In 2008 Anne spent ten months as Web Marketing Director for M5 Networks where she managed all marketing vendors, their PR firm and web implementation team. She also Authored SaaS industry articles, strategic e-campaigns, and executed the company's first SEO Partner Program. Afterwards, she spent some time as Principal at Ward Consulting optimizing SEO programs and implementing campaigns to drive attendance to live events.
In May of 2009 Anne leveraged all her SEO experience to become the CEO of CircleClick, a lead generation agency. In 2019 Ward became the CEO of Veritoken Global where she promotes the adoption of non-fungible tokens and data security. 
Anne is the author of a popular book about SEO called "The SEO Battlefield: Winning Strategies for Search Marketing Programs".