Promotions

My Big Weekend Savings: 25 February – 1 March

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As we roll through February, it’s time to dive into our next My Big Weekend campaign with the potential to boost sales. Starting 25 February, some of the most popular products in our hottest verticals such as Electronics, Home & Garden and Fashion will be on sale. We’ve highlighted some of the top deals below and for a full list, direct your visitors here. Electronics

 Fashion

Home & Garden

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To help you promote this event, we’ve provided a variety of creatives that you can find here. Use these eye-catching visuals to encourage your visitors to shop the My Big Weekend page where they’ll find a wide selection of deeply discounted items. These deals will end on 1 March at 8 AM, but be sure to check back on our blog frequently as we’ll add more about different sales and events.

Questions? Leave them in the comments below and we’ll get them answered for you.

Red Hot Deals for Your Valentine!

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Lovebirds around the globe look forward to Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated on February 14. The search for gifts typically peaks two weeks prior to the holiday, so now is the perfect time to play cupid for your visitors! Here are some of the top gift ideas that you can use to spark a flame. For the One Who is Always Plugged In

Whether your guests are shopping for the seasoned techie in their life or someone who’s looking to upgrade their gadget game, eBay has a wide selection of electronics on sale. Shoppers can save big on tablets, laptops, cameras, cell phones and more from names like Apple, Canon, Sony and Samsung.

For the One Who Loves to Try The Newest Dish

Encourage your visitors to find their way to the tummies and hearts of the food lover in their life with popular kitchen essentials. eBay has a variety of bake ware, cookware, and large and small appliances at up to 50% off.

For the One Who Loves Wine

Anyone who enjoys a glass or two of wine is in luck – eBay is offering up to 30% off wine – red or white – take your pick! Sweeties looking to step it up a notch can also pop some bubbly with his or her special someone.

For The One Who Always Sparkles

For this romantic holiday, jewelry is always a safe bet! eBay has savings of up to 50% on necklaces, bracelets and rings with a variety of stones to choose from including diamonds and pearls. In addition, eBay has great deals on watches for him and her from designers like Calvin Klein, Omega, Michael Kors, Movado and more.

For The One Who Loves Music and Movies

Inspire your visitors to tug at their sweetheart’s heartstrings by highlighting eBay’s inventory of musical instruments from brass and drums to guitars and keyboards. If they’d rather just let the music flow on its own, they can save up to 30% on CDs, vinyl records.

These are just a few suggestions for how to spread the love! There are even more for those with decadent and discerning tastes, those who love the outdoors and more. Direct your visitors to our Valentine’s Day landing page where they’ll find tons of great gift ideas for their loved ones.

If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments below.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Big Game Party Gear

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The most anticipated game of the NFL season is less than two weeks away, with the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers facing off for the championship title. This year the top two teams will duke it out on Sunday, February 7, so now is the prime time to fuel football fandom by highlighting some of the deals below. Get in on the Action

Hardcore fans will want to make their way to San Francisco to watch Peyton Manning and Cam Newton battle for the championship title. eBay has lodging options and tickets to the big game for sale, in addition to stadium gear. Your visitors can pick up portable grills, coolers, outdoor tables, lounge chairs and much more for the perfect in-person experience.

Throw the Big Party

If your visitors can’t make it to the Bay Area, they can still host an unforgettable viewing party for friends and family. eBay has plenty of essentials, including glassware, cookware and coolers to get the party started. Those who don’t want to spend the game in the kitchen can order standard game-day grub like pizza or BBQ with gift cards from a variety of foodie faves.

Don’t forget about the ultimate stadium feel by shopping a wide selection of themed décor and home entertainment. eBay has a variety of big screen TVs, and surround sound speakers from popular brands like Samsung, Sony, Vizio and more.

Represent Your Team

Any true fan will want to represent their team for the final game of the season, so direct them to shop eBay’s big selection of fan gear and collectibles. They’ll find everything from caps and beanies to t-shirts and hoodies as well as memorabilia. Whether your visitors are cheering on the Broncos or Panthers, they’ll be pleased with the number of ways they can support their team!

Sales for football related items tend to increase leading up to the big battle for the Lombardi Trophy, so start promoting now to make the most of the hype. No matter what team you’re rooting for, you and your visitors will all be winning with these great deals!

