Category Archives: US News

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As we previously announced, approximately 1% of eBay’s Deals are no longer eligible for commissions in the U.S. and Canada. We understand that this impacts publishers who rely significantly on Deals, so we’d like to provide you with a way to identify which deals are excluded so you can optimize your Deals promotions.

You can access this real-time list of ... Read more

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We know how important it is for you to have access to simple reporting that helps you optimize your affiliate marketing activities. Today we’re announcing several enhancements to your performance reports that will do just that. These include:

  • Cleaned-up headers, clarified labels and hover content to make metrics quick and easy to view
  • The addition of several important metrics, such
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While our Full Downloadable Feeds offer access to thousands of item-level listings, we understand that this list can be hard to sift through. That’s why we have introduced a new field in these feeds to help you identify and display the items that have the best chance of converting.

This new indicator provides a way to help you optimize your ... Read more

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Affiliate marketers wear many hats, and it’s likely that the ‘content marketer’ hat has made its way into your rotation a time or two. How do you know when it’s the right time to rock it, and when you should pass it over to someone else?

As technology evolves, content marketers face a variety of choices that weren’t available in ... Read more

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As you may know, eBay offers great Daily Deals every 24 hours across many of our hottest verticals including Fashion, Tech and Home & Garden. Daily deals are a great way for publishers to drive traffic and increase earnings. To make it easier to promote these deals, we’re providing you with a variety of creative assets in different ... Read more

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Welcome to our regular collection of the latest affiliate tips and trends! Read on to learn what’s happening with fellow EPN publishers, Insiders and industry friends.

PMA: Announcing Our Executive Director

The Performance Marketing Association has announced that after years of being fueled by volunteers on its working Board of Directors, it has hired an Executive Director to oversee strategy ... 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