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Michelle Held

  Affiliate Summit offers a free Newcomer Program at every conference. The program matches volunteer conference veterans with first-time attendees who want to be connected with someone who can help them navigate a large conference. Everything about the program is optional and casual, so the newcomers can choose what works best for them. I’m one […]

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Another successful Affiliate Summit is behind us. I’ve written about the benefits of traveling to conferences before, but lately I’ve noticed there are many posts questioning if attending a conference is truly worth it. With unlimited blogs, social media connections, webinars, and online newsletters available, you might also wonder if it makes sense to travel […]

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  In the months since Affiliate Summit West, there have been some spectacular social media fiascos. One of the most memorable was United Airlines (UAL) CEO, Oscar Munoz, taking to the airwaves labeling the violent removal of one of his passengers as “having to re-accommodate” them. The incident, recorded with smartphones, went viral on social […]

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I admit that I missed Affiliate Summit West this year. Okay, that’s a half-truth – I missed most of the sessions I wanted to attend. My session on Social Media for Boring Businesses on Sunday afternoon went well. After I presented, I listened to two of my friends talk at their sessions, and that was […]

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A few months ago, I was leading a webinar on social media audits. The session ended with typical questions about the best practices for content, productivity, and building a following. Then someone posted one last question to the chat window: “I’m not very sexy. What do I post on social media?” Well now, good thing […]

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