Over the last few weeks you’ve seen us talk a lot about mobile on this blog. Many of you have asked us “why now?” Our answer is, simply, “if not now, then when?” Mobile usage is projected to overtake desktop usage by the end of the year. Last year alone eBay did $22 billion in mobile commerce volume. To ... Read more
Lately we’ve been talking about mobile growth and the use of mobile-focused strategies as a way for our partners to tap into new revenue streams. As we mentioned in our previous blog post on the topic, nearly a quarter of the global population now owns a mobile device, presenting a big opportunity for marketers.
One of the key areas where ... Read more
As many publishers have discovered, affiliate marketing can be a great way to monetize a website. If you’re thinking about joining an affiliate marketing program or researching program options, we’d like to share seven reasons why we think eBay Partner Network is worth considering.
1. An Established Global Program
eBay has been in existence since ... Read more
The key to building a successful and sustainable affiliate program is to build and continuously improve your website as a destination that is useful to your visitors. Think of your website as your front door and your welcoming party. What should you think about when making improvements to provide the best possible first impression and overall user experience? We’ve collected ... Read more
It’s the last day of Affiliate Summit West at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. We’ve had a chance to meet with many of you – and that’s really our favorite part of attending any conference. Throughout the course of the event, I’ve been snapping pictures on my iPhone with the intention of sharing them here on the blog. We ... Read more
Affiliate Summit West is just around the corner, and we are pleased to announce that Brian Marcus will be presenting at the event, which takes place Jan. 12-14 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.
As a follow up to his ASE presentation last fall, Brian will offer insight into the ever-evolving affiliate industry, discuss ways to turn... Read more
Update 1/3/14: Our event has reached capacity and we will be unable to accommodate additional guests. We hope to see out and about at Affiliate Summit!
Affiliate Summit West, the premier networking and educational event for affiliate marketers is quickly approaching. If you’re planning on attending this pinnacle marketing event at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas from ... Read more
By Shawn Collins
We’re pleased to welcome Shawn Collins, cofounder of the Affiliate Summit convention and tradeshow, as a guest blogger. Read on for his take on the importance of networking to help strengthen an affiliate business.
The Internet is an incredibly powerful place for commerce and relationships, but there are some offline experiences that cannot be effectively replicated, such ... Read more
Mobile phones are everywhere, now a fully integrated part of most people’s lives. In fact, 4.2 billion people use mobile devices to access social media content. The mobile industry is constantly evolving and with smartphone penetration at an all-time high, now is definitely the time to think about how you can increase your mobile traffic in a significant way.
We’ve ... Read more