Geek Dads Weekly #83 – Prepare to Be Cooked

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In which Daniel, Drew and Joe care not about getting cooked by a solar flare. The rest of you are toast.

But look on the bright side, if you get hit by a solar flare, there’s a slight chance you could get turned into the Incredible Hulk. Think of all the money you’ll save on clothes if you just run around in torn pants all the time.

Assuming we live through the solar flare, Missy Ward and her Affiliate Marketers Give Back crew are walking to support the fight against breast cancer this weekend. Please help out by making a donation – any amount will be appreciated – and follow their progress to cheer them on! I interviewed Missy on today’s episode of Inside Internet Marketing; listen to learn more about Missy and her passion for the fight.

Next up – the winner of our first Affiliate Summit East 2011 Gold Pass Giveaway Contest Extravaganza! Our winner is…

…wait for it…

…Eric Shwarzer! Congratulations, Eric. We’ll be in touch via DM on Twitter to give you a special code to use when registering at the Affiliate Summit website.

We’re starting up another Affiliate Summit East 2011 Gold Pass Giveaway Contest Extravaganza! This one will run the same as the first, so read on for the rules and methods of entry. It’ll close in two weeks, on July 7th, 2011.

Joe’s becoming quite prolific as a podcaster. He was recently a co-host on Affiliate Thing with Lisa Picarille! Check out the episode!

Lastly, we have updates from Drew’s new house. It’s a bit of a project, but the pride and happiness that comes through hearing him talk about it is fantastic. On the show? Cleaning the basement and finding some dead, petrified mice! AWESOME!

All this and more – thanks for listening! We’d love to hear your thoughts. Leave us a voice mail at 281-241-QAQN(7276). Also, you can email us at feedback@qaqn.com.

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Affiliate Summit 2011 Gold Pass Giveaway Contest Extravaganza #1

Official Rules and Entry Methods

Entry is based on comments left here, below. There are lots of chances to stack the deck in your favor, so make sure you take advantage of all these opportunities! You must leave one SEPARATE comment for EACH entry. All but the first are completely optional.

  • 1 Entry – Mandatory to Enter – To enter the contest leave a comment below telling us why you’d like to attend Affiliate Summit East 2011 in New York City. Leave this as your FIRST comment. We’re interested in what you think about Affiliate Summit and why you want to go!
    (If this is not done your entry will not count)
  • 1 Entry – Follow @QAQN on Twitter
    (Leave a Comment with your Twitter name)
  • 1 Entry – Follow @BenSpark on Twitter
    (Leave a Comment with your Twitter name)
  • 1 Entry – Follow @joemagennis on Twitter
    (Leave a Comment with your Twitter name)
  • 1 entry – Like QAQN on Facebook.
    (Comment here after you’ve done this.)
  • 1 Entry – Subscribe to the QAQN Newsletter – in the sidebar, to the right, up top. Right over there… see it?
    (Leave a comment letting me know you signed up)
  • 1 Entry – Tweet about this contest… something like
    An Affiliate Summit #giveaway from @QAQN – free Gold pass! http://qaqn.com/gdw83 #ase11
    (Leave a comment with a link to your tweet.)
  • Bonus! TWO entries! Call our listener feedback line – 281-241-QAQN(7276) – and tell us why you’d like to go to Affiliate Summit and what you hope to accomplish while you’re there.

Disclosure: These passes were provided by Affiliate Summit to be given away to our listeners.

Contest Rules: Each eligible comment will be assigned a number, and a winning number will be chosen using Random.org. Trackbacks don’t count. You have until 11:59am EST on July 7, 2011 to enter. The winner will be chosen at noon. The winner will be notified via e-mail. Contest is open to U.S. residents only. Please do not use multiple names to enter… let’s be fair.

Here we go!

About Daniel M. Clark

Daniel M. Clark is a podcaster and proprietor of QAQN, a writer at danielmclark.com, and an all-around cool dude everywhere else.

God, I hate talking about myself in the third-person.

Matt Pardo June 30, 2011 at 8:59 am

Hi! I would like to go to Affiliate Summit! I am a new affiliate (started learning in October of last year) and went to the Affiliate Summit in Las Vegas. It was a fantastic learning experience. I would love to go to the one in New York as I continue learning about all things affiliate. Thanks for the opportunity!

Matt Pardo June 30, 2011 at 9:08 am

FYI, I did all the items above except for following @qaqn and @joemagennis since I already follow them. Also, the recommended link for the tweet didn't work for me in chrome so I switched it out with a bit.ly to this post. My tweet is at @affpathfinder here: http://twitter.com/affpathfinder/statuses/8643430

Hedy July 6, 2011 at 8:36 pm

I would like to attend to learn how to better monetize my blog.

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