.

You can also manually enter your cycling, swimming, running, and walking efforts.

In order to participate in dailymile activities, you will need to friend me on dailymile and I will invite you to the challenge. The challenge is going through 7/31/2012.

Get more details at

Affiliate Summit East 2012 is taking place August 12-14, 2012 in New York City.

The participant with the most total miles at the end of the challenge will receive a VIP Pass to Affiliate Summit West 2013. 2nd to 5th place finishers will each receive a Networking Plus Pass to Affiliate Summit West 2013, and 6th to 10th place finishers will each receive a Networking Pass to Affiliate Summit West 2013.

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.

More Info: Click here

eBook Sales from Affiliate Marketers to Fund Breast Cancer Research and Awareness #Books4Boobies

The affiliate marketing industry is known for its fundraising efforts on behalf of the Avon Walk for the Cure, which benefits breast cancer research and support. What better time of year than Valentine’s Day to show your love? This week affiliate marketers are using their book revenue to help raise money for Affiliate Marketers Give Back(“AMGB”).

Purchase any of the books listed below between February 12 and 18 and the authors will donate their profits to Team AMGB. Although many of the books focus on business, affiliate marketing, and blogging, you will also find children’s books, photography books, and more. Visit for more information.

Join us in helping spread the word about Affiliate Marketers Give Back and this Book Hop for the Boobies. Support us by buying just one book. Don’t have a Kindle? You can still purchase Kindle books and read them on your PC, MAC, iPad, Android Tablets or other devices with free apps from Amazon. The link is on every Kindle book page.

Books About Business:

Internet Marketing From the Real Experts (Shawn Collins, Missy Ward, and The Gang of 88) Collection of affiliate, email, blogging, podcasting, video, search engine, and social network rock stars that break down the how and why of Internet marketing in a clear, easy to understand way.
The only print book in this book fundraiser is It’s All About the Cookies (Mary Poiley, Missy Ward, and Jen Goode) A mouth-watering collection of recipes and thought-provoking insights affiliate marketers learned on their road to success – an interesting read and a wonderful addition to your own kitchen.  You can purchase the ebook version here.
Internet Marketing for Business Answers (Jim Kukral) The absolute best way to learn how to grow a successful business is to pay attention to how the experts have done it before you. Internet Marketing for Business Answers, the Small Business Expert Interviews edition puts you into a private one-on-one session with over 16 of the most successful business owners and entrepreneurs on the Web.
No Publisher Needed – Crowdfunding Your Book – How I Raised Over $30k in 30-Days To Pre-Fund My New Book (Jim Kukral) You don’t need an agent or a publisher to make your new book a success. You can use the power of the crowd to pre-fund your book and create your own virtual signing bonus. That’s what I did. I raised over $30k in 30-days for my new book series. Want to know how to do it? That’s what this book is all about.
The Basics of Affiliate Success: Running a Business (Top Secrets of Successful Affiliate Marketing) (Billy Kay) Affiliates always joke that they make money in their bathrobes, and that affiliate marketing is “easy money”! But in reality, it IS… a business. If run it like a business, it can succeed. Billy offers these business tricks and tips to help establish, grow and sustain your affiliate marketing career.
Follow Me: Making Money with Blogging, Facebook Marketing & Twitter for Business (Dave Cupples) Former NSW Young Entrepreneur of the Year, SMX Idol Winner and International Speaker Dave Cupples shares leading Social Media case studies from around the world and the most effective tools and actionable cutting edge tips for businesses to skyrocket new leads and supercharge revenue using Facebook, Twitter and Blogging. Includes Tips & Tools to incentivize Facebook Likes, Twitter Followers & Blog Subscribers, How to spy on competitors and copy their most effective tactics, Tips & Tools to get your content shared by influencers and much more!
Affiliate Marketing: The Complete Guide for Beginners (Affiliate Marketing – Mastering Internet Marketing) (Todd Farmer) This guide is designed to teach you the basics of Affiliate Marketing. I want you to understand how it works, who the players are, and how you fit in.
MyContentPro’s Cheap-Ass Guide to Online Content (Online Content for Marketers) (Todd Farmer) Content for your website or online marketing project is a critical component for success. The goal of this eBook is to help you get the content you need, at the lowest price. Many of the sources and strategies uncovered in this eBook provide content for your websites, 100% Free.
Best Practices for Coupon Sites (Deborah Carney, Vinny O’Hare, Kim Salvino, Amy Ely, and Jeannine Crooks) Do you have a coupon site? Are you getting turned down or your commissions lowered by merchants? Read about how you can improve your site and talk to your affiliate managers more effectively.
Best Practices for Creating Your Affiliate Agreement (Deborah Carney, Vinny O’Hare, Eric Nagel) If you are starting an affiliate program, or running one without an affiliate agreement in addition to the network you may be on’s terms, this is a book for you. Giving merchants a look at the affiliate terms and conditions from all sides, merchant, affiliate manager and affiliate.
Choosing the Scope and Structure of Your Blog (Deborah Carney, Tricia Meyer, Liz Fogg) Take the advice of our expert bloggers on how your blog should be built and whether you should be a general blog or focus on a niche. Find out who owns your content if you are blogging on popular free blog services, and why you can be hurting your SEO as well.
Facebook + Email = Success (Deborah Carney, Vinny O’Hare, Dave Cupples and David Iwanow) This book is a guide on how to make money on Facebook by combining fan pages with email marketing. *This is a transcript of a roundtable discussion between affiliate marketing experts and Facebook experts* Three of the four have spoken at the largest conference focused on affiliate marketing in the US, Affiliate Summit. Dave Cupples traveled from Australia to New York City to speak, and has now spoken around the world.
SEO for Blogs (Deborah Carney, Vinny O’Hare, Eric Nagel, Tricia Meyer) This is a transcript of a podcast, we know a lot of people prefer to read and not necessarily listen. Included are 17 pages of SEO basics that even some experienced webmasters may have forgotten. At the end of the book is a resources page with lots of great references for you to implement the tips with.

