Tag Archives: social media

Understanding the Domain Validation Change

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UPDATE 2/22/13: We have added some answers to most frequently asked questions we’ll be answering over the last couple of days. We hope this is helpful.

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Today, we have officially removed the requirement for validating your domains with eBay Partner Network. You may remember that last month we made an initial announcement about this change, and that prompted questions ... Read more

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Less Than 1% of Online Purchases Influenced by Social Media

You can’t read business or tech blogs these days without being deluged with seemingly contradictory information about what works and what doesn’t when selling products and marketing your business online. Last week, we wrote about how nearly 20% of women in the US are using Pinterest and made a solid case for adding the growing social network to your marketing ... Read more

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What Can Publishers Learn from eBay’s Social Selling Pilot?

Since the beginning of 2012, eBay has been working with a group of 8 sellers to help them build their business and increase sales by using social media.

From the eBay Ink Blog:

We brought [sellers] to San Jose, spent a day outlining sellers’ strategy, and committed them to at least 30 minutes per day working on their social ... Read more

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Chatting with eBay Partner Network: Richard Brewer-Hay Gets Social

A few weeks ago Ivka Adam got the chance to sit down with eBay’s Chief Blogger, Richard Brewer-Hay, or as he’s known within the walls of eBay, “RBH.” This interview was exciting to me for several reasons. First, Richard and I have been friends for ages – long before either of us came to eBay. We’ve worked on a ... Read more

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50 Percent of All Adults Use Social Networking

Here at eBay we believe in the tremendous power of social networks – not only as tools to sell products, but also as a great way to connect people and build communities. Maybe you’ve read a couple of the posts I’ve written about the importance and implementation of social networking for your business? If not, you can find them HERE... Read more

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New Study Finds Shopping is Almost Entirely Social

I came across an article last week that drove home something I think most of us already know – consumers are more likely to trust social contacts, like friends and family, than retailers when it comes to deciding what to buy.

The article, published on Internet Retailing, laid out some pretty compelling statistics about how we, as consumers, make ... Read more

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