Tag Archives: Mobile

Smartphones and the Future of Shopping


The latest mobile phone and smartphone sales data compiled by Gartner shows two very positive trends for the smartphone. First, sales are growing sharply: In the fourth quarter of 2012, sales were up almost 40 percent over the prior year’s fourth quarter.

But perhaps even more important is that there is plenty of room still to grow. If you move ... Read more

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Update to Domain Requirements Coming January 23rd!

If you’ve been part of our program for any period of time, you’re probably aware of our policies regarding domain registration and validation. For some of you, those requirements meant a bit of extra work, and for others it meant you weren’t able to participate in our program at all. Today, we’re excited to announce a couple of significant positive ... Read more

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Optimizing Email for Mobile

A month ago we wrote a post about ways you could be utilizing email to strengthen your business. Today, I want to continue that dialogue and take the discussion a bit further. Let’s say that you’ve acted on the recommendations outlined in our post – you’ve made email a priority and have hopefully started to see some gains. But ... Read more

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ePN TV: Adam and Saquib Answer More Publisher Questions

This week Global Initiatives Manager, Adam Anderson, and Marketplace Liaison, Saquib Pasha, are back to answer more of your questions on ePN TV. On tap are questions from Tommyknuckles and Jules about affiliate links in Pinterest and monetizing from within mobile apps, respectively.

Did you find Adam and Saquib’s answers helpful? Do you need more clarification? Feel free to leave ... Read more

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Understanding the Psychology of Mobile Commerce


In our industry it’s important to try and understand the psychology of how people shop – What do they shop for? Where? What time of day? On what type of device? Understanding these types of behaviors helps eBay, and our publishers, create the best experience possible for their users.

I came across an article last week on Adotas that talked ... Read more

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Early Mobile Survey Results and iPad Winner

Wow, thank you to everyone who responded to our survey regarding your mobile plans for 2011! We are thrilled that so many of you anticipate venturing into the mobile space for the first time this year.

With so many consumers embracing the convenience of shopping via mobile phone – 62 percent over the past six months, according to an Adobe ... Read more

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