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It’s time for another roundup of industry tips and trends! Read on to see what’s new and on the radar for your fellow affiliates.

Ebates: The Best Things to Buy in May

There’s still time to take advantage of spring-cleaning buying trends. EPN partner Ebates covers the top things consumers are shopping for to freshen up their homes and get ... Read more

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In this episode of EPN TV, John talks about a major initiative undertaken by eBay Marketplaces to provide buyers with an even more compelling experience.

While eBay has traditionally provided flexibility around seller listing requirements, we saw an opportunity to improve by layering additional structured data on top of this free-form listing data. By shifting toward cataloging items as products ... Read more

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It’s safe to say that every affiliate wants their website to rank on page one of search engines. Unfortunately, (just like in affiliate marketing) there’s no “get rich quick” way to go about getting there. Even if paid search marketing seems like the easy answer, according to SEOMoz, ads at the top of Google receive about 18-20% of search ... Read more

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We have good news for socially savvy affiliates: You can now share affiliate links on Pinterest! The popular social network announced that it has revamped its infrastructure and acceptable use policy, so publishers can once again include affiliate links on Pins.

EPN encourages integrating social media promotions into your affiliate activities, as long as the social network allows it. This ... Read more

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You may have noticed that eBay Partner Network has a new look, along with some new resources to help you find, share and earn from your passions. We’re making continuous updates to features and functionality, and appreciate the feedback we’ve already received from you.

In this episode of EPN TV, John talks about some of the current highlights of ... Read more

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In this episode of EPN TV, John Toskey highlights the reasons why affiliates should jump into the Australian market. If you’re not yet thinking about the opportunities down under, now is a good time to start.

Why Australia? To start, Australia has a strong economy and a sizable ecommerce market, with more than half of consumers regularly shopping online. Its ... Read more

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With Spring in full swing, eBay is running several sales and events to celebrate the season of sunshine, sports and celebrations. Right now is the perfect time to encourage your visitors to declutter and start fresh. Whether they’re looking to refresh their homes, wardrobe or wellness, eBay has everything to help shoppers spring forward. Below are just a few of ... Read more

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We’re excited to share that each week, eBay will roll out several new sales events on the UK fashion page. Promoting these fresh deals is a great way for you to get the attention of fashion-forward and price-conscious buyers, so encourage your visitors to shop eBay – a top destination for savings on new, designer and brand name apparel, ... Read more

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Earlier this month, many celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday, “Read Across America” Day and “World Book” Day. Keep the momentum going and encourage your visitors to immerse themselves in a good read this spring. For a limited time, Half.com is offering a 10% discount code for book purchases and rentals.

Details:

  • 10% off book purchases and rentals on Half.com for
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The sun is shining and spring is in the air, which means March Madness is right around the corner. College’s best basketball teams will face off for a spot in the championship game going down in Houston, Texas, on April 4. Whether your visitors are casual basketball fans or hardcore enthusiasts, right now is the perfect time to get them ... Read more