Category Archives: US News

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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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Affiliate Management Days, an annual conference for affiliate managers, is coming to San Francisco on April 3 – 5. The event is geared toward anyone responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management or operations, and provides attendees with insights into how others are implementing and managing their affiliate programs.

EPN global director John Toskey is one of three ... 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 wanted to inform you of changes being rolled out regarding eBay gift cards, and to let you know how these changes may affect your affiliate promotions.

Beginning March 6, 2016, eBay will no longer count sales of eBay-branded gift cards within checkout metrics, as they will no longer be counted as revenue-generating items for eBay. What this means for ... Read more

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Over the past few months, we’ve been building a new publisher community to help us recognize and reward partners who proactively help us grow eBay Partner Network. We launched the community as a pilot in mid-2015 based on the results of a publisher survey, and have been collecting feedback from a group of initial participants.

Today, we’re excited to open ... Read more

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Our goal is to pay our publishers as early as we can while taking all of the internal requirements for a successful payment cycle into consideration. EPN will continue to strive to pay partners on the 22nd of every month, with the following exceptions:

  • If the 22nd occurs on a weekend or holiday, EPN will pay on the next
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Affiliate Summit West 2016 kicks off this weekend, and our team is looking forward to attending this annual gathering for affiliates, advertisers and networks. We’ll spend several days speaking with publishers, attending events and taking in conference sessions, hosted at Paris in Las Vegas.

EPN global director John Toskey is speaking during one of the sessions, which takes place on ... Read more