Love and Great Deals are in the Air!


With another winter holiday season behind us, it’s time to get ready for the next gift-giving festivity. Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14, is just a couple of weeks away, which means it’s the perfect time to help your visitors pick out some great gifts for their loved ones. You can make your shoppers search for lovely gifts easier by ... Read more

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Minor Category Changes Roll Out in February


eBay occasionally refines its category structure to provide a more intuitive buying, selling and search experience. The next update will go live Feb. 9-10, with just a few new and renamed subcategories across all global sites.

The following chart highlights the changes:

Category Name Category ID Update
- Business & Industrial 12576
- Electrical & Test Equipment 92074
- Connectors,
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Wrapping Up Another Successful ASW 2015


Many of our team members attended Affiliate Summit West at Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas earlier this week. We always consider this conference a valuable way to meet with partners face-to-face, and enjoyed seeing so many of you there!


Setting up for our ePN Happy Hour at The London Club at Planet Hollywood.

We kicked off ASW by ... Read more

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Important Update Regarding Shopping API


We wanted you to be aware of the shutdown of several calls within the Shopping API. The following calls will cease to work by February 28, 2015, and there is no guarantee these calls will continue to return results after January 31, 2015:

Shopping API Deprecated Call Migration Path: API; call
FindItems Finding API; findItemsAdvanced
FindItemsAdvanced Finding API; findItemsAdvanced
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2014 Taxes and 1099s

Tax return check

As we dive into 2015, many of you are starting to prepare your 2014 finances in advance of tax season. For those of you in the United States who receive a 1099 form from eBay, we’ve rounded up some information to help answer any questions you may have about the process.

Important reminders

  • Please review the accuracy of your W9
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Have A Drink On Us at Affiliate Summit!


UPDATE 1/3/15: Thank you to those that RSVP’d. Our list is currently closed. We look forward to seeing you at Affiliate Summit West!

Are you heading to Las Vegas for Affiliate Summit West next month? If so, we’d like to invite you to be our guest for a casual happy hour event.

We’ll mingle over food and drinks, with members ... Read more

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eBay Launches New Category for Promoting Tomorrow’s Products, Today


eBay has just launched an exciting new product category in the United States, to showcase innovative products that capture the imagination of early adopters.

Most of the items are brand new to market, built on demand from successful crowdsourcing campaigns and backing from early stage investors – perfect for grabbing the attention of shoppers who are looking for the next ... Read more

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‘Tis the Season…for Shopping on eBay!


While most are making their grocery shopping lists for next week’s Thanksgiving feast, many are also getting their gift-giving lists ready for the holidays. Next weekend marks the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season and traditionally, we see a spike in sales around Black Friday (Nov. 28) and Cyber Monday (Dec. 1). Luckily for you and your visitors eBay, ... Read more

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ePN TV: John Toskey Talks Recent Highlights and Priorities for 2015


In this episode of ePN TV, John Toskey talks with host Tien Huang about recent initiatives to help improve partner successes, as well as what the team will be focusing on in upcoming months.

John first mentions that partners have been using Twitter and Facebook to drive affiliate traffic, discovering that social media is a great way to attract a ... Read more

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Promote Gifts for Everyone with the Holiday Gifting Hub


As temperatures drop across the United States, a new reality sets in: Winter is upon us. The silver lining on that nimbostratus cloud is that this means the holidays are right around the corner, bringing joy, cheer, gratitude, and – for those of us in the retail business – seasonal shoppers. With the busiest time of year quickly approaching, we ... Read more

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