New Creatives To Promote Live 2016

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As we mentioned, eBay has launched a new campaign, Live 2016, to kick off the New Year! Centered around on venturing out, diving into new experiences and fueling passions, right now is the perfect time to encourage your visitors to Live 2016. Whether they’re looking to get fiteat better, or read more, eBay’s a great place to get started. To make it easy for you to inspire your visitors to fulfill their goals and dreams this year, we are providing you with a variety of creatives.

The Live 2016 creatives can be found here.

We encourage you to start utilizing these assets today to direct your visitors to Live 2016. These colorful creatives are a great way to get your visitors to pursue their passions or kick-start something new with the help of eBay.

If you have any questions, leave them in the comments below and we’ll get them answered for you.

Give Your Visitors 10% Off Half.com Textbooks

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The holiday season is behind us and most of us are back to reality! Students are beginning the final stretch of classes, so right now is the perfect time for EPN partners to take advantage of the increased demand for textbooks. To help you highlight these essential school supplies, Half.com is offering a 10% discount code for book purchases and rentals. Whether your visitors are looking for textbooks or just want to pick up a new read, encourage them to visit Half.com for great prices

Details:

  • 10% off book purchases and rentals on Half.com
  • Valid from:January 2 – January 26 at 11:59 PT
  • Restrictions: Minimum order $50. Maximum discount $25. One time per user.
  • Coupon code: WINTER10OFF

We hope that you’ll take advantage of this opportunity! If you have any questions, leave them in the comments section below.

Live 2016 – Kick-Start Something New This Year

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With the first few days of the New Year behind us, thoughts are on resolutions, goals and other steps to make 2016 even better than 2015. Will this be the year that you pursue your ambitions harder, dive deeply into new experiences and cultivate your passions? If the potential of the New Year inspires you, you’re not alone. eBay’s new campaign, Live 2016, is a celebration of this feeling. It's a promise eBay can help fulfill with its unique spectrum of value for every passion.

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Love to run? Run 2016. Love TV? Watch 2016. Want a new look? Style 2016. Adventure it, explore it, own it, and celebrate it. Cook it, build it, and play it. There's no limit to how big you can make it.

Whether it’s getting fit, eating healthy, organizing, reading more or learning a new language, we encourage you to harness this drive and invite your visitors to focus on their passions in 2016. And eBay can help fuel and support any passion, with the following benefits:

-Selection: Unique items to pursue your new or existing passion

-Brands: Your favorite brands allow you to get the trusted gear you need to perform your best

-Deals: Deep discounts, so you can get everything you need to support your passion for less

By sharing these messages and the spirit of Live 2016 with your visitors, you can direct them to turn to eBay to help fulfill their goals. There’s no limit to how big you can make it… 2016 is going to be great because of you!

New Creatives to Promote Last Minute Deals

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The holidays are right around the corner, and luckily, for you and your visitors there’s still time to snag the best deals on gifts for all. Highlighting last-minute holiday deals is a great chance for you to drive traffic and increase your earnings. To make it easy to promote these last minute deals, we have provided a variety of creatives in different sizes. Last Minute Deals Creatives can be found here.

We encourage you to start utilizing these creatives today to draw attention and direct visitors to www.deals.ebay.com. If you have any questions, leave them in the comments below and we’ll get them answered for you.

eBay Holiday Airstream Hits the Road

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The eBay Airstream is decked out for the holidays and on the road to invite shoppers to “Wish Bigger” in five major cities. Starting this week, the eBay “Wish Bigger” Airstream will spread joy and holiday cheer across the country. eBay encourages shoppers to “Wish Bigger” and will be bringing holiday revelers across the United States some of the most sought-after gifts of the season. Based on survey results showing what people are wishing in different parts of the country, eBay will load up the Airstream with local favorites. Shoppers can see the hottest items firsthand, at eBay’s prices that help make big wishes come to life.

