Now in part 3 of this series, we’re continuing to dissect the ways you can manage your very own piece of eBay’s distributed commerce landscape. Today, we’re looking under the hood of one of the easiest ways to help shoppers find eBay items off of eBay- the Shopping API.
Did you know that you can use approved link shortening services to cut the URL clutter from the affiliate links you share on social media platforms? By using one of EPN’s vetted and approved URL shortening services, you can share short links while ensuring that you’re receiving commissions for sales that are tracked from click to completion.
In order to keep improving the eBay customer experience and foster a more intuitive shopping journey for your audience, we periodically update our categories. Currently, we’re transitioning many categories to a product-based retail experience where all listings for the same product are grouped together.
You don’t necessarily need statistics to understand how effective coupons and deals are -- more than a quarter of all eBay coupon redemptions in Q1 2018 came from our partners. From Deals sites to major media companies, the following are three smart ways our current partners use eBay coupons to drive revenue.
In the age of fickle consumer habits, disruptive technology and waning attention spans, now more than ever it’s crucial that you’re strategic about content creation. To help you blend creativity with timely topics for strong reader engagement, our own resident SEO expert, Gwen Kestrel, has proven professional advice. Read on for her insider tips on using our Smart Placements tool to keep content fresh and attractive to your audience all throughout the year.
In the introduction to this series, Meet the eBay APIs: Seamless Integration for Scalable Earning, we briefly previewed the 4 core APIs for eBay partners- the Finding, Shopping, Merchandising and Buy APIs. Here, we’ll dive deeper into the first - and perhaps one of the most widely used - API that our partners favor: The Finding API.
Today’s hyper-connected online buyers have limited attention spans and expansive expectations for personalized shopping, fast shipping, competitive prices and discovering unique items that speak to their interests. To help capture their attention and engagement, we’re excited to announce our brand new “Under $10” shopping destination, featuring millions of new, “Buy It Now” items in hundreds of categories with free shipping.
Lately there’s been a lot of talk about voice search. From the worldwide launch last year of Google Home and relatedly, the 400 million devices that now have Google Assistant, to the “tens of millions” of Amazon’s Echo and other Alexa-devices sold and the explosion of other voice assistant technology (Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, etc.), optimizing for conversationally driven search is increasingly important. If the 2017 holidays were any indication with nearly 40% of shoppers using virtual assistants to buy gifts, now’s the time to get your site organized and optimized for voice search