Children’s & Young Adult Books

Inspirational and Photographs:An assortment of other books:

W is for Woofer (Leslie Nazarian, Sharon Nazarian) A rhyming picture book with words that all begin with the letter W.
Woofer Works Out (Leslie Nazarian, Sharon Nazarian) Get kids excited to move and exercise with this illustrated rhyming book that showcases activities and sports for every season.
Winnie McGoo’s Museum Adventure (Leslie Nazarian, Sharon Nazarian) A museum can be an exciting place. Just ask Winnie McGoo. Whose adventure in a museum one night isn’t something many people do. From eating pizza with Mona Lisa to swimming on the Isle of Grande Jatte, Winnie’s museum adventure creates an interesting plot.
Block Boy (Alec Ababon) Short story about a boy that is different from the others and is bullied in school.
Animal Kingdom: Jaguar is Reborn (Eric Carney, Deborah Carney) Workaholic Jason Peters is an average sales rep with a suburban house and wife, Jennifer. One day Jason spills coffee in his car and finds a gold coin that changes their lives forever.
Blue Honeycreepers (Deborah Carney, Vinny O’Hare) Photo essay of cute little birds with attitude. Full of facts about this birds as well.
Flowers With Wings (Deborah Carney, Vinny O’Hare) Butterflies identified and combined with inspirational quotes.
Inspirational Quotes for Writers – Coffee Table Book (Deborah Carney) Photographs paired with quotes to inspire writers (and others) to do what you do best.
Poetry and Peonies: Japanese Tree Peonies (Deborah Carney) Tree Peonies photographs illustrate this book of inspirational quotes.
Buddha Beach: Sedona, Arizona (The Southwest Gallery Series) (Deborah Carney, Liz Fogg, Alec Ababon) As I (Deborah Carney) was photographing the tiny (and not so tiny) rock structures I knew they had to be paired with quotes and sayings from Buddha. I hope you will enjoy this journey through Buddha Beach paired with some insightful quotations.
What is Inspiration? (Thoughts on Life) (Alan Loren) – a mini-anthology of poetry drawn from the pages of a writer’s workshop called MWW (My Word Wizard).
Valentine Quotes and Love Poems (Elise Beckett) Valentine’s Day Love quotes and sayings combined with images of romance, sweets and flowers for your sweetheart on valentine’s day. This book of love quotes and poems from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, William Shakespeare and others is like whispering sweet nothings into your lovers ear.
Lilacs A to E (Lilacs A – Z Series) (Deborah Carney) A series of books that identify full color images of Lilacs. All images are correctly identified from tags that were attached to the bushes at the time they were photographed. Due to the size of the completed books, we have broken Lilacs A to Z into four books, varieties that start with A through E, F through L, M through Q, and R through Z.
Sweet Indulgences (Heather Romiti) Sweet Indulgences offers Classic Dessert and Girl Scout Cookie flavored Smoothies, along with Holiday Favorites. These smoothies are especially helpful if you still want to enjoy your favorite desserts but are trying to cut back on fat and carbohydrates.
Bike – A Short Story (Eric Carney) A powerful story about a fateful night.
Lamps – A Short Story about mothers and daughters(Marie Moorman)
Slay the Demons (Daniel Fogg, Deborah Carney) When a random act of violence forces him to hide a corpse, Brent Fischer finds himself confronted with horrors long forgotten and horrors he longs to forget. In the end he must either face down his demons once and for all or let them chase him off a cliff. Sex, Drugs & Murder
Weirder Than Marshmallows (Daniel Fogg, Deborah Carney) Book of essays to challenge your common sense.

To donate directly to the Affiliate Marketers Give Back 2012 Avon Walk Team, please visit

Thank you in advance for your support!