Below is a list of cities the eBay Airstream will roll into over the next few weeks:

  • San Francisco, Justin Herman Plaza – December 4: 12 PM to 7 PM
  • Seattle, Westlake Center Plaza – December 7 - 12 PM to 7 PM
  • Austin, Domain Shopping Center – December 12 - 12 PM to 7 PM
  • Atlanta, Fountain of Rings Ice Rink – December 16 - 3 PM to 10 PM
  • NYC, Gansevoort Plaza – December 18 - 12 PM to 7 PM

This tour offers a way to get shoppers excited about visiting eBay for hot new items at competitive prices throughout the holiday season. Invite your visitors to experience eBay in person if they are near one of these cities, and direct them to visit http://www.ebay.com/holidays for even more amazing gifts with free shipping.

If you have any questions, leave them in the comments. Happy holidays!

Holiday Shopping Sneak Peek

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In a couple of weeks, friends and families will gather to give thanks and feast over holiday goodness. While some are stocking up on groceries, others are flipping and scrolling through ads to find the best deals during the busiest retail weekend of the year. Though shoppers are starting earlier this year, sales will peak during Thanksgiving weekend – also known as “Cyber 5 Weekend” – led by Black Friday (Nov. 27) and Cyber Monday (Nov. 30). The holiday season offers a major opportunity for you to drive traffic and increase earnings, and promoting top deals during this time is a great way to reach new or reactivated eBay buyers, so you can earn the 200% commission bonus.

eBay serves as a one-stop destination for buyers, with deals up to 70% off on the most sought-after items of the season. On Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, starting at 9 AM PST, eBay will offer new deals every hour. To jump-start your marketing efforts, we’re showcasing some of our deeply discounted items below as well as links to the full ad scans.

Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 26 (Click for PDF)

  • Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband – up to 23% off
  • GoPro Hero4 8 MP Action Camera – up to 23% off
  • Sunbeam Mixmaster Stand Mixer – up to 48% off
  • Ray Ban Aviators – up to 65% off

Black Friday – Friday, November 27 (Click for PDF)

  • Apple MacBook Air 11.6” 128GB – up to 19% off
  • UGG Australia Classic Short Boot – up to 39% off
  • Audio-Technica M50x Headphones – up to 37% off
  • T-Tech by Tumi Men’s Softshell Jacket – up to 85% off

Cyber Monday – Monday, November 30 (Click for PDF)

  • $100 Toys R Us Gift Card – up to 15% off
  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera + 16-50mm Lens – up to 25% off
  • Michael Kors Jet Set Tote – up to 49% off
  • Callaway EDGE Hybrid Combo Irons – up to 57% off

eBay will also kick off must-have Deals by putting a modern twist on the classic tradition of breaking the turkey wishbone. From 1 PM PST - 7 PM PST on Thanksgiving Day, shoppers can visit ebay-wish-bigger.com to see competing deals on the season’s most coveted gifts across tech, toys, fashion and home featured on each side of a wishbone. The item that receives the most votes over the course of an hour will then be released to shoppers in a limited quantity.

For everyday deals, you can direct your visitors to the Deals page to save big on trending items. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments section. Happy Promoting and Happy Holidays!

'Tis The Season!

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The season of spreading joy and giving gifts is right around the corner. As the busiest shopping season of the year rapidly approaches, it’s time to get a jump-start on giving your visitors what they need to have a happy holiday and eBay is here to help! eBay hosts a number of resources for finding the best gifts for loved ones. The Holiday Gifting Hub is your one-stop shop for finding something special for everyone on the nice list. We offer a variety of gift ideas for the entire family – everything from cookware, jewelry, and handbags to home entertainment, outdoor equipment and toys. eBay has shoppers covered with countless options for him, her and the kids up to 40% off.

No matter what type of budget your visitors are working with, the Holiday Gifting Hub has something for everyone. You can encourage your visitors to shop gifts by price, as eBay makes it easy to find gifts for under $25, $25 to $50, $50 to $100, or $100 to $200.

The Holiday Gifting Hub allows your shoppers to search the top gifts in Home & Garden, Electronics, Fashion, Toys, Sporting Goods and more. In addition, shoppers can spread a little cheer in their own homes with deals on holiday décor and entertaining and by dressing the part with festive holiday apparel. You can also direct your visitors to browse through a number of special events, trending deals, gift guides and collections.

Please take a moment to check out our Holiday adscans for Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

As we dash through to the winter season, we’ll continue to provide information on the top deals and events. Be sure to check back here, follow us on Twitter, and opt in to receive promotional messages from ePN. Happy holidays!