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Make Money by Promoting eBay Listings – Even Your Own

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Last Edited 08:40:24 AM


If you’re a seller who runs a website, a blog, or is active on social,  eBay Partner Network (EPN) was made for you. It’s a program that pays you to advertise eBay items, including your own. All you have to do is post a personalized link on your blog, social pages, websites, or app, and you’ll earn a commission when someone clicks through and buys an eBay item – any item.


Joining the program is easy and free, and getting started takes a few quick steps. So, if you blog about the items you sell on eBay, promote your items on Facebook, or tweet like mad to drive traffic to your eBay listings, you could be earning even more just by using EPN’s trackable links.



Just how much could you make? Depending on the item, you can earn between 50-70% of eBay's revenue from the sale. The percentage you earn depends on the category of item purchased - such as electronics or fashion. You can earn additional bonuses for shoppers who haven’t made a purchase on eBay in the past 12 months.


Here’s how to start making money with one of the most established and successful affiliate programs available:


 1. Join EPN. It only takes a few minutes, and you simply use your existing eBay login credentials. Added bonus: New members can earn double commission during their first three months in the program.


2. Start promoting. Use EPN tools like the Bookmarklet Tool to quickly create trackable links, interactive ads and customer banners.


3. Include keywords and calls to action. Add relevant keywords to your blog, website, and social media channels. And, encourage action by incorporating phrases like “Buy This on eBay Now” instead of a general “Click Here.”


 4. Get paid. The more your visitors purchase, the more you’ll earn. You’ll also earn a 100% bonus when you drive new eBay buyers or engage shoppers who haven’t purchased from eBay in the last 12 months.


5. Optimize. Update your ad content often for the best results. And, review your EPN dashboard to see what’s performing well and what could be improved. Run reports, study your findings, and adjust accordingly. Make sure to subscribe to the EPN blog for regular optimization tips and insights.


If you have any questions, check out the FAQs or watch a few starter videos to get a visual overview of EPN. Join now, and start earning double commissions!  


Are you already an eBay Partner Network member? If so, share your tips in the comments below.

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by ecro3054 · Enthusiast

It does not work well, no step by step; lots of side programs with no explanation.

by zzydny · Guide

Too many Chinese sellers abuse Promoted Listings by doing Bait & Switch.  I seriously thought about trying PL Program but given all the Bait & Switch listings and seeing how angry that makes potential buyers (has been mentioned lots of times here on these boards), I do not want to be part of it.

Great article!